28, Nov 2014 - Crist camp loses attempt to keep Broward polls open later
ST. PETERSBURG â€” Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist hunkered down to await results Tuesday night in their fierce battle to lead Florida, the Crist campaign unsuccessfully went to court seeking to keep polls open an extra two hours in the Democratic stronghold of Broward County.
28, Nov 2014 - Broward, FL â€śToxic Tushâ€ť Doc In Broward Jail After Prison Stint
A South Florida woman accused of injecting â€śsuper glueâ€ť and Fix-A-Flat into the buttocks of women in botched illegal cosmetic surgery procedures is now in a Broward County jail after finishing a prison stint in Miami-Dade.
26, Nov 2014 - Broward, FL Woman convicted of beating daughter now faces murder charge
A South Florida woman sentenced to 25 years in prison in 2012 for aggravated child abuse that left her then-2-year-old daughter on life support is now charged with murder. Keisha Jackson, 24, made her first appearance before a judge on a first-degree murder charge on Thursday. Jayla Jackson, 6, died Sept. 26 after spending more than four years on life support. In April 2012, Keisha Jackson took ...
25, Nov 2014 - Oakland Park, FL Heather Brown takes children on home burglary spree, deputies say
A South Florida mother is in jail after taking her children from home to home to burglarize them, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. Heather Brown, 38, of Oakland Park, was arrested Monday on charges of burglary, grand theft and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Broward County Judge Matthew Destry said during bond court Tuesday morning that Brown allegedly drove her kids around ...
24, Nov 2014 - Broward, FL S. Fla. drug smuggler sentenced to 8 years in prison
A man whose South Florida drug smuggling career spans more than three decades was sentenced Friday to 8 years in prison for importing at least $1.7 million worth of cocaine.
24, Nov 2014 - In a 30-Year Career, Fort Lauderdale Defense Attorney Has Over 90% Success Rate in Unprecedented 50
LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Â Attorney Gary S. Ostrow, founder of The Law Offices of Gary Ostrow, (www.fortlauderdalecriminaldefense.us) and two-time winner of Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers "Hat Trick" AwardÂ for twice having three consecutive clients acquitted of felonies, is one of the most successful defense attorneys in South Florida, especially when it ...
24, Nov 2014 - Broward, FL Canadian â€śSex Touristâ€ť Jailed In Ft. Lauderdale
A Canadian man accused of making a trip to South Florida to have sex with an underage teenage boy is being held without bail at the Broward County jail.
24, Nov 2014 - Broward, FL Trial Set For Canadian â€śSex Touristâ€ť
A trial date has been set for a Canadian man accused of making a trip to South Florida to have sex with what he thought was an underage teenage boy.
24, Nov 2014 - Broward, FL S. Florida drug smuggler sentenced to 9 years in prison
Floating in the Atlantic Ocean in 1982, a dehydrated and hungry Mark Marchand was found clinging to nearly 600 pounds of marijuana.
28, Oct 2014 - Broward, FL Dead Man Walking's Sister Helen Prejean to Lead Anti-Death Penalty Event in Fort Lauderdale, No
An all-star lineup of local and national death penalty activists will convene at 6 pm, Saturday, November 8th at The Sanctuary Church in Fort Lauderdale to demand a repeal of Floridaâ€™s capital punishment law. Speakers include â€śDead Man Walkingâ€ť author Sister Helen Prejean, Broward Public Defender Howard Finkelstein, Florida death row survivor Herman Lindsey, and many more. (PRWeb October 28 ...
11, Oct 2014 - Gay marriage ruling puts pressure on Fla. Attorney General Pam Bondi
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is being asked to drop her appeals in several ongoing lawsuits challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. The request was made Monday by groups opposed to the ban after the U.S. Supreme Court turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. Judges in four Florida counties -- Palm Beach, Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward and a U.S ...
10, Oct 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Man accused in $270,000 Medicaid fraud
A 60-year-old man is accused of defrauding Medicaid of more than $270,000 in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, according to Florida's Attorney General.
05, Apr 2014 - Broward, FL Florida's 'Felony Lane Gang' linked to crime wave
Marauding Florida members inspire copycats Highly organized packs of thieves from the Fort Lauderdale area are spreading a rash of crimes across Florida and much of the nation.
04, Apr 2014 - Broward, FL Broward's 'Felony Lane Gang' spreads crime wave across U.S.
Marauding Florida members inspire copycats Highly organized packs of thieves from the Fort Lauderdale area are spreading a rash of crimes across Florida and much of the nation, breaking into cars in Orlando, stealing identities in North Carolina, cashing bad checks in Pennsylvania and providing a model for copycat gangs from coast to coast. Â Â Â Â
04, Apr 2014 - Broward, FL Rapper Trick Daddy arrested in Florida on cocaine, gun charges
Police arrested rapper Trick Daddy and charged him with cocaine and gun possession after a stakeout at his south Florida home on suspicion he was running a an indoor marijuana farm, according to a police affidavit. A report by the Broward Sheriff's Office said the rapper, whose real name is Maurice Young, was arrested on Thursday. If convicted, he faces at least three years in prison under ...
03, Apr 2014 - Palm Beach, FL Florida psychic gets 10 years for $18M fraud
A 62-year-old psychic will spend some of her golden years in prison after what the Broward-Palm Beach New Times calls "the largest case of fortune-telling fraud ever to hit a courtroom."
03, Apr 2014 - Broward, FL `Felony Lane Gang' spreads crime wave across the U.S.
WASHINGTON â€“ Highly organized packs of thieves from Fort Lauderdale are spreading a rash of crimes across Florida and much of the nation, breaking into cars in Orlando, stealing identities in North Carolina, cashing bad checks in Pennsylvania and providing a model for copycat gangs from coast to coast. Â Â Â Â
02, Apr 2014 - Broward, FL Fla. Ponzi scheme investors sue bank for $385M
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Investors in the $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme operated by former Florida lawyer Scott Rothstein have sued Bank of America and some of its employees. The investors seek $385 million in damages in a pair of lawsuits in Broward County Circuit Court. They claim ...
02, Apr 2014 - Broward, FL Still no answers in Fla. prison shooting
How did a gun get into a Florida prison? It's a question one of the victim's family members and attorney want answered. And if they don't get one, a lawsuit could be coming.
02, Apr 2014 - Broward, FL Home Health Agency Admin And Aide Arrested For Defrauding Medicaid
Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that two Broward county residents are in custody after allegedly defrauding the Florida Medicaid program out of more than $18,000.
02, Apr 2014 - Fort Lauderdale, FL Broward lawyer gets 10 years in prison for $826 million scam | Video
Well-known South Florida lawyer Anthony Livoti Jr. was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Tuesday for his role in a massive life insurance investment scheme that defrauded 30,000 investors worldwide. He was also ordered to pay more than $826 million in restitution. Â Â Â Â
02, Apr 2014 - Fort Lauderdale, FL Broward lawyer gets 10 years in prison for $826 million scam
Well-known South Florida lawyer Anthony Livoti Jr. was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Tuesday for his role in a massive life insurance investment scheme that defrauded 30,000 investors worldwide. He was also ordered to pay more than $826 million in restitution.
06, Apr 2012 - Fort Lauderdale, FL Miami speeding cop avoids jail, won't have criminal record - Orlando Sentinel
But a Broward prosecutor, citing a Sun Sentinel investigation, said Miami Officer Fausto Lopez not only endangered the public by speeding on Florida's Turnpike ... He brought a check to the Fort Lauderdale courtroom on Thursday.
01, Mar 2012 - Broward, FL 2 plead no contest, get prison in South Florida teen burning
Two of the three South Florida teenagers charged with setting a schoolmate on fire have pleaded no contest to attempted second-degree murder charges and will go to prison.