| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:42 AM
The ranks of “Mayors for Freedom to Marry,” which supports same-sex marriage, have been growing.
It includes 358 mayors from around the country. Just over a year ago, there were 178 mayors on the list.
A total of 20 Broward and Palm...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Most South Florida law enforcement agencies say they drill continually for mass shooting events, and if they haven't made it a regular practice, they're partnering with larger departments to prepare. But Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Political leaders in Margate had a range of reactions Wednesday to the indictment of City Commissioner David McLean.
Some were surprised. Others said they’d been hearing rumors that McLean was under investigation by the FBI.
Jack Shifrel, the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Gov. Rick Scott on Friday suspended Margate City Commissioner David McLean, who is facing federal bribery charges.
In an executive order, Scott wrote that it "is in the best interests of the residents of the city of Margate, and the citizens of the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Broward's reputation took a hit this week with Margate Commissioner David McLean's appearance in a federal courtroom.
Counting the three-count bribery indictment of McLean, 17 elected officials, former officials and spouses have been charged with...
| 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...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Tax increases work. Controversial projects help. Scandal is best.
Without drama to get people riled up, it's hard to attract voters to March elections such as the Tuesday contests in 23 cities, towns and villages in Broward and Palm Beach counties....
| Dec 30, 2012
The trend is dramatic and definite: South Florida cops have slowed down big time.
The Sun Sentinel examined new SunPass data and found police speeding has dropped significantly since the newspaper published its "Above the Law" investigative series in...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Federal law enforcement agents arrested three South Florida residents early Saturday on charges that they helped funnel money to Taliban terrorists in Pakistan.
The money they collected, prosecutors said, was intended to be used to buy guns, support...