| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:16 AM
State legislators promise to overhaul sex offender laws in response to a Sun Sentinel investigation last week that found Florida has failed to stop hundreds of rapists and child molesters from attacking again.
In the Florida Senate and House, leading...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Evan Jenne loves serving in the Florida House of Representatives.
When newly drawn legislative districts confronted him with the prospect of a messy 2012 primary fight with another incumbent, he considered running for Broward County Commission. But...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Every day at first appearance court in downtown Fort Lauderdale, many of the newly arrested from around Broward County are facing domestic violence charges.
Sometimes victims even come to court, bruised and tearful but fearful of retribution from their...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Pit bull lovers came out in force Tuesday to oppose a county commissioner's effort to get the breed banned in Broward.
They rallied in front of the Governmental Center, holding signs saying "Don't Bully Pitbulls" and "Don't Kill My Best Friend."...
| Mar 3, 2013
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — We had been collecting frequent-flier points for years. My husband, Keith, and I thought that, yes, of course, we would use them. We would fly around the world. Business class. Maybe next year.
Queen Latifah shoved...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Joe Flacco woke up groggy Monday after partying late into the night, hanging out with Jay-Z and Beyonce as he celebrated the game of his career.
Early in the day, the Ravens quarterback received keys to a 2014 Corvette Stingray, the prize for being...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Kelley Currin recalled dancing with her longtime swimming coach, Rick Curl, as a teenage girl the night of his wedding some 30 years ago. She wore a pink dress, held on too long and whispered in his ear, "I hate you."
She told Montgomery County...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Following a string of recent cases in which coaches used their positions to sexually abuse children, the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation says it is trying to help sports organizations better screen people who work with young athletes.
The foundation has...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:33 PM
— As Cal Ripken Jr. watched the news unfold of the sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky at Penn State University, he decided to take on the chief question before the sporting community: "What can we do to make kids safer?"
The Orioles Hall...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Managing paralegal and client communications director of a Fort Lauderdale real estate law firm, Nate D. Handley, 33, completed the 30-hour training to be a Guardian ad Litem in 2010.
Guardian ad Litems are trained volunteers appointed by the court to...