A little past 2 a.m. early Sunday morning Jada Wright was driving south on the I-275 in Tampa. When she looked over in the northbound lanes on the other side of the concrete barrier, she saw a white Ford Expedition traveling parallel to her on the wrong side of the highway. "What is he doing? Am I ... 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 >>
Before she rode the YOLO ethos to its tragic end, Kayla Mendoza was a standard-issue middle schooler with a quirky sense of humor and an interest in older guys. At least those are the memories one friend is hauling up out of the past today as Mendoza's name fills the headlines. Katelyn Stone was sh ... More >>
Albert T. Lambert, a 52-year-old emergency room doctor at Florida Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, overdosed on drugs yesterday just before police could arrest him for the murder of his ex-wife, Kimberly Lindsey, a nurse at Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach. Police records also ment ... More >>
Here's some Trader Joe's-related good news and bad news for your Friday. The good news: Southeast Florida finally has a Trader Joe's. The store officially opened at 8 a.m. today, October 18 with a ceremonial lei cutting. The bad news: This particular Trader Joe's is in Pinecrest, a tony suburb, l ... More >>
A Fort Myers man decided he'd teach his dope dealer a lesson when her mom yelled at him by turning her in to police. He had an ironclad plot against her too. Clear and irrefutable evidence that would surely put her behind bars in no time. The man's evidence that she was a dope dealer and should be ... More >>
Samuel Little is not the guy you'd want to bump into alone in a dark alley. A hulking former boxer armed with a cold glare, on paper he's a career criminal with a rap sheet stretching across 24 states. Police now believe Little was actually a vicious serial killer who preyed on lost women and prosti ... More >>
Remember when Charlie Crist used to be a Republican? Well Charlie Crist does. And he thinks it used to be pretty great. And then Barack Obama went and hugged him and got his government take over stank all over Crist and ruined a perfectly good Republican. Because of this treachery, the GOP brande ... More >>
Are you addicted to drugs? Will you be anywhere near Boca Raton tomorrow? Do you want $300? If so, say no more, drug person, because Barbara Harris has an answer.Harris runs Project Prevention, a nonprofit that's gone all over the country giving drug addicts $300 each -- to get sterilized. She says ... More >>
While it's not clear if a Republican can beat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson in November, the fight for the Republican nomination has no shortage of interesting rhetorical maneuverings.The most recent spat between George LeMieux and Rep. Connie Mack started over a web ad the LeMieux campaign released t ... More >>
Last week was a momentous one for Sheriff Al Lamberti. Lamberti's director of law enforcement, Col. Rick Frey, rather abruptly retired. And then in a late-hour Friday news bomb, it was announced that Lamberti had fired Larry Strain, BSO's director of purchasing, and suspended (with pay) John C ... More >>
Authorities found the bodies of more than 2,000 greyhounds buried on an 18-acre property. Most had gun shot wounds in the head and neck.A woman arrested on felony charges for helping kill more than 2,000 greyhounds from all over the state has been training racing dogs again in Florida as recently ... More >>
Flickr: E.S. HunterJim Greer with his wife at a 2008 Sarah Palin rally in Fort Myers In a Florida Republican Party in which Charlie Crist is a mere mortal, there can be no saving his handpicked party chair, Jim Greer. The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that Greer will resign his leadership post in ... More >>
Flickr User: Geoff CoeAnthony SwarzakSince the Major League Baseball debut of Fort Lauderdale native Anthony Swarzak, Southport Raw Bar has turned into the best place in South Florida to watch a Minnesota Twins game. At least on every fifth day.On days when Swarzak starts, as he did Wednesday, a ban ... More >>
A woman perishes in a collision with an Indian leader's kin. Her family cries cover-up.
Revelations of a state bill and a mysterious "guild" have spooked Florida tattooistsFor a bill that aimed to overhaul Florida's regulation of the tattoo industry, it sure was quiet. Stealthy, almost. Senate Bill 1130, sponsored by Hallandale Beach Sen. Eleanor Sobel, was introduced February 2. It cr ... More >>
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist faced off with David Gregory on NBC's Meet the Press a few minutes ago. Crist started by stressing the importance of bipartisan support for President Obama's stimulus package, then ended by... well... essentially withdrawing his own support for the package.Host Gregory beg ... More >>
Rappers from this region stepped up their game exponentially, and the entire country responded
Be all that you can be — in war games with almost-real assault weapons
Bigamy charges and dozens of busts for sham marriages.It must be South Florida.
Born-again lawyer John P. Contini flies high to find the good side of murderer Gil Fernandez Jr.
That temporary tattoo could be with you for a long, long time
A rogue FBI agent, tons of smuggled drugs, a wife in search of her husband's corpse
And South Florida's Tabloid Valley vanishes.
Robb Tiller went from rags to riches and right back after 15 years spinning deals around the Seminole
The Twelve Tribes sect defends its own -- aiding accused child molesters
The Sun-Sentinel goes off the record for trains and buses
Winter Music Conference: It's about the drugging and drinking and, oh yeah, the music
When you're down and out in West Palm, a free ticket to New York can mean just being homeless in another city
The Fort Lauderdale Andre's Steakhouse doesn't quite measure up to its predecessors
The Libertarians' slate is full this fall. So how come they're not out stumping for votes?
After seven years of planning and mucho spending, the Belle Glade Business Park still has nary a tenant
Flat out Super TransAtlantic
Commissioner Lori Parrish opposed a rent increase for small airlines. A major supporter is a lobbyist for the airlines. You figure it out.
In barely two seasons, the management has run the Miami Fusion into the ground. The fans are not pleased.
Battling cancer and investigating a botched federal investigation, mobster Vinnie Ciraolo is fighting to clear his name
The recent bust of a Hollywood importer sheds light on an illegal reptile trade that has adventurous smugglers making easy money
If Ken Jenne were like most cops, he'd be investigated for being friends with felons who give him money
If Fort Lauderdale wants to keep the Baltimore Orioles in town for spring training, it just needs to come up with $36 million