For years now, it's been easy to see if a sex offender lives near you -- an online database of registered offenders addresses has been publicly available since 1997. Now, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has also made it easy to see if a sex offender is going to school with you -- or volu ... More >>
It was a fine vision, and a simple one.Someday, you'd be able to walk or bike from the Pond Apple Slough in Fort Lauderdale all the way west, along the New River Canal, out to Weston and the Glades. See also: How to Bike to the Everglades Without DyingShould have been easy: The county is flat a ... More >>
100 Montaditos opens in Pembroke Pines.100 Montaditos, the fast-casual restaurant that features sandwiches starting at a buck, is rapidly taking over south Florida.The chain, which originated in Huelva, Spain, already has several Miami locations and one in Pembroke Pines. With world domination in mi ... More >>
Allen West's opposition to Barack Obama's "draft executive order" continued in his Weekly Wrapup, in which he wrote this:However, an issue surfaced which could undermine the very fabric of who we are in this constitutional republic.This week a "draft" Executive Order was leaked that would force a ... More >>
Not on the list. Er, this is awkward.Attention geography nerds, real-estate speculators, and government-haters (that includes something for everyone, doesn't it?): you may soon be able to pick up a federally owned property on the cheap thanks to a new online listing service from the U.S. Governme ... More >>
Even with all the news coverage of the disaster in Japan, it can be easy to forget about the suffering going on half a world away. We're bogged down in our daily grinds and have to worry about our own severe weather warnings. But students and faculty at Nova Southeastern University have been work ... More >>
Friday, the Miami Herald published a glowing editorial about a city in Broward County. The reason? Despite a general downward plunge in Florida's population growth, this lucky municipality grew by a whopping 67% in the last decade!Here are some quotes. Take a gander, and see if you can figure out ... More >>
It's looking like a good month for scandal-plagued Broward County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman. We learned last week that she may have talked her way out of potential criminal charges by testifying against Tamarac Mayor Beth Talabisco. Lieberman wit ... More >>
Flickr: Brady DillsworthMany college students in South Florida aren't nearly this happy.Welcome to South Florida! You're now living in a state where the babes are beautiful but the students are lost.U.S. News & World Report recently released its Best Colleges 2011 list, which rates the top 75 ... More >>
A look at what's happening in local news this Thursday morning:Police believe they've solved the mystery of who killed Yvonne Oulton on Easter. Her husband, Robert Oulton, a prominent man in the local poker playing community, constructed an alibi that didn't jibe with surveillance videos, and he ... More >>
The news in Broward and Palm Beach:A Nova Southeastern University science professor is believed to be dead following a home invasion early Tuesday morning. Police say a man and his wife were tied up by an intruder, who shot the man -- believed to be homeowner Joseph Morrissey -- and then set the ... More >>
Yesterday morning's headline on the top of the front page of the Sun-Sentinel was, "5 Guilty In Sears Tower Plot." This morning's lead headline is: "Desperation Turns Deadly Off Florida." They are connected in a way, because both are about Haitians. The first about several Haitians from Liberty Cit ... More >>
An uprooted trailer home is hauled away from Palma Nova.Janet Riley, a Legal Aid lawyer, recently filed a class action suit against the Palma Nova trailer park, its owner (Miles Austin Forman), and the Town of Davie on behalf of the park's residents. Riley is asking that a judge halt all eviction pr ... More >>
But what does it mean?
Cerrella You can read about the Katherine Harris-Bill Nelson debate here and here, but it wasn't much to see. Nelson was, as always, predictable and plodding, the political equivalent of the old crab scuttling on the bottom of the sea. Harris, as the Sun-Sentinel noted, didn't embarrass herself, r ... More >>
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A million gallons of petroleum has leaked into the environment at Port Everglades. So what's being done about it? Nothing.