Tourists, locals need to watch pollution in Biscayne Bay

Winter in South Florida means one thing, tourists. But visitors trying to escape the cold and catch some sun may want to think twice before going for a swim, or at least check with Waterkeepers’ Swim Guide app. On Dec. 3, just in time for Art Basel, a contractor broke

2018-12-11T09:27:48+00:00 December 26th, 2018|Business, Enviroment, News, Politics, Public Safety|

Lake Okeechobee spraying remains controversial

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, in collaboration with several counties surrounding Lake Okeechobee, has been spraying the lake with herbicide to help mitigate invasive growth. The spraying, however, has remained controversial. “I think what they’re doing to the lake is absolutely atrocious,” said Mike Krause, a fisherman who’s lived in Okeechobee for

2018-12-10T17:03:04+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Business, Enviroment, Featured, News, Politics|

The SoFlo Scoop: Ron DeSantis Florida’s next governor; Broward misses recount deadline; 18.5 tons of cocaine seized

Hello South Florida. Today is Friday Nov. 16. We are going to experience chilly weather. Miami will encounter a high of 77 and a low of 65. Broward will have a high of 76 and a low of 66. Miami Beach will see a high of 77 and a low of 68. Seems like

2018-11-16T15:25:47+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Education, News, Politics|

GOP keeps eye on ballots in Broward [Video]

Supporters of Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis, the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and governor, respectively, came to the Broward County election office on Nov. 12 to make sure ballots were counted fairly. Many also expressed anger toward Brenda Snipes, the county's supervisor of elections. Reported and edited by Gerard Albert III

2019-01-14T11:23:36+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Award Winners, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

MTV Election After Party with The South Florida Access

Young voters and college students around South Florida crowded the MTV-transformed gym at Miami Dade College in Kendall after polls closed for the midterm election Tuesday night. The free event kicked off at 7 p.m., and was hosted by Liza Koshy. The event also featured musical performances from Fat Joe, Ashanti and Lauren Jauregui. Reporter

2018-11-16T15:32:31+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, News, Politics|

FIU student wins seat in Hallandale Beach

Candidates and supporters gathered at the Flashback Diner in Hallandale Beach to celebrate the election of a woman yet to finish her college degree. “I feel grateful. I feel hopeful for the future and I see wonderful things to come,” said Florida International University junior Sabrina Javellana, who bested her opponent by more than

2018-11-16T15:32:25+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News, Politics|

Broward GOP gathers in Cooper City to watch results

Joe Kaufman lost the U.S. House race against Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the 2018 midterm elections. “I thought I was going to be a congressman,” said Kaufman. He has had a nonprofit that educates people about national security since 1998 that he said he had been neglected. “Maybe it was a sign to work

2018-11-16T15:32:20+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News, Photos, Politics|

Mucarsel-Powell unseats Curbelo in U. S. House race

Cheering and clapping carried across the calm waters of Black Point Marina as Debbie Mucarsel-Powell defeated incumbent Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo in the Florida District 26 race. Her victory increased the likelihood that Democrats would gain control of the U.S. House, something that, in fact, happened later that evening. She

2018-11-16T15:32:12+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News, Politics|