Ya gotta hate Mondays. Especially if you're FAU President Mary Jane Saunders and you come in and open your email and find two open letters "to the FAU community" raking the school over the coals for its handling of two recent scandals.
One letter came from John Hiatt, of Wellington, whose daughter ... More >>
First, FAU tried to name its stadium after a private prison operator, GEO Group. Then, FAU President Mary Jane Saunders struck a student with her car in a panic-stricken reaction to the sight of a mere handful of youngsters in the vicinity of her 2010 silver Lexus. Amid these events, the univer ... More >>
Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria took out a full-page ad in the local papers last week titled "Letter to our Fans," (inexplicably, that letter failed to make its way to the New Times!) to explain why he and his team suck so hard. The letter was probably the most pedantic, lacking self-awareness, nar ... More >>
Karen Pletz, the former president and CEO of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, was found dead in a Fort Lauderdale condo this morning, according to Fort Lauderdale Police Detective Travis Mandell.Pletz, 64, was indicted in March on 24 charges after allegedly embezzling more ... More >>
BSOGerard LopesWithin a week, police in South Florida arrested two young people for allegedly killing the ones who raised them -- 17-year-old Tyler Hadley is charged with murdering both his parents with a hammer last Saturday in Port St. Lucie, and 21-year-old Gerard Lopes has been charged with k ... More >>
In his latest think piece, Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams describes the transformation of the company's national cable channel, WGN, into "WGN-America."
"WHY 'AMERICA'? Because there's more to life than Hollywood and Manhattan," Abrams writes. "The channel will speak to Mi ... More >>