Pair rescued after treading 14 hours in Florida waters

Pair rescued after treading 14 hours in Florida waters

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 21 (UPI) --Sean McGovern and Mellisa Morris lucky to be alive after fisherman came across them treading water in ocean for 14 hours.
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4 arrested in attempted burglary of former Miami Dolphin's home

4 arrested in attempted burglary of former Miami Dolphin's home

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Authorities Broward County, Fla., arrested four people who allegedly attempted to burglarize the home of former Miami Dolphin James McKnight.

Fla. police looking for women who drugged men, stole their valuables

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 28 (UPI) -- Police in Florida say they are looking for four women accused of drugging men they meet at bars, going to their homes, and robbing them.

Florida boy accidentally shoots, wounds sister

OAKLAND PARK, Fla., May 6 (UPI) -- A 6-year-old Florida girl was in critical but stable condition after being accidentally shot in the chest by her 13-year-old brother, officials said.

Florida boat capsizes, one dead

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A wave capsized a 45-foot boat off Pompano Beach, Fla., killing one of the 23 people aboard, a police spokeswoman said.

Boy's death at daycare investigated

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A South Florida daycare center has been shut down while authorities investigate the death of a 4-year-old boy in an SUV.

Fla. mom charged in stabbing of sons

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 4 (UPI) -- Florida authorities said they arrested a woman who allegedly failed to protect her two sons as her husband allegedly stabbed them last month.

Hazmat response at Florida airport

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A passenger on a plane arriving from Haiti triggered a hazmat incident and delayed international flights from a Florida airport.

Florida shootings leave two dead, 12 hurt

LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla., June 30 (UPI) -- A shooting at a Caribbean-themed bar in Florida has left two people dead and 10 others injured, police say.

Suspect robs same bank three times

TAMARAC, Fla., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A heavyset man wearing dreadlocks has robbed the same Tamarac, Fla., bank three times this year without being caught, police said.

Cops: Burress cursed deputy during stop

DAVIE, Fla., April 7 (UPI) -- Former New York Giants player Plaxico Burress unleashed a stream of threats and obscenities at a Florida deputy who pulled him over last month, officials say.

Woman charged with tainting baby food

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- A South Florida woman was ordered held without bail Tuesday on charges she tampered with baby food in a supermarket.

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Thief fails to nab ATM with stolen loader

LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla., March 6 (UPI) -- A would-be thief in Florida failed in his attempt to steal a cash-dispensing machine using a stolen front-end loader, authorities said.

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