| Aug 6, 2012
| 12:55 PM
The chatter in the aftermath of the Aurora, Colo., movie theater massacre that left 12 dead and dozens injured has gone something like this:
The shooter should've never had access to a weapon. Or, things could have turned out differently if an armed hero...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:16 AM
A sheriff's office employee whose relationship with Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein dogged Sheriff Al Lamberti has resigned.
Undersheriff Tom Wheeler "announced that he will be retiring,'' spokesman Jim Leljedal told us, right before he, too, announced...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Add more names to the list of Broward Sheriff's Office employees resigning in the wake of the election. Sheriff Al Lamberti lost, and some of those who were loyal to him, campaigned for him or held arguably political jobs for him have resigned....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Rico Petrocelli enters the race Monday afternoon:
Fellow Broward Republicans:
As your Executive Director for the last two years, Richard and I have spoken about the many opportunities we've had in our lives. I know how Richard struggled with...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Eight contractors have been charged in a $70 million "cheat to compete" scheme involving workers' compensation fraud and money laundering, Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti and Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced in a joint press...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:38 AM
I'll be writing more about the primary elections results for Thursday's print editions, but here are some quick hit impressions:
Winner: Gov. Scott appointees. It's hard to imagine in Broward, a heavily Democratic county that doesn't like Republican Gov....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Equality Florida, the statewide gay rights group, has its big Broward fundraiser this weekend, and dozens of local elected officials are lending their names to the effort.
They’re mostly Democrats, with a smattering of Republicans. The list is...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:44 PM
What do a former Aerosmith guitarist and a Massachusetts construction magnate have to do with Scott Israel's surprise win over incumbent Al Lamberti for Broward Sheriff? A lot, as it turns out.
Israel was trailing badly in the race, by 18 points...
| Nov 18, 2012
The results of the 2012 presidential race have made one thing perfectly clear: In 2016, a Floridian will be on the Republican presidential ticket, either as the standard-bearer or as the vice- presidential nominee.
Florida is a state Republicans can't...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Broward County Commissioner Barbara Sharief has been on the warpath against Sheriff Al Lamberti since a clash with him and his staff over the homeless.
Wednesday, she endorsed his opponent, Democrat Scott Israel, in a crowded press conference in the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:25 AM
[UPDATED with responses from Roger Stone and the South Florida Tea Party]
An upset voter called yesterday to say she'd gotten a robocall from the South Florida Tea Party endorsing Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti.
It was enough to make her re-...