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  • Detzner: New congressional elections can't happen until 2015

    Detzner: New congressional elections can't happen until 2015
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner told a judge Friday that the state couldn't organize special elections to fill seven newly drawn congressional seats until March 2015 at the earliest. But even that schedule "in all likelihood...
  • Inspector general court fight moving forward

    Inspector general court fight moving forward
    Another delay may have been averted in resolving the three-year legal fight over how to pay for Palm Beach County’s government watchdog. A hearing is now scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday about the legal challenge brought by 14 cities objecting to the...
  • DUI arrest casts shadow on Broward judicial race

    The race for Broward Circuit Judge Group 8 was supposed to be between an appointed incumbent and a challenger who felt he was better suited to the job. But the race changed abruptly on May 27, when the incumbent, Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal,...
  • In Broward Circuit Judge Group 17 race, two bring distinct experiences

    In Broward Circuit Judge Group 17 race, two bring distinct experiences
    Voters will decide on Aug. 26 whether the job, which pays about $142,000 a year, will go to Stacey Schulman, 36, of Cooper City, or Julie Shapiro-Harris, 54, of Tamarac. The two women seeking to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Jeffrey...
  • Four candidates vie for Broward Circuit Judge Group 16 spot

    Four candidates are in the running to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman in the Aug. 26 primary election. Dennis Bailey, Andrea Ruth Gundersen, Rhoda Sokoloff and Russell Thompson are on the ballot in the non-partisan race. If no one...
  • Convicted Boca Raton fraudster a fugitive, officials say

    Convicted Boca Raton fraudster a fugitive, officials say
    After getting nailed in an FBI sting, convicted fraudster Edward Laborio should've been in prison in February. But the Boca Raton man asked to delay his surrender in Miami so he could face separate fraud charges in Boston in May. A federal judge said...
  • Lantana man stole $100K from employer to pay for baseball, deputies say

    Lantana man stole $100K from employer to pay for baseball, deputies say
    When business owner Roger Mauermann met Robert Murphy at a youth baseball game, Mauermann decided to take a chance. Murphy — a recent east coast transplant looking for work — boasted a financial savvy and hard work ethic, which led Mauermann...
  • Pahokee man sentenced to 12 years for toddler's 2009 death

    Pahokee man sentenced to 12 years for toddler's 2009 death
    After Cavares Polk's lifeless body arrived at Lakeside Medical Center in Belle Glade on Dec. 27, 2009, an autopsy soon revealed what killed the 2-year-old child. There was a lacerated small bowel intestine, lacerated liver, hemorrhage to the adrenal...
  • 'Queen of identity theft' gets break on prison time for helping catch other thieves

    'Queen of identity theft' gets break on prison time for helping catch other thieves
    The woman who some called South Florida's queen of identity theft is being rewarded — again — for using her insider knowledge to help the feds catch other thieves. When federal authorities arrested Sabrina Balkman-Bradwell more than two...
  • South Florida men accused of scamming elderly investors

    Four South Florida men are accused of fraudulently soliciting millions from more than 100 elderly investors with a claim that their money would be used to develop a new laser technology for the National Football League, authorities said. Peter D....
  • Delray developer fights fraud charges, Subway co-founder

    Delray developer fights fraud charges, Subway co-founder
    Destiny is the name of a once-planned green community south of Orlando that more than five years ago brandished the trademark: "America's First Eco-Sustainable City." But instead of an environmentally-friendly development on 41,000 acres, the...