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Over $300K in supplies donated to public school teachers at Deerfield Beach event - Volunteers in Deerfield Beach handed out some much-needed tools for school to teachers. The United Way of Broward County partnered with Publix to hold their seventh annual Tools for Schools event, Saturday morning. Volunteers gave away more than $300,000 worth of supplies to public school teachers.

1 hurt, 4 detained after shooting in Miami MIAMI - Gunfire tore through a City of Miami neighborhood, leaving one person injured and leading police to take four people into custody, officials said. Miami Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the shooting near Northwest Fifth Avenue and 19th Street, Saturday afternoon.

Crews put out fire at school in North Miami - Firefighters have put out a fire that ignited at a school in North Miami, officials said. North Miami Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the blaze at Trinity Christian Academy in the area of Northwest 127th Street and Seventh Avenue, at around 7:40 p.m., Saturday.

Florida man arrested for pointing lasers as planes landed - A man was arrested for pointing lasers at planes trying to land at a Florida airport and injuring a pilot in the process, authorities said.

Football fans flock to Miami Beach Convention Center for Super Bowl Experience - The stage is set at the Miami Beach Convention Center for an immersive, hands-on experience for football fans, just over a week before Super Bowl 54. 7News cameras captured NFL fans of all ages getting a first-hand look at the Super Bowl Experience, Saturday afternoon.

Atlanta strip club under fire for planned star-studded parties aboard $40M mega yacht at Bayfront Park MIAMI - An Atlanta strip club finds itself at the center of a controversy over a series of parties set to take place on board a luxury mega yacht docked in downtown Miami, but organizers said the brouhaha stems from a major misunderstanding.

80 reptiles caught in Miami Super Bowl Burmese python hunt MIAMI - Eighty Burmese pythons were caught during Miami's 10-day Super Bowl hunt, designed to raise awareness about the invasive species decimating the Everglades. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Saturday that 80 pythons were caught during the competition.

During Pegasus World Cup, protesters outside Gulfstream Park decry horse racing - The Pegasus World Cup drew a group of protesters to Hallandale Beach. Demonstrators gathered outside of Gulfstream Park while holding up signs, at around 10 a.m., Saturday. Protesters railed against the practice of horse racing and how the horses are treated in order to perform.

At least 1 hospitalized after chain-reaction rollover crash in Miami MIAMI - Rescue crews have taken at least one person to the hospital after, witnesses said, they were involved in a rollover crash in Miami. City of Miami Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the chain-reaction wreck in the area of Northwest Eighth Street and Second Street, just after 4:30 a.m., Saturday.

Police search for missing 13-year-old who may be in need of services - Police are asking for the public's help in locating a teenager who went missing out of Southwest Miami-Dade and may be in need of services. Jerell Jordan, 13, was last seen leaving his home on the 13000 block of Southwest 260th Street at approximately 4 p.m., Friday.

BSO identifies 5 arrested after chase through Broward County - Deputies have released the identities of five individuals taken into custody after a dangerous pursuit through the streets of Broward County. The chase began in Hollywood at around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, and ended nearly 30 minutes later in Davie.

Crews repair pipe causing sewage spill in Pompano Beach - Crews have repaired a a sewer line break in Pompano Beach. On Saturday, city officials said the damage to the pipe near Powerline Road and Cypress Bend Drive has been permanently fixed. The 12-inch rupture caused sewage to spill into Cypress Bend Lakes and the C-14 Canal.

Get A Digital Bite Of Old World Italian Melanzana Capriccia From Sottosale Kitchen And Wine In Miami CBS4's Lisa Petrillo is taking a digital bite out of Melanzana Capriccia, from Sottosale Kitchen and Wine in Miami.

Suspect arrested after fatal stabbing in Hialeah - Police have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed and killed another man in Hialeah. Hialeah Police and Fire Rescue crews responded to a Waste Connections, located near Northwest 37th Court and 41st Street, at approximately 6 a.m., Saturday. A man found lying on the ground in the parking lot was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Party Is Starting As Super Bowl LIVE Fan Fest Opens At Bayfront Park MIAMI - Super Bowl LIVE, a week-long block party in the heart of downtown Miami, is now officially open. If you want in on some of the Super Bowl action, you may want to check out this event which is free and open to every one of all ages.

No swim advisory issued for Dog Beach off Rickenbacker Causeway MIAMI - Florida Department of Health officials have issued a no swim advisory for Dog Beach off the Rickenbacker Causeway in Miami. As of Friday afternoon, the beach is off limits for swimmers and their pups because high levels of bacteria were detected in the water.

Woman Who Says She Contracted MRSA In Laurderdale River Warns Others Of 'Unsafe Water' MIAMI - A woman who says she contracted MRSA after paddling in the Middle River is warning others that the water is not safe after several sewage spills. The City of Fort Lauderdale has said that the situation in the Middle River is completely unrelated to the recent sewer main breaks.

Driver transported after UPS tractor-trailer crashes into Hialeah house - Rescue crews have taken a driver to the hospital after, officials said, a UPS tractor-trailer crashed into a house in Hialeah. Hialeah Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene along the 5000 block of East Seventh Avenue, at around 9:45 p.m., Friday.

Florida Death Penalty Experts Concerned About Supreme Court Ruling MIAMI - About 100 to 150 death penalty cases have been thrown into legal limbo because of a Florida Supreme Court decision, experts say. On Thursday, the court said it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a defendant convicted of murder should be sentenced to death.

Rabbit power banks let you recharge cellphone batteries when you're out and about It can be one of the most terrifying experiences in these modern times. Not falling into shark-infested waters, not being chased by a known serial killer. We're talking about having less than 5 percent battery left on your phone… but thanks to a new service called Rabbit, you can keep the power on, wherever you go.

Pegasus World Cup to take place at Gulfstream Park this weekend The party is going down in Hallandale Beach at Gulfstream Park this Saturday, where the Pegasus World Cup is betting you're going to have a good time! Thoroughbreds are going to be racing for up to $3 million. Oh, and horsing around is always encouraged!

Cast of new horror film 'The Turning' talk genre chills, scaring co-stars Our cold front earlier this week was scary, but you know what's even scarier? Angry ghosts are causing chaos in the new horror film "The Turning." Finn Wolfhard : "I know what you're afraid of. Keeping the lights on won't keep you safe." The movie stars Mackenzie Davis as Kate, a nanny hired to look after two orphaned rich kids.

911 calls released after tourists strike jetty while boating near Fort Lauderdale NEAR FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Recently released 911 calls capture the frantic moments after a boat carrying tourists from Indiana collided with a jetty near Fort Lauderdale on New Year's Eve. The tourists from Indianapolis were in South Florida for the new year and to celebrate a birthday when the crash occurred.

Coronavirus Confirmed In Chicago; Woman In Her 60s Stable, Being Treated For Symptoms CDPH says patient did NOT take public transportation or come in close contact with anyone outside her home. They say patient was asymptomatic during her travel, which they say = low risk for [email protected] - Marissa Parra January 24, 2020. Chicago woman is 2nd travel-related case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus detected in US.

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