He sent money to a lecherous Rabbi, his wife asked for a divorce, opponents wanted his mental-health records, and then he sailed off into the dark.Ever since Guma Aguiar disappeared at sea, his mother and her fiancé have been trying to gain control of his many millions in assets, scattered across t ... More >>
Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti and Michael Albetta, head of the influential Dolphin Democrats, always seemed an odd couple. radaris.com Albetta with Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon at an Obama event. Despite their party differences, Albetta, who has played a big role in Bro ... More >>
LAMBERTI: A real straight shooter.Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti was in Marion County earlier this week, singing the praises of his predecessor's decision to place countywide firefighting services under the auspices of the sheriff's office.Monday's two-hour session was the first time the panel heard ... More >>
Mark Foley is baack.Now that former U.S. Congressman Mark Foley has begun his unembarrassed return to Republican politics, it's tempting to recall the many other disgraced Floridians who perhaps should have stayed hidden longer. Blithely ignoring the infamy of their scandals, these public figures ... More >>
Photo courtesy South Florida Sun-SentinelHeads up, Broward County: Your ex-sheriff ex-con gave an interview to former Sun-Sentinel columnist Buddy Nevins that was posted on Broward Beat over the weekend. It's a cream-puff interview, but whatever. Ken Jenne was convicted, served his time, and no one ... More >>
When trouble brewed, former Broward County Sheriff Ken Jenne was quick to spend our tax dollars on lawyers to try to help him get out of trouble. Most infamously, he engineered the payment of $1.2 million to his good friend and political supporter Tom Panza to "investigate" the ... More >>
Corruption-busting lawyer Bruce Udolf wants to be Broward sheriff. After the Ken Jenne experience, though, are voters too suspicious of lawyers turned cops?
And now, on tape, from the capital of Mardi Gras Gaming, it's Sunday Morning Live!
The Sun-Sentinel just keeps pandering. If you get the print version of the newspaper, you've probably noticed the new emphasis on "community" news. For the uninitiated, community news is pretty much a scheme to build readership by going ultra-local and getting more readers' names in the newspapers. ... More >>
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea may lose its soul over a political firefight.
-- Nice job by the Herald's Cammy Clark on the diver in the Keys who was killed by a Grouper he'd just illegally speared. Both of them died together, actually, which is sort of beautiful in a macabre way. -- Great work by Sun-Sentinel free-lancer Dale Koppel, who exposes the subversive antics of ... More >>
Broward Sheriff Ken Jenne won't testify in Donald Trump's case against the developers of the Seminole Hard Rock after a judge admonished the real estate tycoon's lawyers for hyping the case in the press and ordered them to name the Sun-Sentinel reporters to whom they had leaked information. Tha ... More >>
It was like any other correction, tucked away on page 2A in Saturday's Sun-Sentinel: An article and headline on Page 1A of Wednesday's edition incorrectly reported that Broward Sheriff Ken Jenne did not disclose the 2001 sale of a Lake Worth condominium on his income tax return. In fact, the $20 ... More >>
After being beaten soundly by the Miami Herald on coverage of the federal investigation of Sheriff Ken Jenne, the Sentinel took drastic measures. It put its investigative team, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize this year for its coverage of FEMA, on the story. And then came the newspaper's ... More >>
Flashing the Gold
Got this e-mail just now that the Broward County AFL-CIO will hold a rally tomorrow morning to show support for ... Sheriff Ken Jenne. That's right. S-U-P-P-O-R-T. To wit: June 6, 2006 To All Concerned: There will be a rally of support for Sheriff Ken Jenne on Thursday, June 8 From 7:30 A ... More >>
The Sun-Sentinel played catch-up to the Miami Herald this morning on the Ken Jenne sweepstakes and did a decent job of explaining the mystery $20,000 loan. Almost as good as the Herald, which maintained its ownership of the story. Interesting newspaper horserace aside, I am amazed by Jenne's cheap ... More >>
The Miami Herald absolutely smoked the Sun-Sentinel in the Saturday stories on Sheriff Ken Jenne. When it comes to the federal investigation of the sheriff, the Herald story by Wanda DeMarzo and Jay Weaver gave us a look at some of the furniture in the room while the Sentinel left us groping and stu ... More >>
Some quick (and not so quick) takes on the morning papers: Wanda DeMarzo tells us of the outrageous ruling by Circuit Judge Michael Gates in the trial of former BSO deputy Christian Zapata, the first public hearing of the crime stats scandal. Gates -- remember that name -- ruled that Sheriff Ken J ... More >>
Let's see. Leon Fooksman and Chrystian Tejedor start us on a murder mystery in Boca Raton. Lisa Huriash stirs up a nest of envy in Sentinel readers, what economist Thorsten Veblen called pecuniary emulation. We know some people demand 40-foot swimming pools, theaters, billiard rooms, full-court bask ... More >>
While the grunts take the heat, Sheriff Jenne and the rest of the BSO brass remain unscathed by Powertrac.
Broward County Sheriff Ken Jenne
Jenne goes after the, um, Mafia. Question is, who's the bad guy?
Did a face-off with sheriff's brass drive the sergeant to suicide?
The biggest, baddest bloviators in town match witlessness in our Columnist Poetry Slam
Some ex-deputies say BSO treated them like damaged goods after they got hurt on the job
Letters for August 9, 2001
Ken Jenne's department helped convict the wrong man. Why won't he and Jeb Bush admit it?
Broward County's strong mayor proposal
Democrats and Republicans, blacks and whites, have banded together for one simple reason: to stop Ken Jenne from becoming Broward's first strong mayor.
A roll in the political hay
Thanks to Sheriff Ken Jenne's high-profile (and legally questionable) sex raids, Broward's swingers are feeling the pinch
If Ken Jenne were like most cops, he'd be investigated for being friends with felons who give him money