| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Pills were shoved down the girl's throat.
The kids were forced to sit on cans of vegetables until their buttocks got numb.
Two Polk County children, an 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl, were subjected to painful and bizarre forms of abuse, leading...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market.
Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Broward County property values climbed for the third straight year since the devastating real estate bust, in the preliminary tax roll released by the property appraiser Wednesday.
The news was bright for all 31 cities this year, for the first time...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:52 PM
LAZY LAKE – Joseph Fodera and John Boisseau offered a litany of complaints Tuesday about the high cost and bureaucratic requirements of government regulation.
The twist: it was one government complaining about what another government is doing to...
| Jan 1, 2014
Local mayor and commission elections are just around the corner for six Broward and two Palm Beach municipalities.
In Broward, qualifying for the March 11 municipal elections begins at noon and ends Jan. 9 at noon for candidates in Hillsboro Beach,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Two longtime Pembroke Pines commissioners will serve four more years in office after no one filed to run against them Thursday.
Qualifying for the March 11 elections in Pembroke Pines and five other cities in Broward County ended Thursday at noon. The...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:42 PM
A lifelong resident of Broward County, Tim Ryan was elected to the Broward County Commission, representing District 7, in November 2012. District 7 includes the cities of Dania Beach, Lazy Lake and Wilton Manors, parts of Davie, Fort Lauderdale and...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Tax increases work. Controversial projects help. Scandal is best.
Without drama to get people riled up, it's hard to attract voters to March elections such as the Tuesday contests in 23 cities, towns and villages in Broward and Palm Beach counties....
| May 24, 2012
| 6:35 AM
The Florida Lotto hit for $4 million Wednesday night, with the winning ticket being sold at a Circle K in Lady Lake.
The numbers: 5-6-9-23-30-41.
We have a Lazy Lake in Broward County that's Broward's smallest municipality (Population: 35), but...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Countywide: 1.48 percent
COCONUT CREEK: 2.16 %
COOPER CITY: 8.47 %
CORAL SPRINGS: 1.56 %
DANIA BEACH: .18 %
DAVIE: 1.91 %
DEERFIELD BEACH: 1.06 %
FORT LAUDERDALE: 1.7 %
HALLANDALE BEACH: 3.25 %
HILLSBORO BEACH: 1.24 %
HOLLYWOOD: .83 %...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The net worth of some South Floridians may be increasing without them realizing it, an economist said.
There has been so much bad economic news recently that the good has been overlooked: Some in South Florida are enjoying rising home values, said...