Jack Laban swears a cat was out here raising hell just this morning. Mosquitoes slurp blood through the 94-year-old shirtless Gladesman's baggy skin as he hobbles across a landfill of empty Pepsi cans and settles into a folding chair. The former Miami plumber with a full head of white hair uses a ro ... More >>
I'll say it: Soccer is the sport with the hottest athletes. (Is my U.S. citizenship revoked yet?) It's true. They're fit without looking like a bank vault. They don't chew tobacco. They don't chase people with chainsaws. Maybe it's all that quality time with mom in the minivan instead of some sadis ... More >>
UPDATE: The Palm Beach County School Board's vote on three new Mavericks schools has been postponed. Read more after the jump.When owners of a for-profit charter school chain go before the Palm Beach County School Board tomorrow night seeking approval for three new high schools, they'll have a celeb ... More >>
Leonid MamchenkovMmmm....A good way to start your day: with a glass of orange juice and a dose of happy news. This morning, word came across the transom that Fort Pierce company Natalie's Orchid Island Juice scored a win "In the David versus Goliath battle for dominance over America's breakfast ... More >>
At least three dogs were involved in the Febonio murder saga. "You can't make this shit up," Palm Beach County Sheriff's Detective Sean Oliver must have muttered to himself at least once during the course of his two-year investigation into the murder of Stephen Febonio.Discovery documents made a ... More >>
Alfaro's mug on last week's episode of "Manhunters"As Juice commenters have pointed out often enough in our coverage of the murder of Stephen Febonio, neither the accused nor his victim were angels when it came to prior criminal history. And despite a string of felony charges, neither man had muc ... More >>
photo: Matthew McDermottCommander Lenny DePaul helped net fugitive Jose AlfaroU.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Commander Lenny DePaul told New Times yesterday that the apprehension of Jose Alfaro at his mother's condominium in New York last August was no piece of cake. "He put up a pretty good f ... More >>
Meghan "The Forager" Tanner is a South Florida organics dealer. She provides the freshest produce and ingredients, local, exotic and otherwise, to forward thinking, quality-minded chefs. She's an Allapattah-market mainstay, a Homestead hustler, a Redland raider, a South Dade trafficker pushing heav ... More >>
You want to know how you would have been living if you'd hooked up with Bernie Madoff and started illegally raising for him right at the swindler's start in the 1960s? You have to look at how Fort Lauderdale's Michael Bienes lived. I've written a lot about the philanthropist who claims he, too, ha ... More >>
The 'Pipe breaks loose
The DEA's "Twin Oceans" hooked a big fish, but can they reel it in?
Fledgling Guardian Angels get the call from gang-riddled Lake Worth
He left the war behind to enter a whole new controversy
In Deerfield, when you're in, you're really in. And the mayor is really in.
You say you want United Auto Insurance to pay your medical bills? Be ready to go to war.
An Iran-Contra conspirator joins the Swift Boat crowd. It was bound to happen.
A casino's comin' to Hollywood. It's a big gamble.
Has the Bob Marley Festival lost some of its spark?
A group of intrepid wahines is trying to take charge of its sport
Big wave-riding among the sharks of New Smyrna Beach -- the calm before NYC's storm
When Albert Tacher met Dina Mora, he knew it was love. The problem? She was a prisoner, and he was a Broward Sheriff's Office deputy.
Carnival doesn't just neglect passengers who claim to be victims of sexual assault. It attempts to shut them up.
Meet Luis and José Cid, Elian Gonzalez's cousins, just a couple of good, old-fashioned American criminals
Conservationist Paul Reillo has waged a one-man campaign to save Dominica's parrots from extinction
The Bahamas. Sun, fun, and upscale resorts, right? Add murder to the mix, and throw in a Third World-style underclass.
Born into a Gypsy life of crime, he's now busting them for their cons. Or is he?