George Sheldon

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Florida Voters Are Lukewarm on Pam Bondi, According to Poll

    From voting on a former governor who jumped parties or a governor with a low approval rating to legalizing medical marijuana, Florida has some interesting things to vote for come election time. But one election of real significance could be that of attorney general. Pam Bondi has already filed for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    John DeGroot Digging Into Case of Gabriel Myers, the Foster Child Who Hung Himself

    I'm dashing off for Halloween weekend, but as long we're giving props to gritty journalists who've gone blog-happy, here's some fantastic, in-depth reporting, courtesy John DeGroot, about the case of Gabriel Myers, the 7-year-old foster child in Margate who hung himself with a rubber hose in April.T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2009

    Abused Kids Get $10 Million From State

    Last year, I wrote a feature story about three little boys who had been horribly abused in the state foster care system. They were eventually placed with an adoptive family -- but the Department of Children and Families hid the boys' case files and backgrounds from the adoptive parents. As the boys ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Call Centers Overwhelmed With Floridians Needing Public Assistance

    You know things are bad when the people who are paid to help the folks applying for public assistance need help themselves. More than five million Americans are seeking unemployment benefits, the most since records of such things have been kept. Now Florida call centers (not pictured here) ... More >>