When the Florida Senate prepared earlier this week to take direct oversight of the dysfunctional Broward County School Board earlier this week, the board's lobbyist, Georgia Slack, went into overdrive. SlackSlack wrote in an email to Board members that she began "frantic lobbying" and engage ... More >>
The many faces of Vincent Colangelo, the convicted heroin and cocaine trafficker who decided he could make more money in the pill mill business, where authorities say he unloaded some 770,000 high-powered pain pills in a single year.
Fort Lauderdale activist Cal Deal put together ... More >>
UPDATED: At his 4 p.m. press conference regarding the Statewide Grand Jury report, Broward Supt. James Notter said he's not going anywhere.
"I have no plans to resign or retire at this point in time," said Notter, who was flanked by the entire board as he spoke. ... We will take expediti ... More >>
Sources tell me the U.S. Attorney's Office will announce the arrest of a Broward County public official as soon as tomorrow.
Thomas Correa, a long-time Broward Sheriff's Office sergeant and a former administrator at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is expected to be ind ... More >>
The rundown of local news on this Thursday morning:A 16-year-old girl is in jail for stabbing to death her mother's boyfriend, Gilardo Ramos Paz, in the parking lot of a Winn Dixie in Delray Beach. The girl, Berenice Juarez, confessed to police, telling them she didn't approve of the man's relati ... More >>
Deputy Superintendent Michael Garretson has written a memo regarding last week's column to Superintendent Jim Notter assuring him that the payment of $1 million to an unlicensed firm represented by lobbyist Ron Book was all above board.
Hey, I'm going to let Garretson speak for himself and&nbs ... More >>
Once upon a time, Sunrise Middle School had such a good reputation that some parents considered it better than private school. It is the only middle school around with a Montessori program. It has a gifted program. There's an accelerated group called the "Golden Hammers" (like other school gro ... More >>
Fig. 1: A colorblind Broward County resident.Black History Month is "extra special this year," according to James F. Notter, superintendent of the Broward County
public schools. This is true somewhat because of the whole first black president thing but also because it seems all that racism stuff is ... More >>