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 >>
See also "Urban Sprawl Kills Endangered Florida Panthers"The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission this week recovered a "heavily scavenged" panther carcass, marking the sixteenth dead panther recorded by state officials this year. The endangered predator was found on a pi ... More >>
Almost three months after the first "Declaration of Occupation" was released by an Occupy camp -- the first one from the Occupy Wall Street outfit -- Occupy Fort Lauderdale has now aired its list of grievances.The 40 complaints are divided into four sections in the document, including sections on ... More >>
Welcome to our new blog series "Holy Crap, That's Big," where we write about humongous things going up in South Florida and the people behind them. Today's item: a proposed fossil-fuel power plant in the middle of the Everglades.It's a quiet, open hunting preserve right now, but if power demand c ... More >>
Flickr: Loz FlowersSugar Cane Atrazine = BFF?Farmers equate saying goodbye to atrazine to depleting Floridian agriculture. But a growing number of scientists believe atrazine, an herbicide widely used to remove weeds and promote the growth of cash-crop sugar cane, may cause cancer and birth def ... More >>
Flickr: parhessiastesSugar Cane: Harmless plant or serious accomplice?These years have not been kind to the proverbial Floridian wallet: If Madoff didn't take your money, then Rothstein probably did, and good luck selling that 4-bedroom for more than the price of a Lego pirate ship. Now, Florida' ... More >>
A commissioner, his uncle, and a buffalo farmer from Oregon stink up the city's sewage operation
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Big-ticket casino deals plus a messy internal power struggle equals even more legal woes for the Seminole tribe
What's it like to ring in the new millennium with 80,000 drug-addled Phish fans? Expensive. Noisy. Crowded. Uninspiring.
Long hours. Low pay. Hardly any rights. It's the life of Palm Beach County's hidden underclass: migrant farm workers.
Buck Island Ranch is home to the threatened caracara, and it's a laboratory where ranchers and conservationists are learning to work together
In October a skydiver named Mike McDonald made a fatal leap. He was the third client of Skydive Palm Beach to die in a year.