‘Bungled from the beginning’: How Robert Kraft’s sex sting was marred by cops’ missteps

Attorneys Jack Goldberger, center, Alex Spiro, left, and William Burck, the defense team for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, make their way to Courtroom 2E at the Palm Beach County Courthouse, Friday, April 12, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a status hearing in a prostitution case against Kraft. (Patrick Dove/TCPalm.com via AP) (Patrick Dove/AP) ... Read More

A brand new city is offering hundreds of new homes. Here’s a look at life in Westlake.

Once a territory of orange groves, Palm Beach County’s youngest city is now booming as a destination for families moving into hundreds of new homes. Since it became a city in 2016, it has grown: It absorbed another 200 acres to become a 4,000-acre city. Eventually, 4,500 homes will rise there. It is billed as a complete town, featuring shopping centers and a hospital. ... Read More

Broward and Palm Beach counties bracing for planeloads of immigrants from crowded U.S. camps

Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony, a DeSantis appointee, also said he was advised, but not by border patrol. In an email, Tony said the information, which “was also shared with me by my trusted colleague” Bradshaw, was not confirmed by state or federal officials. He said he passed it on to Bogen so Broward could be prepared, and is “currently awaiting a scheduled calendar meeting with my County Commissioners.” ... Read More

Suspect arrested in killing of Canadian snowbirds in Pompano Beach

From a series of interviews and sworn statements with people who knew Johnson, investigators learned that Johnson admitted to killing the couple during a burglary and that when he demanded to know where their money was, the Gagnes acted like they didn’t know. When Marc Gagne “refused to give up,” Johnson kicked and punched him and then his wife, the warrant said. ... Read More

Here are the Florida counties that were sent a Russian phishing attack. Two of them were hacked.

Thirteen counties confirmed they were sent the email from Russian hackers but say they did not open it: Alachua, Broward, Citrus, Clay, Duval, Gulf, Lee, Leon, Pasco, Putnam, Taylor, Volusia and Wakulla. The political makeup of these counties is all over the map. For example, Wakulla is closely balanced between registered Democrats and Republicans, while Clay has a more than two-to-one Republican advantage and Broward has a more than two-to-one advantage in favor of Democrats. ... Read More

President Trump’s prized Doral resort is in steep decline, showing his business problems are mounting

At Doral, which Trump has listed in federal disclosures as his biggest moneymaker hotel, room rates, banquets, golf and overall revenue were all down since 2015. In two years, the resort’s net operating income — a key figure, representing the amount left over after expenses are paid – had fallen by 69%. ... Read More

Hyde: Adam Gase keeps cashing in on failure | Commentary

Just so you have this straight: After coaching the Dolphins the past two losing seasons, after watching his personal baby, the offense, rank 25th and 31st in the league, after recruiting Cutler for $10 million, after not getting anywhere with Tannehill, after three years without a playoff win, after odd firestorms like Reshad Jones refusing to play, Gase wasn’t just fired by the Dolphins. ... Read More