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

  • Deerfield looking to restart its recycling program

    What Deerfield Beach residents put in blue recycling bins is being emptied into the same trucks heading to the landfill with household waste.

    Mayor Bill Ganz filmed a video explaining why the city suspended its 20-year-old recycling program last week. But it’s only temporary, Ganz said.

    “We need...

  • Eight cats missing in a single neighborhood. Are coyotes to blame?

    Eight cats have gone missing over the past few months in one South Florida neighborhood — possibly the prey of coyotes that have begun to roam communities from Hollywood to Boca Raton and beyond.

    Cat owner Tina Luccarelli says a pair of coyotes have been spotted several times in her Coconut Creek...

  • Lauderhill officer shoots Sunrise robbery suspect, police say

    A Lauderhill officer shot a robbery suspect Sunday around 10 a.m., an hour after getting an alert that the man had robbed a gas station in neighboring Sunrise, a police official said.

    The suspect was taken to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, where he is in stable condition.


  • Sunrise area events July 18-28

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Details subject to change.

    To submit an event, click here.


    El Club (Advanced)

    Weekly advanced Spanish conversation for learners of Spanish, 6-7:30 p.m., limited seating; be...

  • Plantation, Sunrise area crime reports

    The following is a sampling of the most recent crime records made available by the Broward Sheriff's Office and local police departments serving Plantation, Sunrise, Lauderhill, Tamarac, North Lauderdale and Lauderdale Lakes.

    Purse snatching

    8200 block of Sunset Strip in Sunrise, June 16, 7:17...

  • Cirque du Soleil serves 'Crystal' on ice at the BB&T Center
    Cirque du Soleil's ice-skating show comes to Sunrise for a 15-day run.

  • Sunrise city manager keeps job despite dust-up over Bundt cake

    The top boss at Sunrise City Hall will get to keep his $204,000-a-year job despite much ado over a little Bundt cake and an expired coupon.

    Sunrise commissioners said Thursday they were ready to put the whole matter behind them and move forward.

    Last week, City Manager Richard Salamon found himself...

  • Keep your pet safe during July 4th fireworks

    Fireworks and sparklers, cheeseburgers and apple pie.

    July Fourth is one of those holidays where your dog may wait patiently by the grill but run for the hills when the fireworks start.

    “The loud noises and flashing lights, it’s just not a fun time for pets,” says Lisa Mendheim, a spokeswoman for...

  • Recyclables become trash in two South Florida cities

    If you live in Deerfield Beach or Sunrise, the stuff in your recycling cart is going to be treated like trash: Dumped in a landfill or burned in an incinerator.

    Rather than have the material sorted and prepared for reuse as has been the case in the past, Deerfield Beach will bury its recyclables...

  • Bundt cake tantrum could cost this guy his $204,000 job

    No matter how good it tastes, Bundt cake isn’t worth this much.

    Sunrise City Manager Richard Salamon had a fit when a local baker refused to honor his coupon for a free cake, and now the $3.99 deal could cost him his $204,000-a-year job.

    City commissioners are discussing Salamon’s future after...

  • 3,000 positions available at job fair Thursday in Sunrise

    Need a job? About 3,000 positions will be available at a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Parkway in Sunrise.

    More than 60 companies are scheduled to attend the job fair, according to event organizer Job News USA. Employers include Seminole Casinos; Anda Pharmaceuticals...

  • South Florida's 2018 Valedictorians and Salutatorians


    The Class of 2018's valedictorians and salutatorians have been named by schools in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

    Questions or submissions? Email Judith Zizzo at

  • Uncle Al's Sports Cafe opens in Sunrise; BorinCuba in Plantation

    Uncle Al's Sports Cafe has opened a new location at 10033 Sunset Strip in Sunrise. The eatery has been serving up great food and good times for more than 15 years. From the world's best wings to our outstanding barbecue ribs, we serve the American food that you love in a friendly, fun-filled atmosphere....

  • Kacey Musgraves on touring with Harry Styles, turning 30 and texting on acid
    The country singer talks about her new album, 'Golden Hour,' and opening for former One Direction singer Styles June 9 at the BB&T Center.

  • Planner sought to create vision for 140 acres around BB&T Center

    Broward County is seeking a planning firm to design a “unique” blueprint to build out 140 acres near the BB&T Center in Sunrise.

    The request, issued late Friday, calls for an architectural or master planning firm to design a master plan for the land around the arena, which is home to the Florida...

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