| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:24 PM
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Still not succeeding? Move to another zip code, and try again.
That's what Charlotte Rodstrom is doing. The former Fort Lauderdale commissioner whose spouse sat on the Broward County Commission for two...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Former Margate Commissioner David McLean isn't giving in without a legal battle.
Convicted of two counts of bribery after a jury trial earlier this year, McLean was back in federal court in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday to argue that his convictions...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:33 AM
We're getting pretty lax with our lottery tickets in Florida: Days after a $16 million Powerball winner went to a waste, a Fantasy 5 ticket worth $45,087.48 sold in Margate is about to expire.
The 180-day deadline to claim the top prize is Thursday,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The race for Kristin Jacobs' seat on the Broward County Commission could get a lot more interesting. Sources are saying that we'll see a familiar name on the ballot in 2014: Rodstrom.
Charlotte Rodstrom lives in District 7, where she was on the County...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:15 PM
After more than a decade of debate, Broward has started to consolidate its 911 dispatch programs as a way to provide faster access to emergency services.
Coconut Creek and Margate are the first two cities to put their telephone operations under one...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:48 PM
A Fort Lauderdale doctor was sentenced to five years in federal prison Monday for prescribing large amounts of unnecessary pain pills.
Joseph Francis Piazza, 62, also forfeited $250,000 to the government and must surrender to begin serving his punishment...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Asked why he attends a Broward sheriff's memorial service every fall, Anthony Genova gently pulled from his wallet a delicate and browned newspaper photograph of his late brother, Deputy Jerry Genova.
"It's nice that they do this for the families,"...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The Broward County Board of Commissioners, the South Florida Water Management and seven South Florida cities will be among dozens of agencies from around the state dividing more than $300,000 from a settlement.
The Broward County Board of Commissioners,...
| 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...
| Nov 16, 2013
Four-year-old Naomi Raphael's dreams of living like a princess came true. The Margate resident's bedroom was given a complete makeover to turn it into a room fit for a princess.
Naomi, now cancer free, had been battling Wilm's Tumor – a type of...
| Nov 13, 2013
Another tragedy — this time in the Phillipines. The death toll and devastation is catastrophic.
Has America received any sort of relief from countries after Hurricane Sandy, the Colorado flooding, etc.? I admire the good will of America, but we are...