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Texting ban may soon be enforced on Florida’s deadly roads

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky says it is hard to separate texting drivers from drunken drivers as he cruises down a suburban interstate highway. Both weave. They speed up and slow down for no obvious reason and get too close to other cars. They endanger their lives and others. “There’s one,” he says, as a woman zips past. But even though he could see her texting, he c ...

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13-year-old boy dies after being struck by hit-and-run driver in Fort Lauderdale High school senior arrested in connection with death

13-year-old boy dies after being struck by hit-and-run driver...FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A 13-year-old boy died Friday night after he was struck by a car in Fort Lauderdale while riding his bicycle, authorities said. The hit-and-run crash was reported at 8:13 p.m. in the 3300 block of Northwest 19th Street. Fort Lauderdale police Detective Tracy Figone said the driver, identified as Michael Jumpp, 19, struck ...

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B-CU Student Receives Dream Opportunity

Most recently, Marcus received one of his life’s dreams to learn from some of the best media industry leaders. Out of 955 applicants, only 91 students were selected to attend the, ‘Spotify Opening Act HBCU Conference;’ Marcus being the first student to represent Bethune-Cookman University. ...

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