Based on New Times' reporting, a federal judge in Tampa last week tossed out one of two convictions that sent reggae giant Buju Banton to prison in 2011. The decision -- which hinged on juror misconduct dug up by the newspaper -- is just the latest plot twist since the Grammy Award winner was rounde ... More >>
02varvara.wordpress.comScott Rothstein has accused several TD Bank employees of being complicit in his massive Ponzi scheme, so it's not surprising an attorney representing the bank tried to get Rothstein to admit he's lying.Attorney Mark Schnapp -- who was also asking Rothstein about his relatio ... More >>
Back in 2005, I questioned Richard Rubin, husband of criminally charged former Broward County Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin, about his relationship with the shadowy politically connected real estate broker Ira Cor. Ira Cor: Real estate broker to the politicians.Rubin worked as a sales a ... More >>
Beverly GallagherIn the weeks that followed the announcement last September that Broward County School Board member Beverly Gallagher had been busted for taking bribes in an FBI sting, several of her colleagues got anxious. So did the school district administration. "The FBI was asking a lot ... More >>
Scott Wyman writes this morning of a lawsuit filed against lobbyist Russ Klenet, the husband of Broward Mayor Stacy Ritter, by a former vice president of viatical company Mutual Benefits Corp. You might remember the name of the company -- it is, after all, accused of ripping off investors ... More >>
I've always thought of Broward Commission newcomer Ken Keechl, who now holds the position of Vice Mayor, as a benign force. Sure, he's subject to the wiles and temptations of Broward's ruling class like anyone else, and he's fallen prey at times to special interests. But he's sort of a goo ... More >>
A popular waterfront tiki bar rocks and rolls on municipal largess
A slick L.A. movie producer gets slammed in the subtropics
Michael Ray Roberts has avoided serious prison time by ratting out his partners. So far.
One year later, questions remain about Deputy Todd Fatta's tragic death
A rogue FBI agent, tons of smuggled drugs, a wife in search of her husband's corpse
When Hollywood lawman Pete Salvo allegedly covered up a crime, Internal Affairs looked the other way
The FBI doesn't want you to know about Mel Ruth
Wisecracking Democrats in Tallahassee were steamrollered during the presidential contest. But they didn't take it lying down.
The government wants his money. The judiciary wants him disbarred. So what's F. Lee Bailey's next move? Sue the bastards!
Five years ago Lee Crompton was nearly killed in a car accident. He got a fat settlement, which has been dwindling ever since.
In the ultimate Channel 7 report, the news team discovers a Cuban double agent in our midst.
For 45 years the Pledge of Allegiance has included a mention of the Almighty. Atheist Michael Newdow is suing for removal.
Battling cancer and investigating a botched federal investigation, mobster Vinnie Ciraolo is fighting to clear his name
Investigators caught Manuel E. Rojas and his company attempting to dump toxins in the Everglades. Sounds like a simple case to prosecute. It wasn't.
According to the courts, Joyce Cohen hired three men to murder her wealthy husband. Now the entire case may be unraveling.
If Ken Jenne were like most cops, he'd be investigated for being friends with felons who give him money
Escape artist Steven Russell fills in the details about how he bluffed his way out of prison and plotted his next big score