A glance at the headlines this Tuesday morning in Broward and Palm Beach:
- Two more children have been diagnosed with brain tumors in the Acreage, adding to the suspicion the groundwater is contaminated. [Palm Beach Post]
- The Miami Herald took a closer look at how Hollywood Beach's Community Redevelopment Agency spent its money, finding that despite the economic hard times, its leadership showered VIPs with perks and staged festivals that were far more extravagant than the budget allowed. [Miami Herald]
- Jim DeFede at CBS4 has found more ties between Scott Rothstein and Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Frank Adderley. The city's top cop was a passenger on the same private jet that Rothstein flew to New York for last year's big Dolphins game against the Jets. DeFede also reports that Rothstein summoned Adderley to the site of the downtown Fort Lauderdale crash that involved their mutual friend, Moe Sohail. [CBS4]
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- A Sun-Sentinel analysis of Broward County's contract procurement process reveals that commissioners routinely join panels where professional staff evaluate businesses' qualifications to perform county work. Other regional governments forbid that kind of involvement. [Sun-Sentinel]
- Four children have been hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning after their unemployed father ran a gas-powered generator during the day in their Fort Lauderdale home. [WSVN]
- A civil court judge has ruled that an attorney for a woman suing billionaire Jeffrey Epstein for sexual abuse does not have the right to inspect Epstein's schlong to see whether it is, indeed, egg-shaped, as one of the girls assaulted told police. [Palm Beach Post]