| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The public is invited to join Sheriff Al Lamberti and the men and women of the Broward Sheriff’s Office at a Sheriff’s Community Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 28 at the Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach. The event is free....
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Another Facebook fool busted.
Steven Mulhall, 21, of Coral Springs, posted a photograph of himself holding a stolen nameplate, which was pried from the door of a Broward Circuit judge's courtroom on his girlfriend's Facebook account, according to...
| Dec 7, 2010
They say justice is blind, but who knew it's also so damn slow? More than a year after Scott Rothstein Ponzi scheme imploded, Rothstein is the only person behind bars for the billion-dollar fraud. (We think -- Rothstein has been......
| Jan 27, 2011
It's time to ditch the nose rings and neck tattoos if you work for the Broward Sheriff's Office. The agency has adopted a new policy that bans workers from having exposed tattoos, piercings (other than single earrings) or gold/decorative......