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Pompano Beach boat fire sends 1 to hospital

<p> A person was taken to the hospital after a boat fire in Pompano Beach.</p><p> It happened about 2 a.m. Monday along Bay Drive and Hillsboro Inlet.</p><p> The boat was destroyed.</p><p> The state fire marshal's office is now investigating.</p><p> Stick with Local 10 and Local for updates on this developing story.</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:46:41 GMT

National Hurricane Center monitoring area of low pressure in Bay of Campeche

<p> An area of low pressure in the Bay of Campeche could bring rain to South Florida later this week.</p><p> "We are anticipating this plume of moisture we're watching over the Bay of Campeche to continue to push towards the east," Local 10 News meteorologist Julie Durda said Monday morning.</p><p> Durda said the rain chances will start to increase as early as Tuesday.</p><p> The National Hurricane Center in Miami is calling for a 30 percent chance of tropical cyclone development in the next five days.</p><p> "Again, we have to watch this very closely as it will be in our back yard," Durda said.</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:57:42 GMT

Customs agent killed in motorcycle crash

<p> A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent who was killed in a motorcycle accident is being remembered as a "gentle giant" with a huge heart.</p><p> Marc Izquierdo, 53, of Hialeah, died Saturday night after he lost control of his motorcycle while traveling northbound on the Palmetto Expressway.</p><p> "He would do anything for anybody," said Matt Adams, who is married to Izquierdo's sister. "He retired from the Navy, and he was working at Miami International Airport as a federal agent."</p><p> Florida Highway Patrol investigators believe Izquierdo was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his motorcycle while merging onto northbound Interstate 75 from the Palmetto Expressway.</p><p> Izquierdo was decapitated during the crash and pronounced dead at the scene, investigators said.</p><p> Family and friends were notified Sunday morning. Funeral plans are still pending.</p><p> Izquierdo grew up in Hialeah, where he lived in the same home that his grandfather had built 50 years ago.</p><p> "I've known him for 25 years," said a neighbor. "He has always been friendly to everyone. This is a huge loss for this community."</p><p> Investigators said Izquierdo was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.</p><p> Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:43:14 GMT

2 men rob Burger King in Miami

<p> A pregnant Burger King employee was taken to a hospital Sunday after a robbery at the Miami fast-food restaurant.</p><p> The robbery occurred at 5401 NW Seventh Ave.</p><p> Miami police said two men, one of them armed, took an undisclosed amount of cash.</p><p> Although nobody was injured, the woman was taken to the hospital for observation as a precaution.</p><p> Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:40:00 GMT

Ongoing dispute leads to fatal shooting in Lauderdale Lakes

<p> Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are searching for a man accused of fatally shooting another man during an argument Saturday night in Lauderdale Lakes.</p><p> Herman Farrell, 31, is wanted in the fatal shooting of Sean Fleming, 34, in the parking lot of the Town Square apartments. A first-degree murder warrant for Farrell has been obtained.</p><p> Detectives said Farrell and Fleming had been involved in an ongoing dispute when Farrell shot Fleming multiple times. Fleming was pronounced dead at the scene.</p><p> Harrell fled the scene and remains at large.</p><p> Anyone with information is asked to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.</p><p> </p><p> Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10</p>

Published: Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:55:00 GMT

Search continues for man who tried to abduct woman, girl in Hollywood

<p> The search continued Sunday for a man who tried to abduct a woman and a young girl just a few minutes apart in Hollywood, police said.</p><p> "I don't think in my time here at the department that we've ever had an instance of this nature occur back to back," said Lt. Derik Alexander, of the Hollywood Police Department.</p><p> The first attack happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday in the 1900 block of Funston Street. The man approached the woman from behind and tried to throw a shirt over her head, then picked her up and threatened her with a knife.</p><p> "That abduction attempt was interrupted by a vehicle that was driving down the street," said Alexander.</p><p> Ruth Medina and her son both heard the victim screaming right outside their home.</p><p> "I shouted, 'Are you OK?'" said Medina. "She put her face (down) and said, 'Yeah, I'm alright.'"</p><p> Police said the attacker struck again just 13 minutes later and a few blocks away in the 300 block of S. 21st Avenue.</p><p> In the second incident, the victim was under 18 -- a girl who was walking to school. Again, the man threw a T-shirt or cloth over the girl's head. Police said the girl kicked, and screamed until the man let her go and ran away.</p><p> The woman and girl described the man as black with a light complexion who was about 30 years old, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighed about 135 pounds and had a full facial beard. The victims told police the man wore a black baseball cap, black shirt and black jeans.</p><p> "We will be passing out fliers in hopes of peaking people's interest and have them be more observant," Alexander said.</p><p> Anyone with information about these incidents or who knows the man's identity is asked to call the Hollywood Police Department at 954-967-4321 or 954-967-4411. Police said tipsters can email and information can also be given to Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:01:00 GMT

14 days of early voting begins Monday at 25 sites throughout Miami-Dade County

<p> Early voting begins Monday in Miami-Dade County.</p><p> The early voting will continue for 14 consecutive days through Nov. 2. Election Day is Nov. 4.</p><p> The number of early-voting sites has been increased to 25. Click here to find the early-voting locations.</p><p> Voters can cast a ballot at any early voting site during the early voting period, but if they wait until Election Day they will have to go to their assigned precincts.</p><p> Wait times for all 25 early voting sites will be posted on the elections department website throughout the day.</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:58:20 GMT

Pedestrian fatally struck in Homestead

<p> A pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday night in Homestead.</p><p> The crash occurred shortly after 7:15 p.m. at U.S. Highway 1 and Southwest 248th Street.</p><p> Florida Highway Patrol troopers said the driver of the car that struck the pedestrian stayed at the scene.</p><p> Troopers shut down 248th Street as they investigated the incident.</p><p> No other details were immediately released.</p><p> Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:30:00 GMT

Tannehill, Dolphins bounce back in Chicago

<p> Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins put on a clinic in Chicago Sunday afternoon in a bounce-back win over the Bears.</p><p> The Dolphins won 27-14.</p><p> Tannehill was simply unstoppable in the first half.</p><p> He went 14/15 for 176 yards and 2 touchdowns.</p><p> Tannehill's first touchdown connection was with Charles Clay in the first quarter.</p><p> The 13-yard completion gave Miami a 7-0 lead.</p><p> [READ: Clay's Plays: Breakdown of Dolphins-Bears]</p><p> In the second quarter, Tannehill went through several progressions before hitting Mike Wallace for a 10-yard touchdown strike.</p><p> The Fins had a 14-0 halftime lead.</p><p> The Bears opened the second half with an impressive drive.</p><p> It was capped by a Jay Cutler 10-yard touchdown pass to Matt Forte.</p><p> But the Dolphins had a great response.</p><p> [WATCH: Fins Flash: Will's take on the Dolphins win]</p><p> Miami marched down the field a 13-play, 83 yard drive.</p><p> It ate up 7:28 of the clock.</p><p> The drive featured a 30-yard run by Tannehill on 4th down.</p><p> Lamar Miller capped the drive with a 2-yard touchdown run.</p><p> Miami had a 21-7 lead.</p><p> Cameron Wake and the defense made a huge impact in the fourth quarter.</p><p> Wake sacked Cutler, stripped the ball and recovered it.</p><p> That led to a Dolphins field goal to give Miami a 24-7 lead.</p><p> With just over 8 minutes to go, Cutler handed it off to Forte for his second rushing touchdown of the game.</p><p> The Bears trailed the Dolphins 24-14.</p><p> The Dolphins were able to milk the clock and set up a Caleb Sturgis 19-yard field goal.</p><p> The Dolphins stretched their lead to 27-14.</p><p> The Dolphins (3-3) play at Jacksonville next Sunday.</p>

Published: Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:26:57 GMT

Miss Florida Teen USA competition wraps up

<p> Local 10's MJ Acosta goes behind the scenes of the Miss Florida Teen USA competition.</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:33:00 GMT

America's most conservative states

<p> More Americans are identifying as conservatives, according to a new poll. Find out what states are most likely to lean Republican.</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:29:27 GMT

12 kids' symptoms you should not ignore

<p> The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these 12 symptoms you should never ignore.</p>

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:00:00 GMT