Broward News

Morning Juice: Rothstein Nightmare Marches on; Dunbar Village Looks for New Life

What hideous things will we learn about Scott Rothstein today?

  • Miami attorney Alan Sakowitz says he had meetings with the FBI in which he expressed suspicion that Rothstein was running a Ponzi scheme. [Sun-Sentinel]
  • Kevin Gale, editor of the South Florida Business Journal, recounts a party at Rothstein's Fort Lauderdale home on Thursday for which Rothstein himself was absent -- supposedly, at the World Series in New York. [Biz Journal]
  • The Boynton Beach Police SWAT team has been busy lately. Three days after raiding Platinum Showgirls, it was sent to a home on SW First Avenue, where a man was threatening suicide. Police managed to talk him out of it. [WPBF]

  • The West Palm Beach Commission has agreed to spend $3.5 million to rebuild the Dunbar Village housing project, site of the notorious 2007 rape of a woman and her son. But only if the project wins a federal grant. [Palm Beach Post]
  • The survivor of the August 17 triple homicide in Miramar spoke at a news conference yesterday in hopes of helping police catch the killer. [Sun-Sentinel]

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Thomas Francis