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Awards

  • 2011 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ

    The Daily Pulp

  • 2011 - AAN AltWeekly Awards

    The Daily Pulp

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published November 27, 2008

    "The Lost Season"

  • 2009 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published July 31, 2008

    "Stop Charlie"

  • 2008 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published June 21, 2007

    "Gang Tackled"

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published June 21, 2007

    "Gang Tackled"

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published March 8, 2007

    "Witness for the Defense"

  • 2008 - Salute to Excellence Awards/National Association of Black Journalists, published February 15, 2007

    "Dead End"

  • 2007 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published August 17, 2006

    "Who Crowned Michael Brown?"

  • 2007 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published October 5, 2006

    "A Politician Weeps"

  • 2007 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published June 15, 2006

    "Mayor Al Has to Go, Bad"

  • 2006 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published October 20, 2005

    "A Tragedy of Errors"

  • 2006 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published March 24, 2005

    "Cash Cow"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published December 1, 2005

    "Spreading the Plame"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published August 11, 2005

    "Knight Riddance"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published September 29, 2005

    "Westside's Stories"

2001 Stories by Bob Norman

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  • Crash Landing

    published December 27, 2001

    Flying home after Christmas in New York City six years ago, Janie Axelrad wanted to relax, and the empty rows of seats in the back of the Boeing... More >>

  • Back in the Lion's Mouth

    published December 20, 2001

    When September 11 ringleader Mohamed Atta entered the United States this past January 10, federal inspectors mistakenly gave him two extra months... More >>

  • Admitting Terror: Part 5

    published December 13, 2001

    The mysterious Jordanian flew into South Florida on December 3, 2000, armed only with some fake documents and a ludicrous claim that he was a U.S.... More >>

  • Admitting Terror, Part 4

    published November 8, 2001

    More than two years before the September 11 attacks, a seasoned federal immigration officer named Mary Schneider vehemently complained that... More >>

  • Admitting Terror, Part 3

    published November 1, 2001

    Five years ago Walter "Dan" Cadman left South Florida in disgrace. The former director of Florida operations for the More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published October 25, 2001

    If the Immigration and Naturalization Service had its way, we'd all just shut up about... More >>

  • Admitting Terror

    published October 18, 2001

    The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) had terror ringleader Mohamed Atta in... More >>

  • Grift and Run

    published September 20, 2001

    Inside the palatial Palm Beach County Courthouse on March 29, 2000, Melvin Donald Ruth pleaded for his freedom, trying to convince the judge he... More >>

  • Red Alert

    published September 20, 2001

    They say we were taken completely off guard. Since suicide hijackers crashed airliners into the World Trade Center and Pentagon, government... More >>

  • Beaten, Burned, and Raped

    published August 9, 2001

    When Joe Cox was born 17 years ago, his umbilical cord wrapped twice around his neck and nearly strangled him. He survived, but his brain was... More >>

  • Mall Rat

    published August 2, 2001

    When the subject of Vanella Plaza came up at a July 9 code-enforcement-board hearing in Plantation, chairman Tom Scalfani, sitting on the dais,... More >>

  • Captain of Deceit

    published July 26, 2001

    Richard Scheff has long been known in courthouse circles as an excellent trial witness -- smooth, confident, authoritative, and credible. As a... More >>

  • Irish Sting

    published July 19, 2001

    Siobhan Browne adored her life as a stockbroker in Boca Raton. At 34 years old, she drove a new silver Mercedes, had a personal trainer, rented a... More >>

  • A Sorry Excuse

    published July 5, 2001

    When Broward County Sheriff Ken Jenne apologized to Jerry Frank Townsend on June 7 in the county jail, it was a media event. Jenne had what he... More >>

  • A Single Hair

    published June 28, 2001

    Sitting behind steel and glass in a cramped room on Florida's Death Row, Michael Rivera is unable to answer this question to save his life: What... More >>

  • Hailing Taxis

    published May 24, 2001

    Jesse Gaddis has been a gambler since his grade school days in Indiana, when he shot craps and played poker in a pool hall. For much of his early... More >>

  • A Devilish Deal

    published May 17, 2001

    Broward County Judge Joel T. Lazarus pulls out a big black binder full of newspaper clippings and lays it on the large desk in his courthouse... More >>

  • Beach Beat

    published May 3, 2001

    With two buds of marijuana cupped in his right hand and a black, one-hit pipe in his pocket, 18-year-old Christopher Caulfield strolls up the... More >>

  • Backyard Bloodbath, Part 2

    published April 12, 2001

    Editorís Note: This is the second and final installment of a series on a group of Coral Springs teenagers who make up Extreme Fucki... More >>

  • Backyard Bloodbath

    published April 5, 2001

    The sickly sweet smell of blood fills the dimly lit bathroom where John Ulloa sits dazed on a closed toilet. The silky red fluid gushes from a... More >>

  • Murphy's Laws

    published March 8, 2001

    Harry Murphy's living room is more a mausoleum than a place to live. Nothing with a heartbeat sets foot there except for Murphy, and then only to... More >>

  • A Double Whammy

    published February 22, 2001

    Almost immediately after Greek tycoon Gus Boulis was gunned down in his BMW on February 6, Fort Lauderdale police investigators began scrutinizing... More >>

  • Road Worriers

    published January 18, 2001

    In a smoke-filled back dining room in Grady's restaurant in Plantation, Emery "Fuzzy" Fazzini hunkers... More >>

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