Pam Bondi is once again opposing same-sex marriage rights in Florida. On Wednesday, the attorney general filed papers in Broward County Circuit Court saying that Palm Beach resident Heather Brassner and her former partner, Megan Lade, should not be granted a petition for divorce. Brassner and Lade ... More >>
Earlier this week, Rick Scott was called out on a couple of misleading campaign ads which claim that 300,000 Floridians have lost their insurance due to Obamacare. But Florida Blue, the insurance company at the center of one of the ads, says that this is not true. Scott, however, is standing by t ... More >>
Florida is (again) scheduled to kill a man whom many say is too sick to die. John Errol Ferguson -- a 65-year-old paranoid schizophrenic who claims he is the "prince of God," has powers from the sun, and will be resurrected after death to foil a communist plot against America -- is scheduled to be ... More >>
A panel of judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta on Thursday shot down Grammy-winning reggae artist Buju Banton's appeal on federal drug charges. The judges also reversed the lower court's decision to throw out a gun charge. Now the same judge who decided there wasn't enough  ... More >>
Riviera Beach activist Fane Lozman has been in a long legal battle with the city after Riviera Beach officials got the feds to seize and tow away the houseboat floating home* where he lived in a local marina.The towing, nearly three years ago, followed a previous trial in which a jury found that ... More >>
Broward Sheriff's OfficeRobert JonesA 33-year-old Miramar man was sentenced today to ten years up the river for drunkenly mowing over and killing a motorcyclist in 2009.Robert Jones pleaded guilty a few weeks ago to killing 43-year-old Eric Maron while he was drunk-driving his fiancée's daughter ... More >>
Jack ThompsonIn more than two months since they took a statement from Charles Harper, 18, alleging past sexual abuse by Broward Circuit Judge John Bowman, the Plantation Police Department has been conducting an investigation and has been mum about its status or eventual completion.Many of the ano ... More >>
Michael McElroyMark GueretteIn this week's feature we tell the story of Mark Guerette, who saw a glut of empty houses and people with no place to go, and decided to take the matter into his own hands. After moving more than a dozen families into foreclosed houses and collecting rent for a few mon ... More >>
via Chris KasurakCartoon of cyberbullying, free speech's evil tug-of-war partner.Where is the line between cyberbullying and free speech? If one exists, it's wide, gray, and quite cloudy, and Katherine Evans walked it for two years as she sued her former Pembroke Pines Charter High School princip ... More >>
Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was dissed by Russell Pearce over Prop 200's dismissal.
ShifrelTake a bow Jack Shifrel. No matter what happens in tomorrow's election, you've already made over $15,000 across eight county and state judicial races. Of course, Shifrel won't be keeping all of that loot. Some of it surely goes to the condo commandos who make sure that a candidate's name a ... More >>
Flickr: Brooks ElliottFort Lauderdale police are looking closely at the Skolnik campaign's dustup with a web designer; was it really about money?For a man who claims to be a victim, Stephen Smith has behaved very strangely. The webmaster seized the domains of Broward Circuit Court Judge Peter Sko ... More >>
Photo provided by Lisa HutchingsWes Hutchings, in an undated photo.Wesley Hutchings enjoys the kinds of privileges that come with being born to a family made rich by the American automotive industry. His father, James "Jack" Hutchings made hundreds of millions though the manufacture of air-condit ... More >>
Sixteen lawyers have applied for the job of being the next U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, responsible for prosecuting all federal crimes from Palm Beach County south. Here's the list, which was released this morning by the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission:David M. ... More >>
Trustees at the state's biggest black church and its pastor are at odds and heading for court.
Hallandale Beach and a Broward judge are trying to drive a man from his home
Obfuscation made things worse in North Broward hospitals, so the brass is trying the truth option
Gil Fernandez Jr. could be responsible for as many as nine murders. If he's truly repentant, his former prosecutor says, he needs to confess his sins.
War has been good for Pompano Beach's Point Blank Body Armor
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Popped for DUI? Smile. You've just fallen victim to the DHSMV's kangaroo court.
Why can't the kids get along? If Momma knew what was going on, she'd be heartbroken.
The folks who are "reclaiming America for Christ" are pushing an agenda for a Taliban-like state where Scripture is law
He's raised a lot of money in his bid for the Senate, but from whom?
Listen up, lady; your attackers know whereof they speak
Augusta refugees will find everything they want -- and everyone they don't -- at many of South Florida's private clubs
The process for restoring the civil rights of felons in Florida works perfectly -- if not restoring their rights is the goal
Out front on Michael Newdow's story, we become a target
Two years ago, Ken Eggleston was Palm Beach County Sheriff Ed Bieluch's heir apparent. Now, they are implacable foes. What happened?
Miss Cleo is neither Jamaican nor a shaman, but she is a Catholic schoolgirl
Florida's ban on gay adoption is not only unjust; it's downright homophobic
One of the most hallowed traditions in Broward's black community faces financial ruin
The man who created Josie and the Pussycats can't understand why his girls don't belong to him
The saga of would-be liberal crusader and ex-con James "Elmo" Spaulding proves that anyone can get a second chance in America. And a third. And maybe even a fourth.
A stoned driver killed Christina Van Huffel in his Mercedes. The mental-health system let her die.
Billy Elledge brutally raped and murdered a woman in Hollywood 25 years ago. He has sat in prison since then, evidence that Florida's death penalty isn't working.
If there's anyone who can feel Bill Clinton's pain, it's ousted-judge-turned-congressman Alcee Hastings
The effort to unionize Kitchens of the Oceans drove the company out of town and Haitian employees into unemployment lines
A K-9 took a huge chunk out of Rusty Samarco's leg. The crippling bite was worse than the crime.
Kim Mascola's life reads like a made-for-TV movie script. In fact, it nearly became one. Then the lawsuits started to fly.