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Miami Beach commissioners approve new fire chief

- The Miami Herald , Feb 12
The Miami Herald

Miami Beach has a new fire chief: former Hollywood Chief Virgil Fernandez.

94 untested rape kits found at Hollywood Police Department

- The Miami Herald , Feb 10
The Miami Herald

For years, 94 untested rape kits were left sitting in an evidence room refrigerator at the Hollywood Police Department. The kits, some datin... g back to 2005, are now in the spotlight as the department’s top brass reviews what went wrong and why.

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Hollywood fire chief heading to Miami Beach

- The Miami Herald , Jan 22
The Miami Herald

Hollywood Fire Chief Virgil Fernandez will take over the top spot in Miami Beach, where current Chief Javier Otero will step down to become ... a captain again.


A match made on ... Interstate 95? Hollywood man uses sign on his car to find love

- The Miami Herald , Jun 23
The Miami Herald

A Hollywood man thinks a sign in the back of his car may lead him to Ms. Right. And yes, he gets lots of calls.


Many workplaces insure domestic partners, some now also pay the tax on benefits

- The Miami Herald , May 17
The Miami Herald

Many Florida businesses and public institutions provide domestic partner benefits for unmarried employees. Some now also cover the tax on th... e benefit.

Hollywood woman tells police she lit hookah lounge on fire out of rage

- The Miami Herald , Jan 11
The Miami Herald

In a “fit of rage” after feeling she was drugged and raped, Erin Hanna decided to let the city of Delray Beach know what had just ...

From South Florida Blogs & Websites

  • Soul Of Miami: Thanksgivng on Good Friday Celebration for the Homeless 4/18/14

    Soul Of Miami, Apr. 14, 2014
    Thanksgivng on Good Friday Celebration for the Homeless Good Friday, April 18, 2014. 10:00 AM ? 1:00 PM. Meals served from 11:15 AM ? 12:15 PM. Miami Rescue Mission – 2020 NW 1st Avenue Miami, FL 33127 (on the street) Broward Outreach Center Hollywood – 2056 Scott Street Hollywood, FL [...]
  • Naked Politics: Hall-of-famer Brooks Robinson's lawsuit against tribe exposes flaws in compact

    Naked Politics, Apr. 14, 2014

    Renowned baseball hall-of-famer Brooks Robinson plunged six feet from an unsecured stage during a charity event at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood two years ago and is now suing the Seminole Tribe for nearly $10 million for his permanent injuries.

    But whether the 76-year-old Baltimore Orioles superstar will collect [...]

  • Naked Politics: Guns banned at Broward hurricane shelters

    Naked Politics, Apr. 11, 2014

    Today the Florida House is expected to vote on a bill that would allow people with clean criminal backgrounds to conceal firearms without a permit during emergencies including hurricane evacuations.

    When the House debated the bill Wednesday, some legislators including state Rep. Elaine Schwartz, D-Hollywood, and Rep. Kionne McGhee, D-Miami, [...]

  • Action: Tilly no boob at poker

    Action, Apr. 10, 2014
    Actress Jennifer Tilly among poker pros competing at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown.

    There may be more successful poker players vying for $5 million in prize money in Hollywood this week, but none carries the glamour of Jennifer Tilly. [...]
  • Action: Make a deal at Classic

    Action, Apr. 10, 2014
    Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, Hollywood, 954-961-3220, will present "Take It or Leave It," a version of "Deal or No Deal," from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday. One person will be called onstage every 30 minutes, with the top prize being $5,000 in free play. [...]

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