UPDATE: The Indian River County Sheriff's Office is holding a press conference today at 1:30 p.m. at 4055 41st Avenue in Vero Beach. Those who are supporting Kaitlyn are being encouraged to attend and be a part of a peaceful rally by wearing t-shirts, and carrying signs. A star student at Sebastia ... More >>
Three pit bulls and a puppy suspected of being a part of a dog fighting ring have been rescued by Indian River County police. The dogs were found at a home located at 4565 33rd Avenue in Vero Beach, and had injuries consistent with dog fighting, according to officials. When police found the dogs, ... More >>
A Vero Beach man explained to an Indian River County Sheriff's deputy that the pants he was wearing where the cop found crack cocaine and marijuana were not his but were, in fact, stolen pants. "As I began to search his pockets, he stated quickly that the pants he was wearing were not his," an arre ... More >>
Over the past couple of years, there's been a lot of talk about helping small businesses to grow. And it makes sense. In a slowly recovering economy, wouldn't you want to do what is possible to allow small companies to expand and hire?Well, apparently not.In order to help bring down costs -- and the ... More >>
A man in Vero Beach was arrested for allegedly stealing $450 worth of shoes and clothes.In his pants. Byron Harvey, 38, was was arrested September 10 after cops went to a Bealls store in the 5900 block of 20th Street in Vero Beach and saw him in a dressing room, according to an affidavit. That's w ... More >>
Remember those Domino's Pizza ads in which they were all sorry about their shitty pizza and promised to make things better? Well, one Vero Beach man ain't buying it. According to a police report, a Domino's Pizza deliveryman forgot to bring 48-year-old, 346-pound Robert Wheeler the garlic knots al ... More >>
Good news, all you women who don't want to die! Several lovely things are happening to help you stay alive this month: If you have insurance, as of today (or soon, depending on your plan), you'll no longer face copays for numerous reproductive health screenings, contraceptives, breastfeeding supplie ... More >>
For quite some time now, Jack White has been busting his bum to produce the music of, and thus blow up the careers of, quality musicians through Third Man Records. He's worked with a range of talent from the Queen of Rockabilly Wanda Jackson to South Florida's Jacuzzi Boys. White also spent ... More >>
If you grew up in South Florida and are old enough to remember the mid- and late '90s, you might remember the band Discount. The Vero Beach punk ensemble was led by then middle schooler Alison Mosshart. The once-underaged songstress is now a grown woman living in London as one-half of the Kills a ... More >>
Perry Sak: Which club will he choose?Last week, we heard from Pete O'Neil, the newcomer to Fort Lauderdale who decided to speak out about the FDA's antiquated ban on blood donations by homosexual men. That's not the only issue he's going to battle for -- it appears he's taking to the bullhorn in ... More >>
HarveyI hope Denise Harvey is too preoccupied with her own ongoing legal to dramas to keep abreast of the ones unfolding back home. Remember Denise? She was the 42-year-old Vero Beach baseball mom who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for sleeping with a 16-year-old. Thusly sentenced, she did ... More >>
I can haz batteries?It ain't easy being Catholic. You gotta give things up for Lent, remember the holidays of approximately 10,000 saints, listen to the moralization of child molesters' accomplices every Sunday. You've gotta forget about extra-coital orgasms, oral sex, wanking, sodomy, abortion, ... More >>
Flickr: nightrideStephanie Slater, spokeswoman for the Boynton Beach Police Department, just sent across a list of the people charged in connection with alleged crimes at Platinum Showgirls gentleman's club. It's a long list, and it starts with the owners, who face the severest penalties:Matt Bar ... More >>
Idyllic Florida landscape courtesy of FMPAResidents of Lake Worth, many of whom have made small but successful careers specializing in complaining about their high utility bills, might not know the city actually gets the power to turn their fans and nuke their frozen dinners not from the beleaguered ... More >>
Estefans: Still cookin'Almost makes me want to be somebody's mother, this news: The new oceanfront luxury resort in Vero Beach owned by South Florida royals Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Costa D'Este, is putting together Mother's Day packages Latina-style, serving Cuban-fusion cuisine for breakfast, lu ... More >>
You want to know how you would have been living if you'd hooked up with Bernie Madoff and started illegally raising for him right at the swindler's start in the 1960s? You have to look at how Fort Lauderdale's Michael Bienes lived. I've written a lot about the philanthropist who claims he, too, ha ... More >>
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