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Nunes admits he met source for surveillance claim at White House; Dems call on him to step aside
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee acknowledged Monday that he had made a secret visit to the White House last week to view intelligence files he then cited as proof of potentially improper spying activity against President Donald Trump, casting new doubt on the independence of a...
Pompano company involved in 'Ponzi-like' boiler room scheme, feds say
Investors were told over the phone their money would be used to develop and market a Pompano Beach business that facilitates the electronic sale of lottery tickets in various states. Instead, federal officials say, the company, its CEO, and its top sales agent misappropriated more than $2 million...
Members of family visiting from Utah hit by truck, authorities say
Seven members of a family from Utah took a Caribbean cruise nearly every year, enjoying adventures at sea so much they often booked the next trip even before the end of the one they were on, friends said. But this year’s plans were shattered on the evening before Monday’s scheduled departure when...
'Toxic tush' defendant sentenced to 10 years in prison
Oneal Ron Morris, who pleaded no contest to manslaughter and practicing medicine without a license last month, was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison followed by five years of probation. Morris, 36, who is known by her patients as “Duchess,” had been accused of injecting a toxic mixture of...
Ernie's Bar-B-Q, Fort Lauderdale mainstay for 60 years, 'closed for repairs'
Ernie’s Bar-B-Q, a Fort Lauderdale institution that opened in 1957 as “Dirty Ernie’s” bar and became renowned for its conch chowder and barbecued pork on thick Bimini bread, closed over the weekend and its future is uncertain. A handwritten sign posted on the door Monday said, “Closed for repairs.”...
Trump's Mar-a-Lago visits heighten cyberattack, terrorism threats, mayor says
Hackers have attempted to breach West Palm Beach's computers, and President Donald Trump's visits to the Weekend White House could continue to make the city a target, Mayor Jeri Muoio said Monday. The FBI is investigating, and more than $150,000 has been spent on the city’s information technology...
Dolphins' Steve Ross only owner to vote against Raiders' move to Las Vegas
Miami’s Steve Ross was the only owner who voted against moving the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas when the league voted 31-1 to approve the move during the NFL owner’s meetings on Monday. Raiders owner Mark Davis needed at least 24 votes to get approval for the move, and there were several hours...
Boca considers buying vehicles to offer downtown trolley service
As part of Boca Raton’s goal to improve transportation downtown, the city is considering buying new vehicles for a trolley service. Plans for a trolley gained traction with the City Council last month but hit a setback Monday: The city looked into whether it could partner with a pre-existing trolley...
World's biggest dinosaur footprint discovered in 'Australia's own Jurassic Park'
More than 100 million years ago, on a muddy stretch of land that is now Australia, nearly two-dozen species of dinosaur once roamed. There were duck-billed ornithopods, which left long, three-toed tracks in their wake. Heavy armored dinosaurs pressed large, tulip-shaped prints into the soil. Predators...
Trial begins for Deerfield woman accused of murder, hiring killer
Jacqueline Luongo wanted her roommate’s money and was willing to kill for it, prosecutors told a Broward jury Monday. Luongo disguised herself as the roommate to cash her checks, and hired a hit man to kill a key witness, said Assistant State Attorney Shari Tate. Now Luongo, 46, stands to lose...
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