You know something is wrong when an elected official is a close "friend" of a lobbyist or contractor on which he or she routinely votes. Lobbyists and vendors want nothing more than to forge close relationships with government leaders so they can make sure to win ... More >>
Canada I have mixed emotions on this day. On the one hand, it's great news that John Canada has been terminated as Southwest Ranches manager, as the council's decision will bring an end to one of the most corrupt fiefdoms in recent South Florida history. And town councilman Jeff Nelson deserves a ... More >>
Via Stuck on the Palmetto Today, the Sun-Sentinel enlightens us on why Shawna Willey was so obsessed with having large, vicious dogs surrounding her all the time. Sallie James, Jennifer Gollan and Robert Nolin report on the front page that Willey had the Presa Canario that killed her in her backy ... More >>
Not much time this morning, so just a few South Florida media news gems to pass along: -- Scott Hiaasen's report on the continuing fallout of Arthur Teele Jr. A co-defendant in a criminal case is expected to go on trial soon and his lawyer, Richard Sharpstein, promises: "Even in death, we will vin ... More >>
We objected to John Canada's abuse of power. But the state didn't.
A Broward dealmaker (and ex-con) strikes up a friendship with a county commissioner's husband.
Things are changing in Southwest Ranches, but the outlaws are in charge
A group of political opportunists is cashing in on the rural town of Southwest Ranches
Broward politicians and bureaucrats are locked in an unwinnable war over a new computer system