Broward News

Morning Juice: Mysterious Backpack in the Novack Murder Case; Trash Clash Tonight in Sunrise

Here's what's happening this Tuesday morning in Broward and Palm Beach:

  • John Goodman, the Wellington polo patron who ran a stop sign earlier this month and killed another driver, had a cocaine habit, according to the divorce filings by his former wife. [Palm Beach Post]
  • Narcy Novack, widow of slain Fontainebleau heir Ben Novack, allegedly lied to a bank manager to get access to a safety deposit box that her husband kept. She left the bank with a "bulging" backpack. [Miami Herald]
  • Seniors in West Palm Beach's Century Village have filed a lawsuit against a restoration company that displaced residents to fix leaky pipes. They suspect that the company is collaborating with a member of the condo board in a fraud scheme. [WPTV]

  • A 21-year-old woman was found shot to death in her car, a green Hyundai that was parked at Pompano Beach City Hall. Broward Sheriff's Office detectives recovered a gun at the scene but are still piecing together clues about why Tiffany Littlepage was killed and by whom. [WSVN-7]
  • This evening's Sunrise City Commission meeting will attract some special guests: Tamarac's city leaders, who want to voice their displeasure about Sunrise proposing to place a garbage dump at the city border. [Sun-Sentinel]

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Thomas Francis