Shortly after 8:30 p.m. on March 3, 2011, 16-year-old Susan Jackson returned to the Vanguard School in Lake Wales after a trip to Starbucks with a classmate. The girls' dorm monitor, Kami Land, had driven them in her car to the coffee shop and then dropped them off near Boyd Hall, their dorm at the ... More >>
A manager at a Goodyear tire store in Winter Haven thought he might defraud a customer to get more money in his pockets. And he chose the perfect target. An entire sheriff's office. FOOLPROOF.
Well now, this is kinda terrifying. Richard Levine of Ft. Lauderdale was living his life, minding his own business, when he suddenly inherited 13,000 clown items. Levine got the collection after his father-in-law and business partner died two years ago. The warehouse of nightmare fuel includes c ... More >>
Flickr: lexlevinradApparently in Port St. Lucie the foreclosure bus will come foreclose on your house in a hurry.Want to invest in some real estate? Don't start looking in Florida.Forbes.com writer Francesca Levy published a list recently called "The Worst Cities for Real Estate Investing." Out of t ... More >>
Domino theory: $$ attracts $$.If the recent ACORN video stings hadn't convinced you that the right wing is a whole bunch savvier and sneakier than the left, then a comparison of the net worth of our Florida House reps ought to definitively settle the contest. Florida Trend's look at our politicia ... More >>
Our Florida legislators have some budget-cutting to do, but they also need to improve the state's education system, which is fast becoming a national embarrassment. This will take some creativity. Republicans, as the majority party, you're up.flhouse.govAdam HasnerAdam Hasner, Republican from Delray ... More >>
Apparently, the Tijuana Flats Burrito Co. has finally opened up a location in South Florida. It's about time. Tijuana Flats is a Floridian company, after all, straight out of Winter Haven, and they've got branches in four states already. We ordinarily wouldn't get so excited about a chain restaurant ... More >>
A Florida tribute band gives the dark-wave kings new light
Hollywood police used a Bahamian Casanova to set up Valarie Curry
In South Florida, tennis champs seem to grow like weeds, thanks to extraordinary coaches like Rick Macci
Floor's big slab of paint-peeling Miami metal lumbers through the years
A whimsical journey on the wings of a butterfly
By Susan Eastman
To protect boxers from the fight game, Irv Abramson wants to form a more perfect union
For years he was the neighborhood lothario. But now that Lucious Boyd has been charged with the brutal murder of Dawnia Dacosta, court records suggest that he's never been a friend of women.
If Fort Lauderdale wants to keep the Baltimore Orioles in town for spring training, it just needs to come up with $36 million