Broward County

Florida News: Alaska Resident, Esteban Santiago-Ruiz Sentenced to Life in Prison in Connection with Shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

MIAMI, FL – Esteban Santiago-Ruiz (Santiago) was sentenced today to life in prison by United States District Judge Beth Bloom, after previously pleading guilty to charges of committing acts of violence at an international airport resulting in five deaths and serious injuries, in connection with the mass-shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on January 6, … Continue reading Florida News: Alaska Resident, Esteban Santiago-Ruiz Sentenced to Life in Prison in Connection with Shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Final suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  — The fourth suspect in the shooting death of emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has turned himself in to authorities. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement Tuesday evening that 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer’s Fort Lauderdale office around 5 p.m. Newsome … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Final suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Hearing on disclosure of school shooting suspect’s education

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Attorneys for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz want a judge to prevent release of details of his education records to guarantee a fair trial. A hearing is set Friday on whether a report outlining Cruz’s time in the Broward County school system should be made public. One judge has ruled … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Hearing on disclosure of school shooting suspect’s education

MIAMI | US marshals task force arrests suspect in rapper’s slaying

MIAMI— The third of four suspects in the shooting death of an emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has been arrested in rural Georgia. The U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Robert Allen, 22, of Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday. He was booked into jail in Dodge County, Georgia, and is being held on … Continue reading MIAMI | US marshals task force arrests suspect in rapper’s slaying

Florida News: Two Broward County Residents Sentenced to Prison for Selling Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine

Florida – The ringleader of a fentanyl, heroin and cocaine distribution center was sentenced to 24 years in prison. His co-defendant was sentenced to more than 4 years in prison, for helping to distribute the controlled substances. Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Adolphus P. Wright, Special Agent in … Continue reading Florida News: Two Broward County Residents Sentenced to Prison for Selling Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine

Shooting renews questions about preventing school carnage

PARKLAND, Fla/February 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Families in a South Florida suburb grieved for their slain children Thursday after one of the nation’s deadliest school shootings, while students, Florida’s governor and President Donald Trump asked: How can Americans prevent more carnage in classrooms? A day after 17 people were massacred at one of the state’s … Continue reading Shooting renews questions about preventing school carnage