Morning Juice: Wimberly Guilty; Seminoles Making Bank as They Wait for State Compact

A few morsels of South Florida news while you enjoy your breakfast:

  • Is that Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Frank Adderly standing with Scott Rothstein on Broward Boulevard, at the scene of an August car crash that involved former Rothstein friend Moe Sohail's car? [JAABlog] And if so, is this what the Rothsteinesque commenter was talking about when he claimed to have helped Sohail's girlfriend get out of a DUI? [Daily Pulp]
  • The Indian Gaming Commission is soon to release a report revealing that the Seminoles have increased revenue by some 19 percent since last year, when they started dealing blackjack and offering Vegas-style slots. [Miami Herald]
  • A Broward County jury found Teah Wimberly guilty of second-degree murder of her friend Amanda Collette at Dillard High School. [WPLG-10]

  • Coolest high school science project ever: Senior Ashley Smith lured classmates into a Ponzi scheme, wherein they invested with her in hopes of gaining extra-credit points only to have Smith herself steal all the points for herself. [Palm Beach Post]
  • The Palm Beach Princess gambling cruise lost its certification, based on a busted engine. It's also saddled with unpaid debts to the Port of Palm Beach. Check out the report by a Channel 25 reporter, now filing his story minus a cameraman. Oh, this economy! [WPBF]
  • The feds went to Tallahassee to interview state senators about the activities of Alan Mendelsohn, a Hollywood eye doctor, accused fraudster, and Republican fundraiser. [Sun-Sentinel]

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