30, Jan 2015 - Broward, FL Homeless man gets life for setting another man on fire
A man who had been living at a South Florida homeless camp has been sentenced to life in prison for setting another homeless man on fire. A Broward County judge sentenced 61-year-old John Gibbons on Thursday.
30, Jan 2015 - Broward, FL Bond Set For Suspected â€śToxic Tushâ€ť Doc
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 will likely remain in Broward County jail until her trial.
30, Jan 2015 - Broward, FL Key Witness in Rilya Wilson case sent back to jail
The key witness in the state of Florida's case against a woman accused of killing foster child Rilya Wilson is back in jail.
29, Jan 2015 - Fort Lauderdale, FL Broward man gets prison for parking lot gun sales
A Broward County man who admitted he illegally sold guns in South Florida parking lots has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison.
27, Jan 2015 - Florida's Broward County prepares mass same-sex wedding
County court clerks in South Florida finalized plans Friday to start marrying gay couples minutes after a federal stay in the case expires Monday night, with Broward County planning a 3 a.m. mass wedding.
27, Jan 2015 - South Florida brothers' terrorism, attempted murder trial set for June
Two Broward County brothers accused of planning a terrorist attack in New York City and assaulting two deputy U.S. Marshals while in custody are scheduled to go to trial June 1.
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 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 ...
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
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
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."
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 - 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 - 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.
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
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.