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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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lockdown Lifted at High School in Fort Lauderdale After Possible Trespasser on Campus  NBC 6 South Florida

Chopper 6 was over the scene at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, where armed officers were on the school grounds as some students were escorted off ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 may expand to K-12; 4 schools face drastic changes  Sun-Sentinel

Dillard High School may house middle school students next year under a proposal that could be the first step toward creating a countywide K-12 digital arts ...



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.



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 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.



Two Fort Lauderdale schools on lockdown  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High and Elementary are on lock down amid police activity.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Dillard School a symbol of segregation  Sun Sentinel

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Robber Snatches Cellphone From Broward Bus Passenger  NBC 6 South Florida

Police are hoping clear surveillance video will help them find the person who suddenly snatched a man's cellphone from his hands while on a bus in Broward ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



SWAG on 6: High School Senior Shines While Helping Classmates Reach Their Potential  NBC 6 South Florida

Olivia Aiken is on track to be valedictorian of her senior class. She's taking all AP and dual enrollment classes, but she has spent her years in high school ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Most Broward, Palm Beach high schools earn top grades  Sun Sentinel

Palm Beach County's high schools received a record number of A's, while Broward couldn't maintain a banner performance from last year, according to school ...



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 ...



Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 332  Florida Courier

The best high school jazz band in the land – is the pride of Fort Lauderdale, the Dillard Jazz Ensemble housed at the Dillard Center for the Arts at.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Pastor accused of raping 13-year-old girl bonds out of jail  WPLG Local 10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A South Florida pastor accused of raping a 13-year-old girl was released from jail Tuesday. Ricardo Strachan, 40, was fitted with a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Gibbons cheerleaders back on the big stage after a down year  Sun Sentinel

After being unable to field a competitive cheer squad last season, Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School reached back into its past to rebuild the program and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Florida Marines unmarked grave identified, honored after 50 years  St. Augustine Record

Two hundred people, including veterans, showed up to a dedication ceremony for a Florida Marine who was killed in action in 1969.



School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...



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 ...



Week 5 predictions: Broward high school football  Sun Sentinel

Games like St. Thomas Aquinas-Hallandale and Bolles-Deerfield Beach may get the headlines this week, but two critical games, Flanagan at Western and ...



Historical Society honors area's female pioneers  Sun Sentinel

Every year, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society observes Women's History Month with informational programs that extol the contributions of local women.



$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 ...



Pride Fort Lauderdale A Resounding Success | Local | News | SFGN Articles  SouthFloridaGayNews.com

By just about any standard of measure, Pride Fort Lauderdale 2019 can be chalked up as a big success. More than 120,000 visitors from the U.S. and beyond ...



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 ...



Taravella High lockdown latest in string of gun scares at South Florida schools  Sun Sentinel

A threat of a gun at J.P. Tarvella High School in Coral Springs brought police from two agencies to search the campus. Students were evacuated to meet their ...



Former Dillard, UM standout Leonard Myers dead at 38  Sun Sentinel

Former Hurricanes and Dillard High cornerback Leonard Myers has died at age 38.



Designer goes back to school to share success story  Sun Sentinel

A prominent black interior designer shared her story with students at her former high school on Friday, hoping to show them what's possible.



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 ...



Fort Lauderdale's downtown celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day  Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration stepped off in downtown today. The parade began on Sistrunk Boulevard in the city's historically black ...



Second man arrested in sex abuse case involving 13-year-old girl  Sun Sentinel

A 13-year-old girl was sexually abused by two men for more than a year, police say. Avo Avard Roker, 32, was arrested Saturday and faces three felony charges ...



BCAA track and field: Hallandale girls edge St. Thomas in final event, Raiders win boys title  Sun Sentinel

The Hallandale girls, trailing by one point in the team standings going into Friday night's final event at the BCAA track and field championships at Dillard, ...



George Caldwell, whose company helped build Fort Lauderdale, died at age 81  Sun-Sentinel

George Caldwell, a former state legislator who ran a construction company responsible for South Florida landmarks including Calder Race Course and the ...



Why we fight: Students talk about bullying and violence  Sun Sentinel

About 150 Broward students gathered Wednesday to talk about why they fight.



Broward's longest serving educator says goodbye, for now  Sun Sentinel

Broward County teacher retires after 60 years in the district.



Veteran Arkansas coach named top high school girls basketball coach in America  KATV

Guy-Perkins High School'sJohn Hutchcraft has been named the 2018 winner of the Morgan Wootten Award, honoring the top high school girls basketball coach ...



Local boxer Antonio 'Bang' Williams set to make his pro debut  Sun Sentinel

Antonio "Bang" Williams, a Dillard High Scholl senior who is a two-time Florida Golden Gloves and national champion, makes his pro boxing debut Thursday in ...



Rome Saladino Brings FEELIN' GOOD - A SALUTE TO MICHAEL BUBLE To Aventura And Boca Raton In December  Broadway World

Multi-talented singer/dancer/actor/choreographer Rome Saladino will celebrate the stylings of Grammy and Juno Award-winner Michael Buble in Feelin' Good ...



Aspiring rapper killed, two other teens critical after I-95 crash  Sun Sentinel

One teenager was killed and two others were in critical condition following a single car crash on Interstate 95 in Pompano Beach.



Arrested teen who helped Fort Lauderdale cop hopes to turn life around  Sun Sentinel

A day after his heroics in helping save the life of a stricken police officer made national news, a Fort Lauderdale teen in trouble with the law for most of his life ...



Dayonte Resiles: How a smart young man turned to a life of crime  Sun Sentinel

Before he pulled off his spectacular escape from a Broward County courtroom, murder suspect Dayonte Resiles spent his days in jail reading "The 48 Laws of ...



The Social Whirl  The Miami Times

When we are born, we get an alarming welcome into this world. The doctor slaps us on our backsides initiating cries just to make sure that our lungs are ...



For Ely, repeat BCAA Big 8 title run may mean facing dominant Dillard  Sun Sentinel

The schedule for the BCAA Big 8 boys basketball championship is set, with a potential clash between district rivals Dillard and Blanche Ely in the championship ...



Coral Springs Charter Lady Panthers cheer their way to state finals  Sun Sentinel

The Coral Springs Charter Lady Panthers recently won their first FHSAA Region 4 title in the Small Non-Tumbling Division at Dillard High School in Fort ...



Wimbley caps decorated UM career as national runner-up in 400-meter final  Sun Sentinel

Hurricanes sprinter Shakima Wimbley had hoped to finish her college career as a double national champion, but she came up just short at the NCAA outdoor ...



Broward County Polling Places: Where To Vote  WLRN

This information was updated on Nov. 5, 2018. Did you register to vote in Broward County? Here's a map with all the polling stations in the county. Do you.



The Women of South Florida: The Good, the Bad, and Miss Piggy  Sun Sentinel

They say that behind every successful man is a strong, independent, inspirational woman. That was certainly the case in South Florida over the past century.



Palm Beach County schools hit a high note in the arts  Sun Sentinel

First ladies visit Bak Middle School while the chorus of S.D. Spady Elementary in Delray perform in Carnegie Hall.



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