| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Shot multiple times execution-style, two cousins were found dead in the driveway of a Hollywood home Tuesday night, the men's relatives and police said.
Calls reporting shots fired in the 5200 block of Flagler Street came in about 8:15 p.m., Lt....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Three retired officers — including former Assistant Chief Louie Granteed — are getting paid more than their due from their pensions, city officials say.
But five commissioners said Wednesday they would rather not pursue the matter in court,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Officer Isaiah Pitts, a six-year veteran of the Hollywood Police Department, was fired Oct. 28 after an internal investigation found he'd falsified documents related to a police chase and lied to investigators about the incident, records show.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:37 PM
The violent impact of a wrong-way crash in Hollywood on Thursday killed one person, and left two vehicles so jammed together, tow trucks were needed to free them apart.
A man and two women in an SUV, as well as the female driver of a Nissan Versa,...
| Nov 20, 2013
Beth and Josh Pinsky wanted to do something to help other children who were going through cancer treatment like their son Aaron Pinsky, 6.
"But Josh jokes it took someone much smarter to come up with a plan," said Aaron's aunt Deborah Clein.
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Assistant Police Chief Jimmy Jones is being placed on paid leave Wednesday so the department can investigate allegations of misconduct detailed in an eight-page letter sent to City Hall last week, a union official said.
The letter, written by retired...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Hollywood's police chief retired in January with a yearly pension of $104,426 and $707,880.52 in his deferred retirement account, says a pension official.
Chad Wagner, 52, didn't stay retired for long.
He started his new job as a captain with the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Morale is so low at the embattled Hollywood Police Department that some officers actually want the Broward Sheriff's Office to take over the agency, says union leader Jeff Marano.
He points to a flier circulating around town that spells out why a merger...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 2:49 PM
A standoff between a federal agent and a Hollywood police officer has spawned a civil rights lawsuit against the city, alleging that officers arrested the agent to cover up their own misconduct. The lawsuit lists a litany of allegations against the city...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Commissioners postponed a vote Wednesday that might have paved the way for a lawsuit against the police pension board and three retired officers, including former Assistant Chief Louie Granteed.
City officials say the men — Granteed, Timothy...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Three armed robbers hit a Hollywood 7-Eleven convenience store early Monday, severely beat the clerk and took an undetermined amount of cash from the register, police said.
The three males all wore black clothing with hoods over their heads and bandanas...
| 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...