| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Broward Inspector General John Scott just issued a complaint against Margate suspended Commissioner David McLean, fining him $25,000 and seeking $12,000 in returned funds. Total hit: $37,000. Click here to read the announcement.
| Sep 29, 2013
He should have used the "Dumb as a Rock" defense.
That was my first thought when I heard that another South Florida politician — this time it was Margate Commissioner David McLean; next week the sleazy politician train could be coming to your...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:42 AM
In one corner: a candidate who doesn’t live in the Broward County district she’s seeking to represent. In the other: a candidate who, records show, has lived in Broward for years — even when he was an elected official in Palm Beach...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Las palabras de superación y apoyo mutuo despertaron recuerdos en la abogada Dayra Morales, quien luchó desde joven para salir de la pobreza.
“Sé lo que es hacer fila con mi mamá para buscar ‘welfare’ [ayuda social] y sé lo que es...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:16 AM
If you dined at Trattoria Bella Cibo during its four-year run in Margate, you know chef Tommy Valdes. He’s the guy who might have told you that a chef is only as good as his sauce and meatballs.
Valdes, 49, sold his restaurant last October, had...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:02 AM
If you don't believe in guardian angels, you might change your mind after reading this.
A deputy pulled over Alan Alt, who was sans shirt and shoes, for allegedly barreling down I-95 in Palm Beach County at about 90-mph with his car's airbags deployed...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:40 AM
A teenage boy trying to catch a Broward County public bus clung to its side, fell and was run over by the 20-ton vehicle — all as the boy's mother and passengers watched in horror.
Bus riders screamed for the driver to halt Friday after 14-year-old...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:36 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Senate Democrats are asking Gov. Rick Scott to call on governors in other states to form a multi-state property insurance effort that they say would spread risk and therefore reduce rates. “Florida cannot do this alone,”...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Nobody feels the feedback from constituents as acutely as do municipal officials, and sometimes in their zeal to show how allergic they are to raising property or ad valorem taxes, they miss the main point.
That point is that while taxpayers...
| Mar 21, 2013
Fusion Latin Cuisine in Margate invites the public to a Latin food sampling tonight from 6 to 9 p.m., as the new restaurant celebrates its grand opening.
Five live bands are slated to entertain guests as the restaurant offers Latin specialities such...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 2:52 PM
The Broward Sheriff's Office is now trying to determine how a four-story-high scissor lift fell onto a concrete dock at Port Everglades on Friday, killing two Broward County public works employees and critically injuring a third.
The two employees who...