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  • Armed robbers took four restaurant workers hostage in Lauderdale Lakes

    Armed robbers took four restaurant workers hostage in Lauderdale Lakes
    Four restaurant workers were taken hostage by robbers armed with a shotgun and handguns, all in a heist to steal money from a safe, the Broward Sheriff's Office said Friday. The robbers even threatened to shoot the employees in the head during the March...
  • School dress code suggested – for parents

    School dress code suggested – for parents
    They show up to school in sagging pants and short shorts. But the dress code violators are not students — they're parents. School Board member Rosalind Osgood wants something done about it. She says she sees way too many parents show up at...
  • House, Senate approve $75 billion state budgets

    House, Senate approve $75 billion state budgets
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida House and Senate lawmakers on Thursday adopted dueling $75 billion spending plans that increase dollars headed for schools, services for the disabled and even put a little bit of cash back into taxpayers' pockets. The...
  • Ex-wife testifies in Broward molestation trial of youth mentor

    Ex-wife testifies in Broward molestation trial of youth mentor
    The former wife of a youth mentor accused of repeatedly molesting teenage boys in his care took the stand on Wednesday, telling a Broward jury that she once walked in on her husband and one of his accusers. Aretha Wimberly, a Fort Lauderdale code...
  • Molestation trial begins for former youth mentor

    Molestation trial begins for former youth mentor
    Through sobs, a 21-year-old man told a Broward jury Tuesday how he really feels about the man accused of raping him repeatedly as a teenager. “I still love him.” The accuser, whose name is being withheld because of the nature of the...
  • BSO patrol car hits wall in Lauderdale Lakes

    A Broward Sheriff's deputy was recovering in the hospital late Friday after his patrol car crashed into a wall in Lauderdale Lakes, officials said. He was responding to reports of a shooting around 8:40 p.m. when he lost control and crashed near the...
  • Third of five sentenced in ID theft, tax refund fraud scheme

    A third person has been sentenced for his role in an identity theft tax refund fraud scheme involving five people, U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer announced Friday. Marquis Onigirin Moye, 24, of Pompano Beach, got more than four years in federal prison,...
  • Lauderdale Lakes could see property tax break

    Chances for property tax relief improved significantly for city homeowners and businesses this week, when commissioners approved a new debt repayment deal with the Broward Sheriff's Office. The amended contract also removed a potential financial time...
  • Clout Street: Senate's 53 budget amendments spread the love

    Clout Street: Senate's 53 budget amendments spread the love
    TALLAHASSEE -- Even with term-limits and greater budget constraints, the Florida Legislature is still clout street when it comes to doling out tax dollars. That reality was on display Thursday when the Senate Appropriations Committee took up its $74.9...
  • Lauderdale Lakes commissioners reject pay increase

    Commissioners have decided they are going to make do with their current $8,100-a-year salaries. They voted 3-2 on Tuesday not to give themselves a $900 pay boost that would have restored the salary level they had three years ago — before they cut...
  • Lauderdale Lakes commissioners consider a salary increase

    The mayor and commissioners cut their pay three years ago when the city's finances were in shambles, but they are considering restoring those salaries now that the city's budget situation has improved. Commissioners this week will consider a request by...
  • Carnival brings seat-belt-safety message to Broward schools

    Carnival brings seat-belt-safety message to Broward schools
    Super Safety Girl delighted and educated students at Meadowbrook Elementary School on Thursday — all in the name of advocating more seat belt usage. "It's disconcerting that so many kids get dropped off and picked up [from school] without using...