On a sunny afternoon, a six-foot-one man named Andre Brown wearing a burgundy hat had just stepped out of his Boca Raton apartment when a bronze-haired stranger approached him wearing a black suit, leather gloves, and an expression stitched with alarm. "Are you who I'm supposed to talk to?" the man ... More >>
As the days get longer and the weather warmer, nothing has come to signify the lazy repose of a hot summer day like the smoky scent of slow-cooked barbecue. At its most basic, "barbecue" means meat, slow-cooked over an open flame. Beyond that, there are scores of variables -- and each one can spur a ... More >>
The Boynton Beach cop who was driving herself and two other cops toward the scene of fleeing burglary suspects before crashing into a pole -- landing all three of them in the hospital -- happens to have a history of crashing her car into things, according to her discipline record.The discipline r ... More >>
It's been hard for tea partiers to diversify their ranks, adding to the perception that they're all white people who aren't just mad about taxes; they're mad about being taxed by a black president for social programs that benefit the black community.Nothing if not image-conscious, the tea partiers ... More >>
Flickr: mcd540Few activists in South Florida have had as much fun attacking public officials than Chaz Stevens. But now that he's become a public official himself, Stevens has come under attack.At Wednesday evening's meeting of the Deerfield Beach Housing Authority -- Stevens' second since being ... More >>
Despite drinking enough syrup to kill a small horse, Lil Wayne is actually quite calculated
Friends look back at the life and legacy of Mikey Dread
Where's Pemble? So the St. Pete Times finally admits it: We don't know a damn thing about Charlie Crist. The newspaper's political editor, Adam C. Smith, writes in today's newspaper that Crist is a "mystery": "Who is Governor-elect Crist? He's a national figure without any real identity, a winne ... More >>
The Christian right tries to muscle a Pompano Beach Islamic congregation.
Carlos Arredondo did the unthinkable with gasoline, a Marine van, and a propane torch. Two years later, he still burns.
India.Arie gives a very personal Testimony.
In Delray Beach, cops have a remarkable history of shooting black suspects with impunity
Father Gerard Jean-Juste is no outlaw. He's a Magic City hero.
Fort Lauderdale's Urban Mystic rides into his own success
The brutal slaying of an activist spurs an outcry against bigotry
He's a Catholic priest who plans to marry his gay partner
The folks who are "reclaiming America for Christ" are pushing an agenda for a Taliban-like state where Scripture is law
The "world's longest film festival" needs to tighten things up a bit
Despite this guy's penchant for weird ideas and nasty insults, he has a shot
Volunteers spend millions of hours trying to rescue sea turtles. So how come so few people care about busting poachers?
Natalie Wiggins struggles with gangs, cops, and her children in Hallandale Beach
The Broward Times delivers unconventional, often shrill journalism to an unsuspecting town
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Davie's first black elected official has had to conquer the town's racist past... and her own fear
Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image
Welcome to Broward's juvenile detention center, where inmates are wild, toilets are clogged, and employees are grousing
M Ensemble still tries to push the edges of theater --and to get noticed
Out of the Box
The members of Broward's backstabbing political club are at it again, and this time Democratic honcho Mitch Ceasar had to break it up
A controversial character-training program was pulled from a state bill, yes. But now Broward County has to deal with it.
Welcome to Riviera Beach, home of slums, violent crime, a police department in turmoil, political hit lists, union busters, angry ex-wives, junkyard insurrections, and Zedrick Dwayne Barber, South Florida's most-investigated cop
The CDC is trying to determine what the residents of downtown Belle Glade already know -- that poverty, drugs, and prostitution are bad for your health