Broward News

Morning Juice: Dolphins Make the Bills Pay; Local Family Makes the Doctors Pay

It's Monday. Here's the news from the weekend in Broward and Palm Beach.

  • Big win for the Dolphins, who desperately needed a boost of confidence after an 0-3 start and Pennington's season-ending injury. Vontae Davis returned an interception for a touchdown, setting the tone for the defense's best effort of the year. Productive day for Ronnie Brown and for Pennington's replacement, Chad Henne. [NFL.com]
  • The hits keep coming for Broward Sheriff's Office, which has discovered another crooked deputy in its ranks. Manuel Silva is charged with theft, armed extortion, and drug possession. [WSVN]
  • A Deerfield Beach family won a $4.3 million judgment against two doctors at the Coral Springs Medical Center for failing to diagnose a virus in newborn Haylee Kroll in 1994, causing lifelong disabilities for her. [Sun-Sentinel]

  • In Miramar, a pregnant 17-year-old girl who was found dead Friday was murdered, not a suicide case as first reported. The girl's mother talked with Channel 10. [WPLG]
  • "Cookie monster" Stefanie Woods isn't as smug as she was after she got caught robbing a Girl Scout in 2008. [Palm Beach Post]
  • Friends and rivals for Alan Mendelsohn, the Hollywood ophthalmologist and political fundraiser indicted on fraud charges, describe a man who became a bit too passionate about politics. [Miami Herald]

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Thomas Francis