Every city and county has its share of child sexual predators, prostitution, illegal drugs, aggressive drivers, and fugitives running amok. Each crime is dealt with in its own way. That is, unless you're the Broward County Sheriff's Office, which deals with those crimes in one fell swoop. In a mass ... More >>
The folks over at United for Care have jumped on the ALS Ice Bucket challenge and decided to get doused for the cause. But for United for Care, the challenge also hits home for a fellow medical marijuana advocate. This challenge was done in honor of Cathy Jordan, president of the Florida Cannabis A ... More >>
The many opponents of legalized marijuana in Florida have come and gone, defeated with facts and science and the power of the people. But, like a ferocious hungry hydra looking to devour the movement at every turn, opposition continues to rear its long, scaly talons at preventing medical weed from ... More >>
A female JetBlue flight attendant was arrested for smuggling chocolate candy-shaped heroin into Florida from South America. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration were tipped off that the flight attendant had been smuggling smack on board flights, and were able to nab her when she tried bringing ... More >>
Well, that's apparently all she wrote for the "Hip Hop Conservative." Rep. Trey Radel is expected to resign from congress, a spokesperson for the congressman says. Radel, who reps the 19th Congressional District in the Fort Myers-Naples area, was arrested on October 29 for "unlawfully, knowingly a ... More >>
Cocaine Megayacht Captain, Jonathon Costenbader, plead guilty to conspiring to import cocaine in federal court in West Palm Beach on Friday. Back in October, we told you about the 34-year-old Costenbader, who captained a 132-foot luxury megayacht called the Secret Spot. He was also apparently capta ... More >>
Another day, another boat found with drugs onboard in South Florida. This time around, the boat is a 132-foot luxury megayacht valued at about $5.5 million. And the drug was cocaine. Lots and lots of cocaine. See also: Pot Boat Washes Ashore on Fort Lauderdale Beach
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Graceland, the USA Network television series that mixes crime fighting with the Jersey Shore, has come to Hollywood...Florida to film. The series, which has DEA, Customs, and FBA agents living together in a southern California beachfront seized from a drug lord/Elvis fan (hence the name, Graceland ... More >>
Arnold returns — but do we still need him?
Updated at 3:10 p.m.: Judge James Moody has denied the request detailed below. Buju Banton's legal team on Thursday filed a motion requesting that Judge James Moody reconsiders his recent decision to deny the reggae star a new trial on a gun charge. It's the latest development in a complicated& ... More >>
Federal Judge James Moody on Tuesday denied Buju Banton's request for a new trial. In his decision, the judge wrote that there is no need for a new trial in light of an Atlanta appeals court's ruling that there was sufficient evidence to convict the reggae star on a gun charge.Under the new ruling, ... More >>
A panel of judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta on Thursday shot down Grammy-winning reggae artist Buju Banton's appeal on federal drug charges. The judges also reversed the lower court's decision to throw out a gun charge. Now the same judge who decided there wasn't enough  ... More >>
Broward Sheriff's OfficeSteven FeaginSexual assault charges against Steven Feagin -- the former Deerfield Beach High School football standout who went on to play running back at the University of Illinois -- were dropped due to the credibility of the alleged victim, according to a closeout ... More >>
PBSODalia Dippolito is now facing 20 years in the slam.Many observers have wondered why Dalia Dippolito chose a reality television defense to explain why she plotted to have her husband killed. Her attorney argued that Dalia's attempt to hire a hit man was part of an elaborate ruse designed to ma ... More >>