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

  • Carlos Beruff hopes to ride outsider wave to Florida U.S. Senate seat

    — Carlos Beruff, the newest candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Florida, rarely wastes time with sanitized, fine-tuned words that leave listeners wondering what he believes.

    Muslim immigration? "I don't think it's safe to allow anybody from the Middle East into this country."


  • Florida Senate candidate says it's not safe to allow 'anybody from the Middle East' into U.S.

    Donald Trump suggested banning all Muslims from entering the U.S. The U.S. House voted to restrict travelers who have visited Iraq. Now, a Florida candidate for U.S. Senate wants to ban anyone from a Middle Eastern country, except Israel, from entering the United States.

    During the question-and-answer...

  • Sawgrass Mills has new general manager

    Sawgrass Mills mall has a new general manager, David Gott.

    Gott will be responsible for overseeing financial, marketing and operational performance at the mall in Sunrise, said Simon, the mall's operator. Gott moves to South Florida from the Chicago area, where he was general manager of Simon's...

  • Amateurs take to the fairways in quest for title during annual Broward attraction

    Weston's Diane Lang took a few years off from competing in the Broward County Women's Amateur Golf Tournament, but she certainly made the most of her return to the annual showcase.

    The 61-year-old Lang won her sixth championship in that event with a two-day 160 to take top honors in the Championship...

  • Lauderhill shooting suspect in custody after police chase

    A man suspected of being involved in a shooting was apprehended after a brief police pursuit through central Broward County Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

    The man, who fled in a BMW, crashed the car against a fence and concrete pole on Northwest 31st Avenue near West Sunrise Boulevard. He...

  • Lauderhill considers property tax referendum for parks, safety, roads

    City voters may be asked in August to increase property taxes to pay for park, public safety and roadway improvements.

    Commissioners are tentatively planning a bond referendum on the Aug. 30 primary ballot to support $68 million in neighborhood projects requested by community groups.

    But first...

  • 'I just want to know she's alive,' says daughter of missing Lauderhill woman

    Police are searching for a woman who has been missing for about three weeks

    Rosane Freitas, 55, of Lauderhill, was last seen leaving Plantation General Hospital on March 26, police said.

    She was reported missing April 4, police said.

    "We thought she had been admitted and was staying there a few days,"...

  • Learning takes flight in South Plantation High drone class

    In one classroom at South Plantation High, students fly through the last period of the day. Literally.

    Gripping controllers, they send drones careening around poles, gliding through hoops and hovering over boxes. "It's just like driving a car," one student called out. "Kind of."

    Some schools use...

  • FBI seeks public's help in identifying Plantation bank robber

    The FBI is investigating a robbery at a Plantation bank Thursday afternoon

    The FBI is investigating after a robbery at a Plantation bank Thursday afternoon.

    The robber was seen at 2:42 p.m. at Chase Bank, 8285 W. Sunrise Blvd. Investigators began circulating surveillance images within the hour.


  • Lauderhill dentist accused of forging oxycodone prescriptions

    A Lauderhill dentist is accused of using his business partner's prescription pad to get oxycodone, officials said.

    Joseph Gorfien, a partner at dental practice Gorfien & Jacobsohn, was arrested Wednesday after an investigation by Attorney General Pam Bondi's Office of Statewide Prosecution, the...

  • Man pulls out gun during argument at Lauderhill convenience store, police say

    In the middle of an argument with another customer in a Lauderhill convenience store, a man pulled out a handgun, police said.

    The gunman pointed the weapon at the floor in the Food Max convenience store, 2040 SW 49th St. The argument moved outside, and he fired several shots at a man and a woman...

  • Toddler pulled from Lauderhill pool dies in hospital

    A 2-year-old boy died in the hospital after being pulled from a swimming pool in the back of the family's Lauderhill home, police said.

    First responders were called around 5 p.m. Wednesday to the single-family home in the 8500 block of Northwest 52nd Street, where the toddler's father was performing...

  • Woman, infant struck by car while crossing Sunrise Blvd.

    A 29-year-old Jacksonville woman and her month-old baby were struck by a car while crossing a busy Broward County thoroughfare Tuesday night, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

    The woman was carrying her infant in her arms on Sunrise Boulevard near Northwest 31st Avenue, east of the Swap Shop,...

  • Plantation firefighters rescue cat that had been stuck in tree for three days

    Plantation firefighters came to the rescue of a cat that had been stuck in a tree for three days, officials said.

    The owner called for help Tuesday morning when she couldn't coax her pet out of a neighbor's tree in the 4700 block of Northwest First Street in Plantation.

    "She said she has been trying...

  • Women's seder to recall contributions of foremothers

    The upcoming fourth annual Women of Reform Judaism's Women's Seder at Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El in Plantation taking place April 13 at 6:30 p.m. is unique from other women's seder events that take place at other synagogues and temples.

    "The women's seder is not meant to replace the traditional seder....

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