And now, for a special Floriderp: Holiday Addition story. Three Ginches almost ruined Christmas for one family when they tried to rob gifts from under their tree. Of course, they could have gotten away with it, if they had just heeded simple traffic rules. Like, obeying a Stop sign or two or thr ... More >>
A Marion County man pulled a Kramer on a Bellview car dealership over the weekend when he took one of their vehicles for a test drive, and never came back. Lloyd Edward Kraft, 76, went into the Prestige Auto located on 6041 SE Abshier Blvd., and asked to test drive a red 1997 Ford F-250 on Friday a ... More >>
How mad is Rep. Connie Mack at Barack Obama? So mad. And Big Socialist Barry is going to be on a tour of Florida in the next few days, so it looks like Mack decided to get all hopped up on scotch and 5-Hour Energy drinks and write a really mean letter to him in the newspaper.Can't confirm the scotch ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you about Vincent Colangelo, the Fort Lauderdale pill-mill owner who was sentenced to 20 years in the clink. Before he was arrested, however, he was living the high life: The federal government seized millions of dollars in cash and accounts from Colangelo and his co-conspirators ... More >>
ridelust.comThe Ford Crown Victoria -- the Pinto for cops and robbersIt's the most infamous car used by cops and taxi drivers, and even comes with a big red button when driven by Tommy Lee Jones in Men in Black -- the Ford Crown Victoria.But according to a Palm Beach Post investigation, the c ... More >>
An Indy driver and his teenaged protégé struggle in today's pay-to-ride car racing.
PhotobucketTeen drivers = scary thoughtIt sounds good in theory: Send our most ruthless Turnpike terrorists through a battery of training courses that will teach them the dangers of their driving ways. I just wonder whether a program like the one being offered next week by the Ford Motor Company ... More >>
Near the beginning of Michael Moore's new movie, Capitalism: A Love Story, the filmmaker calls upon Wallace Shawn, an actor/writer friend of his, to explain our economic system in terms he could explain, presumably because Shawn is one of the more knowledgeable people Moore knows when it ... More >>
A woman perishes in a collision with an Indian leader's kin. Her family cries cover-up.
It's hard to be a card-carrying, foreign-car-driving, alt-weekly-newspaper-working, Cheez Whiz-loving liberal these days. The conservatives say President Obama's corporate bailouts amount to socialism, and who knows if they're right, because they kind of lost me at the first trillion. So that's why ... More >>
Bullets are flying and young men are dying in Deerfield's street war between Haitians and African-Americans
About the advent of Vegas-style slots at Gulfstream Park yesterday: I'm not against them. I believe in liberty and that means if some cunning folks create a box with enough bells and whistles on it that people want to sit before it like mugwumps to throw their money inside then so be it. But it's ... More >>
You say you want United Auto Insurance to pay your medical bills? Be ready to go to war.
The charismatic lawyer and power broker took one last lap in a New River mansion during his run from the law
Cycling activist Raphael Clemente has had enough idiot-induced wipeouts to last a lifetime
Even when your kid is one of the NBA's finest, the cops can heist your car
Robb Tiller went from rags to riches and right back after 15 years spinning deals around the Seminole
This soldier of God is on a South Florida crusade
In the past 15 years, at least 14 newspaper hawkers have been killed on the job and 29 more have been injured
Big-ticket casino deals plus a messy internal power struggle equals even more legal woes for the Seminole tribe
What makes fast-car enthusiasts furious? Cops, speed limits, and punk kids with loud mufflers and no brains.
Slammed with hefty court-ordered judgments in the Northeast, matchmaker Helena Amram has found no peace in South Florida either
To protect boxers from the fight game, Irv Abramson wants to form a more perfect union
October 15 - 21, 1998