Morning Juice: Rothstein to Be Charged at Last; Fresh Scandal at Broward School District

Tuesday is shaping up to be a big news day in Broward County.

  • Scott Rothstein is finally going to be charged for his roughly $1 billion Ponzi scheme. But no, we still don't know the juiciest details. [Miami Herald]
  • The trial for Teah Wimberly, the 16-year-old girl who killed a teenaged friend at Dillard High last year, is beginning. A crucial question is whether the judge will allow video of Wimberly's confession to police into evidence. [WSVN]
  • In the Post, Andrew Marra and John Lantigua reveal how mental illness derailed Paul Merhige, a sports star and academic standout, ultimately leading to the shooting on Thanksgiving Day in Jupiter that left four of his family members dead. [Palm Beach Post]
  • It's been a few months; a new Broward County School District scandal is overdue. Two leading transportation officials have been suspended following an internal investigation. One of them, Ruben Parker, had previously been accused of sexual harassment. [Sun-Sentinel]
  • The Palm Beach County Commission is trying to pass a law against pain clinics before pill mills become as widespread there as they are in Broward. [Palm Beach Post]

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