Mayor Jack Seiler

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Facing South Florida: Police Officers Fired

In this special edition of Facing South Florida, the Fort Lauderdale Police Chief and the Mayor of Fort Lauderdale speak out live for the first time since ther announcement two days prior that four officers had been removed from the force for racist behavior.

CBS4–03/23/2015

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Fort Lauderdale Planning To Keep Red Light Cameras

Following Fort Lauderdale’s decision to suspend its red light traffic program, city commissioners decided Tuesday they want to find a way to keep it.

03/17/2015

A Fort Lauderdale officer has been put on paid leave after a YouTube video surfaced of him slapping a homeless man. (Source: YouTube)

Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Addresses Video Of Cop Slapping Homeless Man

An officer may be facing criminal charges after he was videotaped pushing and slapping a homeless man at a bus terminal.

02/24/2015

Arnold Abbott charged for breaking a new law in Fort Lauderdale that bans feeding the homeless in public. (Source: CBS4)

Chef Abbott Wins Humanitarian Award On Christmas Eve  

Arnold Abbott has been giving to the homeless of Fort Lauderdale for decades. Well on Christmas Eve the “chef” is being given a little present of his own.

12/24/2014

Arnold Abbott charged for breaking a new law in Fort Lauderdale that bans feeding the homeless in public. (Source: CBS4)

Feisty Chef Can Feed Homeless Without Fear Of Fines

A chef at the center of Broward’s homeless feeding feud was in court Wednesday for his arraignment. Arnold Abbott, 90, has been cited several times by Ft. Lauderdale police for feeding the homeless on the beach.

12/03/2014

Arnold Abbott charged for breaking a new law in Fort Lauderdale that bans feeding the homeless in public. (Source: CBS4)

Homeless Feeding Group Gets Temporary Win

The City of Fort Lauderdale’s new homeless ordinance went before a judge Tuesday morning–granting a temporary win for a homeless feeding group.

12/02/2014

Arnold Abbott charged for breaking a new law in Fort Lauderdale that bans feeding the homeless in public. (Source: CBS4)

Fort Lauderdale Homeless Feeding Controversy Continues

Arnold Abbott showed up at his weekly homeless feeding on Fort Lauderdale expecting his fourth citation for feeding the homeless since the controversy began. That didn’t happen. There was no confrontation with police and Abbot left without a citation.

11/19/2014

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‘Chef’ Arnold Keeps Dishing Out Meals Against Ordinance

Arriving like a rock star, Arnold Abbott was greeted with cheers and crowds of supporters on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

11/12/2014

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Homeless Feeding Battle Continues In Fort Lauderdale

Homeless people lined up in front of Fort Lauderdale City Hall for another day of public feedings along with another day of citations.

11/11/2014

November 7, 2014: A man is arrested for violating a Fort Lauderdale ordinance regarding feeding the homeless in public.  (Source: CBS4)

Another Crackdown For Violating Public Homeless Feeding Ordinance

The group Food Not Bombs claims it has been feeding the homeless for years at Stranahan Park in Fort Lauderdale. However, Friday, at least two of their volunteers were led out of the park in handcuffs after feeding the homeless.

11/07/2014

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