Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78

Deford was a six-time Sports Writer of the Year and a member of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame. He wrote with a lyrical elegance and was best known for his work at Sports Illustrated and on National Public Radio. He retired this month from NPR’s “Morning Edition” after 37 years as a contributor.

Hearing impaired man’s service dog dies in flood

Last Wednesday, Christian Copper’s service dog was in her kennel in the basement. Copper rushed home to save him once he realized how intense the rain was getting, but he couldn’t get down there because the water had flooded all the way to the top of the stairs.

One seriously hurt in shooting

A witness told NewsChannel 15 that someone was shooting toward a man from an apartment in the area. The man shot back before he jumped into a car and sped off.

Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system

The affidavit released Tuesday revealed Woods was alone and wearing his seat belt when Jupiter Police officers found his Mercedes early Monday in the right lane. The car’s engine was running and its lights were on.