On a Tuesday at the end of February, two Pittsburgh detectives were driving down the road around 3:45 p.m. when they saw an armored car parked on the road. Two men wearing Garda Security badges were standing in front of it. The detectives, it seems, thought this weird and pulled up to the armored ca ... More >>
Set your DVRs, everybody. BroCo's back on America's Most Wanted.Tonight's 9 o'clock show on Lifetime will feature the Broward Sheriff's Office Fugitive Squad, according to a police news release, and will feature the search for 39-year-old Fritz Alisme, accused of multiple counts of sexual battery ... More >>
Palm Beach County Sheriff's OfficeRoshard Whitehead, who apparently needs an introduction to the prison barber.Roshard Whitehead (and his haircut) will spend the rest of his life in prison for raping his nieces starting when the girls were 6 and 8 years old.Whitehead, a 30-year-old former Riviera ... More >>
amw.comKenneth Andrew CraigKenneth Andrew Craig -- who cops say skipped court 12 years ago after being caught allegedly doing perverted things with young boys in a Deerfield Beach motel room -- was arrested in Rio de Janeiro.The U.S. Marshals Service says Craig, now 42, was arrested earlier in th ... More >>
Orange County Sheriff's OfficeOmar WilliamsPolice say 36-year-old Omar Williams was traveling the country for seven years -- impregnating women and living off their money along the way -- after allegedly murdering his ex-girlfriend and her co-worker at a Lauderhill apartment complex in 2004.Thank ... More >>
Sketch: PBSO / P. MoodyHe has raped at least four women during a 9-month period, according to investigators with the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office, which is still looking for the man. Tomorrow night, viewers of America's Most Wanted get to take a crack at it. The show airs Saturday at 9 on WSVN-7.O ... More >>
Lisa RabJohn Turchin speaks to reporters.The 21-year-old woman walked alone on a darkened strip of Old Dixie Highway in Jupiter around 12:30 a.m. on April 9, 2009. Engrossed in a cell-phone conversation, she didn't immediately notice the man quietly stalking her, a cigarette in his mouth.She did ... More >>
Photo: Broward Sheriff's OfficeSpeightsBroward Sheriff's Office made a major arrest Friday, nabbing accused sex offender Robert Speights, who was recently featured on America's Most Wanted as a prolific sex offender and fugitive. Deputies arrested Speights early Friday morning in an apartment at ... More >>
Amid Florida's longest, coldest winter, let's warm up with local news in Broward and Palm Beach on this frigid Monday.Two Fort Lauderdale cops who worked the Scott Rothstein off-duty detail have been suspended with pay. Sgt. Steve Greenlaw and Officer DeAnna Garcia-Lemieux. It's not yet clear wha ... More >>
The holidays are over, and a new year is upon us. Let's see what 2010 has in store for the local news.Jupiter's Thanksgiving massacre suspect, Paul Michael Merhige, was found Saturday night in a hotel room in Long Key, after the hotelkeepers saw an ad for America's Most Wanted displaying Merhige' ... More >>
Your balanced breakfast of South Florida scoops:Turbulence for the transgendered city manager of Lake Worth, Susan Stanton, after she published on the city's website 40 unsigned emails by residents railing against the political associations of the city's census coordinator, who then resigned, not ... More >>
Photo: BSOBianca Sierra pictured with the boyfriend who allegedly killed her.Jorge "Angel" Villamizar-Ayala, wanted in the November 2004 slaying of Bianca Sierra in Pompano Beach, was arrested Friday in Brownsville, Texas, after a television viewer phoned police with the tip. Here's the news rele ... More >>
Wednesday marks the seven-year anniversary of the murder of Melissa Karp, a 17-year-old runaway whose body was found in the Everglades by a fisherman on August 19, 2002. Broward Sheriff's investigators are still trying to find the person who shot her to death, and tomorrow they're going to hold at a ... More >>
WhiteheadSeveral weeks after his child sex abuse case was featured on America's Most Wanted, Roshard Whitehead of West Palm Beach was found in Lexington, Kentucky. And not a moment too soon, according to a report by WPBF, which says federal marshals found him living with four children.In mid-Janu ... More >>
Last night, Fox News hot-air balloon complete asshole Bill O'Reilly aired a segment about the controversy over his speech at a benefit in Manalapan. He framed it as a battle between good and evil. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the possible conflict of interest O'Reilly might have speaking at ... More >>
In his latest think piece, Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams describes his idea for a TV news crime show: During the newscast you "switch" to the WXXX Crime Bureau. There you have an ex- cop type whose "seen it all"---rough at the edges. Gravy stains on his shirt. It's all about ... More >>
The strange saga of a religious advertising campaign begins and ends in Fort Lauderdale.
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Fifteen years after America's Most Heinous Murder, new evidence emerges, pointing to a suspect police had once dismissed