‘Taco-Gate?’ Broward County Social Media Post Draws Criticism – NBC 6 South Florida

Call it “Taco-Gate.” There’s a controversy in Broward County after the government’s official social media accounts posted an image of a dancing taco to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, something that critics are calling insensitive and not representative of the county’s Hispanic community. “It’s surprising that it happened in a county that has so many Latinos,”… Continue reading ‘Taco-Gate?’ Broward County Social Media Post Draws Criticism – NBC 6 South Florida

Girl accused of making social media threat appears before judge

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – One of three 12-year-old students who were arrested over the weekend for allegedly making threats on social media appeared in juvenile court on Tuesday. Police aren’t elaborating on the specifics of the threat that was allegedly made against Silver Trail Middle School in Pembroke Pines, but authorities say they are taking… Continue reading Girl accused of making social media threat appears before judge

Student at Flanagan High School arrested for making threats to ‘terrorize’ on social media

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Authorities announced the arrest of a high school student who allegedly made threatening posts on social media. According to Pembroke Pines police, officers received an anonymous tip on Monday regarding an online post about a potential school shooting at Charles W. Flanagan High School. Pembroke Pines police immediately began an investigation… Continue reading Student at Flanagan High School arrested for making threats to ‘terrorize’ on social media