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  • Broward Inspector General faults Margate CRA for misconduct

    The city's redevelopment agency "intentionally" kept millions of taxpayer dollars that were supposed to be used for redevelopment projects over several years, according to a finding released Tuesday by the Broward Office of the Inspector General. The...
  • Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal

    Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal
    Fired Broward Sheriff's Lt. David Benjamin was sentenced to five years in federal prison Monday for acting as Scott Rothstein's law enforcement muscle. He was handcuffed behind his back and taken into custody in the courtroom — about three feet...
  • Broward teacher wrongly fired, judge rules

    Broward teacher wrongly fired, judge rules
    A Broward County teacher fired for allowing her daughter to be beaten with an extension cord may get her job back. An administrative law judge ruled this week that while Serena Jones' actions are "inconsistent with the standards of public conscience...
  • Only Dems will get absentee ballots in county D2

    Only Dems will get absentee ballots in county D2
     This just in: Despite a court order to open the Broward County District 2 primary election to voters of all parties, the Broward supervisor of elections will send ballots today to Democrats only. That's according  to this letter sent this morning by...
  • Homicide detective accused of having sex with minor in cop car

    Homicide detective accused of having sex with minor in cop car
    A homicide detective was jailed Saturday, accused of having sex in his police car with a teenage girl whose trust he gained while on the job. Pembroke Pines police investigated the case of Oldy Ochoa Jr., a veteran officer with the Miami Beach Police...
  • Here's the skinny: Hollywood vending machines adding healthier choices

    Here's the skinny: Hollywood vending machines adding healthier choices
    Forget the chips and chocolate. Vending machines at City Hall – and all city-owned buildings in Hollywood -- will soon display smarter, healthier choices. Think apple crisps, granola bars and herbal teas. High-calorie goodies like Doritos...
  • Alligator Alley rest stop to open in August

    Q: When will the new rest stop at mile marker 63 on Alligator Alley be completed and open? Bernie Conti, Davie A: The rest area, which will include a new base for rescue workers, should re-open by the end of August. It's located about 13 miles west of...
  • Medicare plans cutting doctors

    Medicare plans cutting doctors
    Unexpected breakups can be painful, as South Florida seniors have been finding out lately. Some Medicare Advantage plans have retooled or shrunk their provider networks in the past year, forcing patients to find new physicians or facilities for...
  • Looking for a spare: Poverello Center bowls a strike through hunger at Aug. 9 tournament

    The Poverello Center, Broward County's oldest HIV/AIDS service organization providing food, nutrition and wellness services, will host its 24th annual "Bowling To Fight Hunger" event August 9. Presented by Wells Fargo Bank and the AIDS Healthcare...
  • The art of avoiding questions in a gubernatorial race

    The art of avoiding questions in a gubernatorial race
    TALLAHASSEE — News flash: Gov. Rick Scott doesn't answer questions. Yes, it's media-driven sound and fury, but when a governor can turn an oxymoron into a national cable-news debacle with CNN's Anderson Cooper claiming he "insults everyone's...
  • New scholarship available for special needs students

    Educating and caring for a child with special needs puts an expensive burden on parents. A new state scholarship program that began taking applications on July 18 will provide an average of $10,000 to parents of Florida children with significant special...