| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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 17, 2011
| 3:39 PM
My colleagues Dana Williams and John Maines obtained the Broward Sheriff's Office salary database, and we offer it to you here, with this story.
The Broward Sheriff's Office had to make millions in cuts last year and demoted jail detention
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 4:58 PM
We've all seen it, and now there's proof: Police officers sworn to uphold our traffic laws are among the worst speeders on South Florida roads.
A three-month Sun Sentinel investigation found almost 800 cops from a dozen agencies driving 90 to 130 mph...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Gov. Rick Scott has proposed abolishing a long-awaited computer database that would track every Florida prescription for narcotic drugs, the state's main weapon against pill mills.
Documents accompanying Scott's budget proposal Monday ask the Legislature...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 12:43 AM
Sheriffs and police chiefs from across Florida offered Monday to pay for a controversial database to track pain-pill prescriptions, a state project that legislators have so far declined to fund.
The lack of definite funding source has been one of the...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 7:32 PM
In boom times, like many other cities in South Florida, Lauderdale Lakes spent liberally, opening four new parks, a new pool and a combined library and cultural center.
But the 50-year-old city, right in the middle of Broward County, didn't react fast...