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  • 911: Home invader busted after falsely reporting his burglary tools were stolen, deputies say

    911: Home invader busted after falsely reporting his burglary tools were stolen, deputies say
    A  bandito apparently dropped his crowbar during a home invasion after a 66-year-old resident fended him off by spraying him with window cleaner, officials said, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Afterwards 911 dispatchers got a call from Nathaniel...
  • Sun Sentinel Voter Guide

    Sun Sentinel Voter Guide
    Be prepared for Election Day with poll locations, our candidate endorsements and a guide to the amendments! SUN SENTINEL ENDORSEMENTS President Mitt Romney (R) U.S. Senate Bill Nelson (D) U.S. Representative District 20: Alcee Hastings (D) District...
  • Lauderdale Lakes bungled its budget, wants bailout -- and must make hard decisions

    Lauderdale Lakes bungled its budget, wants bailout -- and must make hard decisions
    In boom times, like many other cities in South Florida, Lauderdale Lakes spent liberally, opening four new parks, a new pool and a combined library and cultural center. But the 50-year-old city, right in the middle of Broward County, didn't react fast...
  • State, fed investigate South Fla lawmaker

     
    State and federal authorities are investigating allegations that state Rep. Hazelle Rogers failed to disclose payments she received for lobbying for a construction company before voting to award it a contract to build a library and cultural center....
  • Bad year for the Taylors - Lauderdale Lakes manager fired, husband ripped by inspector general

     
    The man at the receiving end of today's scathing inspector general report has had quite a bad year. His wife was fired as city manager of Lauderdale Lakes earlier this year. Norman Taylor runs Broward's Office of Economic and Small Business Development....
  • Lauderdale Lakes making "serious'' financial progress

     
    At one point, Lauderdale Lakes' continued existence as a city appeared to be in jeopardy. Tuesday, the signs it was returning to solidity were hopeful. The city was once again before the County Commission, as it seeks to repay a bill for Broward Sheriff's...
  • Inspector general report says Lauderdale Lakes manager violated procurement policies

     
    A Broward inspector general report says Lauderdale Lakes City Manager Jonathan Allen violated city policies last year when he hired a temporary public works director without getting commission approval first. The preliminary report says after Allen...
  • Lauderdale Lakes eliminating deputy vice mayor post

     
    His fellow Lauderdale Lakes commissioners aren’t saying Deputy Vice Mayor Eric Haynes is useless, just his title. Commissioners tentatively voted Tuesday to eliminate the deputy mayor post because they said it’s not needed anymore –...
  • Broward Inspector General confirms gross mismanagement in Lauderdale Lakes

     
    A prelimary report by the Broward County Office of Inspector General substantiates charges of gross mismanagement by city officials in Lauderdale Lakes. It said the city commission was also to blame “because its members failed to review and...
  • Lauderdale Lakes - how not to run a city -- report by inspector general

     
    The economic decline of 2008 was tough for all cities, but for one small burg in Broward, it marked the first chapter in what might now be compiled as a book: How to run a city into the ground. Broward’s inspector general wrote a first draft,...
  • Broward inspector general exposes Lauderdale Lakes' botched management

     
    UPDATED 11:37 a.m. Broward Inspector General John Scott has released the final report about how Lauderdale Lakes got into the financial mess it's in, and its efforts to climb out. The key word here is mismanagement. In Scott's words: We note that while...