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  • Karla Porter sentenced to life without parole in husband's death

    Karla Porter sentenced to life without parole in husband's death
    A White Marsh woman will spend the rest of her life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill her husband — a man she has insisted subjected her to years of abuse. A judge handed down the sentence Monday after jurors rejected Karla Porter's claim of...
  • SARC recognized for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    SARC, a non-profit in Harford County providing hope and resources to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking, received a proclamation from the Harford County Council recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month....
  • Cops: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview apartment

    Cops: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview apartment
    A woman was sexually assaulted by a man who pushed his way into her Lakeview apartment and told her, “Shut up, don’t talk, don't say anything,’’ according to police. The 24-year-old woman had been out with her boyfriend at a bar...
  • Bad behavior isn't an illness

    When the 1980 edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (commonly known as the DSM-3) was being prepared, psychiatrist Allen Frances lobbied for the inclusion of a new diagnosis: masochistic personality disorder. His push...
  • The Walking Dead recap Season 4 episode 4: ‘Indifference’

     
    How you feel about “Indifference,” the latest episode of The Walking Dead, likely depends on what you believe makes a good leader, coupled with your idea of what drives the prison crew to solider on: the hope of a return to some sort of...
  • Will Jenne make it back to Tallahassee?

    Will Jenne make it back to Tallahassee?
    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...
  • Outcry over proposed pit bull ban leads Broward commissioner to withdraw proposal

    Outcry over proposed pit bull ban leads Broward commissioner to withdraw proposal
    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."...
  • Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'

    Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'
    SAN DIEGO--As the City Council prepares Friday to approve a mediation plan that includes Mayor Bob Filner's resignation, his ex-fiancee has expressed not anger but sadness. Just days before three ex-supporters went public last month with accusations...
  • Florida tougher on predators — but more action needed

     Florida tougher on predators — but more action needed
    It's difficult to say what's more disturbing about the system for protecting Floridians from sexual predators: It could be the fact that Sun Sentinel reporters Sally Kestin and Dana Williams found that during the past 14 years, 594 known deviants...
  • About Claudette Bruck

    About Claudette Bruck
    PROFESSIONAL - Owner/Broker of Multiple Choice Realty Investments, Inc. 1974 to present - 39 year member of the Realtor Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale (RAGFL) - 39 year member of the Florida Association of Realtors and the National...
  • State to tighten rules for sex-offender screening

     A team of mental health experts examined the cases of four sex predators profiled in a Sun Sentinel investigation last month and concluded the state missed crucial danger signs that could have kept three of them locked up.     One went on to rape an...