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BSO expands SaferWatch app to include hundreds of houses of worship - The Broward Sheriff's Office has announced houses of worship are now included in the SaferWatch app used to provide an extra level of security to community members. Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony spoke at the Broward County Public Safety building near Fort Lauderdale on Friday morning.

Miami Beach Convention Center transforms into Super Bowl experience - The Miami Beach Convention Center is being transformed into a Super Bowl experience for football fans living in South Florida. The Super Bowl Experience opens Saturday, and it will be filled with football-related activities the whole family can enjoy the week before the big game.

Police searching for missing 87-year-old Davie man - Police are searching for a missing 87-year-old Davie man. Davie police are asking for the public's help in the search for Carl Zimmerman. Police said Zimmerman was last at his home on Jan. 17 near Southwest 21st Court and 86th Avenue in Davie.

Coast Guard To Implement A Super Bowl Safety Zone This Weekend MIAMI BEACH - The first major changes in Miami before Super Bowl 54 goes live are about to begin. Miami-Dade police say expect to see an increased law enforcement presence starting Saturday and through game day. The Coast Guard says people should expect to see changes on Biscayne Bay this weekend.

Toxic chemicals that never break down were found in the drinking water in Miami, other major US cities Potentially toxic chemicals are in the drinking water supplies of several major metropolitan areas in the US, including Miami, New Orleans and Washington, DC, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group.

NFL Free Agent Antonio Brown Bonds Out Of Jail FORT LAUDERDALE - NFL free agents Antonio Brown bonded out of Broward's Main Jail late Friday morning. Wearing a protective gown, he made his first appearance before a judge earlier in the day.

19 dogs killed from fire at breeder's home in Florida - An early morning fire at the home of a Florida canine breeder killed 19 dogs early Thursday, according to fire rescue officials. Six other dogs were rescued. Most of the dogs died from smoke inhalation, according to a tweet from Orange County Fire Rescue in Orlando.

Technique Records Stages a Jazz Cafe to Celebrate Its Second Anniversary The store is celebrating its anniversary on Sunday, January 26 with the Jazz Cafe, an event organized in collaboration with Brainville, a Miami-based radio program on local jazz station WDNA 88.9 FM. The gathering will be a day-long affair boasting sounds from local jazz DJs as well as a live performance from Diego Melgar and the Third Ear.

Man arrested after allegedly setting fire to Fort Lauderdale home during domestic dispute - Police have arrested a man who allegedly set fire to a Fort Lauderdale home following a domestic disturbance. Fort Lauderdale Police responded to a domestic disturbance call at the home, located along Northwest 19th Terrace and Eighth Street, early Friday morning.

Cyclist fatally struck by SUV in Hollywood - Police are investigating after an SUV struck and killed a bicyclist in Hollywood. Hollywood Police responded to the scene along Sheridan Street and 40th Avenue just after 9 a.m., Friday. 7SkyForce HD flew over the scene where the crashed blue SUV could be seen stopped over the bicycle.

Police give all clear on suspicious package investigation at Young Israel of Bal Harbour in Surfside - Police have given the all clear after investigating a suspicious package left at the Young Israel of Bal Harbour in Surfside. Surfside Police responded to the scene along Byron Avenue and 96th Street on Friday morning.

Nom News: January 24, 2020 No happy hour is complete without some killer cocktails - during social hour, guests can sip on masterfully crafted cocktails such as the Janapolitan with vodka, strawberry, basil, lime and Jasmine's Margarita made with silver tequila, pomegranate, lime, lemin, and sal de gusano for only $9.

Cuban Coffee 101: What Super Bowl 54 Visitors Need To Know About Ordering Coffee In Miami There is a right way to order coffee in Miami with a Latin finesse that won't earn you a strange look. So here are a few important things you need to know before placing your order at a Ventanita. Stop right there! What is a Ventanita? It is an open window where you walk right up and order your Cuban Coffee also known as café cubano.

Justice Sonya Sotomayor Stops in Miami to Discuss Her Latest Children's Book With Gloria Estefan Some children in Just Ask! have different characteristics on the autism spectrum, and one has asthma. Just Ask! encourages the reader to inquire about the differences among the characters instead of assuming and forming opinions.

Timon Balloo Reflects on 10 Years of Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill It's pretty magical to know that when I sought out to open the project, I wanted it to be a Miami institution that would be synonymous with visitors and locals alike. I wanted an institution, to be established like Pastis and Balthazar. Here locally, I think it's on the line.

According to Vegas, the Dolphins Will Be One of the Worst Teams in the NFL Next Season SportsLine recently revealed its NFL future odds for next year's Super Bowl champion, and it did not show much confidence in a Miami Dolphins Cinderella storybook season. You'd have to scroll to the very end to find the Dolphins at 100/1 odds, second worst in the entire NFL behind the Bengals at 125/1.

III Points Navigates Harsh Festival Waters to Emerge With Another Excellent Lineup Several artists playing at Coachella, including 100 gecs, Omar Apollo, Alex G, Disclosure, Caribou, and Bedouin, are also playing at Miami's III Points Festival, which announced the initial lineup for its 2020 iteration on Tuesday. Of these six artists, three are represented by Paradigm.

Mila Debuts on Lincoln Road With a Rooftop Water Garden Mila, a new restaurant atop a three-story building on Lincoln Road debuts today with a fusion menu of Mediterranean and Asian cuisines. Behind the project are French-born Greg Galy and his wife, Marine. A year and a half ago the couple moved to Miami with the goal of opening a restaurant.

12 Fancy Restaurants Perfect For A Night Out Just because a restaurant is expensive, doesn't mean it's fancy - but on the other end, just because it's in Wynwood and doesn't have white tablecloths, doesn't mean it's not fancy. Not all restaurants are created equally, and sometimes a night out calls for some serious spoiling at one of the city's finest establishments.

Zoo Miami Disputes Claims It Ranks Among Worst Zoos for Elephants In Defense of Animals, an international animal protection organization, highlighted alleged abuses and negligence on the part of ten zoos in the United States and Canada.

The Seven Best Things to Do in Miami This Weekend Here are the best things to do in Miami this weekend:. Friday, January 24. How do we know when it's important to start taking climate change seriously? One indication is when there's an event being held in your vicinity titled Miami Climate Symposium 2020: Predicting and Living With Extremes.

Heroes Among Us: Florida Panthers Honor WW II Veteran Who 'Made A Better World For A While' SUNRISE - Every Friday, in partnership with the Florida Panthers, we put the spotlight on a hero among us, men or women who have gone beyond the call of duty for our country. Today, we're meeting World War II Veteran Bernard Hurowitz. Hurowitz served in the United States Navy in the Pacific as a Seaman First Class.

Ultra Music Festival Returning To Miami's Bayfront Park MIAMI - The Ultra Music Festival will return to Bayfront Park in March. Festival organizers signed an agreement with the City of Miami just two months ahead of the event, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.

A Florida brewery released beer cans that feature dogs that are ready to be adopted A Bradenton, Florida, brewery has just given everyone participating in "Dry January" a reason to end the sober month a little bit early. Motorworks Brewing is featuring the faces of four different smiling shelter dogs on each can of its Adoptable Dog Cruiser Kölsch - all for a good cause.

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