David Benjamin, the former Broward Sheriff's deputy accused of accepting more than $20,000 from convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, was sentenced to five years in federal prison in Fort Lauderdale federal court at a hearing on Monday morning. Federal prosecutors filed criminal conspiracy charg ... More >>
David Benjamin, the former Broward Sheriff's Deputy accused of accepting more than $20,000 from convicted ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, was charged Friday for accepting that financial help in exchange for using his authority to protect and aid Rothstein. Former BSO deputy Jeff Poole was also charg ... More >>
There's a hurricane of bass pounding inside Club Cinema, which, close to midnight on a recent weekend, is a sweaty blender of 2,500 teens dancing as Canadian producer Exicison's set hits lift off. Green lasers stab through the dark in the Pompano Beach club. Shirtless kids grind against girls tricke ... More >>
A Broward Sheriff's deputy was critically injured Wednesday morning when his car veered off I-95 and crashed into a tree. Deputy Daniel Rivera, 32, was taken to Broward Health North by Pompano Beach Fire Rescue, where he underwent surgery for life-threatening injuries. Rivera is said to be in ver ... More >>
A former Broward Sheriff's Office deputy took to YouTube to release a video accusing BSO Sheriff Scott Israel of turning his back on him, and making allusions to him becoming "the next Christopher Dorner," the ex-LAPD officer who went on a revenge-motivated shooting rampage in Los Angeles back in Fe ... More >>
By now, you've surely seen Police Women of Broward County, the Cops-style TV show authorized by past Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti. The show had its share of problems when defendants claimed that they'd been unfairly arrested for pure entertainment value. The public defender's office handled 11 such c ... More >>
Read our interviews with Israel and Granteed.You may not have heard of Louis Granteed -- he's better known to local beat cops than the general public -- but it would be a mistake to discount him in the Democratic primary for Broward Sheriff on August 14. Turns out, he's raised a whole lot more in ca ... More >>
We dropped by a fundraiser for Al Lamberti at Athena by the Sea, a Greek Restaurant at Commercial Boulevard and A1A that's stuck in the same charming but bygone era as the rest of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. We wanted to personally ask for the same face-to-face interview we've gotten with the two Demo ... More >>
LambertiA former Broward deputy has filed an ethics complaint with the State of Florida against Sheriff Al Lamberti, alleging he violated state law when he engaged in a "fraudulent scheme" to bring his 15-year-old son with him on a security detail at last year's Super Bowl. In the complaint, ... More >>
LambertiBroward Sheriff Al Lamberti was scheduled to be a celebrity judge for the chili cook-off at a benefit car show held over the weekend for the late Sgt. Chris Reyka, who was shot to death behind a Walgreens store in Pompano Beach while on duty two and half years ago. But ... More >>
I am hearing new information regarding Broward Sheriff's Lt. Rick Reilly, and it's not good. I won't get into details, but suffice it to say that Reilly's late wife, attorney Caryl Boies, may have a lot in common with Elizabeth Edwards, the wife of onetime presidential contender John ... More >>
New Times photo by Tara NieuwesteegWiley ThompsonIt sure sounds like a troubling bit of news: Former Broward Sheriff candidate Wiley Thompson has landed a sweet job with victorious Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti -- the same candidate Thompson had crossed party lines to endorse after he lost in the Augu ... 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?
Shahruck Dhanji's campaign for Broward sheriff is suddenly mired in sticky money problems
Drug counselor Richard Entriken swam a little too easily in a sea of sharks.