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    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (KABC) -- Police in Florida are searching for a woman they say stole tens of thousands of dollars in valuables from a man she met at a bar during a night out.According to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, the incident happened last month.Police say the woman stole two of the man's designer watches - including a Rolex watch and a Brietling watch - his iPhone, wallet, and $1,000 in cash while she was inside his home. Do you know this woman? She stole over $52,000 worth of items from the victims home and #FLPD needs your help identifying her. If you recognize her, please contact Detective Erik Kirtman at 954-828-6070. For more information➡️ https://t.co/[email protected] pic.twitter.com/knwvUxJflC— Fort Lauderdale Police (@ftlauderdalepd) July 12, 2022The victim and the suspect reportedly came back to his home at around 1:30 a.m. after a night out."I was just out with a couple of friends, grabbing a drink, some dinner, and next thing I know, I woke up in my apartment," said the victim, who told the ABC station in Fort Lauderdale that he...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A Fort Lauderdale man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl after threatening her with a knife has been arrested. It happened early Tuesday morning in the 1000 block of NE 3rd Avenue. READ MORE: Housing Crisis: County Mayors To Hold Roundtable On Skyrocketing RentsAccording to police, the teen and her friend were followed into a backyard by a man they didn’t know, later identified as 33-year-old John Gardner. When the teens told him he couldn’t be there, Gardner reportedly agreed to leave. Believing he would the teen’s friend walked away to find a way to get into the residence leaving her alone with Gardner. READ MORE: 'Ride Of Silence' To Raise Awareness For Cyclists Safety On The RoadAccording to police, when the teen was alone, Gardner pulled a knife, threatened her, and then sexually assaulted her. He then left the area. The teen suffered minor injuries as a result of a struggle. Gardner was later spotted by a Broward sheriff’s deputy and taken into custody. Police said when he was arrested...
    A Florida dog walker needed eight stitches after being punched in the face by a man who asked if he was gay - but cops have declined to charge the case as a hate crime.    James Garcia still has the stitches in his face from the brutal assault on Easter Sunday morning. He says that Maurice Charles, 36, who spent four years behind bars for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon in 2017, came up behind him on April 17 and slugged him. 'Are you gay,' Garcia told Chanel 7 News that Charles asked him before the attack. 'I didn't respond, it just happened so quickly that I didn't have time to react except falling down.' James Garcia suffered 10 stitches and fractures to the cartilage on both sides of his nose after getting slugged on Easter morning Garcia said that his assailant asked if he is gay, the punched him in the face, knocking him down Garcia works in out reach for the New York City mayor, according to his LinkedIn page, and splits his time between Manhattan and...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A man was brutally attacked by a would-be robber and his dog as he withdrew money from an ATM. According to Fort Lauderdale police, it happened Wednesday, March 2nd, at 888 NW 62nd Street. READ MORE: Miami Weather: Record Heat Possible On Thursday, Cooler Over The WeekendThe 68-year-old man said as he was attempting to remove cash from the machine a man and his dog attacked him. READ MORE: Senate Set To Hold Final Vote On Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court NominationSurveillance video shows the suspect aggressively approaching the man at the ATM and then punching him in the face. When the man fell, the suspect ordered his dog to attack as he repeatedly punched and kicked the man, according to police. The video shows the suspect then leaving with a woman in what detectives believe to be a white Hyundai Elantra. MORE NEWS: Three Heavily Armed Men Robbed Centennial Bank Branch In Cooper CityDetectives encourage anyone with information about the attack to contact Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).
    DAVID BECKHAM jokingly heaped pressure on son Romeo as he tried to emulate's his dad's legendary crossing technique. Last year, Romeo, 19, signed for the reserve side of his father's Inter Miami team - Fort Lauderdale CF. 2Beckham watched his son Romeo as he practiced his crossingCredit: Instagram @davidbeckham 2David poked fun at his son on social media Playing as both a right winger and forward, Romeo has played six times for the American outfit. And while he is yet to score for Fort Lauderdale, he has shown some promise in the early stages of his football career. But dad David wants to push him on to being as good as he can possibly be. And he illustrated that healthy encouragement on Saturday when he posted a photo of him watching Romeo in training. READ MORE ON MAN UTDMan Utd news live Cristiano Ronaldo ABSENT from squad, Ten Hag CONFIRMS talksFree bets! The best free bets and sign up offers available from our bookmaker partners The teenager can be seen shaping to cross a ball in from the right-hand side...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – CBS4 News spoke with a man who is mourning the loss of 32-year-old Gregory Campbell Jr., one of the two people shot and killed aboard a Broward County Transit bus. “He was a good guy, just getting off work, going home on the city bus and that happened to him,” says Will. “I’m still hurt right now I didn’t even go to work today because it hurt me, that’s my nephew.” READ MORE: Driver Hospitalized After Collision With Brightline Train In Hallandale BeachThe other victim was identified as 41-year-old Danny Colon. Two more passengers who survived are in the hospital. The suspected shooter 34-year-old Jamal Meyers is no stranger to the law. According to his arrest report, Meyers fired off twelve rounds at the victims in the back of the bus and then reloaded and fired nine more. Meyers’ criminal history is littered with charges that date back to 2007. READ MORE: NSU Holds First-Ever Match Day For Medical StudentsHe was most recently arrested for felony burglary and drug charges in 2019. CBS4 News obtained surveillance video...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A man has been charged after he reportedly made a false bomb threat at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. On Thursday, around 5 p.m., Alin Olteanu stated there was a bomb in his luggage, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. READ MORE: Airboat Crash Near Parkland, Several People InjuredThe 37-year-old allegedly made the statement after he was told he would have to pay an extra fee for the second bag he was carrying. READ MORE: Confirmation Hearings For Supreme Court Nominee Judge Ketanji Jackson Brown Get Underway MondayWitnesses said Olteanu consolidated his two bags into one, and when asked by staff what he planned to do with the second bag, he stated, “I will leave it right there, and by the way, it has a bomb in it.” BSO deputies, along with BSO’s Bomb Squad and Threat Management Unit detectives, investigated his claim and then took him into custody after no explosives were found. MORE NEWS: Burger King Employee Accused Of Shooting At Customer Bonds Out Of JailOlteanu faces one count of false...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Police have released the name of the man who they said went on a shooting spree inside a Broward transit bus on Thursday, killing two people and injuring two others. Jamal Meyers, 34, has been charged with two counts of first degree murder, two counts of attempted murder, and one count of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Additional charges are pending. READ MORE: Two Dead In Fort Lauderdale Bus Shooting, Gunman In CustodyThe shooting took place in the 1300 block of W Broward Boulevard. Acting Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Luis Alvarez said the bus was going westbound when the driver heard several gunshots. She kept going and drove right into the parking of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. “Her quick actions I am sure saved lives,” says Alvarez. The bus driver barreled across busy Broward Boulevard after hearing the gunshots, causing a separate crash where three people involved were treated by fire rescue. READ MORE: Missing Child Alert For Pembroke Pines Boy Yvens CineusAlvarez said the suspect, Meyers, was on the...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — The FBI has released pictures of a wanted bank robber who struck a Bank of America branch in Fort Lauderdale. Authorities say the suspect entered the bank, located at 941 SE 17 Street, on Tuesday, March 15, shortly after 9:00 a.m. and demanded money from a bank employee. READ MORE: Disney Workers Plan Walkout To Protest Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill (FBI) Customers were in the bank at the time of the robbery, but nobody was hurt. The FBI did not provide any other information, but in the photos, the suspect was wearing a black t-shirt, and a flower print backpack. READ MORE: Miami-Dade County Youth Fair Kicks Off Thursday, Celebrating 70th Anniversary (FBI) If you recognize the suspect or know anything about the robbery, call the FBI at (754)703-2000.   MORE NEWS: Florida Manatee Feeding Offers Relief, But Deaths Hit 400 
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The Fort Lauderdale Police Department has released pictures of a man wanted for attempted murder. Detectives say the crime happened back in January near the 3200 block of W Broward Blvd. READ MORE: Miami Ranked Happiest City In USAccording to Fort Lauderdale PD, the victim and the suspect got into an argument when shots were fired. READ MORE: Man Dies Following Shooting At Shooters Restaurant In Fort LauderdaleThe man was hit and taken to the hospital. The suspected shooter took off. MORE NEWS: FIU Unveil Statue Of Student Who Died Alexa Duran In Deadly Bridge Collapse 4 Years AgoIf you recognize him, call Broward Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS.
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man had to be transported to a local hospital following a shooting in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday afternoon. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue responded to the 3000 block of NE 32nd Avenue, where they found a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. READ MORE: Judge Ordered Former Proud Boys Leader Enrique Tarrio Held Without Bond, Extradited To Washington D.C.The condition of the man, who was not immediately identified, is not known. READ MORE: State Rests In Murder Retrial Of Dayonte Resiles In Murder Of Jill Halliburton Su, Case Goes To JuryThere were several police cruisers at the scene of the shooting. MORE NEWS: Video Of Rough Arrest Of Handcuffed Woman Led To Miami Police Officer Miguel Hernandez's ResignationNo other details were immediately available.
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Fort Lauderdale man is the state’s newest multi-millionaire thanks to a Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket. Jose Canales won a top prize from the $5,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE scratch-off game. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $4,660,000.00. READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Site FinderCanales purchased his winning ticket at a Chevron, at 3100 West Davie Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket. $5,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE ticket offers four top prizes of $5,000 a week for life and the overall odds of winning are one-in-3.35. Tickets cost $10. READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccine Site FinderRecently, two men in Broward each scored a million dollar prize by playing the Florida Lotterys’ THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 scratch-off game. Also, three women in Broward each won million-dollar prizes playing scratch-off games. Scratch-off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund in...
    A man was hospitalized following a parachute jump from the top of a Fort Lauderdale hotel. Police and fire rescue teams reported to the scene Saturday morning at the Hyatt Centric hotel.  Witnesses captured the man's jump from atop the building, as he landed much quicker than expected at the Huizenga Park across the street. First responders reported the incident on a dispatch call to Broward Health Medical Center.  GABBY PETITO HOMICIDE: TIMELINE OF DISAPPEARANCE WITH BRIAN LAUNDRIE "I'm going to have a level one trauma, all male, to Broward Health." "It’s going to be a fall injury, 39-year-old male," said the first responder. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The man was later transported to hospital by paramedics where the status of his injuries remain unclear for the moment.  During the jump, the hotel was being used by a film crew, according to 7News. There is no indication whether the man was a part of the film. The Hyatt Centric hotel declined to comment on the incident.
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A man is barricaded in a Fort Lauderdale apartment Thursday night after setting items on fire and throwing them off a balcony. Fort Lauderdale PD and Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue were the first to respond the scene at 619 N Andrews Avenue. READ MORE: Florida Senate Signs Off On Redistricting PlansUpon their arrival, that’s when the man barricaded himself in the apartment, refusing to speak with first responders. READ MORE: Teen At Oakland Park HS Arrested For Bringing Gun To SchoolAs a result, SWAT and negotiators were called out to assist, eventually making contact with the man. While this is an ongoing situation, FLPD does not believe other people are involved and there is no threat to the public. MORE NEWS: London-Bound American Airlines Flight Returned To MIA After Couple Refused To Wear MasksStay with CBSMiami.com for updates on this developing story.
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) — A Georgia man was sentenced to six years and six months in prison in Fort Lauderdale federal court for his part in stealing more than $1.8 million in veteran and Social Security benefits. Jamare Mason, 27, pleaded guilty in November to conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud. He was also ordered to pay more than $1.3 million in restitution. READ MORE: Miami Proud: Trailblazer Celebrated For 25 Years Of Service To The South Florida Autism CommunityFrom 2012 to 2017, Mason and others attempted to redirect over $1.8 million in benefits from more than 100 disabled veterans and Social Security beneficiaries, officials said. They added that the scheme resulted in the actual loss of nearly $1 million, though the federal government reimbursed the victims for the full amounts of their stolen benefits. The group obtained the victims’ personal information and used it to fraudulently open bank accounts and prepaid debit cards in the victims’ names, prosecutors said. The conspirators also forged documents that directed the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration to...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is looking for a man who burglarized a home in the middle of the night, while the occupants were asleep. According to police, a man entered the home through an unlocked side door in the 1600 block of NE 9 Court on Tuesday, January 4 around 4:00 a.m. READ MORE: Florida Set To Receive 15,000 Doses Of Regeneron, Says Gov. Ron DeSantisOnce inside, the burglar spent about a half hour rummaging through a vehicle parked in the garage and stealing items from inside of the home while the victims were asleep. The suspect stole two key fobs and a wallet before leaving through the home’s front door. He then used one of the key fobs to steal one of the vehicles. Video surveillance from the scene shows the suspect leaving the house. WATCH: Video of suspect leaving the home. READ MORE: Hollywood Walmart Reopens Following 2-Day COVID Cleaning And Restock   The suspect is a white male between 25 to 35 years old, approximately 5’6” to 5’8”, approximately 150 to...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A South Florida man charged with fraudulently obtaining COVID-19 relief loans under the Paycheck Protection Program made his first appearance in federal court in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday. Valesky Barosy, 27, of Fort Lauderdale is accused of submitting fraudulent loan applications on behalf of himself and his accomplices, seeking more than $4.2 million in PPP loans. READ MORE: Thousands Of South Florida Renters Facing EvictionAccording to the charges, Barosy and his accomplices received approximately $2.1 million in PPP loans from the fraudulent scheme. READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Site FinderBarosy is accused of using the fraudulently-obtained proceeds to purchase a Lamborghini Huracán EVO, Rolex and Hublot watches, and designer clothing from Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Chanel, it is alleged. MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccine Site FinderThe indictment charges Barosy with five counts of wire fraud, three counts of money laundering, and one count of aggravated identity theft. If convicted, Barosy faces up to 132 years in prison.
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A South Florida man charged with fraudulently obtaining COVID-19 relief loans under the Paycheck Protection Program made his first appearance in federal court in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday. Valesky Barosy, 27, of Fort Lauderdale is accused of submitting fraudulent loan applications on behalf of himself and his accomplices, seeking more than $4.2 million in PPP loans. READ MORE: More Cruise Ships Under CDC Investigation Due To COVID CasesAccording to the charges, Barosy and his accomplices received approximately $2.1 million in PPP loans from the fraudulent scheme. READ MORE: Heading Out To Ring In 2022? Here's How To Stay Safe On New Year’s EveBarosy is accused of using the fraudulently-obtained proceeds to purchase a Lamborghini Huracán EVO, Rolex and Hublot watches, and designer clothing from Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Chanel, it is alleged. MORE NEWS: Bond Denied, Sean Greer Charged In Wilton Manors Hit-&-Run That Killed 2 Children, Injured 4 OthersThe indictment charges Barosy with five counts of wire fraud, three counts of money laundering, and one count of aggravated identity theft. If convicted,...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Big Brother reality TV star and hospitality powerhouse Memphis Garrett, has a new South Florida eatery and hotspot. No Man’s Land is a sexy 40-seat cocktail parlor, lounge, and restaurant located in a strip mall off Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale. READ MORE: Local Schools On Alert Amid Nationwide TikTok Trend Threatening Violence Against Schools Zoltar greets guests at No Man’s Land. (CBS4) Zoltar, the fortune teller, greets guests as they enter. “When you walk inside and you’re like, what?” said CBS4’s Lisa Petrillo admiring the unique and beautiful décor. “Yeah, we’re literally in no man’s land,” said Garrett. “I want you to forget that you have your phone in your pocket and I want you to appreciate the sense of the food and the taste of the drinks and the people that you’re with.” At the helm of the sophisticated copper bar is beverage director Chevy Farrell, who created a menu of more than 20 signature cocktails. “This is the type of place where you’re going to come in after work and have a cocktail and not be too pretentious...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man was shot at a Fort Lauderdale motel on Sunday morning, according to investigators. Fort Lauderdale police said it happened at around 6:30 a.m. at the Budget Inn located in the 2700 block of North Federal Highway. READ MORE: FHP: Driver Shot Sunday Morning On I-95Responding officers found a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In NW Miami Double ShootingThe man, who was not identified, was transported to Broward Health Medical Center where he is expected to survive his injuries. Police said they don’t have anyone in custody. MORE NEWS: Hundreds Join Caravan To Miami's Freedom Tower In Support Of Freedom In CubaThe investigation continues.
    A man who stepped in to stop a violent attack and alleged attempted abduction of a Fort Lauderdale woman told reporters he was in the right place at the right time. Fort Lauderdale Police said the incident occurred a few minutes before 6:00 a.m. on September 9 as the woman walked along the 500 block of East Las Olas, NBC Miami reported Friday. Investigators said the man ran up and approached her from behind, grabbed, choked, and slammed her onto the ground before trying to drag her away. WPLG shared video footage of the incident: Construction worker Edwin Zamora said he got to work early that morning and was in his truck when he heard someone screaming, and he immediately thought of his wife and daughter. Zamora said he exited his vehicle, grabbed a piece of metal from inside the truck and began yelling at the suspect who fled the scene. One the man was gone, Zamora went over to check on the woman. “She was crying and she had bruises on her shoulder and arm,” he recalled. “She...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – After nearly a month on the case, Fort Lauderdale police say they’ve exhausted all investigative leads in an attempted kidnapping. They are now asking for your help.  Surveillance video taken from just before 6 a.m. back on Thursday, September 9, shows a young female victim, completely unaware someone is following her, as she walks, quickly, dressed in all black clothes with white sneakers and a backpack on her shoulders. READ MORE: Battery Trial Hearing For Nikolas Cruz Focuses On Jury InstructionsPolice say she’s making her way through an alley next to a construction site near the 500 block of East Las Olas Boulevard. Trailing her, jogging at a light clip, is the man police say they are looking for. He starts to picking up his pace, finally catching up to the unsuspecting victim. Fort Lauderdale police are looking for this man, wanted for an attempted kidnapping of a woman walking in the 500 block of East Las Olas Blvd on Sept. 9 around 6:00 a.m. (Courtesy: Fort Lauderdale PD) Det. Ali Adamson described...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is investigating an attempted kidnapping which was caught on video. According to investigators, the victim was walking in the 500 block of East Las Olas Boulevard on Thursday, September 9 around 6:00 a.m. toward Fort Lauderdale Beach when a man ran up behind her. READ MORE: New Moon's King Tides To Continue To Affect Parts Of South FloridaThe man grabbed her, choked her, and then slammed her on the ground before beginning to drag her. However, a witness interrupted the attack and the suspect jumped on a bike and disappeared before police arrived. Police are releasing video of the suspect in hopes someone will recognize him. READ MORE: Florida Board Of Education Votes To Sanction Some School Districts, Including Broward & Miami-Dade, Over Mask PoliciesInvestigators say they are not aware of any additional victims. However, if someone believes they may have been victimized by this man, contact the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. Fort Lauderdale police are looking for this man, wanted for an attempted kidnapping of a woman walking...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A man accused of stealing a car with a child inside from a Fort Lauderdale gas station on Monday appeared before a judge Wednesday morning. Lavincent Fisher, 19, is facing three counts including kidnapping and false imprisonment of a child under 13-years of age. READ MORE: Miami Weather: Storms Develop By Mid-Afternoon Into The Evening The judge, who said Fisher is a danger to the community, set bond at $20,000 and ordered him not to have contact with victims. According to the surveillance video from the gas station, a woman went into the store at 1095 W Sunrise Boulevard and left the child in the car. Fisher, who was inside the store, reportedly noticed the car was still running, walked outside, got in, and began to drive off. The store’s clerk called 911 as the child’s mother ran outside. “But as soon as she came in, he went and jumped in her car and left,” the clerk told the emergency operator. It happened within seconds. READ MORE: Neighbor Dispute Led To Shooting In Westchester...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Upset family and friends arrived on the scene after a man was gunned down and left for dead in the street. It happened just after 8 a.m. at the intersection of NW 10th Terrace and 8th street in Fort Lauderdale. READ MORE: Monroe Co. Commissioner Mike Forster, Mayor Daniella Levine Cavas Father, Paul Levine, Died From COVID-19 Complications “I heard a shot. But I didn’t see. I heard a shot but I didn’t see anything,” said one man who did not give his name. He said after hearing that shot he ran to help. “I was really trying to go and help the person. I seen him lifeless out there. Nobody was around. I tried to hold his neck and stuff, make sure he was all right, stay stable and breathing,” he said. READ MORE: He Came Here For A Gun Battle: Sheriff On Former Marine Bryan Riley, Wearing Body Armor, Who Killed Four Before Gunfight With Deputies That man said it appeared the victim had a gunshot wound to the neck. He...
    (CNN)A kite surfer who crashed into a beachfront home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Wednesday has died, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Stephen Gollan said.The man, who was in his 50s, was transported to a hospital in critical condition but died from his injuries just after 1 p.m. ET, Gollan said. Fire rescue crews were dispatched to the home around 10 a.m. after reports that a man "had flown into the side of a residence," Gollan said.The kite surfer crashed into the north side of the home, a fire rescue official said.A bystander told fire rescue crews the man had launched from a beach a couple of homes down before striking the north side of the home, according to Gollan.The man's orange kite was still draped over the home's balconies while rescue crews were at the scene.Read MoreCrews "experienced heavy winds and a strong thunderstorm" that moved quickly into the area around the time of the incident, Gollan added.
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – An argument between two people outside a Fort Lauderdale home ended in gunfire and one person in the hospital. According to Fort Lauderdale police, two people were arguing in front of a home at 441 SW 22 Terrace. READ MORE: With Mask Mandate In Place, Miami-Dade Superintendent Hopes Focus Shifts To Main Challenges Of New School Year (CBS4) At some point during the argument, one of them pulled out a gun and fired. The victim, identified only as an adult male,  was struck multiple times, said police. He was shot while inside a BMW SUV, according to witnesses. READ MORE: Standing By Mask Mandate, Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho On Weekend Tour Of Schools (CBS4) Video from the scene shows a vehicle with a shattered window. He was transported to Broward Health Medical Center for his injuries. The victim was rushed into surgery. His condition is not known. MORE NEWS: Dolphins Blow Out Falcons 37-17 In Lone Home Preseason Game Detectives are still gathering evidence and piecing together the details surrounding this incident.
    Multiple Fort Lauderdale Airport terminals were evacuated and entrance into the airport is shutdown Saturday because of a bomb threat.  A source told Fox News a passenger reportedly missed his flight and threatened to blow up the place, though police had not confirmed any details of the incident.  The only official police statement came from the The Broward County Sheriff Office's which confirmed they were investigating a bomb threat made around 8:49am Saturday.  As of 12:30pm, 72 outgoing flights have been delayed and 60 inbound flights are delayed, according to the flight-tracking service FlightAware.  Four Lauderdale Airport, shown here in this file photo, was evacuated because of a bomb threat Saturday morning The airport issued a couple statements in a string of Tweets.  The most recent came at 11:42am saying, 'Travel Alert #4: Law enforcement has just reclosed #FLL's lower-level roadway, and the upper-level roadway remains closed due to an ongoing security investigation. We apologize for any inconvenience, but the security & safety of our passengers & employees are our top priority.'  ...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Fort Lauderdale police are involved in a death investigation involving a man and a child. Police were called to the scene to the Las Olas by the River Condominium, located at 520 SE 5th Avenue, around 11:30 p.m. Friday night. READ MORE: Lose Something? Packages Of Cocaine Keep Washing Ashore The Florida Keys Body of a man and child found inside a condo in Fort Lauderdale on May 21, 2021. (CBS4) Police say both bodies were found inside unit 2308. Police have not released any other information regarding the active death investigation. READ MORE: Tracking The Tropics: Ana Barely Holding On As A Tropical Cyclone However, residents who live in the area say they are shocked. “I live in the area and I barely hear news like this, but it was pretty surprising and devastating and horrible. I hope police find out what happened. It is just scary something can happen like that so close to you,” said Fort Lauderdale resident Natalie Raad. This continues to be a developing story and will be updated as more...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Two Fort Lauderdale police officers who risked their lives to save a man trapped inside his burning home were honored by Broward County on Tuesday. On January 2nd, officers Taylor Hall and Bryan David raced to a house fire at 3001 SW 3rd Street and once there desperately tried to get inside to save the life of 80-year-old John McCutcheon. READ MORE: No More Masks For Children: Broward Parents Urging School District To Lift Mandatory Mask Requirements After finding the doors locked, Hall tried to break the front door down to no avail. David then used a shovel to break a window next to the door and both officers entered the burning home. The officers were not wearing protective or respiratory equipment as they attempted to open McCutcheon’s locked bedroom door. Eventually, overcome by smoke, they left the home as firefighters arrived. “These two officers exhibited extreme courage in the face of adversity. They made an attempt to rescue another human being under untenable circumstances,” said Fort Lauderdale Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr. READ...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An arrest has been made in Friday’s shooting in a Fort Lauderdale shooting that injured two men. Fort Lauderdale police said Palm Beach resident Carlos Diaz Mieses, 24, has been taken into custody and charged accordingly. READ MORE: Costco Drops Mask Mandate For Fully Vaccinated Employees, Shoppers The shooting happened at the Good Greek Moving and Storage Company, in the 3300 block of SW 12 Avenue. The business is in a new warehouse district just north of I-595 and the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport. Police said around 9 a.m., Mieses got into argument with another employee. When it escalated, a third employee tried to stop the fight.  At one point, Mieses reportedly pulled a gun and shot the man he had been arguing with and the man who tried to break it up. READ MORE: Miss USA Asya Branch Could Make History In Sundays Miss Universe Competition At Seminole Hard Rock Hotel And Casino “It was yelling, a fight, you could hear it was a fight,” said Joy, a resident who lives behind the warehouse district...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The family of a man who disappeared after he left a Fort Lauderdale hospital last month is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to him being found and reunited with them. William “Bill” Schureck, 62, was discharged from Holy Cross Hospital on April 12th after voluntarily seeking mental health treatment. READ MORE: Select Miami-Dade, Broward Sites Vaccinating Those 12 And Up No one has seen or heard from him since. Police canvassed the area around the hospital but were unable to locate him. READ MORE: Miami Weather: Warm & Humid, Afternoon Storms Likely Schureck’s family told investigators they believe he suffers from depression and memory loss. He’s described as being six feet tall and weighs about 220 pounds. MORE NEWS: Jackson Health Vaccinating Those 12 To 18, Appointments Required Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Fort Lauderdale Police Department at 954-764-HELP (4357).
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Police in Fort Lauderdale are looking for the gunman who shot a man and left him to die. According to police, the injured man ran into the RaceTrac gas station in the 2300 block of West Broward Boulevard for help. He was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition. READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Should You Expect A Fourth Relief Payment? A heavy police presence descended on the area, including a SWAT team, as officers conducted a street-by-street search. READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 7,121 New Cases, 64 Deaths Reported On Friday Chopper4 over the scene spotted officers going into backyards and between homes looking for the gunman who remains on the loose. MORE NEWS: In-Home COVID Vaccinations Now Available For Eligible Miami-Dade Residents Drivers were asked to avoid the area.
    Shapsly Silencieux, 37, (mug above) was arrested and charged with sexual battery after he allegedly posed as an Uber driver to pick up and rape a spring breaker, 18 A Florida man has been arrested and charged with sexual battery after he allegedly posed as an Uber driver to pick up and rape an 18-year-old spring breaker.  Shapsly Silencieux, 37, is accused of luring the unidentified victim into his car in Fort Lauderdale Saturday night before driving her to his apartment where he sexually assaulted her.   The victim, who had traveled from Alabama to visit friends in Florida, had become lost from the group as they enjoyed a night at America's Backyard in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The 18-year-old then got into Silencieux's car along the 100 block of Southwest 3rd Avenue when he allegedly tricked her into thinking he was the ride she ordered.  Fort Lauderdale Police said the victim booked an Uber and then saw Silencieux pull up in his white Infiniti - which matched the description of the car she was waiting for. The victim approached the vehicle to check if it...
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