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  • Once a supporter, Fort Lauderdale's Sharon Day rips Charlie Crist

    Once a supporter, Fort Lauderdale's Sharon Day rips Charlie Crist
    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...
  • Another Rothstein player heading to federal prison

    Another Rothstein player heading to federal prison
    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...
  • New South Florida FBI chief says preventing terrorism is No. 1 priority

    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...
  • More shoes drop in Rothstein scandal

    Two Broward Sheriff's Office deputies are the latest to fall in the Scott Rothstein Ponzi scandal. Click here to read our coverage.
  • About William Scherer

    About William Scherer
    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...
  • Want to be sheriff? Get out your wallet

    Want to be sheriff? Get out your wallet
    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....
  • Will Rothstein saga muddle Tony Villegas murder trial?

    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...
  • Rothstein prosecutors face deadline to charge his alleged cohorts

    Rothstein prosecutors face deadline to charge his alleged cohorts
    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. Rothstein,...
  • The Ultimate Ponzi: Scott Rothstein book excerpts

    The Ultimate Ponzi: Scott Rothstein book excerpts
    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...
  • Kim Rothstein sentencing contest: Win your own loot!

    Kim Rothstein sentencing contest: Win your own loot!
    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 ...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Foreclosure funds, Board of Governors and elections

     
    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. *...