After New Times Investigation, Court Reverses Judge Matthew Destry’s Harsh Ten-Year Sentence
(August 19, 2016)

“Great news!” Rica Danastor told New Times yesterday “I can’t wait to call everyone and tell them. We’re so happy.” Read More …

Appeals court strikes down 10-year prison sentence for first-time Broward drug offender
(August 18, 2016)

A first-time drug offender sentenced to 10 years in prison by Broward Circuit Judge Matthew I. Destry is entitled to a new sentence from a different judge, an appeals court has ruled. Read More …

Charles Adelson’s attorney denies “any involvement” in Markel Murder
(July 1, 2016)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — An attorney for Charles Adelson speaks out. We are hearing his side of the story for the very first time since arrests were made in the murder of Dan Markel. Read More …

Man pointed loaded shotgun at IRS worker who knocked at his door, feds say
(May 20, 2016)

Bruce Hacker, 61, of Fort Lauderdale, is accused of pointing a shotgun at an IRS revenue officer who knocked at the door of his home. Read More …

Broward podiatrist who hotfooted it under scrutiny, is jailed
(April 26, 2016)

Broward podiatrist and sneaker designer Gregoire Garcon was in a little trouble with the feds but he made things a lot worse for himself by hotfooting it out of the U.S. five months ago while he was negotiating a plea agreement, a prosecutor said. Read More …

Man posed as cop, tried to intimidate prostitute into unprotected sex, goes to jail
(April 11, 2016)

A Fort Lauderdale man accused of picking up a prostitute while impersonating a police officer and threatening her with arrest if she did not have unprotected sex was the one in handcuffs Monday when he was taken into custody to begin a nine-month jail sentence. Read More …

Boca Raton Spa a Front For Prostitution
(June 9, 2014)

A Boca Raton business that bills itself as a spa is a front for prostitution, say court documents that detail a lengthy investigation into the establishment by Boca police. Read More …

Avery’s attorney, Michael Weinstein on CBS 4 Miami
(May 5, 2014)

Teens In Hollywood Rape Case Granted Bond

(November 21, 2013)

Jury clears two local pill mill doctors of eight overdose deaths, convicts them of money laundering
(June 30, 2013)

In a stunning defeat for federal prosecutors, a jury on Tuesday cleared two doctors of causing the overdose deaths of eight patients — charges that could have sent them to prison for life. After deliberating for roughly 20 hours over three days, the 12-person jury found the only crime Drs. Cynthia Cadet and Joseph Castronuovo committed was money laundering. Read More …

Jailed son called dad, got coaching on testimony in pill mill case
(June 17, 2013)

Christopher George is hoping to get his prison term reduced, provided that federal prosecutors think his anticipated testimony against two South Florida doctors is worth a reward. But a recorded call the 32-year-old inmate made to his father from the Palm Beach County Jail may have put a kink in his plans. Read More …

Surprising ways cash-strapped clients offer to pay their attorneys

No money to pay your lawyer? No problem. Got a car? Jewelry? Something else to trade? Some lawyers will accept the goods as legal tender.


Judge dismisses criminal case involving Delray Beach remodeling company

Florida Bar Certifies 181 Lawyers as Specialists

Florida Bar certifies 181 attorneys as specialists

Tiger Woods Won’t Face More Than Careless Driving Ticket, Lawyers Say

Woods Won’t Face More Than Careless Driving Ticket, Lawyers Say

Breaking News: MDW Negotiates Probation for Man Accused of Killing Alzheimer’s Dad

Fort Lauderdale man accused in death of Alzheimer’s-suffering
father gets probation
Plea deal for man accused of drowning his Alzheimer’s-suffering father

Fla. Man Gets Deal in Dementia-Plagued Dad’s Death

Son Allegedly Killed Dad With Alzheimer’s
Man accused of drowning naked dad in ocean

Broward Corruption Probe

FBI checking finances of nonprofit founded by Eggelletion
Corruption probe continues in Broward; FBI agents at county building
Grand jury to hear testimony in corruption investigation

Alcohol Baby Manslaughter Trial

Couple cleared in baby’s death

Building Official Investigation

Former chief building official was unlicensed