Seat belts -- click it, or ticket, right? But when a police officer is pulling you over for not putting safety first in the driver's seat, is it a race-based call? Recently, the Broward Public Defender launched a complaint at the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. Howard Finkelstein is alleging Af ... More >>
The time does fly. It was just a year ago today that the thug life fantasies of one of rap's biggest names (not to mention biggest guts, not to mention biggest bullshit artists?) came to life in a blast of gunfire on Fort Lauderdale's poshest street. Rick Ross (aka Ricky Rozay aka the Teflon Don a ... More >>
Henry "Bud" Read III, an 84-year-old Ft. Lauderdale community leader, is facing child molestation accusations, police say. Read was arrested after the two young girls he allegedly fondled last November came forward. The victims say this wasn't the only time Read did this.
A small, unmanned, boat washed ashore onto Ft. Lauderdale beach early Monday morning. And while boats washing ashore is nothing new to South Florida, this particular boat had several bales of pot on board. Come to think of it, boats washing ashore with bales of pot in them is nothing new in South ... More >>
Last Friday, New Times broke the story about the Broward Public Defender's Office stepping up to challenge the Fort Lauderdale Police Department on the practice of using the city's bike ordinance to stop African-Americans in a disproportionate number. "Biking while black," as Howard Finkelstein call ... More >>
D'Anthony Davis, owner of a Doberman pinscher named Duchess, which neighbors allege he starved and kept chained outside during the hottest weeks of the summer, was arrested this afternoon, three witnesses have told New Times. Amy Roman, who has championed the dog's cause through her group 100 Ab ... More >>
The Fort Lauderdale Police Department has released a surveillance video in the investigation of an armed robbery that occurred at the Community Food Store at 3200 West Broward Boulevard, this past Sunday in the hopes that it may lead to an arrest. According to the Detective DeAnna Greenlaw of the F ... More >>
Sunday's incident at Fort Lauderdale beach dive bar Dirty Blondes is raising more questions and, although two people were arrested, the Fort Lauderdale Police are asking for help in trying to figure out what happened. Detective DeAnna Greenlaw of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department's media relati ... More >>