| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:45 PM
During a telephone conference call this week, Sharon Day of Fort Lauderdale, the No. 2 official at the Republican National Committee, offered some counter-programming to former Gov. Charlie Crist’s book tour.
Crist, a former Republican running for...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:34 PM
His crime: conspiring to sell Kim Rothstein's jewelry — including a dazzling 12.08-carat yellow diamond — purchased by her husband, imprisoned Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.
His punishment: 10 months in federal prison followed by one year of...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Residents in Florida's nine southeastern counties shouldn't necessarily be concerned that an expert in weapons of mass destruction is leading the FBI's Miami office.
George Piro, 46, said Tuesday he'll draw from varied career experiences as the new...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Two Broward Sheriff's Office deputies are the latest to fall in the Scott Rothstein Ponzi scandal.
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| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Mr. William "Bill" R. Scherer cofounded the Firm in 1974 with former partner Rex Conrad. Over the past almost four decades, Mr. Scherer has grown Conrad & Scherer into one of Florida’s leading law firms and has expanded the Firm’s presence...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Sheriff Scott Israel worked so hard to become Broward County sheriff, he might consider that victory priceless. But if you had to pay for it, it'd be valued at about $1,500 a day, according to a silent auction by the Museum of Discovery and Science....
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Tony Villegas' long-delayed trial for the murder of Scott Rothstein law firm partner Melissa Lewis has been set for September, and the case has enough intrigue to fill a John Grisham novel. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. Villegas, 50, a...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:03 PM
When Scott Rothstein's massive Ponzi scheme was exposed in 2009, the disgraced Fort Lauderdale lawyer sang like a bird to federal authorities, implicating friends, family and former colleagues in crimes and promising to testify against them.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:27 AM
Every region of the country has its Ponzi villain, but it’s hard to imagine another who could match Fort Lauderdale’s pugnacious despot Scott Rothstein for the audacity of his $1.4 billion crime against friends, neighbors, co-workers and...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Can Kim Rothstein’s infamous cache of hidden jewels offer the opportunity to score some loot of your own? Of course -- it's South Florida, right?
It seems only fitting that there will be elements of black humor and extravagance in the air when ...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Friday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * The Sentinel/Sun-Sentinel writes that Gov. Rick Scott gains more control of the higher ed system with new appointments to the Board of Governors. *...