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Lockdown lifted at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Authorities have lifted the lockdown at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale. The school, located near Northwest 27th ...



Dillard looks ready for season with a rout of Fort Lauderdale in kickoff classic  Miami Herald

Expectations are high for the Dillard and Fort Lauderdale football teams entering the 2019 season. Both finished last year with 8-2 regular-season records and ...



Dillard High teacher accused of sex act with teen  Sun Sentinel

A science teacher at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale will not be working with students in the new school year after he was accused of engaging in sex ...



Weapon report prompts lockdown at Dillard High School; ex-student accused of Miramar school threat  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale was on lockdown Monday as police investigated reports of a weapon on campus. And in Miramar a former student at ...



For third time in three weeks, Dillard High is locked down amid threat reports  Sun Sentinel

For the third time in three weeks, threats of a weapon on campus at Dillard High led to a lockdown and police search on Friday at the Fort Lauderdale school.



Lockdown lifted for Dillard High School  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Authorities have lifted a lockdown at Dillard High School. Police responded to the school on Tuesday morning after reports ...



Boy, 12, fires BB gun on Dillard campus, cops say  Sun Sentinel

Dillard Middle/High School was on lockdown while a 12-year-old was being detained for firing a BB gun at a faculty member on campus, Fort Lauderdale police ...



12-year-old in court after pointing BB gun at Dillard High School staff official  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A 12-year-old student appeared in court Wednesday morning after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at a Dillard High School ...



Dillard High School’s jazz band prepares for New York City competition  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Dillard High School's jazz band is preparing for a New York City competition. The ensemble group will be playing “The ...



Teachers eager for safety measures after child tries to shoot BB gun at school  Sun Sentinel

After a student was accused of trying to shoot a BB gun at a Dillard Middle School counselor, the leader of the Broward Teachers Union heard from some of its ...



All clear given after report of a gun on campus at Dillard High School  Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale police were called to Dillard High School early Thursday after receiving reports that a student had a gun on campus. The school at 2501 NW ...



50 years after his death in Vietnam, Broward teen finally gets marked grave  Sun Sentinel

A Dillard High School graduate finally has a marked grave, 50 years after he was killed in battle in South Vietnam. “I'm just happy that it's getting straightened out ...



2 suspects detained after report of weapon at South Broward High School  WPLG Local 10

Two suspects were taken into custody Tuesday afternoon after a student told their parent they saw a weapon during an altercation between students at South ...



Lockdown Lifted At Dillard High  CBS Miami

Fort Lauderdale police placed Dillard High School on lockdown Monday morning, following reports of a gun on campus. 1 year ago ...



Teen charged for fake 911 call about gun on school campus  Sun Sentinel

Crying wolf to 911 has resulted in charges against a 14-year-old boy who told dispatchers there was a student with a gun on the campus of Dillard High School, ...



Suspect arrested in fatal shooting near Dillard High School  WPLG Local 10

A 20-year-old Lauderhill man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of another man earlier this week near Dillard High School.



Longtime Broward politician Josephus Eggelletion dies at 69  Sun Sentinel

Josephus Eggelletion, Broward's first African-American mayor, died Wednesday at age 69. He resigned from the county commission after pleading guilty in a ...



Students show 'Hamilton' cast what they've learned in EduHam  Sun Sentinel

The Hamilton Education Program — also known as EduHam — lets South Florida students perform songs, rap, poetry, scenes, monologues based on classroom ...



Dillard feted as one of nation's top hoop teams  Sun Sentinel

Coming off state title run, Dillard was celebrated by MaxPreps on Friday as one of the nation's top basketball teams.



SWAT teams swoop after reports of suspicious person at Taravella High. It was a false alarm.  Sun Sentinel

It's a scenario that could become common in Broward Schools, with employees encouraged to call for an emergency lockdown if there's any potential for an ...



Coach, mentor and surrogate mom, Dillard's Pinder also becomes Basketball Hall of Fame honoree  Sun Sentinel

After 40 seasons, 918 wins and nine state championships, Dillard girls basketball coach Marcia Pinder's success and longevity are being honored at the ...



Dillard High School Class of 1956 Celebrate 60th Class Reunion  Westside Gazette

Dillard High School Class of 1956 Celebrate 60th Class Reunion. 1 st Row Left to Right: Henry Mosby, Lillie Clarke, Joanna Murray VermeIl Smalls, Mary ...



Galleria at Fort Lauderdale closes briefly after bomb threat received  WPLG Local 10

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale was closed briefly Thursday after a bomb threat.



Hundreds gather to remember Vietnam hero 50 years later in Fort Lauderdale memorial  Sun Sentinel

U.S. Marine Corps PFC Gregory Carter went to 50 years ago and the Vietnam veteran was finally remembered Saturday with a grave marker at a Fort ...



Dillard jazz band heading to finals in NYC  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High School's jazz band is once again ranked among the top 15 in North America -- and they aim to be the best. Selected from 100 schools, the ...



At Dillard High School, art students get a glimpse of real word with their very own exhibit  Sun Sentinel

From ethereal to abstract styles and from 'radiant mapping' technique to graphic drawing, six seniors at Dillard High School displayed their best artwork in a ...



Dillard High takes $$ from clubs to pay for athletics  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High withdrew $55,725 from the budgets of school clubs, the music department and other areas to cover a deficit in the athletic budget, an audit has ...



Called to the principal's house: Museum honors Pompano Beach educational pioneer Blanche Ely | Photos  Sun Sentinel

Pompano Beach residents, alumni of Blanche Ely High School, city and school officials and the school's marching band, dance and JROTC teams gathered for ...



Deaths in South Florida: 6/7  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Kathleen "Kate" Alexander, 74, of Davie, FL, passed away on ...



Dillard's big-band sound often goes unnoticed at home  Juice

The band's a pretty big deal outside of Broward County. They've played with jazz musician Wynton Marsalis. They're also two-time champions of the Swing ...



Legendary BSO detective rights yet another wrongful conviction | Fred Grimm  Sun Sentinel

Dogged Broward Sheriff's Office Detective John Curcio once again finds the real killer in a wrongful conviction case, writes Sun Sentinel Columnist Fred Grimm.



Tobias volleyball clubs enjoy successful season at Holiday Park Youth Volleyball League  Sun Sentinel

It was a season that focused on teaching the fundamentals and learning the various nuances of the game of indoor volleyball at the Holiday Park Youth ...



Dillard dominates Edgewater on way to historic seventh state crown  Miami Herald

The Panthers used a 22-0 second quarter surge to put the game away and claim their seventh state championship, giving them the most of any Broward County ...



Film Focuses On Acclaimed South Florida High School Band  WLRN

About 21 minutes into the documentary “Sweet Dillard,” the camera captures a moment of high drama in the band room of Fort Lauderdale's Dillard High School.



With evidence destroyed, case against man accused of killing bouncer may crumble  WPLG Local 10

A Weston man accused of causing the death of a bouncer at a beachfront bar may never face trial because the Fort Lauderdale Police Department destroyed all ...



Dillard School a symbol of segregation  Sun Sentinel

Broward's first school for black children now a museum of the black cultural experience.



Fort Lauderdale juvenile charged for reporting fake school threat to police  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A juvenile has been arrested after reporting a fake threat to police at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale.



'IT'S A KING THING' | Birthday Celebrations  Florida Courier

There were MLK parades and birthday celebrations over the weekend around the state of Florida. Here's a pictorial review of the MLK commemoration in.



Dillard girls race past Blanche Ely in fourth quarter  Sun Sentinel

Dillard's Raven White scored a game-high 26 points, grabbed 20 rebounds and the Panthers used a 13-0 run in the fourth quarter to defeat Blanche Ely 65-52, ...



Officers arrest 9 students for breaking into school in Pembroke Pines  WPLG Local 10

Officers arrested a group of students, ages 16 to 20 years old, on Tuesday after a burglary at Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines.



David Beckham's Miami soccer team to play first two seasons in Fort Lauderdale if city approves  Sun Sentinel

David Beckham's Major League Soccer team based in South Florida, Inter Miami, will play its first two seasons at Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium site if the ...



Church choir competition, volunteer work among Broward County's Martin Luther King Jr. Day events  Sun Sentinel

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 21 and there are a variety of events across Broward County for people to mark the late civil rights movement leader's ...



Holiday Park hosts volleyball camp for coed youth players  Sun Sentinel

The 2018 Youth Volleyball Program at Holiday Park is underway as the recreational league continues to grow in popularity and reputation for young coeds ...



Armed Delta employee arrested at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, deputies say  WPLG Local 10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - After a security guard found a loaded gun in his backpack during a routine screening, Frank Wilson told deputies he put it there to ...



Broward Transit employees host 3rd annual book bag giveaway  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Broward Country Transit employees helped local students get back to the books at a giveaway held in Fort Lauderdale.



Detectives identify suspect in murder of mother of 3 girls in Hollywood  WPLG Local 10

Detectives believe the mother of three girls who was found dead Wednesday morning in Broward County's city of Hollywood knew her killer.



Griffin, Johnston, Westminster Academy one win from 4A boys basketball three-peat  Sun Sentinel

Westminster Academy holds off Jacksonville University Christian in second half of 4A state semifinal.



Hepatitis A outbreak declared in Broward County  WPLG Local 10

Health officials confirmed Thursday that an outbreak of Hepatitis A is spreading across Broward County.



Davie Jazz Festival to debut at Bergeron Rodeo Grounds this month  Sun Sentinel

Live music, food, adult beverages and fast cars will take over the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds for the inaugural Davie Jazz Festival presented by Azur Equities this ...



3 injured in possible DUI crash in Fort Lauderdale, police say  WPLG Local 10

Eight vehicles were involved in a crash Thursday afternoon in Fort Lauderdale, authorities confirmed.



Gunman in fatal Blue Martini shooting identified by police as retired DEA agent  WPLG Local 10

The gunman who fatally shot a man last week at the Blue Martini at the Galleria mall in Fort Lauderdale was identified by police as Andre Clark, 52, a retired ...



Pastor accused of sexually abusing teen girl, had her steal to perform voodoo rituals  WPLG Local 10

A pastor accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl repeatedly for almost a year, occasionally having sex with her in his vehicle outside a school and ...



Dillard coach Pinder earns Naismith Hall of Fame honor  Sun Sentinel

The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame has named Dillard coach Marcia Pinder as a 2017 Morgan Wootten Award winner.



Weston man sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison for bank robberies, attempted carjacking  WPLG Local 10

A Weston man was sentenced Wednesday to 5 ½ years in federal prison for two bank robberies and an attempted carjacking.



Elaborate staging of 'Porgy and Bess' goes to Broward  The Miami Times

Rikki Goodman saw “Porgy and Bess” many, many years ago on television, with Sir Sidney Poitier and Dorothy Dandridge in the title roles.



Teacher, community leader Gwen Hankerson dies  Sun-Sentinel

As an educator, activist and author, Gwendolyn Hankerson served her community for decades. But on Feb. 13 she succumbed to a long illness and died at her ...



Jupiter, 3 Broward teams win state cheer titles  Sun Sentinel

Jupiter, Coral Glades, Dillard and Coral Springs Charter each win state cheer titles at the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on the campus of ...



FBI releases surveillance images of Fort Lauderdale bank robber  WPLG Local 10

The FBI is searching for a man agents said robbed a Bank of America branch in Fort Lauderdale.



Florida college admissions: Getting into UF, FSU, UCF may depend a lot on where you went to high school  Orlando Sentinel

Students at Florida high schools in more affluent communities are more likely to get into UF or FSU — the state's top-ranked universities — than students from ...



Broward teacher removed from classroom after another allegation of sexual misconduct  WPLG Local 10

A Broward County teacher has been removed from the classroom after being accused of molesting at least one student at his school.



Alcee Hastings Part 1: Brazen young lawyer fights white establishment  Palm Beach Post

SPECIAL THREE-PART REPORT, Part 1: Civil rights fight fuels Hastings' rise; Jimmy Carter appoints him to the federal bench. In an extraordinary judicial and ...



Summer Youth Employment Program: A win-win for business and working teens | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

Heiko Dobrikow, general manager of the Riverside Hotel, writes that the Summer Youth Employment Program in Broward County is a "win-win" for businesses ...



WEEKEND CATCH-UP: 71 Days to Kickoff! - Stanley McClover  College and Magnolia

As we continue our march to kickoff, we take a look at the top 100 recruits to sign with Auburn of all-time*. The rankings are based on 247's composite recruit ...



NEW: Robotics bragging rights on the line for 2,000 students at convention center  Palm Beach Post

WEST PALM BEACH — This wasn't your typical scene on the floor of the Palm Beach County Convention Center on Thursday.In rows of booths like those in ...



Broward to start spraying for mosquitoes after recent rains  WPLG Local 10

After the heavy downpours throughout South Florida over the last two weeks, help is on the way to keep those pesky mosquitoes away.



Broward commissioners vote in favor of building radio tower in West Lake Park  WPLG Local 10

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Broward County commissioners voted Tuesday in favor of building a radio tower in Hollywood's West Lake Park to improve the Broward ...



Mystery continues to surround cross found on Fort Lauderdale beach  WPLG Local 10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The mystery of the washed-up cross continues as people wonder how the 20-foot religious artifact that has become Fort ...



Worst schools in Broward Public Schools District  Local 10

WORST 10 ON VIOLENCE: About 45 percent of the school's reports were on fights. It was also among 3 in Broward placing 3rd in the state for having the most ...



Boynton Heat travel basketball achieving high level of play  Sun Sentinel

The Boynton Heat travel basketball organization is one of the elite programs in the state with several teams performing at a high level on the hardwood during ...



Dade, Broward high school football Live scores and schedules  Miami Herald

Find live local high school sports coverage for all Broward and Miami-Dade games — including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more. Stay connected ...



UM adds running backs coach Eric Hickson, offensive line coach Butch Barry to staff  Sun Sentinel

A day after naming Dan Enos as his offensive coordinator, Miami Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz announced Fort Lauderdale native and Dillard High alum Eric ...



These 4 South Florida prospects likely to become first-round NFL draft picks  WPLG Local 10

These four potential first-round NFL draft picks from South Florida should hear their names called Thursday night in Nashville.



Teen killed in Fort Lauderdale skateboarding accident  WPLG Local 10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A 15-year-old was killed Sunday while riding a skateboard that collided with a car, according to the Fort Lauderdale Police ...



Thomas D. Stephanis Boys & Girls Club shows off Pompano hoops power  Sun Sentinel

The Stephanis Boys & Girls Club of Pompano Beach showed off its dominance in sweeping all three age divisions at the Rick Case Boys & Girls Clubs of ...



Former assistant principal charged in killing teacher appears in court  WPLG Local 10

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - The suspect in the alleged murder of a Miami-Dade teacher appeared in court Saturday morning and was given no bond. Former Miami ...



Dooling, Crocketts recall formative years at Broward Hall induction  Sun Sentinel

The skills Keyon Dooling learned in Fort Lauderdale would eventually help make him a first-round NBA draft choice — and, on Tuesday night, one of eight ...



High-schooler expelled for cursing hires civil rights lawyer with help from Wade family  Miami Herald

American Heritage School basketball player Cyrus Nance, expelled from the school for cursing at a coach, has retained prominent attorney Benjamin Crump ...



Sunrise police arrest 2 teens in carjacking outside Sawgrass Mills  WPLG Local 10

Sunrise police have arrested two teenagers accused of carjacking a woman at gunpoint outside Sawgrass Mills last weekend.



2 people injured after Brightline train hits car in Fort Lauderdale  WPLG Local 10

Two people were seriously hurt when a Brightline train struck a car late Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale, officials said.



School resource officer was elsewhere on campus during shooting, Runcie says  Sun Sentinel

When gunman Nikolas Cruz showed up ready to kill, the lone school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High was not in the building that housed ...



$3,000 reward offered for arrest of murder suspect mistakenly released from jail  WPLG Local 10

A $3000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a South Florida murder suspect who was mistakenly released from jail.



Car falls in sinkhole in flooded Hollywood street  WPLG Local 10

After a storm flooded a street, a blue Toyota was stuck in a sinkhole Tuesday in Broward County's city of Hollywood.



Stranahan, King's cheerleading teams impress  Sun Sentinel

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Stranahan High School girls cheerleading coach Sylvia Adams-Johnson was understandably nervous going into Saturday's Region 4 ...



Surfside woman accused of making Columbine threats found dead in Colorado  WPLG Local 10

SURFSIDE, Fla. - An 18-year-old South Florida woman suspected of making threats against Columbine High School was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot ...



2 people thrown from car after single-vehicle crash in Davie  WPLG Local 10

Two people were thrown from a car Wednesday morning after a single-vehicle crash in Davie.



Driver sought in Fort Lauderdale hit-run death of girl, 15  Sun Sentinel

A motorist who struck and killed a teenage girl in Fort Lauderdale fled the scene, police said. The 15-year-old was struck shortly after 9 p.m. Monday along the ...



Pastor accused of having sex with girl in parked car outside school  Broward Politics

Police say a pastor, Ricardo Strachan, had sex with a 13-year-old girl more than three dozen times. Strachan is jailed on a single felony count of performing a ...



Dania Beach man shot dead during neighborhood memorial service  WPLG Local 10

A Dania Beach man was shot and killed late Friday as he attended an impromptu memorial for a neighbor who had passed away a week earlier, authorities said.



Fight among teens leads to stabbing during high school football game, sheriff's office says  Sun Sentinel

A teen was stabbed Friday night at a high school football game in Lauderdale Lakes, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.



In one decade, more than 1,200 Florida youth dead to gunfire  Sun Sentinel

From 2006 to 2016, Florida lost 1284 babies, children and teenagers to gun violence. Forty-three percent of those kids died in South Florida.



Miami Country Day routs Florida rival Dillard to capture DICK'S Nationals girls title  USA TODAY High School Sports

NEW YORK — Evidently revenge is a dish best served young. In a rematch of top-10 programs and rivals from neighboring conferences, Miami Country Day ...



Driver, passenger killed after car, charter bus crash in Fort Lauderdale  Sun Sentinel

Two people inside a car were killed after their vehicle slammed into a charter bus in Fort Lauderdale that was carrying students returning from a field trip ...



Threats of bombs, violence disrupt classes at six Broward schools  Sun Sentinel

Bomb threats and an unrelated cellphone video rant by a high school student caused disruptions and temporary shutdowns at six Broward County schools ...



Man says he helped disarm shooter at Blue Martini  WPLG Local 10

A man who was performing onstage with his band during a shooting Wednesday night at Blue Martini in Fort Lauderdale said he helped disarm the shooter.



Miami-Dade Schools, teachers union make a pay deal capped by surprise bonus in January  Miami Herald

Miami-Dade Schools and United Teachers of Dade tentatively agreed to sharing $211 million in referendum funding for teachers, including an unexpected 5 ...



Deputies search for serial burglar in Broward County  WPLG Local 10

Surveillance cameras recently captured a serial burglar in action at several restaurants in Broward County.



Pompano Beach man accused of fatally shooting ex-wife  WPLG Local 10

A Pompano Beach man was arrested Saturday after deputies said he shot and killed his estranged ex-wife in her home Friday afternoon.



Death of man found inside burning Wilton Manors apartment deemed suspicious  WPLG Local 10

The death of a man who was found Thursday night inside his burning apartment in Wilton Manors is considered to be suspicious, detectives with the Broward ...



$75K bond sent for man accused in hit-run that killed Fort Lauderdale teen  Sun Sentinel

Bond was set at $75,000 Friday for the man accused in the hit-and-run crash that killed a Dillard High sophomore as she walked home from a convenience store ...



Defensive tackle Jon Ford reports, 'Canes 2017 recruiting class all in  Sun Sentinel

Jon Ford, the final member of Miami's 2017 recruiting class to report to campus, participated in practice on Thursday.



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