Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, have raised questions about the militarization of American police departments. When angry protesters took to the streets to demand justice, Ferguson police responded with force. Cops in riot gear fired tear gas and stun grenades at marchers. At least one officer ... More >>
Remember Jim Carrey's 1998 hit The Truman Show? As pointed out by Justin King, the movie was filmed in a hushed and peaceful Northwest Florida town: "Walton County is a part of Florida that is so crime-free, you can leave your doors unlocked. When Hollywood location scouts were looking for a commun ... More >>
Last week we told you about the African Gambian Pouched Rat's reemergence on Grassy Key. Now comes an organization headquartered in Tanzania called APOPO, dedicated to training African Gambian pouched rats to detect land mines and tuberculosis. When trained, they're dubbed HeroRATS. Bart Weetjens, ... More >>
A student at Miramar High School apparently brought an AR-15 machine gun and two fully loaded ammo clips as he drove into school on Monday, cops say. The student never took the weapon into the school, and it's unclear how officials found out the student had a high-powered rifle in his car. Police ... More >>
The State Attorney's Office of Brevard and Seminole counties have announced that George Zimmerman will not be facing his domestic violence charges. And now that he's free to go, Zimmerman is also free to get back the arsenal of weapons seized from his home that could arm a small South American cou ... More >>
Tom Rooney, your 17th congressional district rep, isn't too fired up about the U.S. possibly taking military action in Syria. Or, as the Palm Beach Post puts it, he's "apprehensive" and "wary" of any action. "I'm pretty against getting involved in a Sunni-Shia civil war," Rooney says. According t ... More >>
Didn't take conservative blowfish blowhard Rush Limbaugh long to jump into the Newtown fray and open his mouth hole to say things about how the media, the Left, Democrats, and all other Pee-On-the-American-Flag-and-Use-the-Constitution-to-Wipe-Their-Dicks Freedom-Hating Groups to come out and try to ... More >>
fark.comRocks and deadly missiles both qualify as "deadly missiles" in Florida.After allegedly tossing rocks at cops sitting inside their patrol cars, 18-year-old Sean Quinlan was hit with the most poorly named law in the Florida Statutes -- "throwing a deadly missile."Quinlan isn't even the firs ... More >>
gunslot.comDo you happen to need an AK-47, as well as a company to process your credit card transactions?If so, that would make today your lucky day, strangely enough.MerchantService.com -- a Sarasota-based company that provides the equipment and processing for credit-card transactions in busines ... More >>
Above you'll find Allen West, talking on Sunday at a the second anniversary picnic of Florida 9/12. He is speaking about President Barack Obama's weakness in the face of Muammar Gaddafi. "I don't care what anyone says -- you can't win a war from 30,000 feet," he says. Thank goodness we're not at war ... More >>
Here's what's new in Broward and Palm Beach:The Dolphins unveiled a $250 million renovation of Land Shark Stadium that includes a "translucent" roof to protect fans from the possibility of rain. It would have cost more, but the builders got a great deal from a Chinese manufacturer... [Miami Heral ... More >>
Robert WexlerBy helping Obama win Florida, Congressman Robert Wexler earned himself a higher profile in Washington, but the new administration has also placed him in some no-win foreign policy situations.Wexler, who is Jewish and has a large Jewish constituency in his central Palm Beach and north ... More >>
Indicted South Florida weapons dealer Efraim Diveroli keeps making millions from you and me.
A promising glimpse of the next Halo.
He left the war behind to enter a whole new controversy
The script of "Invasion of the Beach" passion play is getting a little worn around the edges.
The Army's realistic first-person shooter bogs down under fire.
Leaders Not Followers: Part 2 (Century Media)
In the bank robbing business, these guys are the best. They're also the most wanted.
Opportunists make a fortune supplying guerrillas and terrorists from South Florida gun shops
At the Winter Music Conference, P. Diddy blows up dance music while the U.S. blows up Iraq
Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain
How one intrepid reporter spent a weekend of military training with some youngsters and came back a soldier. Sort of.