Awwww.... Happy panther news! On Saturday, biologists in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park (near Naples) found a Florida panther kitten that was about one month old. They believe the kitten's mother is a panther who was rescued, along with her brother, in 2011 when their mom was found dead. T ... More >>
Apparently cocaine is, indeed, a hell of a drug.The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that the cause of death for 53-year-old Thomas Swindal -- who died after snorting an unknown white powder from a brick he found floating in the Florida Keys -- was a cocaine overdose.The autopsy resul ... More >>
justice.govWhat big bricks of white powder may look like.On the list of things not to do when you discover a mysterious package full of white power, snorting the substance is probably near the top of the list.Unfortunately for 53-year-old Thomas Swindal, he did not heed that advice and died last ... More >>
Florida's otters are up to no good.First, in March, a 90-year-old man in Venice, Florida, was brutally mauled by a rabid otter, which came streaking from the bushes of an otherwise peaceful street like a cute, button-nosed demon. The otter went for the man's foot and brought him crashing to the g ... More >>
The man who was found dead yesterday at a boat ramp near Weston has been identified as Edward Brown, 40, from Homestead. His death has been ruled a homicide.Brown's friends and family became worried after he failed to show up for a Sunday barbecue. An officer with Broward County's Fish and Wildlife ... More >>
Sure, it was the year of Bush/Kerry. But here are South Florida's really big stories.
Yeah, Jeb's boys saved the Miami Blue. But since then, it's been open season on the environment.
Local fishermen say a proposed ban on fishing around Broward's coral reefs is a ploy by diving promoters to build business