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  • Coral Springs Police promote one of their own

     
    Coral Springs' Deputy Police Chief Tony Pustizzi was promoted to the chief's job and will be pinned with his new badge Friday at 9 a.m. at the Coral Springs Police Department. Pustizzi won the job after the city did a??nation-wide??search, agency...
  • Trayvon Martin death shows the perils of Stand Your Ground law

     
    We've seen it before in Florida, and we'll see it again. A confrontation turns deadly, with shots fired under questionable circumstances. People wonder whether the shooter overreacted, and whether the response was disproportionate to the threat. In the...
  • Dream Catcher or Air Freshener: What Hangs From Your Rearview Mirror?

     
    I've never been one of those people who dangle items from their rearview mirrors. While the law differs from state to state, in Colorado, where I live, having an item dangle from your rearview mirror can be considered an "obstruction......
  • Trayvon Martin death -- $10,000 bounty is despicable

     
    There's a right way and a wrong way to express outrage over Trayvon Martin's tragic shooting death by Sanford neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. The wrong way: Offering a $10,000 bounty for Zimmerman's capture. That's what a group called the.....
  • Seminoles re-take control of Hollywood Mobile Estates community

     
    The Seminole Tribe has retaken control of a disputed mobile home park on its Hollywood reservation, but this time the tribe did it through peaceful negotiations, not armed muscle. The Seminoles are back in charge at the Hollywood Mobile Estates/Seminole.....
  • Car Seat Basics Part One: Get Your Seat Checked

     
    As adults, we can choose whether or not to wear a seat belt no matter what the law says. Children, however, are our most vulnerable passengers, and they rely on others to make the right choice. I recently became a......
  • Jewish Federations help win new anti-Iran law

     
    A new law requires Florida-chartered banks to report information to the state on any accounts that might be linked to foreign financial institutions supporting terrorism. Aimed at Iran, the law stemmed from efforts by the Jewish Federations in Palm Beach....
  • Voters Coalition issues endorsements

     
    Palm Beach County???s influential Voters Coalition snubbed the home-county candidate, Lois Frankel, and awarded its congressional primary endorsement to Broward???s Kristin Jacobs. Full details. In one of the county???s other high-profile races, the...
  • Wayne Treacy guilty verdict no surprise

     
    I didn't sit through the whole trial, but I'd have to say the jury's conviction of Wayne Treacy for first-degree attempted murder in the horrific March 2010 attack on Josie Lou Ratley is no surprise at all. Insanity defenses are......
  • Illinois Passes Stricter Driver Ed Rules After Cars.com Investigation

     
    Almost one year after a joint investigation by Cars.com and the Chicago Tribune that highlighted aging and unsafe driver???s education fleets, the state of Illinois passed a law to improve safety in these programs. It's 10 a.m.: Do You Know......
  • Primary winners and losers

     
    I'll be writing more about the primary elections results for Thursday's print editions, but here are some quick hit impressions: Winner: Gov. Scott appointees. It's hard to imagine in Broward, a heavily Democratic county that doesn't like Republican Gov....