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  • Scott signs off on Internet cafe ban

    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott quietly  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....
  • Kathy Koch, president, Ambit Advertising and Public Relations

    Kathy Koch, president, Ambit Advertising and Public Relations
    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...
  • Scott signs Internet cafe ban

     
    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....
  • Fort Lauderdale union chiefs support Israel for sheriff

    Fort Lauderdale union chiefs support Israel for sheriff
       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,...
  • Speeding cops get special treatment, Sun Sentinel investigation finds

    Speeding cops get special treatment, Sun Sentinel investigation finds
    [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...
  • Fort Lauderdale officers surrender, face charges of covering up misconduct

    Fort Lauderdale officers surrender, face charges of covering up misconduct
    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. Broward...
  • Rothstein says he bribed cops and politicians, associated with the mob

    Rothstein says he bribed cops and politicians, associated with the mob
    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. "We were...
  • Zero tolerance for sideline antics during Fort Lauderdale youth football games

     
    ?? 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...
  • Six South Florida LEOs graduate FBI Academy

     
    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...
  • Timeline: Key dates in the life of attorney Scott Rothstein

    <b>Timeline</b>: Key dates in the life of attorney Scott Rothstein
    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,...
  • Conflicting evidence: Deputies say they shot teen once; autopsy reveals two wounds

    Conflicting evidence: Deputies say they shot teen once; autopsy reveals two wounds
    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...