Today, Fort Lauderdale votes to declare this National Homeless and Hunger Awareness Week. That's an anemic response to weeks of protest from a city that has made headlines for passing laws regulating how its homeless can be fed. Its main shelter features only 230 temporary beds. But the county has r ... More >>
Florida has a reputation as America's weirdest state, but there's hardly any national appreciation for the fact that Florida has several culturally distinct regions of weirdness to choose from. In fact, sometimes it seems weird that Florida is considered one state at all. It's high time someone dre ... More >>
At least he won't have to deal with any other mosquitos for a while. That's the silver lining for one Florida man who has Palm Beach County officials scrambling to remove any and all bugs from his home. The reason he has professional fly swatters at his beck and call is this: He's become the fourth ... More >>
A Hillsborough school bus driver appears to be texting while driving as she was transporting students. According to wptv.com, a 14-year-old student captured the moment on her camera phone and then showed it to her parents. The video shows the driver apparently texting with one hand and holding the ... More >>
As if things are tense and angst-ridden enough, comes a report from Tampa of a bullet being found on a school bus. Tampa area schools Turner Elementary, Liberty Middle, and Wharton High are under a "modified lockdown" after officials confirmed there was a bullet found on one of their buses. Stude ... More >>
Being a teacher takes up a lot of one's time. There's barely time to chitchat, let alone have conversations to iron out some misunderstandings. So naturally, the best thing to do in that situation is hire a hit man to murder the fellow teacher you've got a beef with. Pretty simple solution, really. ... More >>
In this week's cover story about survivalists, I speak with a man who identifies himself only as "Bowreeguard," who hails from hard-granite New Hampshire and says that prepping was a way of life for his family when he was growing up.The eldest son of his family, Bowreeguard learned to keep supplies ... More >>
caribeexams.orgSchools in the Broward and Palm Beach school districts have been asked to determine whether cheating occurred on Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test in their schools, according to the Florida Department of Education.Deborah Higgins, an information specialist for the Florida Dep ... More >>
Kevin Moore's case raises questions about executing the mentally disabled
State workers are cutting down homeowners' citrus trees to save Florida's fruit industry. It's a South Florida chain saw massacre.
A year ago Wayne and Danny Dagenais stole guns from a family friend. In an effort to keep then-16-year-old Wayne out of jail, their parents tried to retrieve the weapons. But the plan didn't work.