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State House members targeted:  Katie Edwards (L) Kristin Jacobs (R)

State Reps. Targeted For Taking Big Sugar Money

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 4, 2015 – Legislators — including at least two from Broward — are being targeted in attack ads for not doing enough to fund restoration of the Everglades. Negative mail is aimed at Democratic State Reps. Katie Edwards of Plantation and Kristin Jacobs of Pompano Beach. It began hitting in their districts this week. The pieces slam the two legislators for not supporting Everglades restoration while accepting contributions from “Big Sugar.” Sugar growers […]

Broward Commissioner Tied To Mystery PAC Controlled By Lobbyists

Broward Commissioner Tied To Mystery PAC Controlled By Lobbyists

By Tom Lauder, RedBroward, June 4, 2015 – Records for a mysterious South Florida political committee show close ties between Broward County Commissioner Barbara Sharief and several high-powered Democrat lobbyists. Active for less than a year, the “Friends For A Better Broward, Inc.” committee spent more than $36,000 during the 2014/2015 election cycle. Most of the committee’s money went to those who worked on Commissioner Sharief’s 2014 campaign. During her bitter 2014 campaign against Miramar Commissioner Alexandra Davis, Sharief employed Rosa Mendoza as […]

Is Broward terrorist figure Adnan Shukrijumah dead? FBI can’t confirm it

Is Broward terrorist figure Adnan Shukrijumah dead? FBI can’t confirm it

By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 4, 2015 – Six months after former Broward resident and suspected al Qaeda leader Adnan El Shukrijumah was reported killed by the Pakistan army, the FBI has not confirmed his death and continues to include him on its list of “Most Wanted Terrorists.” Pakistani authorities have said the Saudi-born Shukrijumah was killed Dec. 6 during a helicopter gunship assault on a military compound in a mountainous region of northwest Pakistan near Afghanistan. His […]

Watch as cabbie struggles with robber while cab is in motion

Watch as cabbie struggles with robber while cab is in motion

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 3, 2015 – BSO detectives need your help in identifying a man who attacked a cab driver by trying to choke him with a seatbelt – all while the cab was in motion. The attack was caught on the taxi’s security camera. Luckily the driver was not injured. Here’s how BSO describes the incident: Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who choked and punched a taxi […]

by · June 3, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, News, Police, Videos
UPDATE: Lauderhill Police montage of jewelry theft suspects (Video)

UPDATE: Lauderhill Police montage of jewelry theft suspects (Video)

  By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 3, 2015 – The Lauderhill Police Department are releasing a montage of pictures of the suspects in last weeks jewelry heist. Police detectives watched security videos from the mall, finally putting together pictures of the suspects. The video of the store owner battering some of the thugs with a pole, can be seen below. Here’s the update from Lauderhill Police: On Saturday 5-23-15 at approximately 4:00 pm, an unknown male entered the Immanuel […]

“Three Dog NIght” coming to Hard Rock

“Three Dog NIght” coming to Hard Rock

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.  – Multi-platinum iconic bands America and Three Dog Night come to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Thursday, November 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 5 at 10 a.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning Thursday, June 4 at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages. The year 2015 marks the 45th Anniversary of perennial classic-rock favorite, America. Their best-known tunes, which also include […]

No one ever said all criminals were smart (Video)

No one ever said all criminals were smart (Video)

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 1, 2015 – No one ever said all criminals were smart. These 4 teens who were dumb enough to shoot video of themselves with the stolen, loot, jewelry and car. Oh yeah, they used a stolen video camera to tape their good luck.  Driving isn’t one of their forte’s either, since it was an auto accident that tripped them up. They’re going to need better luck when they appear in court and the prosecution shows […]

Unions Battle Over Broward Deputies

Unions Battle Over Broward Deputies

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 1, 2015 – A Sarasota-based arm of the AFL-CIO has its eyes on the Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies. Over 2,000 deputies and sergeants will vote later this summer on whether they want the International Union of Police Associations to represent them, or want to continue with the Broward County Police Benevolent Association. At stake: Millions of dollars in annual dues flowing to the labor organization. The union gathered signatures from more than 40 […]

Will Anything Change? Broward’s Future To Be Planned By Political Insiders

Will Anything Change? Broward’s Future To Be Planned By Political Insiders

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, May 30, 2015 – Broward’s future government will be planned by a newly-created board dominated by political insiders. On Tuesday, Broward County Commissioners are expected to name the usual suspects to the Charter Review Commission. This is the group that will recommend changes to Broward’s government for the next decade. Voters must approve any changes. Below is the list of folks they plan to name. Can we really expect any change from people who have […]

Bombshell Broward Health Non-Agenda Item stinks of insider Double Dealing

Bombshell Broward Health Non-Agenda Item stinks of insider Double Dealing

By Dan Lewis of BrwrdHealth For EyesOnNews.com, May 30, 2015 – At Wednesday’s Broward Health Board Meeting (May 27/2015), it was announced that  corporate counsel Sam Goren, named partner of the highly respected governmental law firm of Goren, Cherof, Doody & Ezrol, P.A., , had given notice that he would resign as Broward Health’s corporate counsel.  No reason was given for this sudden resignation but it appeared to have been seemingly orchestrated by CEO Dr. El Sanadi and Board chairperson David DiPietro. Following […]

Melissa MacLeod Herion as witch Gillian Holroyd comforts her familiar Pyewacket played by Wee Thomas   (Photo by George Wentzler)

Bell Book And Candle Only Intermittently Casts A Spell

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, May 29, 2015 – Imagine you could have anything or anyone you wanted with virtually no effort; the prize might not feel quite as satisfying. Bell, Book and Candle postulates that magically being able to have what you want through magic doesn’t feel very magical once you get it. Broward Stage Door’s quite serviceable but not bewitching production of this 1951 fantasy love story doesn’t feel especially magical in the first act, but it […]

2 Hialeah Police K-9s found dead inside officer’s SUV (Video)

2 Hialeah Police K-9s found dead inside officer’s SUV (Video)

Florida, May 28, 2015 – Statement from Don Ryce Regarding the Death of Two Hialeah Police K-9’s: “I am deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of two remarkable police dogs from the Hialeah Police Department, “Jimmy” and “Hector”. “Jimmy” is a 7 yr-old Bloodhound and “Hector” is a 4-yr old Belgium Malinois. The Jimmy Ryce Center donated “Jimmy” the bloodhound to the Hialeah Police Department seven years ago. Our mission is stronger than ever and with the public’s […]