Fort Lauderdale – Cuban Businessman Charged With Laundering $238M In Medicare Fraud

A Cuban businessman charged with laundering $238 million in ill-gotten Medicare payments asked a federal judge Wednesday to throw out the indictment against him, claiming he was running a legitimate remittance company outside the United States so he couldn’t have committed a crime. Read more

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Sheriff: Escaped Florida Murder Suspect Armed, Has Help

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The search for a Florida murder suspect who escaped by bolting from a courtroom became nationwide Saturday as a sheriff said it is believed the man is armed and receiving help. Read more

FL – Jet Engine Catches Fire At Fort Lauderdale Airport

Dania Beach, FL -A passenger plane’s engine caught fire Thursday as it prepared for takeoff, and passengers had to quickly evacuate on the runway using emergency slides, officials said. Read more