North Broward Medical Center

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    January 26, 2012

    Semie Robinson, in Jail on Attempted-Murder Charge, Hit With Unrelated Murder Charge

    ​Semie Robinson seems to have a habit of leaving his DNA at Pompano Beach crime scenes.According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, Robinson, 30, has been implicated in the November murder of 53-year-old Russell Buddie outside Buddie's Pompano Beach air-conditioning business after leaving his DNA at ... More >>

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    January 11, 2012

    BSO Says Gun-Selling Suspect Is Dead After Pointing a Gun at a Deputy

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeJohnny Wright was killed by the cops yesterday.​A 23-year-old man was shot and killed by cops yesterday after allegedly pointing a gun at an undercover deputy from the Broward Sheriff's Office, according to the sheriff's office.The BSO says a task force consisting of sh ... More >>

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    January 11, 2012

    Two Alleged Accomplices of Man Killed by Cops in Gun Buy Charged With Murder

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeElvence Saint Aulien (left) and Jean Marcel Coulanges have been charged with first-degree murder.​A day after Johnny Wright was shot and killed by cops during an undercover gun buy, his two alleged accomplices are now in jail on murder charges.According to the Broward S ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    Cops Say Semie Robinson's Mountain Dew Implicates Him in Shooting of Cab Driver

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeSemie Robinson​The Broward Sheriff's Office says a man has been arrested for shooting a cab driver in Pompano Beach last month, after the suspect left the evidence in a cooler inside the taxi.According to the sheriff's office, cab driver Williamson Joseph picked up 30-y ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011
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    September 7, 2011

    Broward Man Stabbed to Death During Domestic Dispute

    Eumeka Mathis, accused of premeditated murder​A lovers' quarrel recently turned bloody and deadly, when a Pompano Beach man was stabbed and killed by his girlfriend over reported cheating, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.The BSO has just said that Eumeka Mathis, 34, drove a knife into Pa ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Robber Punched 88-Year-Old Woman in the Face for $3

    via Sun Sentinel​It doesn't get much lower than this. On Tuesday night, an unidentified goon busted into the Pompano home of 88-year-old Pearl Patrinos, punched her in the face, stole some jewelry and threatened to kill her if she didn't give him money. He fled from the bungalow on Northeast 33rd ... More >>

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    March 26, 2010

    Arrest Made in BBQ Murder

    Photo: Broward Sheriff's OfficePetigny, sporting the shiner he earned in the fatal brawl.​A few hours after a March 14 slaying at a Pompano Beach barbecue, cops caught Tony Petigny; but they didn't have the evidence to charge him with murder. By the time that evidence turned up, Petigny had bonded ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Shooting Death in Pompano Beach Traced Back to Teens

    No end in sight for a couple terrifying criminal trends: violent teenagers and homeless victims. The Broward Sheriff's Office is reporting the arrest of two teens, Harry Velez (age 17) and Brady John Fisher (19), in the murder of Eustoquio Lopez, a 40-year-old homeless man, who was shot early Saturd ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Hospital Commissioner's Emails Reveal Personal Rivalries, Ethical Gray Areas

    browardhealth.orgNask​Broward Health Commissioner Robert Bernstein is known both for his emphasis on ethics and for his short temper. In a string of emails to the district's CEO, it appears he was torn between those two impulses.On one hand, Bernstein was an enthusiastic supporter of ethics reform ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009

    Stabbing Suspect Caught

    A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the murder of Edris Berry in the early-morning hours of Wednesday at a Shell Gas station in Pompano Beach. The news release from Broward Sheriff's Office:The victim, 33-year-old Edris Berry, was at the gas station at around 1:50 a.m. when two youn ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009
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    May 8, 2009

    Investigator's Report: Commissioner Cobo Bent Law Nearly to Breaking Point

    Judging by the report delivered yesterday to the North Broward Hospital District commissioners by an investigator, Commissioner Joseph Cobo is in deep trouble. Attorney Martin Goldberg, a former assistant U.S. Attorney, found five instances of possible misconduct by Cobo to be credible and that toge ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2007

    Talking Up a Storm

    Radio host Joyce Kaufman wins fans by flaying a new enemy: undocumented immigrants

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    October 2, 2007
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    June 15, 2007
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    June 14, 2007

    Blood Work

    If you´re a medically uninsured North Broward resident, stay healthy -- or else

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    June 28, 2006

    DeGroot: Alan Levine Will Be New NBHD Chief

    Levine John DeGroot was taking a cigarette break at the North Broward Medical Center this morning and he was mad as hell. "The fucking Sun-Sentinel is so asleep at the switch, it's just fucking embarrassing," he told me on a cell phone call. You should know DeGroot. He's a 21-year veteran of th ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 2005

    Deputy Down

    One year later, questions remain about Deputy Todd Fatta's tragic death

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    April 1, 2004

    The Jewish Card

    Give me my job back or I'll call the Anti-Defamation League, you anti-Semite!

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    March 18, 2004

    Letters for March 18, 2004

    A Lwin-Lose Situation

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    June 19, 2003

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Game show asks the burning questions

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    July 5, 2001


    SunCruzs problems are much deeper than you think they are

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    April 5, 2001

    Backyard Bloodbath

    Family dysfunction in Coral Springs means body slams, barbed wire, and thumbtacks in the head

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    September 7, 2000

    Greed Huber Alles

    Five years ago Lee Crompton was nearly killed in a car accident. He got a fat settlement, which has been dwindling ever since.

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    June 15, 2000

    One Strike and You're Out on the Street

    If one family member gets in trouble, the Broward County Housing Authority evicts everyone. That policy forced Dorothy Springer out of her home.

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    February 10, 2000

    Publix Where working can be lethal

    Five workers have died in Publix's Deerfield Beach warehouse in the past eight years. Has the workplace gotten safer? Apparently not.

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    January 20, 2000

    No Exit

    In South Florida the new killing fields are filled with sick, depressed senior citizens who make self-inflicted death their final ally

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    October 21, 1999

    Some Safety Net

    All Vicky Lynch wants is to get her husband the neurological rehab he desperately needs. So what's the problem? Everything.