| Jul 19, 2014
| 1:14 PM
On his best days as a Broward Sheriff's deputy, Jeff Poole performed so superbly that he was once named Deputy of the Year, and he won two lifesaver awards — one for saving a jogger's life after her legs were severed by a train and the other for...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:14 PM
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.
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Scott Rothstein's Ponzi scheme was unusual on many fronts — it was one of the biggest and most audacious in U.S. history.
But federal authorities say it is also unusual because, unlike most such frauds, they expect that almost all of the victims...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Charlie Crist is holding a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Wednesday evening headlined by key players in the legal community who support Democrats.
And the Republican Party of Florida is using the downtown Fort Lauderdale location to remind people about one...
| Sep 14, 2014
It's going to be a long two months with the same TV ads running every 15 minutes. The Rick Scott campaign is running one that says Charlie Crist was for sale since he was the Republican governor during the Scott Rothstein era. Since he was a Republican at...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:59 AM
A Broward County man who is accused of feeding millions of dollars to Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme pleaded not guilty to the charge during his initial appearance Thursday in federal court in Fort Lauderdale.
Frank Preve, 70, of Coral...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Federal prosecutors on Friday filed criminal charges against Scott Rothstein's former business manager and a broker who allegedly helped work out numerous fraudulent deals as part of South Florida's largest Ponzi scheme.
David Boden, 52, of Hallandale...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:52 PM
A judge has granted the government's motion to reduce the prison sentence of a Lauderhill man who pleaded guilty to playing a role in the largest financial fraud in South Florida history.
Stephen Caputi, 57, was sentenced in 2011 to five years in...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gov. Rick Scott isn’t big on climate change. He says he’s no scientist.
That’s interesting, because countless scientists say climate change is a big problem, with South Florida being ground zero for rising sea level.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Orlando attorney Charles Denis Miner has been disbarred over shortages in his trust accounts. Three other attorneys in Central Florida were disciplined.
Miner was previously suspended pending the outcome of an investigation. As of July 10, he lost his...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:51 AM
I got former Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti on the phone, resisted the temptation to serenade him with "Hammer time" or "If I had a hammer" and let him give his side of the story to what happened with his old work computer. I'll be following up here tomorrow...