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Sunrise News - Sun Sentinel
See the latest news and local events happening in Sunrise from the South Florida Sun Sentinel.

  • Sunrise man accused of stabbing his dog for barking too much

    Frustrated with his dog's barking, a man in Sunrise stabbed the animal with a kitchen knife while it was held in a cage, police said.

    Michael O'Brien took the heavily bleeding Husky to an animal hospital in Cooper City after a witness insisted, but he told the veterinarian that the dog had run into...



  • Man dies after fight with bouncer at Sunrise strip club, police say

    A Broward County man fought with a bouncer at Goldfinger Gentlemen's Club in Sunrise and died early Sunday after the confrontation, police said.

    "A male showed up at Goldfinger's, caused a disturbance, started a physical altercation with a bouncer in the club and went unconscious during the altercation,"...



  • Mohelet, cantorial soloist team perform bris

    When Mohelet Dr. Elise Leonard presided over the bris ceremony of Tyler Weber with Cantorial Soloist Debbie Hafetz of Ramat Shalom Synagogue on Dec. 29, the occasion may have marked the first time in history that a mohelet (the female title for the male mohel) and a female member of Jewish clergy...



  • Bus riders have load of complaints about drivers

    They're grouchy; they don't say "good morning"; they don't necessarily stop for a family of geese.

    Broward County's mass transit bus passengers have a load of complaints about the drivers who take them on 33 million rides a year.

    Recently released transit logs show drivers are frequently accused...



  • Broward Blvd. railroad crossing to close again in week ahead

    Construction crews in the week ahead will be back at the tracks on Broward Boulevard for more Brightline railroad crossing upgrades in Fort Lauderdale.

    Railroad tracks: All westbound lanes of Broward Boulevard will be closed at the Florida East Coast Railway crossing from 7 p.m. Wednesday to 6...



  • Shoppers beware: Violent robbery crew targeting women in Broward shopping center parking lots

    Police in Broward County are searching for a violent crew that has ambushed women with beatings and pepper spray while stealing purses and electronics this week at shopping centers in Plantation, Fort Lauderdale and Dania Beach.

    In two cases, women were followed to their homes, where, police said,...



  • Indoor trampoline park franchise bounces into Sunrise

    Goodbye boring balloons, clowns and cupcakes that look like puppets.

    Indoor trampoline parks are springing up across the nation for kids who prefer to celebrate their birthdays by diving into a giant box of foam cubes, somersaulting across a room or jumping to the basketball rim like Michael Jordan.

    ...

  • Indoor trampoline park franchise bounces into Sunrise

    Goodbye boring balloons, clowns and cupcakes that look like puppets.

    Indoor trampoline parks are springing up across the nation for kids who prefer to celebrate their birthdays by diving into a giant box of foam cubes, somersaulting across a room or jumping to the basketball rim like Michael Jordan.

    ...

  • Slaying of man outside Lauderhill fish market was not a random act, police say

    Gary Wallock had just walked out of a Lauderhill fish market with his girlfriend when an armed assailant ran up to him from behind and began shooting at him.

    The execution-style murder of the 34-year-old Lauderdale Lakes man outside the Lobster and Seafood Warehouse on Monday afternoon was captured...



  • Mom wields machete at preschool, Sunrise police say

    A 25-year-old Lauderdale Lakes woman tried to kidnap her two daughters from their preschool in Sunrise and then wielded a large machete at an employee before leading police on a pursuit that ended in Deerfield Beach, police said.

    According to a Sunrise police arrest affidavit, Ashley Dailey doesn't...



  • Hundreds attend rally for Affordable Care Act in Sunrise

    About 300 South Floridians joined people across the country to show their support for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

    At the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater, speakers recounted how the health insurance program helped them.

    "Everything just kinda collapsed," said Suzanne Boyd,...



  • SUV crashes through front of Plantation cake shop

    The large picture window of Signature Chayah Cakes in Plantation was destroyed early Friday after an SUV crashed into the front of the bakery, 4070 W. Broward Blvd., a city official said.

    "It was fortunate that no one was injured, given the amount of damage," said Joel Gordon, battalion chief...



  • Broward rabbis discuss Judaism's future

    The future of the four major movements (Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform) in Judaism was discussed Jan. 11 in a panel discussion with four Broward County rabbis that took place at Ramat Shalom Synagogue in Plantation.

    The four rabbis on the panel were: Rabbi Andrew Jacobs (Reconstructionist...



  • Annual 5K Run/Walk with the Rabbi to take place

    More than 1,000 participants are expected at the fourth annual "5K Run/Walk With The Rabbi" with Rabbi Howard Needleman of Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El, taking place on Jan. 22 at 7:30 a.m. at Plantation Central Park, 9191 NW Second St. in Plantation.

    Needleman, an active jogger, has averaged 1,000...



  • Robbers hit banks in Hollywood, Sunrise, FBI says

    The FBI is trying to find the people who robbed banks in Hollywood and Sunrise in apparently unrelated incidents less than 24 hours apart.

    According to the FBI, the Chase Bank branch at 1701 E. Young Circle in Hollywood was robbed shortly before 11:45 a.m. Friday. And about 4:45 p.m. Thursday,...



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