Broward News

Morning Juice: Hollywood Cops Charged for "Walt Disney" Report; Father of Three Murdered in West Palm

Your daily glance at what's making news in Palm Beach and Broward:

  • The two Hollywood Police officers who unwittingly recorded themselves talking about how they would "do a little Walt Disney" by fixing a police report absolving their fellow cop from blame when he rear-ended a woman's car. [WPLG-10]
  • A 30-year-old college student with three children was shot dead last night while he slept in his West Palm Beach home. The man, Kevin Arnold, reportedly was looking to move out of the Broadway neighborhood out of concern for crime. [Palm Beach Post]
  • It'll be a fretful weekend for 687 teachers in the Broward County School District who are on the "surplus list," meaning they may not have jobs when school re-convenes in the fall. They're part of the district's efforts to close a $130 million budget gap. [Sun-Sentinel]

  • In what should be a bonanza for Ponzi collectors, Scott Rothstein's ill-gotten toys will be put up for auction today at the Broward County Convention Center. [Daily Pulp]
  • A lawsuit filed by a witness in the Adam Walsh murder case alleges that the files accumulated by the Hollywood Police Department's investigation have either been destroyed or sent to Cuba. [Miami Herald]

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Thomas Francis