| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
As they do each year, military and aviation buffs will gather on Dec. 5 to remember Flight 19, the five Navy torpedo bombers that took off from Fort Lauderdale in 1945, never to return, popularizing the myth of the Bermuda Triangle.
| Nov 2, 2014
| 4:17 PM
The 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show concludes Monday and based on comments from many people, as well as my own observations, it has been one of the best shows ever.
The weather was ideal for walking around the show's six marina sites and...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The ongoing battle between homeless feeeding advocate Arnold Abbott, 90, and the city of Fort Lauderdale has gotten worldwide attention and also has provoked strong reaction locally. Here's a sampling from my email bag that I've gotten in response to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:36 AM
The picture with the blog post below, written by my colleague, Larry Barszewski, was an attention grabber for followers of Fort Lauderdale politics in the last five or six years.
It's blown up above, though blurry, for your viewing pleasure.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Tim Smith, a former Fort Lauderdale commissioner, may run for state House of Representatives.
“I’m giving it some thought, actually. I’m not ready to tell you anything,” he said. “I don’t know if you could consider my...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:42 AM
City of Fort Lauderdale employees are being trained this week by two police detectives in how to handle an active shooter.
It's a first for the city, city spokesman Chaz Adams said.
"With the rise in active shooter incidents across the country,'' said...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The legal and political worlds in Broward and Palm Beach counties are swirling with speculation – and concern – over who Gov. Rick Scott will pick to fill a coveted judicial vacancy on the District Court of Appeal that hears cases from six...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Gov. Rick Scott skipped over five more experienced judges and picked Mark Klingensmith, a relative judicial newcomer, on Thursday to fill a vacancy on the Fourth District Court of Appeal, which includes Broward and Palm Beach counties.
| Mar 18, 2011
| 9:02 AM
Storms both economic and meteorological swept Fort Lauderdale and the rest of the region. Hurricane Wilma in 2005 was the worst storm to hit the city since the unnamed hurricane of 1926, peeling windows from downtown buildings and roofs from homes....
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is the brother of Broward Circuit Judge Bernie Bober.
Broward’s Property Appraiser
is married to Geoffrey Cohen, Broward circuit judge.
Broward County Commissoner
| Jan 23, 2012
On stage at Sunday's Santorum rally, Carolyn Kennedy of Cooper City, Santorum's Broward co-chairwoman; Jim Naugle, former Fort Lauderdale mayor; Tom Powers, Coral Springs city commissioner. /Photo by Anthony Man In the (close to) three years since he left...