Broward News

Morning Juice: A $2 Million Mistake at BSO; Dolphins Blunder When It Counts

A stroll through South Florida news on this Tuesday morning:

  • The mentally challenged man who was convicted of murder and served 22 years in prison before being freed by DNA evidence was paid $2 million by the Broward Sheriff's Office for its deputies' role in badgering him into a confession and fabricating evidence. [Sun-Sentinel]
  • Red-zone frustration last night at Land Shark Stadium as the Dolphins dominated the Colts everywhere except for the scoreboard. Despite 136 yards by Ronnie Brown and a 3-1 advantage in time of possession, the team lost to Indy, 27-23. [NFL.com]
  • The victims of the small plane wreck Sunday are believed to be Fort Lauderdale investment adviser Bruce Barber and his wife, son, and business partner. [NBC 6]
  • At a crossroads of whether to pass a hefty tax hike or a big batch of layoffs and city service cuts, Hollywood commissioners have decided on (drumroll...) both! Just less of both, if that's any comfort. [Miami Herald]
  • Florida's rate of uninsured residents is the fourth worst in the nation. [Palm Beach Post]
  • Mark Foley makes his radio debut tonight. [seaviewarm960.com]

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Thomas Francis