Broward State Attorney Mike Satz, who has held the office for 837 years and counting, has rarely faced a serious challenger in his reelection bids. This November, he'll be running against Republican Jim Lewis, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer who most recently ran (unsuccessfully) for attorney general.The m ... More >>
Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato made her name as a Mafia fighter. As a former prosecutor and cop, she has both presided over, tried, and investigated high-profile mob cases. John "Johnny Meatballs" Piteo is oft-convicted bookmaker with suspected organized crime ties who has done two str ... More >>
Photo from jimlewisforflorida.comLewis: "Faint heart never won fair maiden."Jim Lewis won't be your next attorney general. But if there were some miraculous come-from-behind victory for the perennial losing candidate, Lewis would bring about a radical change. He'd legalize pot. Not just medicinal ... More >>
Photo: Broward Sheriff's OfficeMarksAs scam artists go, Gina Marks is maddeningly persistent. The 37-year-old from Hollywood has been busted before for what Broward Sheriff's Office calls "gypsy" crimes. Last May she was convicted of felony fraud, but she received only probation, which paved the ... More >>
Finally, the end of the municipal election cycle is upon us. A few races we'll be watching today:In Fort Lauderdale, we've got runoffs in three commission districts, which means that a majority of the city's governing body will be elected today, joining mayor-elect Jack Seiler and Commissioner Charl ... More >>
So Fort Lauderdale lawyer Jim Lewis, who is running commission, contacted the Pulp about the post below wherein I criticize him for his role in the Gina Marie Marks saga. "A lot of people read this and man, it's like you're trying to kill my campaign," he said. "I'm one of the good guy ... More >>
Jim Lewis wants to be a Fort Lauderdale commissioner and is running for a seat in the upcoming election. Lewis thinks he deserves your trust. He should think again -- and so should you. Lewis is an attorney who I have seen undercut justice time and time again with one of his most reliabl ... More >>
When somebody offers to "purify" your possessions, call the bunko squad
Great Tate Debate
It's about time, Ms. Regan, that you did something about your misleading book, Miami Psychic.
How to deal with a man holding up $2.4 billion in development: Kick his pooch.
It's a big headline on the Local front of the Sun-Sentinel: "BEATING ADVERSITY TO BE FIRST IN LINE." Bad headline (who knew that beating adversity could move up to the front of the line so quickly?) over a story written by Nicole T. Lesson, Community News diva. It's about a teenager named Nick Sprou ... More >>
Local Gypsy fortuneteller pulls one over on publishing giant Judith Regan.
Bogus Book You might have thought you'd heard the last of "Regina Milbourne" and her "non-fiction" book Miami Psychic. But you just aren't that lucky. I wrote about the book in this earlier post, but to refresh your memory, here's the way HarperCollins is promoting the book and its authors (Miami P ... More >>
Gil Fernandez Jr. could be responsible for as many as nine murders. If he's truly repentant, his former prosecutor says, he needs to confess his sins.
These Generals frequently speak the name of the Lord, but is it in vain?
Coming soon to a courtroom near you: dueling conspiracy theories that pit Fort Lauderdale's finest against their political bosses. One certain verdict: There's a price to pay for tangling with civic activist Sonny Irons.