Morning Juice: Merhige Caught in Long Key; Dolphins Lose Quarterbacks, Playoff Bid

The holidays are over, and a new year is upon us. Let's see what 2010 has in store for the local news.

  • Jupiter's Thanksgiving massacre suspect, Paul Michael Merhige, was found Saturday night in a hotel room in Long Key, after the hotelkeepers saw an ad for America's Most Wanted displaying Merhige's photo. [Sun-Sentinel]
  • The Dolphins lost their season finale to the Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday, 30-24, finishing 7-9 and missing the playoffs. Starting quarterback Chad Henne and then his backup, Pat White, were knocked out of the game with injuries. [MiamiDolphins.com]
  • A new deal between Broward cities and trash-hauling giant Waste Management will result in big savings on residential pickup rates for residents. [Sun-Sentinel]
  • A man who had been holding his girlfriend and a child hostage in Port St. Lucie killed himself before SWAT team members could arrest him. [Palm Beach Post]
  • Attorneys investigating the fraud case against Scott Rothstein have released a more extensive list of the names of his investors. They include condo developer Jorge Perez and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. [South Florida Biz Journal]

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