| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday that the first round of audits as required by a city charter amendment are set to begin in January.
Voters approved the regular audits of the city's 13 key agencies in November 2012, and the first agencies...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Promotions, hiring and recognition at South Florida businesses.
Randall Vitale, Fort Lauderdale area market executive for Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust, was recently appointed to the Broward Housing Council, an organization that advises...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:56 PM
At a time when our cash-strapped state government should be watching where every penny is spent, an agency that provides hundreds of millions of public dollars to private businesses hasn't been doing enough to make sure that money is spent wisely, a...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Nearly a year after a massive data breach at the University of Maryland, state auditors say the campus network is still vulnerable to hackers — in part because gaps they identified five years ago remain.
While patching those holes would not have...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818! It's Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 73 degrees with patchy fog during the day and a low of 55 degrees with partly cloudy skies in the evening.
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| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:55 PM
An investigation into the rollout of a new online student records system by the Los Angeles Unified School District found that management of the project was "grossly inadequate."
The system, known as My Integrated Student Information System, or MISIS,...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Sunrise Police improperly farmed out nearly $375,000 worth of legal work to a private law firm to process millions of dollars seized from drug dealers, according to a federal audit released Thursday.
Sunrise will have to refund the money to the U.S....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Metrolink's chief auditor, who was probing financial and management irregularities at the six-county commuter railroad, has been placed on leave by the board of directors, an action that could prompt her resignation.
In a sign of continuing problems...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:11 PM
To say the 55-unit building in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood was in disarray when it was changing hands in 2009 would be an understatement.
"It was completely dilapidated," said Sandeep Sood, principal of Nautilus Investments, which acquired the...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:24 AM
HARTFORD — Andre Rochester says he has "done the starving artist thing."
"It's not fun, it's a fantasy," said Rochester, a painter who has a studio in the old Gray Manufacturing building in Hartford's Parkville neighborhood. (The company made...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:32 AM
A key Chicago City Council committee on Monday endorsed a new contract with more than 9,500 rank-and-file police officers, setting the stage for a full council vote Wednesday that will buy Mayor Rahm Emanuel some level of labor peace going into next year'...