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    July 16, 2014

    Funky Buddha Launches Turtle Power Beer as Fundraiser for Coral Springs Toddler

    On May 30, James Edwards nearly drowned in his family pool in Coral Springs. According to Local10, the toddler was found by his grandfather, who was watching him while his parents were at the hospital with their newborn. The little boy was given CPR until paramedics arrived and took him to the hosp ... More >>

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    October 23, 2013

    Families of Two Fort Lauderdale Men Killed by Out-of-Control Porsche Awarded $2.2 Million

    The families of Mackendy Jules, 30, and Samuel Artez Martindale, 35, the two men who were killed by 22-year-old Alyza Rachel Russell when she plowed her mother's 2012 Porsche Panamera through some bushes and into a parking lot, slamming into the two men, have been awarded a joint $2.2 million. The ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013

    Alyza Rachel Russell Charged With Killing Two Men With Her Porsche

    Alyza Rachel Russell, the 22-year-old Fort Lauderdale woman who plowed her 2012 Porsche Panamera through some bushes and into a parking lot, slamming into two men and killing them both, has turned herself in to police. See also: Two Men Killed After Being Struck by Porsche; Driver May Have Been Und ... More >>

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    December 31, 2011

    Broward Crime Stories of the Year: From Dog Molestation to TSA Agents' Theft Habits​Crime in Broward -- sometimes it's hilarious, sometimes it's depressing, and sometimes it's just downright freaky. From a guy getting busted while fingering a Chihuahua to a TSA agent getting caught stuffing a passenger's iPad down his pants, crimes in Broward were anything but ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale Men Killed Six Days and a Few Doors Apart; Cops Say Homicides Not Related

    ​The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is currently investigating the deaths of two men who were killed six days apart and only a few doors down from each other.The first victim was 51-year-old Eugene "Bow-Leg" Lynch, who was found shot to death in a residence at 837 NW Tenth Terrance on the after ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    Jaquin Han, Possibly the Stingiest Weed Dealer Ever, Allegedly Killed Customer Over $5

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeJaquin Han, awful marijuana salesman.​Here are two things Jaquin Donell Han doesn't like: being punched in the face and giving change during his weed deals.According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, both of those things led to Han shooting and killing one of his customers S ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011
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    August 11, 2011

    Check Cashing Store Clerk Asked for Police to Leave Before Being Executed by Gunman

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeStanley Beasley​The last words from 25-year-old Clairemathe Geffrard before she was executed, allegedly by Stanley Beasley, at the Check Cashing Store on Tuesday: "Tell the police to leave; he's got a gun to my head."That's what Geffrard told a coworker over the phone aroun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    How Not to Remove Your Son's Cast From His Arm: Circular Saw

    lowes.comAn at-home medical plaster removal device for people who want to be arrested, more commonly known as a circular saw.​A 15-year-old kid was taken to the hospital after cops say pops cut off part of junior's thumb while  attempting to cut off the kid's cast with a circular saw, pol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Lauderdale Lakes Shooting: Ten Injured, Two Killed, Including Gunman​An argument at a Lauderdale Lakes bar early this morning led to 12 people being shot, two of whom died, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.The BSO's Dani Moschella tells New Times they got a call at 3:19 a.m. about a shooting at the South Rock Lounge Bar & Grill, des ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2011

    Brandon Marshall Stabbed, Wife Arrested

    Michi Nogami-Marshall's mug shot (courtesy of BSO)​Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall was stabbed in the gut last night with a knife at his sprawling mansion in Southwest Ranches. This morning he is at the Broward General Medical Center and his wife is locked up in the Broward Count ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Suite 100 in Fort Lauderdale Promotes Ted Inserra to Top Chef

    Inserra is now top toque at Suite 100.​When Smith & Jones closed in July, nobody was more in the middle of the fallout than Ted Inserra. In this blog item, Inserra blamed a slowdown in business, but many commenters blamed Inserra, despite the fact that he was just a sous chef at the Las Olas r ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Renegade Miami Subs Manager Wrestles Gun from Robbery Suspect, Traps Him Until Police Arrive​Never bring a gun to a sandwich fight.Steve Lebrun, a manager at the Miami Subs on Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale had an amazing encounter with a robber on Sunday evening, according to police. The suspect, Devane Jenkins, entered the restaurant at 661 West Sunrise Boulevard Sunday ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Witness to Beach Place Murder-Suicide Haunted by Disturbing Scene​Though most of the scene had been cleaned up by this weekend, the patrons and employees of Beach Place were still discussing the shocking murder-suicide that took place there, in front of at least a dozen witnesses, in broad daylight last Wednesday.One man was standing right outside Mau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Details Released in Overnight Standoff in Lauderdale

    Fort Lauderdale police have named Michael Nunn, 44, as the man who was the basis for a SWAT team standoff that began late last night and ended early this morning. According to a department news release, Nunn had been in his room all day while his roommates were preparing to go out for the evening. B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Details Released in Shooting by Lauderdale Cop

    The Fort Lauderdale Police Department has provided new information on the shooting by its officer yesterday afternoon near the bus station downtown. The man shot has been identified as 20-year-old Jonas Joseph. From the release: Sergeant Dean Schoen, a 12-year-veteren, received information from a ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Suicide in Broward Jail

    Photo courtesy Broward Sheriff's OfficeJohn Hammond​John Hammond, a 37-year-old man who had been in the Broward Main Jail since last week for stealing a car, committed suicide Tuesday night, according to a Broward Sheriff's Office news release:On November 3, a BSO detention deputy was conducting a ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Police Release More Details in Cop Shooting

    Georges​The man who shot and wounded a Fort Lauderdale police officer this weekend before being killed has been identified as Bastiany Georges, a 29-year-old who had an extensive criminal history. The incident occurred following police attempts to make a traffic stop on Andrews Avenue. The Fort La ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009
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    July 27, 2009

    Broward Sheriffs Give Dead Inmate's Name

    Broward Sheriff's Office​Jeffrey Willis, 41, is the name of the inmate who was found dead last week at the Broward Sheriff's Office main jail. On the right, his booking photo.Here's the BSO release:The Broward County Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause and manner of death. Detective ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009

    Hospital District Commish Now Under Criminal Investigation

    browardhealth.orgCoboThe Broward State Attorney's Office has opened a criminal investigation of North Broward Hospital District Commissioner Joseph Cobo, based on allegations he used his public office for advantage in his private firm, Florida Medical Management Consultants.Cobo, of course, was inve ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Choose Your Own Adventure, Broward Health Edition: The Mystery of Rio Vista

    Flickr User: amster girlChoose wisely, Commissioner CoboAround this time one year ago, Dr. Reynald Pouliot was trying to convince his landlord not to increase the rent. That landlord was the regional health care system, Broward Health. And the lease was for a timeshare office building adjacent to Br ... More >>

  • News

    January 3, 2008

    Are Hospitals Helping the Homeless?

    Not enough, say some who are learning to fend for themselves

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    March 15, 2007

    The Crimi-ny Ticket

    Frank Crimi may have found the foolproof get-out-of-jail-free pass.

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    February 15, 2007

    Dead End

    Bullets are flying and young men are dying in Deerfield's street war between Haitians and African-Americans

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    January 25, 2007

    Going to Plan T

    Obfuscation made things worse in North Broward hospitals, so the brass is trying the truth option

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    October 12, 2006

    Blood Simple

    A questionable DUI prosecution has attorneys kvetching in cyberspace.

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    August 24, 2006

    Driving While Demented

    A black man is killed by an 81-year-old white driver, and she's pretty happy about it.

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    January 19, 2006

    Veterans Affairs

    It takes a lot more than a bumper sticker to support the troops, says a crusty ex-Marine and best-selling author

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    December 22, 2005

    The House That Bill Built

    A modern-day visionary still shines brightly through his houses and his blind son

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    November 18, 2004


    For Sale: Political Office

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    June 10, 2004

    Half Baked

    Or, how a state law turned an evening of carousing into days of hell

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    June 10, 2004

    Minority Report

    Bush buddy and hospital district commissioner Dorsey Miller uses his minority status for cold cash

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    April 29, 2004

    The Hypocritic Oath

    Weston only the start of hospital district chicanery

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    March 18, 2004

    Cuts You Up

    As the number of cesarean section deliveries in South Florida soars, some women use midwives to learn to trust their bodies and give birth naturally

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    March 11, 2004

    A Screw Loose

    Sein Lwin is a political expert. Medicine? Well, that's something else altogether.

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    March 4, 2004

    All the Governor's Men

    A sweetheart hospital district deal could land Jeb Bush in front of a grand jury

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    February 19, 2004

    What Killed Junior?

    Raymond Sterling's death spurred a shakeup in the fire department. His family claims the cops too are to blame.

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    February 12, 2004

    Hospital Index

    Want to play free golf and stay at the finest hotels in the country?

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    January 29, 2004

    Deliver Us

    South Florida's most corrupt hospital district is at it again, compromising health care to reward a crony

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    October 9, 2003

    Death Road Revisited

    A patsy for the sheriff's department gets the blame

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    February 6, 2003

    Grounds for Eviction

    Besieged by the metropolis, a coffee joint gets the boot

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    I Want a New Drug

    Users call it G, Scoop, Goop, EZLay, Georgia Home Boy, or just plain old GHB. What's it like? Euphoric… and potentially deadly.

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    April 20, 2000

    The Fast Life and Near Death of Nica

    Revered by followers, feared by rivals, and targeted by police, the gang leader known as Nica is alive today because of a brush with death

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    April 13, 2000

    The Last Sanatorium

    When tuberculosis, one of mankind's most pernicious diseases, threatens public health, the patients are sent to A.G. Holley State Hospital

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    September 2, 1999

    Lock, Stock, and 48 Smoking Barrels

    A year ago Wayne and Danny Dagenais stole guns from a family friend. In an effort to keep then-16-year-old Wayne out of jail, their parents tried to retrieve the weapons. But the plan didn't work.

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    July 29, 1999

    The Doctor Will Sell You Now

    Supplied by Rexall Showcase of Boca Raton, doctors and other distributors are pitching alternative forms of medicine that may not work in ways that may not be legal

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    December 3, 1998

    Inhospitable and in Denial

    The parents of two little girls placed them in the Broward Children's Center hoping their daughters would be cured. Something went wrong.

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    March 12, 1998

    Waste-Case Scenario

    While negotiating a $21 million contract with Broward County, Unisys swept a $100 million health-insurance mess right under the rug.

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    December 25, 1997

    The Killing Fields

    For 24 years toxic soot from the Wingate dump rained down on Leola McCoy and her neighbors. She calls it environmental racism.

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