| Sep 25, 2009
Throughout a relatively brief political career, Beverly Gallagher has been variously viewed as a hard working advocate for students and teachers, or an untrustworthy operator who juggled the truth.
"She was very level headed. She was well thought of,"...
| Jan 27, 2010
Faced with the revelation that state prosecutors are investigating them, Broward County Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin and her husband are proclaiming their innocence in business dealings with the town of Southwest Ranches.
Both maintain she was...
| Feb 4, 2010
Former Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion's sentencing has been postponed for about a month because he is on bed rest after surgery.
Eggelletion, 60, of Lauderdale Lakes, underwent a second operation last week to deal with complications...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 8:29 PM
When disgraced former Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion is sentenced Friday for a money-laundering conspiracy, he will ask for punishment of no more than 2 1/2 years in federal prison, according to court documents filed by his defense team....
| Jun 25, 2010
| 6:02 PM
Tamarac City Commissioner Patricia "Patte" Atkins-Grad was arrested Friday on charges she took $6,300 in illegal payments from developers to lease a BMW and pay for her election victory party in exchange for voting for their project.
Atkins-Grad, 64, a...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 5:12 PM
A Tamarac developer won a $500,000 break in fees to the Broward School District after hiring School Board member Stephanie Kraft's husband, internal district records show.
Although Kraft skipped the School Board's vote on Prestige Homes' request, records...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 6:15 PM
The day one of the Broward School District's top administrators was to appear before a federal grand jury about controversial construction spending, School Board members expressed how they feel about being dragged into the ongoing investigation of...
| Jun 13, 2009
| 11:40 AM
It's crunch time.
Broward County commissioners must decide whether to raise people's property taxes or cut their services.
The answer appears to be cutting service.
A majority of county commissioners said last week that they will not increase tax...
| Sep 28, 2009
| 5:27 PM
Suspended Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion is accused by federal authorities of taking his first payment of tainted money on the golf course -- a wad of cash stuffed into his golf bag by a co-defendant.
Now FBI agents are looking into the...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 9:26 AM
document.write (""); Former Broward School Board member Beverly Gallagher was sentenced to a little over three years in prison on a corruption charge Wednesday morning in federal court in Fort Lauderdale.
Gallagher, 51, of Pembroke Pines, pleaded...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 2:54 PM
Gov. Charlie Crist issued executive orders Wednesday, suspending Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion and Broward School Board member Beverly Gallagher.
Now Crist will appoint an interim board member and county commissioner to replace...