2 days ago | Religion
Last summer, New Times spent some time hanging with Rick Wilkerson Jr., the South Florida pastor then sitting in the eye of swirling media attention thanks to his role in the wedding of the century. The fresh-faced Miami-based man of God presided ...
5 days ago | Broward News
Lee Bacall noses his sleek two-seater Jag off Riverland Road in Fort Lauderdale. “The word ‘serene’ seems to bubble up from the ground,” the 71-year-old says with a conspiratorial nod, as if you’ll soon see what he means. He follows a ribbon of co...
6 days ago | Broward News
Robert Baumann was slugging through the workday on a recent Monday, installing an air-conditioning unit in the slamming August heat, when his cell phone shook around 1 p.m. with an incoming call. He didn’t recognize the number. “I used to never an...
9 days ago | Broward News
Last week New Times opened a door on a little-seen part of the tax-payer-funded bureaucracy: the private group homes where Broward's troubled and abandoned kids are housed once they end up in state care. The investigation dove into complaints that...
12 days ago | Broward News
As we showed you in a recent New Times cover story, Florida's group homes are in serious need of an overall. Due to the privatization of the state's channels for placing and caring for trouble kids, there's a serious lack of oversight among the gr...
17 days ago | Broward News
The last year has been a hard one for Steve Esdale. Since his father's passing in 2003, the Broward man has been riding through stormy emotional weather as he faces still unanswered questions about the death — a seemingly normal passing that only ...