Broward News

Morning Juice: Lamberti Stung by Minority Report; Miami Archdiocese Installs New Leader

The news in Broward and Palm Beach this Tuesday morning:

  • An internal report concludes that Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti's agency has neglected measures meant to increase diversity. The sheriff is already being criticized for steering layoffs toward jail staff, which is dominated by minority deputies. [Miami Herald]
  • Hurricane season has begun, and if you're like most Floridians, you're underprepared for what looks like a more active season than the last few. [Palm Beach Post]
  • Residency may loom large in the battle for Broward County Commission between incumbent Sue Gunzburger and former State Sen. Steve Geller, who had to rent a condo in Hollywood's Quadomain to qualify for the race. [Sun-Sentinel]

  • The Rev. Thomas Wenski will be the new archbishop in South Florida, replacing Archbishop John Favalora, who announced his retirement in April. [WPLG-10]
  • The Marlins' offense turned a drought into a deluge, blowing past the Milwaukee Brewers by scoring 13 runs in the final three innings. [Sun-Sentinel]

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Thomas Francis