| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman.
Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 9:44 PM
Three political newcomers far apart in age and priorities are competing in the Republican primary for the nomination to challenge freshman Democratic Congresswoman Lois Frankel.
The Republican contenders are 67-year-old Paul Spain, who touts his business...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:10 AM
More than 50 people from all levels of government packed a conference room on a recent Friday and took turns addressing their mutual concern: the proliferation of "sober homes" in South Florida neighborhoods.
"This is a problem that is plaguing all of...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:21 PM
South Florida cities have tried. So have state lawmakers. Unfortunately, both have come up short in trying to create needed oversight of "sober-living homes," neighborhood group homes for addicts in recovery.
Federal laws that protect the disabled...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:38 PM
District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects
It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Charlie Crist appeared at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday for his primary night victory party.
He spoke for just under 13 minutes, flanked by his running mate, Annette Taddeo, wife Carole, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Nan Rich, defeated this week in the Democratic primary for governor, got lots of praise Thursday from the man who defeated her, Charlie Crist, as well as the Democratic Party leaders she fumed against for more than a year for helping Crist win the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:39 AM
More than a dozen Broward Democratic Clubs are joining together for a Labor Day picnic.
The clubs are providing hamburgers and hot dogs, and people are asked to bring a dish to share and drinks.
They’re also supposed to bring their own chairs...
| Jul 26, 2014
By Curtis Austin
Roger Vazquez knows more about what it takes to succeed than most people. Roger, a graduate of City College in Fort Lauderdale, is an emergency medical technician in Lauderdale Lakes who survived a traumatic accident of his own. In the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:57 PM
A recent Wall Street Journal story that claimed the Obama Administration has "tightened" its control on ammunition that the Pentagon is sending to Israel without its approval alarmed South Florida's Jewish community.
But three members of South Florida'...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:30 PM
About 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Broward Supervisor of Elections Office finished counting ballots from all of the county's 577 precincts.
Less than 600 absentee ballots were still being counted, but Supervisor Brenda Snipes said they would finish this...