A new report from George Mason University in Washington shows that the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area leads the nation both in growth and in numbers of non-employer firms per capita. Non-employer firms are a way to measure the rise of the Gig Economy – the self-employed, freelance workers and independent contractors.
About 80 percent of young adults with autism and other special needs struggle to find work in South Florida. Job training programs, like the gift shop at John A. Ferguson Senior High School, teach business skills.
A six-foot crocodile surprised beachgoers on Hollywood beach on Monday morning, after being spotted by Marine Patrol swimming in the ocean near the Dania Beach pier. The reptile drifted south and came ashore. It was captured early Monday afternoon.
Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness, in his first engagement with South Florida’s Jamaican-American community, calls on his Caribbean nation’s diaspora to use its powerful voice to help their homeland.
Former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres is the new champion of Univision’s Spanish language reality dance competition, ‘Mira Quien Baila.’ The ex-wife of Marc Anthony won 51 percent of the votes beating Olympic gymnast Danell Leyva and TV personality Ana Patricia Gamez.
Irishman John Edwards was buried in a coffin outside a Tampa Bay church on Sunday to bring attention to the opioid crisis in the United States. The now-clean activist, who was addicted to alcohol and drugs for years, is determined to stay five feet under for as long as is necessary.
Lolita, the Miami Sequarium’s star killer whale, has been the face of a movement to free her for nearly 25 years. Now, at about 50 years old, Lolita may never go free, and many orca experts across the country agree that’s what’s best for her.
President Donald Trump announced Monday that the United States will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula. Trump said the designation will impose further penalties on the country. He called it a long overdue step and part of the U.S.' "maximum pressure campaign" against the North.
Trump: US to declare North Korea is state sponsor of terror
Panorama Towers now the tallest building in Florida. But for how long?
Georgia Dome destroyed after 25 years of use
Dash cam video of small plane making crash landing in Clearwater