Florida Panthers’ 50-year takeover at Fort Lauderdale’s Holiday Park goes to court

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org The stealthy deal that last year gave the owners of the Florida Panthers control of a

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Lobbyist Marc Sarnoff brings big PAC money to Miami City Hall in fight over kiosks

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Like many politicians who leave public service, former Miami City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff is parlaying his

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Before Brightline became nation’s deadliest railroad, its owners rejected safety fixes

By Ann Henson Feltgen FloridaBulldog.org The owners of Brightline, the nation’s only privately funded and operated train, have been on

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Legal mistakes help Miami man convicted of murder get new trial

By Jasmine Kripalani FloridaBulldog.org Tyler Darnell and his family have long insisted he’s innocent. Now, a Miami-Dade judge is putting

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As 2020 threatens to be fateful for journalism, a South Florida newspaper folds

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org The collapse of local news came to North Broward and South Palm Beach last week with

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Florida justices quietly approve ‘Stand Your Ground on Steroids’

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org Sometimes footnotes hold treasures. Or they may contain dynamite, like the one in a ruling the

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Report: Russian oligarch’s companies sent $1 million to counterparts at Pompano’s Kalashnikov USA

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org A Russian oligarch’s companies reportedly sent $1 million to counterparts at Pompano Beach’s Kalashnikov USA. >

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Port Everglades boss: We didn’t check whether dumped ship wastewater was contaminated

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Faced with an auditor’s findings that 2.5 million gallons of ship wastewater was dumped at Port

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Miami pays to settle with ex-investigator for police oversight panel who said she was victim of racism

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org An ex-investigator for Miami’s Civilian Investigative Panel is getting $150,000 in taxpayer funds for settling a

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The Port Everglades mess: millions unaccounted for or lost, the illegal dumping of untreated ship wastewater

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org “Gross mismanagement” at Port Everglades led to mass employee theft, millions of dollars in unverified county

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Casualties in courtroom of Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy judge applaud his exit

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org They call themselves “The Group.” They’re an informal band of lawyers, all survivors of what they

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Miami Herald newsroom votes on whether to unionize amid divisive charges, countercharges

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org UPDATE: Nov. 20. The newsrooms of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald have voted in

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11 Saudi officials, including one at kingdom’s U.S. embassy, identified as 9/11 ‘accomplices’

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Lawyers for 9/11 family members and survivors have identified 11 Saudi government officials who they say

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Ex-BSO deputy used immigrants for sex. Now he runs a justice center

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org Ex-BSO deputy Jonathan Bleiweiss is back after 45 months in prison for using his badge and

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Attorney: 9/11 secrets were motive for murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Why was Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi murdered? Speculation about the motive for Khashoggi’s assassination inside

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Broward SA Satz opens Conviction Review Unit: ‘Window dressing’ or another path to justice?

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org After 44 years in office, and a record pockmarked by several a few of the nation’s

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Do-over ordered in Ft Lauderdale bankruptcy after judge wouldn’t drop case involving fiancé’s firm

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org Do-over ordered in Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy after judge wouldn’t drop case involving his fiancé’s firm. The

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Declassified, but not public. Miami judge asked to release key 9/11 name

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org An attorney for Florida Bulldog filed court papers this week asking a Miami federal judge to

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LNG ‘bomb trains’ ignite nightmare scenario for South Florida

By Ann Henson Feltgen FloridaBulldog.org “If I lived in South Florida near the Florida East Coast Railway corridor, I would

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Justice Dept. won’t cite state secrets to hide identity of person who ‘tasked’ Saudis to aid 9/11 hijackers

By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org In a stunning twist in the search for answers about 9/11, the Justice Department announced Thursday

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Long hidden 9/11 Commission interview with Saudi Prince Bandar released; Intel chief Prince Turki’s withheld

By Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan FloridaBulldog.org “In Saudi Arabia they chose not to see these radical fundamentalists….We allow them

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NRA’s Marion Hammer got illegal loans from nonprofit she runs, Unified Sportsmen of Florida

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer has obtained several apparently illegal loans over the years from Unified Sportsmen

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U.S. Attorney General to decide whether a key name in 9/11 case is a ‘state secret’

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org U.S. Attorney General William Barr has until Friday to decide whether to take the unusual step

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U.S. judge orders release of FBI records in Sarasota probe that may tie Saudi royals to 9/11 hijackers

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org A federal judge has ruled the FBI unlawfully withheld from the Florida Bulldog key sections of

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Despite state public records law, Miami City Attorney withholds records about Ultra, other controversial deals

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Miami City Attorney Victoria Mendez fired off a quick email May 31 to her office’s paralegal

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Amid misconduct inquiry, NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer says she’s not a lobbyist

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org When is a registered lobbyist not a lobbyist? If powerful NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer gets her

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Broward auditors looked, but found nothing wrong before the Port Everglades P-Card scandal broke

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Two years before the Port Everglades P-Card spending scandal blew up, the Broward County Auditor’s Office

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First guilty pleas in Port Everglades’ ongoing spending scandal

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org The first two guilty pleas in the continuing probe into out-of-control P-Card spending by Port Everglades

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Broward animal shelter boss ousts volunteers alleging mistreatment

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Lauralei Combs, the $121,540-a-year director of Broward County’s animal shelter, has terminated three longtime volunteers who

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The Waste Management story: Big money political donations and regulators who sit on their hands

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Eight months ago a Broward judge determined that it is more likely than not that Waste

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