| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Hollywood's police chief, the target of recent police union attacks via banner and billboard, had his own message for the public on Wednesday: The streets of Hollywood are safe.
"I don't fly planes with banners on them," said Chief Frank Fernandez,...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:15 PM
UPDATE: Hollywood Police identified the man killed in Saturday's fire as Tarrance Deron Jenkins, 36. Jenkins lived in the apartment building, police said.
A late-night fire in a second-floor apartment sent smoke pouring throughout the rental building,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:19 AM
The death of a man in a Hollywood apartment building fire early Saturday is considered suspicious, police said.
Firefighters and police officers responded to the blaze at 1610 N. Dixie Highway at about 12:20 a.m. The fire displaced approximately 25...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Angels in the Outfield, 8 p.m. at ArtsPark Amphitheater Stage, 1 Young Circle, Hollywood. Free. Call 954-921-3500.
Bike Safety Day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sunview Park, 1500 SW 42nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-791-1040.
Concert in the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Family Film, 3 p.m. at South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines. Free. Call 954-201-8821.
Gotta Dance, 7 p.m. at Herb Skolnick Community Center, 800 SW 36th Ave., Pompano Beach. Free. Call 954-786-4590.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Here's your chance to see inside Hollywood's police headquarters.
The Police Department, at 3250 Hollywood Blvd., is hosting a free open house from 5 to 7 p.m.. Friday.
Both kids and adults can tour headquarters, catch a K-9 demonstration and get a...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Visitors to Hollywood beach were treated to a bit of high-flying politics Sunday, compliments of the city's police union.
A small yellow plane with a banner reading "City of Hollywood high crime area. Thanks Chief Fernandez!" buzzed the coastline for...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A damning audit of the Hollywood Police Department calls for sweeping changes to the way the agency handles incidents involving use of force, saying those cases have been significantly underreported.
The audit, conducted by an outside consulting firm at...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:27 PM
For years, 94 untested rape kits were left sitting in an evidence room refrigerator at the Hollywood Police Department.
The kits, some dating back to 2005, are now in the spotlight as the department's top brass reviews what went wrong and why.
| Feb 16, 2014
They are forever going to be linked by the most horrid of tragedies.
But John Walsh and Don Ryce should also forever be linked for the changes in attitudes they brought to Florida and the nation. The two of them might have changed the thinking of regular...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:55 AM
First it was Chad Wagner, the former police chief of Hollywood, who quit and joined Broward Sheriff's Office's ranks, under Sheriff Scott Israel. He's a major in charge of human resources, making $125,043.
Then, during Israel's first year as sheriff, he...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:33 PM
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A mailer that hit homes in Wilton Manors, the unofficial capital of South Florida’s gay community, attempts to portray Sheriff Al Lamberti as anti-gay. Like many other attacks (from both sides) that come in the final weeks...