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  • Hollywood tackling issue of untested rape kits

    Hollywood tackling issue of untested rape kits
    — The DNA evidence implicating a rape suspect languished in a Hollywood police refrigerator for nearly three years.
  • Hollywood Police Department launches economic crimes unit

    According to the Federal Trade Commission, Florida ranked first in the nation for identity theft in 2012, with more than 69,000 reported complaints. In Hollywood alone, there have been more than 200 reports of fraud since June, according to police. The...

    Arrests made after push to examine long-untested rape kits

    Arrests made after push to examine long-untested rape kits
    For nine years or so, untested rape kits accumulated in a Hollywood police refrigerator. The backlog grew to 94 cases, when new Police Chief Frank Fernandez ordered an audit last summer and the rape kits were discovered. The Broward crime lab began...

    7 ways to avoid overspending and being duped during holiday season

    7 ways to avoid overspending and being duped during holiday season
     'Tis the season to shop until you drop. Or is it? You don't want to waste your money, bust your budget or even carelessly let down your guard for thieves to steal your credit cards -- and even your identity -- while you're shopping for door-busters....

    Hollywood police launch economic crimes unit

    HOLLYWOOD The identities of those living here should now be a little bit safer. The Hollywood Police Department has launched an economic crimes unit, which will investigate crimes including identity theft and fraud. The unit will also be there to help...