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Candidate Cancels Fundraiser At “Breastaurant”

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 15, 2015 – This can be chalked up to the “What Was She Thinking” category. Judicial candidate Lea Krauss has cancelled plans to hold her campaign kickoff at a Fort Lauderdale “breastaurant” that features scantly clad, flirty waitresses. The invitation for the kickoff disappeared from Krauss’ Facebook page shortly after Browardbeat.com e-mailed her with a question about the fundraiser. The event at the Tilted Kilt was replaced with one at a Fort Lauderdale […]

Four South Florida Law Enforcement Officers Graduate FBI National Academy

Four South Florida Law Enforcement Officers Graduate FBI National Academy

MIAMI – George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Miami Division, announces the graduation of four South Florida law enforcement officers from the FBI National Academy today at a ceremony held in Quantico, Virginia. The officers are: –       Major Carlos Bermudez – Pembroke Pines Police Department –       Captain James Dunkelberger – Miramar Police Department –       Captain Dale Engle – Davie Police Department –       Assistant Special Agent in Charge John Vecchio – Florida Department of Law Enforcement As […]

Mystery Broward Sheriff Candidate Gives Campaign $500 Cash

Mystery Broward Sheriff Candidate Gives Campaign $500 Cash

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 13, 2015 – Florida election law prohibits candidates from accepting cash contributions over fifty dollars. Section 106.09(1)(a) states, “A person may not make an aggregate cash contribution…to the same candidate or committee in excess of $50 per election.” According to the law, anyone who accepts more than $50 in cash, “commits a misdemeanor of the first degree.” Accepting more than $5000 is a felony. According to his latest campaign financial report filed with the Broward Supervisor of Elections […]

Gilda’s Club To Host 13th Annual Day Of Research And Hope

Gilda’s Club To Host 13th Annual Day Of Research And Hope

Fort Lauderdale —Gilda’s Club South Florida is proud to hold the 13th Annual Day of Research and Hope on Saturday, June 27th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event will be hosted by Nova Southeastern University in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, located at 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314. This free educational symposium, presented by Memorial Cancer Institute, will feature Joanna Bull as the keynote speaker. Bull is the co-founder of Gilda’s […]

Chief Donald DiPetrillo

School Board Accused Of Ignoring Fire Safety

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 12, 2015 – When the Broward County School Board wanted voters to approve $800 million in new bonds, they said, “Protecting Children’s safety should be a top priority.” Those exact words were on campaign literature and on their lips…repeatedly… as they promised some of the bond money would go towards improving safety in schools. Now it is six months since voters approved the bonds and School Board members clearly have changed their tune. […]

Calvon “Andre” Reid

Creek police clear cops in Taser case where Calvon Reid died

By Lisa J. Huriash Sun Sentinel, June 11, 2015 – A Coconut Creek Police Department investigation has cleared three officers who used a stun gun on an unarmed man who subsequently died. The internal probe in the February incident uncovered “absolutely no evidence of wrongdoing” according to the lawyer representing the officers. But the State Attorney’s Office still must review the case before deciding whether criminal charges are warranted. Coconut Creek Police Sgt. Henry Cabrera said the three officers returned to their […]

by · June 11, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, News, Police
The Bachelor holds auditions June 27 in Pompano

The Bachelor holds auditions June 27 in Pompano

By EyeOnSouthFlorida.com, June 11, 2015 – Will you accept this rose? ABC’s dating reality series, “The Bachelor,” will have auditions from 1 to 5 p.m. June 27 at the Festival Flea Market Mall, 2900 W. Sample Road, Pompano Beach. There’s a fairly long list of eligibility requirements so make sure to read them. (For starters, you need to be 21 to apply and a passport.) 1. No political candidates allowed. “Applicants may not presently be a candidate for any type of […]

by · June 11, 2015 · Broward County, Concert-Event-Gala
Sunrise Will Ban Campaign Contributions By Key City Hall Officials

Sunrise Will Ban Campaign Contributions By Key City Hall Officials

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 11, 2015 – Inspired by the ethics controversy sweeping the Broward Elections Office, Sunrise officials are ready to ban campaign contributions from three key officials to any Sunrise election. Mayor Mike Ryan suggested the new prohibition. The ban would forbid the City Clerk, City Attorney and Deputy City Attorney from donating to any Sunrise municipal candidate. The mayor publicly clashed with Elections Office attorney Burnadette Norris-Weeks after he suggested Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes […]

Dr. Brenda Snipes

Broward Supervisor of Elections remains under fire

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 9, 2015 – Broward’s Supervisor of Elections, Dr. Brenda Snipes, is under fire from County Commissioners concerning  the SOEs private attorney SOE Burnadette Norris Weeks. EyesOnNews.com has previously posted some stories from RedBroward and BrowardBeat. Both publications have posted several updated stories. We’re sure there will be more articles in the days to come. Below are excerpts from the postings and a link to the full articles: Election Office Atty Strikes Back At Criticism Posted by Buddy […]

Dale Holness, left,at Airport Convention with Burnadette Norris Weeks

Clueless: Broward Elections Chief Unaware Her Lawyer Gave Money To Candidates

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 8, 2015 – Under tough questioning from County Commissioner Mark Bogen, Broward Supervisor Of Elections (SOE) Brenda Snipes admitted she was unaware her “right hand lawyer” gave money to candidates with legal matters involving her office. Snipes’ comments came during a budget workshop with Broward County Commissioners earlier this week. While controversial County Commissioner Dale Holness told Snipes she was doing a “great job,” other commissioners questioned Snipes’ budget, early voting plans and methods to increase […]

Dr. Brenda Snipes

Some Commissioners Fed Up With Broward Elections Chief

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 8, 2015 – It was Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes’ turn in the barrel last week. Snipes got grilled – her word for the 30-minute cross-examination was “bullied” – by Broward County Commissioner Mark Bogen on Tuesday. Like a prosecutor questioning a murderer, Bogen started out something like this: “Would you agree the most important thing for any supervisor is to run efficient and impartial elections?” It went downhill from there for Snipes. […]

“Singing With The Stars” An Extreme Karaoke Event (Video)

“Singing With The Stars” An Extreme Karaoke Event (Video)

By Terri Lynn for EyesOnNews.com, June 6, 2015 – Got talent?  Like to sing? Want to have fun and at the same time help your neighbors? On Friday, June 19, Neighbors 4 Neighbors will be hosting a fun- filled Karaoke event, Singing WithThe Stars, at the Hard Rock Cafe, located inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, One Seminole Way, Hollywood, Florida. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. “You know them, you watch them and now you get the chance to […]