As first reported on this here bloggy blog by Bob Norman back in 2010, Tamarac City Commissioner Patricia "Positively Patte" Atkins-Grad was arrested and charged with bribery, official misconduct, receiving unlawful compensation, and conspiring to commit unlawful compensation after she threw herself ... More >>
Now-former Tamarac Mayor Beth Talabisco had more bad news when she learned who would be presiding over her case: Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato, who has a reputation as one of the toughest judges on criminal defendants in Broward County.
ImperatoImperato is former police officer ... More >>
Bova girls always brighten a roomYou know, every criminal investigation has its side notes apart from the nuts and bolts of the case, the stuff that fills in the dialogue when the story needs to be told.
The Stephanie Kraft school board corruption case has some of that. We know abo ... More >>
In a sworn statement with state prosecutors, late Broward Superintendent Michael Garretson gave a downright creepy description of the telltale sign of when "cunning" former School Board Member Stephanie Kraft, who is facing corruption charges, was lying.   ... More >>
There's indicted former Broward County School Board member Stephanie Kraft back out mingling with the peeps at last night's debate between Jaemi Levine and Kraft's favored candidate, Dave Thomas.
There are more shots on the Broward Cleansweep blog, including a couple t ... More >>
October 27, 2010
When it comes to the poor Sun-Sentinel, old habits are hard to break.
That newspaper followed the crushing handshake story yesterday afternoon and who was the lead witness the newspaper found?
Indicted, deposed, disgraced still-clinging-to-public-life Stephani ... More >>
Broward County School Board records show that on October 10, 2008, then-School Board Member Stephanie Kraft and lobbytist Neil Sterling exchanged four phone calls in the afternoon.
The KraftsOn that same day it was announced that the insurance committee on which Kraft was sitting had chos ... More >>
Wild Art: Fox News-loving Republican Attorney General candidate Pam Bondi at the firing rangeThe apparently illegal leak of classified FBI information regarding Broward County School Board Member Phyllis Hope isn't the first time the school district has been caught in a political ... More >>
A glance around the headlines in South Florida for this Tuesday morning:Tamarac Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco refused to comment Monday morning when asked whether she had received anything of value from developer Bruce Chait, who has figured in other Broward corruption cases, including the one t ... More >>
FlickrJoe Eggelletion, star witness?The
Broward State Attorney's Office made a generous accommodation of disgraced former County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion, allowing his prison sentence in the state case to run concurrently with the one in the federal case. But those kinds of favors don't ... More >>
Andre Eggelletion, brother of corrupted Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion, is a target of the investigation by the Broward State Attorney's Office, according to an article published in South Florida Times.That revelation appears to have triggered the recent cancellation of Andre Eg ... More >>
Headlines from the weekend past in Broward and Palm Beach:The Dolphins squeaked out a win in Jacksonville yesterday afternoon, thanks to some hard running by Ricky Williams and a timely sack by Randy Starks. [NFL.com]Matthew Bent, one of the Deerfield Beach boys accused of torching Michael Brewer ... More >>
The headlines in Broward and Palm Beach:Investigators are circling Bruce Chait of Prestige Homes -- and not just for the developer's hiring of Broward School Board member Stephanie Kraft's husband. Tamarac Mayor Joe Schreiber has alleged that Chait offered a $200,000 bribe in exchange for Mae Sch ... More >>