Carey Codd

Lauderdale Lakes Answers Questions on Financial Crisis

The city manager of Lauderdale Lakes answered some tough questions from the state Inspector General in the Governor’s Office regarding the city’s financial crisis. In a letter from Anita Fain Taylor to Kim Mills, Director […]


Possible Lawsuit over Shooting near School

The attorney for the family of slain teen Greg Smith told me today he believes there was supposed to be more security at Boyd Anderson High School the night Smith was murdered after a late-night […]


Golfing for a Cause

Dozens of South Florida golfers teed off Saturday morning to support a worthy cause — the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home. I took part — as a celebrity golfer (or in my case, hacker) — […]


The Last Word on the Oliphant Hiring?

Since the hiring of Miriam Oliphant — and her salary — became public, critics of the Broward County School Board reacted forcefully. They might be disappointed to learn that the investigation into her hiring is closed. […]


BSO Reports Lauderdale Lakes to State (UPDATED)

The Broward Sheriff’s Office sent a letter to the Governor’s Office advising them that the city of Lauderdale Lakes owes BSO more than $5.8 million dollars for law enforcement and fire services. “It is the […]


Homeless Numbers Increase in Broward

There are more than 3,800 homeless people living in Broward County, according to a survey of the homeless completed in January. That is an 18% increase from the last count in 2009. Of those 3,800, […]


Woman in Lockdown Scare Wants Trial Moved

  The attorney for a  woman accused of sending threatening emails that led to a massive lockdown of Broward County schools last November wants a change of venue for her trial. The attorney for Ellisa Martinez […]


Extra Set of Eyes on Broward School Board

The Inspector General from the Florida Department of Education will keep a close eye on the actions of the Broward County School Board over the next 6 months. The Florida Education Commissioner — Eric Smith […]


Former BSO Deputy Arrested in Fatal Ax

Former Broward Sheriff’s deputy Franklyn McCurrie turned himself at the Broward County Jail this afternoon on a charge of vehicular homicide and four misdemeanor counts of reckless driving. Prosecutors allege McCurrie was speeding on his […]


Cutting Waste at the Broward School Board?

The Broward Teacher’s Union says they — along with the finance committee at the Broward County School Board — have identified $60 million in waste that can eliminated from the district’s budget. The cuts come […]