Janet Reno

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Boca Rock Duo, Wolfcat, Write Pam Bondi a Song About Gay Marriage

    The Sex Pistols railed, "God save the queen/She ain't no human being." The Dead Kennedys sang, "Blow it out your ass, Ronald Reagan." And now, here comes Wolfcat, getting all up in the face of our twice-divorced, thrice-married, yet gay-marriage-denying attorney general, asking her (more tunefull ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    Five Reasons Florida Is America's Most Infamous Marijuana State

    Dear Stoner, We understand how you're feeling. Dark and formidable challenges lay before you. While the rest of the nation -- especially Washington and Colorado -- takes strides to normalize diplomatic relations with marijuana, Florida has moved in the other direction. Yesterday was the most recen ... More >>

  • News

    August 30, 2012
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    April 5, 2011

    Litigious Activist Jack Thompson Files State Complaint Against John Bowman

    Jack Thompson​In more than two months since they took a statement from Charles Harper, 18, alleging past sexual abuse by Broward Circuit Judge John Bowman, the Plantation Police Department has been conducting an investigation and has been mum about its status or eventual completion.Many of the ano ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Is Sheriff Lamberti's Administration Crumbling?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Morning Juice: Lynn Students Tell Quake Survival Tale; Questions About Major Haiti Charity

    ​Here's what happened in Broward and Palm Beach over the weekend:The Lynn University students who escaped the earthquake in Haiti gave their horrifying first-person account. Two of the students and the group's two faculty advisers remain missing. [Palm Beach Post]Scott Rothstein has been a wreckin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Gelber Unloads on Bushies Who Politicized Federal Proscutors' Offices

    The Democrats' side of the Florida Attorney General race, between Sens. Dave Aronberg and Dan Gelber can feel like a meeting of the Mutual Admiration Society. But it's just not healthy to be always so measured and tactful, which is why it must have felt good for Gelber to wind up and then tee off on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Then There Were Three (Candidates for U.S. Attorney in South Florida)

    The next U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida will be either David Buckner, Willy Ferrer, or Daryl Trawick. They were selected by the Judicial Nomination Commission following interviews this month of 16. All three finalists are members of Miami's legal community -- Buckner in private p ... More >>

  • News

    June 4, 2009
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    November 27, 2008
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    June 19, 2008

    Jack Don't Know Jack

    Why will the right-wing crusader likely lose his license? Swastikas are just the start.

  • News

    January 11, 2007

    Slick Trouble

    The government's determination to deport old-school rapper Slick Rick knows no bounds

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2006

    Reinhard's Bad Hair Day

    I don't want to seem to be picking on Beth Reinhard, but hey, I go where the material leads me -- and I don't have time to be too choosy. The Miami Herald political writer covered an event for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Gallagher over the weekend that's left the candidate's campaign te ... More >>

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    Brother's Keeper

    Miriam is only the beginning. Them boys in Tallahassee may bag some really big game.

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    Perfecta Meets Prada

    The old Gulfstream becomes a shopping mall

  • News

    June 17, 2004


    Oft-quoted USF Prof Susan MacManus is neutral. Yeah, right.

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Committee to Defeat Itself

    A crusade to bring down President Bush looks a lot like a warm-up to a riot

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    Free Will

    Another SNL vet may yet make giant steps

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Buyout Revisited

    Yoo-hoo! Investigators! Check the president's pockets!

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    Catered to Death

    A hard-charging wheeler-dealer, a catering perfectionist, and a bitterly dissatisfied wife -- it was a lethal mix

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2003
  • Music

    March 27, 2003

    Maintaining Radio Silence

    104.1-FM The Boss maintains radio silence

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    The Jackass Whimpers

    Bush's war has sent the Democratic Party scurrying for cover

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Indian War

    A Hollywood man has spent the past decade trying to pry open the Seminoles' accounting books -- without much success

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Hustling the Hood

    Does it matter to blacks which wealthy, middle-aged white guy is Florida's next governor?

  • News

    October 3, 2002
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    September 26, 2002

    Belle Star

    Brett Butler brings her Southern wit to South Florida

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    The Double Cross

    Two years ago, Ken Eggleston was Palm Beach County Sheriff Ed Bieluch's heir apparent. Now, they are implacable foes. What happened?

  • Best of BPB

    May 16, 2002

    Best Intentions

    Lois Frankel's bid for governor of Florida

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    A Queer Law

    Florida's ban on gay adoption is not only unjust; it's downright homophobic

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Police Beat

    More than four years after a Delray Beach cop gave him a body full of bruises and a face full of pepper spray, a local doctor is still seeking justice

  • News

    November 15, 2001


    Florida House minority leader Lois Frankel is waging an impossible campaign for governor

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Admitting Terror, Part 3

    Florida INS director Dan Cadman fooled Congress; then his bosses promoted him

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    The Rise and Fall of the Hallmark Kid

    By age ten Ryan Lipner was managing his fathers Hallmark store. So how did this would-be greeting card tycoon end up in jail before his 18th birthday?

  • Culture

    June 21, 2001

    Impotent Response

    Is this play rude, crude, and offensive? Yes, and not in a good way.

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters for May 31, 2001

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Elián Plus One

    Conflict of interest. Anti-Cuban high jinks. A cover-up. It must be the Florida INS.

  • News

    January 4, 2001


    A New Times photog shutters to remember his run-in with a Fort Lauderdale cop

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    July 6, 2000


    Bob Norman sends the Broward County School Board bureaucrats scurrying

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    June 29, 2000

    Doing Elián's Bidding

    Looking for a little piece of the little feller's legacy before he heads back into Castro's clutches? Just check in with eBay.

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    June 22, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters for June 22, 2000

  • Music

    May 11, 2000

    Wrestling With Faith

    Rev. Billy C. Wirtz

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Fifteen Minutes of Infamy

    The fisherman who rescued Elián, Donato Dalrymple, comes from a family with a violent history. And that's not the half of it.

  • News

    February 24, 2000


    You call this damage control?

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    January 27, 2000

    The Emerald Ire

    A former probation officer once saw the IRA as killers and the FBI as heroes. All that's changed now, as he investigates the Irish gun-smuggling case.

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    Hit or Mrs.?

    According to the courts, Joyce Cohen hired three men to murder her wealthy husband. Now the entire case may be unraveling.

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Impeachment as Cache

    If there's anyone who can feel Bill Clinton's pain, it's ousted-judge-turned-congressman Alcee Hastings

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    Cyber Stakes

    South Florida is at the heart of the internet gambling boom -- and of the war to stop it

  • News

    January 15, 1998

    Conspiracy, She Wrote

    For years private detective Virginia Snyder has accused the Delray Beach police of corruption. Now she's taking them to court.