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

  • Army veteran's dream of becoming a first-time homeowner comes true

    A U.S. Army veteran now owns his first home, mortgage-free, due to the efforts of a local nonprofit organization, according to a news release.

    U.S. Army Specialist Inti Peralta Correa was awarded the house Wednesday, Sept. 12 and said he always dreamed of owning a home. Correa returned from Afghanistan...



  • City of Sunrise Youth Basketball League crowns Heat 14U champions

    It was a challenging season for the Heat squad in the City of Sunrise Youth Basketball League. After going through a rough patch during the 14U boys regular season, the team under the direction of coach Damien Grant, righted the ship in time for the playoffs to knock off the top two seeds and secure...



  • Sunrise events: Sept. 19-29

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify.

    WEDNESDAY 19

    Neighborhood Watch

    Plantation Park residents are urged to get involved, 7-8:30 p.m. No charge. Plantation...



  • Spirit Halloween stores moving into former Toys 'R' Us locations

    Spirit Halloween, the seasonal pop-up shop known on social media as “the hermit crab of retail,” is already opening in empty storefronts, including some former Toys “R” Us stores, throughout Palm Beach and Broward counties. With Oct. 31 still two months away, it’s likely the company wants to get...



  • 'La Cage Aux Folles' opens at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center| Photos

    The Stage Door Theatre recently had the gala opening night for its production of “La Cage aux Folles.” Based on Jean Poiret's 1973 French play of the same name, the musical runs through Sept. 23 at the 26-year-old theater company’s new home, the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center.

    The musical was...



  • Sunrise area events: Sept. 12-22

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify.

    WEDNESDAY 12

    Citizenship Exam Preparation

    Meets Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. $15 for 6 months. Class in English; materials...



  • South Florida man faces 11 child pornography charges, police said

    A 61-year-old Sunrise man is accused of posting child pornography on a social media site, police said.

    Harrison Wayne Barrus was arrested Thursday and is facing 11 charges after admitting to uploading images of young girls to Tumblr, police said.

    Investigators received an online tip and tracked...



  • Sunrise area events: Sept. 5-15

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify.

    WEDNESDAY 5

    AARP

    Meeting: 1-2 p.m., with guest speaker Marty Kiar, Broward County property appraiser. Public invited....



  • Teen accused of threatening to 'shoot up' high school

    A North Lauderdale teenager was arrested and accused of threatening to shoot up her ex-boyfriend’s high school, police said, but her lawyer said it was just a case of jealousy.

    According to the Sunrise police arrest report, Nathalie Gail Grant, 18, went on Instagram Live about 2 a.m. on Monday...



  • Sunrise crime log: July 15-28

    The following is a sampling of recent crime records made available by the Sunrise Police Department.

    Rental car theft

    13400 block of West Sunrise Boulevard, July 17, 8:45 a.m. The reporting party said she left a rented 2018 Grey Infiniti Q60 in the parking garage of a hotel and when she awoke...



  • Sunrise area events: Aug. 29-Sept. 8

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas.Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify.

    WEDNESDAY 29

    Career Transitions, Resume Writing

    Free one-stop career development. Word-formatted resume template.,...



  • Sunrise Sting 2000 swan song ends on national championship note

    There have been many great accomplishments on the pitch over the years for the Sunrise Sting 2000 Girls Soccer Club, but the greatest feat of all took place on the biggest stage when the team claimed the United States Youth Soccer National Championship in dramatic fashion with a 3-2 come from behind...



  • Championship showdown for Sunrise Youth Basketball clubs

    It was a summer showdown on the hardwood courts for the city of Sunrise Girls 10U Basketball championship at Millennium Middle School. In the end, it was the mighty Warriors who prevailed with a 26-16 victory over the Heat to claim the title. Head Coach Matt Arellano’s squad finished the season...



  • Sunrise area events: Aug. 22-Sept. 1

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

    To submit an event, click here.

    WEDNESDAY 22

    Career Transitions, Resume Writing

    Free one-stop career development. Word-formatted resume template., 12:30-2 p.m....



  • State lifeguard event attracts nearly 250 to Fort Lauderdale

    Aiden Kohany successfully defended his state title in the paddle event for the B Boys Division at the State Junior Lifeguard Championships at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

    Kohany, 13, who lives in Hollywood and competed for the Hollywood Ocean Rescue Junior Lifeguard Program, said he enjoys competing...



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