Thursday, February 17

Phantom Manholes (3#) -

A search for 254
mysteriously missing manholes . . .

by an outside auditing operation uncovered the theft of millions of dollars over the course of a decade by a Public Works Department official in North Miami Beach, according to Nadege Charles at The Herald.

# Orlando: A federal grand jury has issued an indictment for an alleged Russian sex-trafficking ring which is accused of operating in Central Florida, placing ads to solicit customers for massage services on websites such as Backpage, an online classified section run by Village Voice Media.