| Sep 8, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Last week: Our economy is in a delicate balance. The FIU report that Florida wages are dropping for most of our households while costs are rising was offset by an idea for a countywide sales tax increase. A penny increase has merit as Broward County...
| Apr 10, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation Wednesday that bans Internet cafes, senior arcades and maquinitas in Florida. “The Legislature did the right thing to crack down on illegal gaming operators,” Scott said in a statement....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:47 AM
A union chief from the Fort Lauderdale Police Department is throwing a fundraiser for Broward sheriff's candidate Scott Israel.
Reminds me of a few years back, when Fort Lauderdale considered getting rid of its own department and going with BSO,...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:37 PM
[Read Part 2 of the Sun Sentinel's investigation here]
A police badge in Florida is a license to speed.
A Sun Sentinel investigation revealed troubling practices: Police officers are not cited for speeding like ordinary motorists; off-duty speeding...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 12:36 AM
Three Fort Lauderdale police officers turned themselves in at the County Jail on Thursday, accused of lying about a 5 1/2-minute car chase at night in a busy area of the city that investigators said the veteran cops started without justification.
| Dec 23, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Convicted fraudster Scott Rothstein said he paid off law enforcement officers, judges and local politicians as he handed off about $1 million in bribes, according to attorneys who sat through his extraordinary testimony the past two weeks.
| Aug 4, 2011
?? A May investigation by??ESPN??about gamblers and their undue influence upon youth football in South Florida has prompted the Fort Lauderdale Police department to enact “Operation End Zone.” “We??have a zero tolerance policy for...
| Mar 21, 2012
South Florida FBI Special Agent in Charge John Gillies. Sun Sentinel file photo: Joe Cavaretta ?? John V. Gillies, special agent in charge of the FBI in Miami, announced the graduation of six South Florida law enforcement officers March 16 from the FBI...
| Jun 16, 2007
An autopsy Friday revealed that a murder suspect who died in a shootout with deputies had two gunshot wounds. But the Broward Sheriff's Office says their man fired only a single bullet.
"The Broward Sheriff's Office only had one person who fired one...
| Nov 13, 2009
Twenty-eight city police officials, including captains, majors, undercover officers and the department spokesman, helped guard the home and businesses of attorney Scott Rothstein while, federal agents say, he ran a $1 billion Ponzi scheme.
| Dec 11, 2009
Scott Walter Rothstein
Position Managing shareholder, chairman and CEO of Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler, Fort Lauderdale.
Personal Born: June 1962 Marriage: First marriage ends in divorce in 2003; no children. Second marriage to Kimberly Ann Wendell,...