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  • Tony Villegas won't face death penalty in Melissa Lewis murder case

    Tony Villegas won't face death penalty in Melissa Lewis murder case
    Accused killer Tony Villegas won't face the death penalty for the 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein law firm attorney Melissa Britt Lewis, a state prosecutor revealed in court on Tuesday. Homicide prosecutor Al Ribas also said the state has offered a...
  • Charlie Crist unveils jobs plan aimed at appealing to middle class

    Charlie Crist unveils jobs plan aimed at appealing to middle class
    Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist rolled out his "Fair Shot Florida" plan for "middle class jobs and opportunity" on Tuesday, the key elements of which have long part of his issues repertoire. Crist repackaged and emphasized expanding...
  • Crist vs. Scott: The retch-fest that will never end

    Crist vs. Scott: The retch-fest that will never end
    Most Floridians are already so sick of Rick Scott and Charlie Crist they feel like they have to choose between rug burn or road rash. Well, get ready to be dragged across the carpet and then up and down Interstate 4, because the real battle is about...
  • Mitch Ceasar: More to story behind Gov. Scott's Rothstein ad

    We all complain about the weather, but can do nothing about it. We also condemn the ever-growing negativity in politics. The problem is we need to disregard it all. Negative campaigning is growing because it works. It pushes us to vote for the...
  • Former Rothstein law partners disbarred

    Former Rothstein law partners disbarred
    The former partners of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein officially lost their licenses to practice law in Florida on Thursday, but their disbarment and criminal convictions don't seem to be having much effect on their employment opportunities....
  • Crist launches 'restore the cuts' bus tour

    Crist launches 'restore the cuts' bus tour
    TALLAHASSEE -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist kicked off a three-day, five-media market "Restore the Cuts" bus tour Wednesday featuring the former Republican governor literally riding a school bus across the state. Flanked by "Charlie!"...
  • Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years

    Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years
    She may have held an impressive title — chief financial officer at Scott Rothstein's law firm — but Irene Shannon's attorney described her as nothing but a pawn to South Florida's king of fraud. Friday, a federal judge disagreed. U.S....
  • Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein

    Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt  on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein
     Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor seeking the Democratic nomination to run for his old job, visited the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday, where he was interviewed by editorial writers and reporters.   As he has all through the campaign, Crist...
  • 'Chain Gang' Charlie seeks one more comeback

       Charlie Crist would be "honored" to have President Obama campaign with him. That declaration may demonstrate Crist's desperation, given Obama's 42-percent approval rating, but it reminds us of how Chain Gang Charlie came to be Chastened Charlie. The...
  • Ponzi 'feeder' admits $20M role in Rothstein fraud

    Ponzi 'feeder' admits $20M role in Rothstein fraud
    A Broward County man pleaded guilty to his role in Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme Tuesday in federal court. After some last-minute hesitation, Frank Preve, 70, of Coral Springs, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud....
  • Broward sheriff, 'dirty trickster' forge unlikely tie

    A campaign operative who built his career on smearing political enemies, publicly calls women the C-word and consulted for attorney-turned-Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein has become one of Sheriff Scott Israel's trusted political guides. The sheriff's...