More than 100,000 cases have been reported in the Caribbean. About 53,000 have cropped up in the Dominican Republic. And South Floridians traveling to those two places might be responsible for bringing an epidemic home. Chikungunya, the oddly named disease that's spread through mosquitos, has infec ... More >>
Killer pythons, Herpes Monkeys, kittens with rabies. What else ya got, Florida? Dengue-fever-carrying mosquitoes, you say? Fantastic! As we wrote about last month, the Florida Department of Health confirmed three cases of dengue fever contracted in Florida. And now, it's apparently spreading ... More >>
Well, better start stockpiling cans of OFF! The Florida Department of Health has confirmed three cases of dengue fever contracted in Florida. Dengue fever, which rarely ever hits the U.S., is an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes that causes fever, headache, muscle pain and a measles-like ... More >>
In what's becoming a sad trend, two pygmy sperm whales have beached themselves on Jupiter Island. The Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission has been called in, and it appears the two whales are a mother and her calf. The animals reportedly came ashore Tuesday morning at 251 S. Beach Road.
The pier in Lake Worth recently underwent a major makeover, and along with it came new places to grab a bite to eat. Although the small shopping plaza now known as the Lake Worth Casino lost longtime morning breakfast spot John G's, there's still the oceanfront South Florida gem, Benny's on the Beac ... More >>
It's not exactly like catching John Dillinger, but cops have reportedly nabbed an escaped prisoner with a long history of doing bad stuff.Martin County Sheriffs Office officers caught escaped prisoner Christopher Reyna Thursday afternoon after they stopped the Ford Crown Victoria he was riding in on ... More >>
And now for your bimonthly dose of bummer whale news: On Sunday, a whale and her calf had beached themselves at Jensen Beach, just north of Waveland Beach in St. Lucie County. Beachgoers spotted the whales in the water shortly before they beached themselves. The pair were identified as pygmy sper ... More >>
Shrimp at La SirenaLast week, we gathered the top ten Zagat entries for Broward. This week, we're doing the same for Palm Beach, where the price point is $20 higher on average. There are more lobster and steak houses in the top ten than in Broward, although a couple of funky places seed the list. ... More >>
howstuffworks.comEver wonder what a 23-foot-long disgusting giant squid looks like?Absolutely repulsive is what it looks like.We got a hold of a photo from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, taken somewhere between the discovery of the squid off the coast of Jensen Beach, ... More >>
Photo: Palm Beach Sheriff's OfficeDalia DippolitoThere are a great many lessons to be learned from the sad story of Dalia Dippolito, the Boynton Beach woman who's accused of paying a hitman (who was actually an undercover agent) to kill her husband.The first is that you shouldn't marry someone on ... More >>
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