John Paul Alvarez lives for the look in a student's eye that shows he or she gets it. At Stirling Elementary School in Hollywood, the baby-faced teacher is known for working well with troubled third-graders. Perhaps it's because he recognizes himself in them. Alvarez grew up in Miami, just south of ... More >>
Fred Phelps and the rest of the "God hates fags" crew from the Westboro Baptist Church in Nowhere, Kansas, say they're coming to Fort Lauderdale on December 8.Remember, Fred Phelps told the Pulp back in July that he was gathering up the gang to protest the funeral of 24-year-old U.S. Army Spc. Jo ... More >>
Goodbye, North Perry
A police beating can't hold back the Hallandale band director and his irrepressible charges.
The aftermath of a freak accident: shattered windows and two broken families
Fort Lauderdale's long-lasting F finds utility in futility
Rigatoni, linguini, rotini, pixie dust... everybody loves Noodles!
Revered by followers, feared by rivals, and targeted by police, the gang leader known as Nica is alive today because of a brush with death
In Lauderhill, a teenager pays for his Haitian parents' mistakes while struggling, like many of his friends, to find his place in the United States