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Facebook Transaction Turns into a Face-to-Face Armed Robbery

Facebook Transaction Turns into a Face-to-Face Armed Robbery

Coral Springs Police have arrested two individuals for an armed robbery that occurred at 711 Riverside Drive.

On Tuesday, a juvenile victim, 17, approached several Coral Springs Motor Officers who were conducting training at the Coral Square Mall and reported he had just been the victim of an armed robbery. The victim stated that he arranged on Facebook to sell an iPhone 4 to two individuals later identified as Deandre Chambers, 24, of Lauderhill and Marc Jean, 17, of Coral Springs.

Suspect Arrested in 2007 Coral Springs Cold Case Homicide

Suspect Arrested in 2007 Coral Springs Cold Case Homicide

The Broward State Attorney’s Office has indicted the man responsible for the death of a Coral Springs businessman whose remains were found in a metal box in Palm Beach Gardens.

On November 6, 2007, Francisco Cuevas, of Coral Springs was reported missing by a family member. Francisco was last seen on November 3, 2007, at 5914 Coral Ridge Drive, before he disappeared.

Music Video Promoting the Coral Springs Teen Political Forum

Music Video Promoting the Coral Springs Teen Political Forum

Catchy video promoting the Seventh Annual Teen Political Forum including Mayor Vincent Boccard, Commissioners Dan Daley and Larry Vignola.

The Teen Political Forum will be hosted by the City of Coral Springs on Monday, February 11, 2013. The event, which is open to local high school students, will be held at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Family Fun Day and Car Show set for February 2

Family Fun Day and Car Show set for February 2

Car enthusiasts won’t want to miss the City’s Family Fun Day and Car Show on Saturday, February 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The show, sponsored by Project CS Teen Car Club and co-sponsored by Auto Works Collision and Paint, Inc., will be held at the Sportsplex, across from the Tennis Center. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children and students.

City recognizes Coral Springs Charter School for ‘A’ rating

City recognizes Coral Springs Charter School for ‘A’ rating

Last week, the Florida Department of Education released the 2011-2012 high school grade results. Coral Springs Charter, along with Coral Glades High, Coral Springs High, J.P. Taravella High, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, all received an ‘A’ rating based on students’ performance relative to state standards, graduation rates, participation and success in accelerated courses, and postsecondary preparation.

Scott Israel Sworn-in as Broward County’s New Sheriff

Scott Israel Sworn-in as Broward County’s New Sheriff

There’s a new Sheriff in town as Scott Israel became Broward County’s 16th Sheriff after a long, hard fight in two different elections.

It was a joyous occasion for Israel’s supporters who were in great spirits for the event held at the Faith Center in Sunrise to a packed crowd of 3,000.

City Accepting Applications for Charter Review Committee

City Accepting Applications for Charter Review Committee

Hurry and get your application in quickly, the City of Coral Springs is expecting to be overwhelmed with the amount of citizens hoping to be appointed to the Charter Review Committee, a volunteer post that provides input to the City Commission to modernize and improve the Charter.

FSU Sophomore Wins Dixie Amateur Golf Tournament by 13 Shots

FSU Sophomore Wins Dixie Amateur Golf Tournament by 13 Shots

“I really wasn’t nervous at all today,” said Berger, who had only four bogeys all week, two in the final round. His chip in for par after a poor second shot on number 12 made it a bit easier for him to breathe. “I was probably looking at bogey or double at that point but I chipped it in for par and that’s when I kind of knew I was going to win.”