A West Palm Beach man and four others have been indicted in Philadelphia for beating and locking several mentally disabled people in basement dungeons in three states for years at a time to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars of Social \Security benefits.
The 196-count indictment accuses West Pa ... More >>
There were fewer hate crimes in Broward in 2010 than in 2009, but it's still a higher total than any other county in Florida.The 2010 report of hate crimes statewide was released today by the attorney general's office, which reports 19 of the state's 149 hate crimes last year occurred in Broward. ... More >>
Dayworkers looking for work outside LW Home Depot.After last week's Community Relations Board meeting in Lake Worth, where a reading group from the Night Heron Grassroots Activism Center presented a PowerPoint lecture on hate groups operating in Lake Worth, I posted a couple of items on the meeti ... More >>
Even a board specifically appointed to promote harmony and mediate opposing viewpoints has a rough time getting residents -- or themselves, for that matter -- to see eye-to-eye in Lake Worth. Harsh words were exchanged Monday night when the Lake Worth Community Relations Board heard from activists a ... More >>
Let's see what's in the local news this morning.An internal affairs investigation found that Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Frank Adderley did not involve himself inappropriately in the car crash case of Moe Sohail, a close friend of both Adderley's and disgraced Lauderdale attorney Scott Rothstein ... More >>
This morning, Miami Herald reporter Steve Rothaus criticized New Times' cover story "Escape from South Beach." The blogger, who focuses on gay issues, cites one statistic, writing: "It's bit over the top."
The article -- if you haven't seen it -- takes a look at three things. 1) The fact that South ... More >>
Let's skim through the headlines for this Tuesday morning in Broward and Palm Beach:Shortly after Scott Rothstein's law firm made a $200,000 donation to the Florida Democratic Party, gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink's chief of staff helped the firm to be placed it in consideration for lucrative ... More >>
That's the sarcastic lead-in by John Rabe, of Coral Ridge Ministries, who today is criticizing the sensitivities of South Florida's gay community, on the alert for hate crimes after two gay men were beaten -- one nearly to death -- in two separate robberies last month.Rabe, a Youtube successor to th ... More >>