Saunders' resignation ends a three-year tenure that has embroiled Florida Atlantic University in turmoil and controversy the past several months, including accusations of her sideswiping a student protester with her car, the school's so-called "Owlcatraz" stadium-naming controversy, and Professor James Tracy's espousing insane conspiracy theories.More »
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UPDATE: According to the Sun-Sentinel's Twitter feed, the bomb threat is being called a hoax
South Plantation High School is on lockdown due to a bomb threat.
Students have been cordoned off in a park across the street from campus.
Police is not is allowing anyone to leave.
Officers have set up a perimeter on surrounding streets.More »
The age of 24 hour cable news/Twitter feeds have come smashing together...
Via CNN, The Miami Herald had reported that Boston Marathon bombing investigators may have identified a suspect.
There had been reports of a possible suspect leaving a black bag at the site of the second explosion via surveillance video.More »
You have just answer one of my many prayers.
My name is Adriana and I grew up in Weston,Fl. I've lived in Boston for the past year and yesterday I was lucky enough to volunteer at the Medical Tent at the Boston Marathon. I registered the patient that Mr.Arredondo helped to bring in the tent and I can only remember how helpful and calm he was during the whole process, he was helping me to get the patients last name and age. Out of all the people I saw either patients runner and victims he was one that stood out the most.
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A West Palm Beach man and four others have been indicted in Philadelphia for beating and locking several mentally disabled people in basement dungeons in three states for years at a time to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars of Social \Security benefits.
KWTX.com Linda Weston
The 196-count indictment accuses West Palm Beach's Nicklaus Woodard, 26, of using drugs, isolation, food deprivation and pistol-whipping to help keep prisoners subdued. The group ran the dungeons -- places where mentally challenged inmates were threatened, starved and drugged -- in Killeen, Texas; West Palm Beach; and Virginia.More »
Florida Atlantic University is reporting that an armed intruder has been spotted on their Boca campus.
Early reports say the intruder is in the Arts & Letters building.
He is described is a black male, about five-foot-ten, with a muscular build.
He is reportedly wearing white pants and a white shirt.
Police have ordered the campus on lockdown.
Update [4:15 p.m.] The lockdown has been lifted and the all-clear given.
Update [4:00 p.m.]: The FAU Boca campus remains on lockdown. No injuries have been reported. According to the FAU student-run paper, police are now letting cars out of the campus without a search. No cars are being allowed to enter the campus.
Update [2:20 p.m.]: The intruder was involved in an armed robbery at the Arts and Letters building on the Boca campus. The intruder reportedly placed a gun to a student's head and then fled on foot after robbing the victim.
The campus is still on lock down, while cars are being allowed to exit the school via the 10th and 13th street exits only. All vehicles are being checked before leaving campus.More »
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