| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:38 PM
Uber users, relax.
Broward County plans to legalize the car-booking app company whose aggressive, law-flouting business approach is sparking controversies across the globe.
In a loss for the traditional taxi industry, a majority of commissioners...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The underground taxi service Uber is pushing into Broward County, and the county is pushing back.
Broward taxi licensing officials say they've mounted two sting operations that resulted in citations for drivers of the so-called "ride-share'' service....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Services have been set for Gregory Fields, a former staffer in Commissioner Tim Ryan's office who passed away Wednesday after fighting cancer.
Fields joined Ryan's staff in June. He had formerly served as an aide to then-Rep. Eleanor Sobel, now a...
| Nov 15, 2014
Uber underground taxi service doesn't like Broward County's cab laws, so the technology giant isn't following them.
The company's defiant stance set off a legal battle this week. County officials will send a cease and desist letter to Uber, warning...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Broward cities have had a tense relationship with the homeless who live here.
Those tensions flared into front-page headlines and national news reports this month when Fort Lauderdale made a 90-year-old World War II vet a scofflaw for feeding the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:44 PM
James A. Traficant Jr., a self-described "junkyard dog" of a politician who became the second person to be expelled by Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73.
Traficant succumbed to injuries sustained Tuesday when a vintage tractor he...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Decades ago, a land surveyor made a mistake, and Rolly Marine Service built its waterfront operation on a sliver of county park land.
Now, after years of work to legalize Rolly's land boundaries — efforts that included help from a congressman...
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When a delegation from the Democratic National Committee arrives in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, former Gov. Ted Strickland will be at a downtown plaza alongside local officials to greet the group.
About a month after Cleveland was selected as the site of...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Last week: We mourn the loss of Clay Shaw, who died this week at age 74. My family had the privilege of knowing Congressman Shaw for many years and long admired his dignified and steadfast commitment to public service. He was among the last of the great...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:42 PM
A lifelong resident of Broward County, Tim Ryan was elected to the Broward County Commission, representing District 7, in November 2012. District 7 includes the cities of Dania Beach, Lazy Lake and Wilton Manors, parts of Davie, Fort Lauderdale and...