Latest South Florida Sun-Sentinel Stories

2009-11-10 14:12:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company announced today that it will pay back the entire $170 million loan outstanding under the Company's syndicated accounts receivable asset-backed Debtor-in-Possession (DIP) facility led by Barclays Bank PLC (Barclays).

2009-08-26 10:13:22

The owner of a prestigious office complex in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is facing foreclosure on the property, court filings indicate. BentleyForbes of Los Angeles, owner of the Las Olas Centre, is being sued by Wachovia Bank after allegedly defaulting on more than $220 million in loans, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Wednesday. Stephen Meister, a lawyer for BentleyForbes, told the newspaper Wachovia asked to help underwrite the company's planned initial public offering and...

2009-06-02 14:32:09

Finalists for a Florida doctor's contest offering free cosmetic procedures have gathered in Fort Lauderdale to hear the names of the winners, the doctor says. Dr.

2009-06-02 11:40:00

Four traffic tickets issued to former New York Giants football star Plaxico Burress have been dismissed by Florida officials, an attorney says.

2009-04-19 14:00:49

Members of Florida's gay and lesbian community say their first-ever pride parade in Miami Beach was a positive step forward. Robert Collier of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., said attending Saturday's pride parade with his partner of 46 years, Charles Hunziker, was a sign of changing times, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported. It's about time that Miami Beach has a pride parade, Collier said. Collier, who met Hunziker in 1963, remembers the intolerance gays and lesbians faced in the area at that...

2009-04-07 10:36:38

Former New York Giants player Plaxico Burress unleashed a stream of threats and obscenities at a Florida deputy who pulled him over last month, officials say. Broward County, Fla., Sheriff's spokeswoman Dani Moschella said Burress has until April 21 to respond to a March 18 citation for careless driving, which was allegedly greeted by the former NFL star with curses aimed at Deputy Donald Harris, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Tuesday. Moschella said Harris pulled over Burress' black...

2009-03-29 12:08:58

A Fort Lauderdale official says the Florida beach city is trying to attract wealthier tourists instead of rowdy college students on spring break. You can't cater to MTV and 'Girls Gone Wild' and expect anyone else to want to come here, said Nicki Grossman, president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.

2009-03-26 17:20:15

A federal judge in Miami closed a court hearing on sealed documents involved in a massive Ponzi scheme fraud case, over media objections. U.S.

2009-02-03 13:37:00


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