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  • Hollywood police chief: Don't believe that billboard saying city isn't safe

    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,...
  • Suspicious Hollywood fire kills man, displaces 25 residents

    Suspicious Hollywood fire kills man, displaces 25 residents
    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,...
  • Man dies in suspicious Hollywood fire, police say

    Man dies in suspicious Hollywood fire, police say
    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...
  • Friday's Bulletin Board

    Friday 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...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday 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. Hump...
  • Hollywood Police Department hosting open house on March 28

    Hollywood Police Department hosting open house on March 28
    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...
  • Banner in the sky calls Hollywood a high crime area, blames it on police chief

    Banner in the sky calls Hollywood a high crime area, blames it on police chief
    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...
  • Outside audit slams Hollywood Police Department over way it handles use-of-force cases

    Outside audit slams Hollywood Police Department over way it handles use-of-force cases
    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...
  • Hollywood police find untested rape kits in evidence room refrigerator

    Hollywood police find untested rape kits in evidence room refrigerator
    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. The...
  • Gary Stein: Normal folks who brought about big changes

    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...
  • A little bit of Hollywood at BSO

    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...
  • Gay leader condemns attack on Lamberti

    Gay leader condemns attack on Lamberti
      See updates, below 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...