| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A 551-pound former pharmacist, confined to 30 months of house arrest for his role in a massive South Florida pill mill ring, now wants his sentence reduced.
His argument: He's too heavy to leave home anyway, so house arrest is unnecessary.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The primary election for one Broward County Commission seat will likely be moved to November, so that voters from all parties can have a say in choosing their next commissioner.
Elections supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes revealed the plan Wednesday in court,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Two same-sex marriage lawsuits currently winding their way through the Third District Court of Appeals may soon be combined into one.
Circuit court judges in both Miami-Dade and Monroe counties have struck down Florida's same-sex marriage ban, but...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:25 PM
With a broad smile on his face and huge relief in his heart, Joseph McGowan was formally cleared Friday of leaving the scene of an accident that killed a woman pedestrian on Interstate 595.
An appeals court threw out his 2012 conviction earlier this...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Federal prosecutors filed a wire fraud conspiracy charge Monday against a Broward County man who they say fed more than $20 million from investors and lenders to Scott Rothstein's massive Ponzi scheme in the four months before it collapsed.
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:52 PM
As he tearfully apologized in court Thursday to the woman he illegally arrested, fired Broward Sheriff's Detective Jeff Poole said his crime has changed his life, cost him his job, and damaged him and his family forever.
Just moments before he was...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal entered a no contest plea to a reckless driving charge Wednesday, ending the legal consequences of her arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence two months ago.
Rosenthal, 56, was not present in the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Pop star Justin Bieber has pleaded guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest in connection with a January arrest in Florida on suspicion of DUI, driving without a valid license and resisting arrest, according to court filings.
Bieber will serve no...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Three firefighters — including one whose complaints led to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice — have filed separate federal lawsuits against the town alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
Firefighter Lori Davis...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Former state legislator Mandy Dawson was freed from federal detention to enter a residential drug treatment program Monday after pleading guilty to violating probation by using cocaine.
Dawson, 58, has been in custody since her arrest in June...