Just because you're a public official once accused of corruption, doesn't mean you can't pick make a comeback.
Tamarac city commissioner Patricia Atkins-Grad in December was acquitted on corruption charges stemming from a 2010 indictment. The commissioner, a realtor who goes by the nickname "Positi ... More >>
Yesterday I called the Tea Party rotten and its members "yahoos." As an exhibit to support that characterization, I submit the above video of Danita Kilcullen, founder of the Fort Lauderdale Tea Party,Kilcullen is another one of those warmongers talking about starting a revolution in America. In the ... More >>
It's looking like a good month for scandal-plagued Broward County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman. We learned last week that she may have talked her way out of potential criminal charges by testifying against Tamarac Mayor Beth Talabisco.
Lieberman wit ... 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 >>
After a report on JAABlog appeared stating definitively that Sunrise Commissioner Sheila Alu is running for County Commission in 2012, I spoke with the potential candidate.
Alu tells me she is going to run for the seat currently held by the embattled Ilene Lieberm ... More >>
Ynot with son Max just days prior to his death
UPDATED: The SAO just announced that it has filed charges in the case of graffiti artist Jonathan "Ynot" Corso. The release:
The Broward State Attorney's Office has charged Reynaldo Rodriguez, 32, with vehicular homicide in ... More >>
Bruce and Shawn Chait paid off a who's who of Broward County public officials to get government approvals for their controversial housing development on two golf courses in Tamarac.
The father-and-son team bought since-imprisoned Broward County Commissioner Joe Eggelletion a golf ... More >>
Stuart Michelson, husband of investigated Broward County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman, is expected to leave his controversial job as city attorney for the City of Sunrise.
After criticism here and elsewhere regarding his no-bid appointment to the job -- which has paid him more than half a million d ... More >>
WSVN-Channel 7 anchor Lynn Martinez spices it up.
Sentenced this morning was Cathy Hamilton, a 54-year-old Clerk of Courts veteran who allegedly scammed the public out of $36,000 in a scheme in which she stole filing fees from civil court cases.
This one hit a little surprisi ... More >>
They just voted Sue Gunzburger the new Broward mayor to replace Ken Keechl. Hey, it was her turn.
Commissioner Kristin Jacobs made a very lame motion for Gunzburger, saying that "when each jewel is allowed to shine, the whole crown shines." Yuck.
Out with the old, in with the ... 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 >>
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 >>
Gallagher: A model of self-destruction.The New York Times is reporting that the human body's ability to cannibalize its own cells is a major factor in maintaining human health. In short:Increasing our body's ability to self-destruct may, paradoxically, let us live longer.And no local bodies self- ... More >>
I've decided to go with more blunt and truthful headlines ... can you tell?
The inspiration for this one is the passing of lobbyist Ron Book's initiative to bring more money to the county's bail bondsmen at the expense of our tax dollars. Book, who represents the bondsmen, has been w ... More >>
I'm done knocking on new Broward County Mayor Stacy Ritter. Why? Because I like her. I really like her.
There are signs that she's going to make county hall fun again. She possesses a huge ego -- so big that she actually had staff move a wall this weekend to make her new mayor's office ... More >>