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H&M apologizes for using black child to sell ‘coolest monkey’ hoodie

H&M was forced to apologize Monday for using a black child to model a sweatshirt with a “coolest monkey in the jungle” slogan. The company removed the offending ad from its website after hundreds of social media users accused it of being racist. It continues to sell the hooded top online. “This image has now been removed from all H&M channels and we apologize to anyone this may have offended,” said ...

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Lauderhill police-involved shooting results in death of robbery suspect

LAUDERHILL, FLA. (WSVN) - A police-involved shooting turned fatal Sunday night in Lauderhill. According to Lauderhill Police, at around 7:40 p.m. a bystander flagged down an officer at a bus stop and said they were a victim of an armed robbery. The person then told police that the subject fled into a Lauderhill neighborhood after stealing his backpack. After further investigation, the officer discovered the ...

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Should the term Commissioner be changed to ‘Con-missioner’

Should the term Commissioner be changed to ‘Con-missioner’ Capasso, Grant and Barrett By Bobby R. Henry, Sr.            Let’s see if we can move in the right direction this year by first cleaning up the mess that was created in December of 2016 by Broward Health Commissioners; concerning the firing of Ms. Pauline Grant as CEO under the possibility of a criminal investigation. Then, let’s get out and vote on ...

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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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