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Josephus Eggelletion

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Sylvia Poitier's Secret "Defense Fund" Set Up by Judy Stern and Friends, According to Email

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeSylvia Poitier​If you're wondering how suspended Deerfield Beach Commissioner Sylvia Poitier -- who was convicted yesterday on four counts of falsifying public documents -- managed to pony up the cash for defense lawyer Johnny McCray Jr., a months-old email acquired by the ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    Coffee Art: Osama Bin Latte

    Ron Gunzburger's Facebook PageThis is the fine work of Rob Negron at the Brew Urban Cafe on Himmarshee.​Al Qaeda put out a statement on the internet today about Osama Bin Laden's death: "It [Bin Laden's blood] will remain, with permission from Allah the Almighty, a curse that chases the Ameri ... More >>

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    February 2, 2011

    Rick Scott Does Something Good. Yeah, I Said It

    Model Citizen Scott deserves a hand today. ​Rick Scott's move to force government employees to contribute to their pensions (like everyone else) and drop the horrid DROP triple-dipping program is flat-out wonderful. It's high time someone derailed the gravy train that government ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    Morning Juice: Major Drug Bust in Palm Beach County; Eggelletion Helps State Build Corruption Case

    ​The local news for this Friday morning:Federal prosecutors announced the arrest of 16 South Floridians in a nationwide illegal drug trafficking investigation called Project Deliverance that was based in West Palm Beach. [Palm Beach Post]Another guilty plea coming in the Scott Rothstein case, this ... More >>

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    April 2, 2010

    Morning Juice: Family Identified From Sunken Minivan; Mass Murderer's Attorney Wants to Seal Records

    ​A quick look at what's making news around here:A Palm Beach County jury gave a not-guilty verdict to Allison Dinsmore, the 27-year-old teacher from Boynton Beach tried on felony animal-cruelty charges after leaving her two cats home alone, where they starved to death. [Palm Beach Post]The bodies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Will Eggelletion Bring Down Another Broward Politician?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Morning Juice: Eggelletion Prepares for Prison; Norovirus Fears in Broward

    ​Here's what's happening in Broward and Palm Beach this Friday:Former Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion will be sentenced today after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an FBI bribery sting. [Miami Herald]Police have identified the man whose remains were found in a box near Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Eggelletion Sentence: Two-and-a-Half Years

    ​That does it for the political career of Josephus Eggelletion. Sounds like a sad, pathetic scene at the federal courthouse in West Palm Beach. One tear-choked quote:"What I did was wrong. I'm not trying to hide from it. I'm not trying to run from it."Just to correct the historical record, yes, Eg ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2010
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    December 22, 2009

    Author of Thieves in the Temple Investigated for Bribery

    ​Andre Eggelletion, brother of corrupted Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion, is a target of the investigation by the Broward State Attorney's Office, according to an article published in South Florida Times.That revelation appears to have triggered the recent cancellation of Andre Eg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2009

    Five Local Officials Who Should Be Expecting Coal This Week

    flickr.com​Most public servants are good people, even in South Florida. Most commissioners and school board members take sacred the public trust. At least during the holiday season, we try to tell ourselves that. But clearly, especially around these parts, not all our politicians are nice. And whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Who Is Patrick Lochrie?

    Flickr​According to a scoop in yesterday's edition of the Broward Bulldog, he's the businessman who went undercover to help FBI agents lure corrupt Broward County officials, like Josephus Eggelletion, who will be entering his guilty plea in a money-laundering case tomorrow.Judging by Dan Christens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    UPDATED: Eggelletion to Enter Guilty Plea

    Eggelletion​Former Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion has agreed to enter a guilty plea in the federal corruption case against him.UPDATE: Just got off the phone with Eggelletion's former colleague, Commissioner John Rodstrom. "I think it's just a tragedy," he said of Eggelletion's f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Morning Juice: Let's Try a News Round-Up Sans Rothstein

    ​Well, it's worth a try anyway. Here's what's going on in Broward and Palm Beach counties:The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit against the state for its failure to provide Floridian family with a quality education -- a point for which the Palm Beach County School District drop-out rat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Morning Juice: Rothstein Crawls Back; Broward School Officials Try Blame Game

    ​It's Wednesday. Here's the local news:A bruising campaign for mayor of Lake Worth will go a few more rounds as Rene Varela didn't quite win enough votes to avoid a runoff with Laurence McNamara. In the Commission races, conservative Scott Maxwell beat Ron Exline and Jo-Ann Golden won reelection. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Eggelletion Cheats at Golf Too

    Photo: C. StilesEggelletion​About two years ago, a couple of golfing buddies took the first tee at Parkland Golf & Country Club. A club official asked Mike and Paul if they'd agree to be joined on their round by a single player who'd just shown up and was to be joined later by his own friend. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2009

    Sun-Sentinel: Corruption Is Suddenly ... Everywhere!

    Jennifer Gollan had a nice little scoop about elected officials' travel that centered on mayors Richard Kaplan, Joy Cooper, and Frank Ortis billing hundreds of dollars to stay at a hotel for a convention in Miami -- all of about 30 miles away. Nothing earth-shattering, but a sweet daily&nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Bus Fuss

    No detail is too small to escape the unblinking eye of Broward County Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin. Just before the adjournment of today's commission meeting, she spoke of something horrible that she saw recently at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport while waiting for a ride ... More >>

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    August 28, 2008
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    August 26, 2008
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    August 22, 2008
  • News

    August 14, 2008

    Unfinished Business

    A son denied becomes a festering campaign issue haunting Commissioner Eggelletion as Election Day approaches

  • News

    December 27, 2007

    The Dirty Dozen of 2007

    Rush, Naugle, Loria... and, hey, what's going on in the criminal justice system?

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2007
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    December 6, 2007

    Rambo and the Phantom

    Investigating a gun-slinging city commissioner and the mayor who hides in the bathroom

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007
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    October 25, 2007

    Mold? Rats? Yikes! Tear the Place Down!

    The courthouse must be replaced! says an unholy alliance of judges and downtown landlords

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    September 14, 2007
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    June 7, 2007

    How´s Your Slime IQ?

    Take the Broward Corruption Quiz

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    June 6, 2007
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    January 11, 2007

    Politicians Feed At Super Trough

    The Miami Herald had a nice scoop today about the NFL offering local politicians Super Bowl tickets at their $600 or $700 face value. A lot of them -- including Broward County Commissioners Sue Gunzburger, Stacy Ritter, John Rodstrom, and Diana Wasserman-Rubin -- took advantage of the offer. Josephu ... More >>

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    November 21, 2006
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    August 3, 2006

    Somebody Listened

    Here's to Ray McKinney. Who is Ray? He's just a retired fellow in Fort Lauderdale who doesn't like corruption. He called me after I wrote stories about Southwest Ranches last year and said he was going to do something about it. Based on the stuff I'd dug up, he filed an ethics complaint based on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2006

    Eggelletion's Cronies Feel Political Bite

    Eggelletion The Sun-Sentinel often doesn't do news -- it's more what might be called newslets. They are little bite-sized articles that state a bit of news, hint at the problem, then head for the hills with none of us the wiser. There's a good example of one in this morning's paper about Lauderdale ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2005

    Terrible Twosome

    Vice Mayor Eggelletion's golfing and business buddy stands to profit from county land deal

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    Cheating for Dollars

    It's easy if you're a county commissioner who's also a hired gun. Just pocket the money and deny everything.

  • Subtropical Life

    May 12, 2005
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    May 12, 2005

    Best Politician in Broward

    Broward County Commissioner Ben Graber

  • News

    March 17, 2005

    Tailpipe

    Get Rich in the Developer Biz

  • News

    March 3, 2005

    Who's Your Daddy?

    Commissioner Eggelletion ducks questions about his amorous past

  • News

    December 16, 2004

    The Lobbyist

    Broward Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion quietly pulls political strings in Lauderdale Lakes -- and personally profits in the process

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Ch-a-a-rge It!

    You thought there was a problem with Broward credit cards? Get this.

  • Best of BPB

    May 16, 2002

    Best Scandal

    Josephus Eggelletion's credit card

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    Print and Politics

    The Broward Times delivers unconventional, often shrill journalism to an unsuspecting town

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Undercurrents

    Thanks to Joe Eggelletion, Broward County commissioners violate the law and screw the public

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    Hailing Taxis

    A major miscalculation cost Broward County's taxi czar his monopoly

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Keith Clayborne in Black and White

    A lesson in becoming a black power broker by doing business with the white media elite, courtesy of the controversial editor of The Broward Times

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    An Education in Double Dipping

    A politico gets a salary from the Broward school board that most teachers would kill for. Why? Because he's a state legislator.

  • News

    February 25, 1999

    The People's Republic of Area A

    A group of neighborhood leaders prepares to declare independence and start Broward's first black-majority city

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Does Not Compute

    Dillard High School's Emerging Computer Technology magnet program is missing just one thing: emerging technology

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