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  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    District 2: Aronson knows her community the most Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
  • Best for Broward Circuit Court: Feren, McLawrence, Bailey and Schulman,

    Best for Broward Circuit Court: Feren, McLawrence, Bailey and Schulman,
    Broward County is the 17th Judicial Circuit. Circuit Court judges are a rung above County Court judges and handle serious criminal cases including homicide, burglary and child abuse. They hear civil cases involving more than $15,000. The judges...
  • Best for Palm Beach County Circuit Court: Ticktin and Goodman

    Palm Beach County is the 15th Judicial Circuit. Circuit Court judges are a rung above County Court judges and handle serious criminal cases including homicide, burglary and child abuse. They hear civil cases involving more than $15,000. The judges...
  • Gag order on doctors will do harm

    Gag order on doctors will do harm
    Displaying stunningly bad reasoning, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that because states traditionally adopt codes of conduct to regulate doctors, the Florida Legislature can threaten to impose a hefty fine and take away the medical...
  • Broward judge latest to strike down gay marriage ban

    Broward judge latest to strike down gay marriage ban
    Broward Circuit Court Judge Dale Cohen on Monday became the third judge in less than a month to strike down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. But just as in the previous two cases, actual marriages between gay and lesbian couples will have to wait....
  • Cellphone records part of missing woman's case, prosecutor says

    Cellphone records part of missing woman's case, prosecutor says
    Cellphone records suggest that a missing Fort Lauderdale woman and her ex-boyfriend were in the same vicinity in the hours before she was last seen more than six weeks ago, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday. Trukita Scott, 24, was declared a missing...
  • Broward man formally cleared of leaving scene of I-595 fatal

    Broward man formally cleared of leaving scene of I-595 fatal
    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...
  • Justin Bieber pleads guilty to careless driving, resisting arrest

    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...
  • Motions filed to consolidate gay marriage suits

    Motions filed to consolidate gay marriage suits
    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...
  • Convicted killer of NSU professor maintains innocence at death penalty hearing

    In a final bid to avoid the death penalty for the 2010 murder of Nova Southeastern University professor Joseph Morrissey, Randy W. Tundidor wanted to call a parade of suspected and convicted killers to the stand Monday. By the time the day's proceedings...
  • Defense lawyer accused of telling Tundidor to hide evidence

    Defense lawyer accused of telling Tundidor to hide evidence
    Randy W. Tundidor was following a lawyer's advice when he dismantled a gun that was used in the kidnapping of his landlord, Nova Southeastern University professor Joseph Morrissey, and Morrissey's wife in April 2010, a Broward judge was told Tuesday. At...