The bulldozers were the worst. The noise and dust bothered the residents of Little Farm Trailer Park — a 15-acre low-income community just off Biscayne Boulevard in El Portal — and so did the newly vacant lots. They were a stark reminder of the fa...
5 years ago | Broward News
Around 2 p.m. December 8, Jesús María Villalobos, a 16-year-old with a big frame and a bigger smile, pulled on his headphones and left his room in Delray Beach for a nearby gym. He walked north along the train tracks until he was near the intersec...
By halftime, the ASA College Silver Storm had a commanding lead over the Alabama Prep Sports Academy Bearcats. The late Sunday afternoon sky was overcast and the metal bleachers all but empty at Ricky M. Cairns Memorial Stadium, a high-school fiel...
5 years ago | Environmental
After 65 years of shoveling snow in Iowa, Frank Poma was tired. "You get rid of it," he says, "and then it keeps coming back." So about five years ago, Poma and his wife Cindi bought an RV and headed for Knight's Key RV Resort and Marina, an unpre...
Michelle Coleman had her baby daughter in her arms when the men materialized out of the darkness. Coleman, a 25-year-old mother of four with a pretty, roundish face and thick, straightened hair, was walking home to the apartment in Liberty Square ...
6 years ago | Longform
On a rainy Thursday morning in August, Tangela Sears parks her Mitsubishi SUV in front of a small yellow house on a quiet street in Liberty City. Her grandfather bought the home about six decades ago. Sears was raised there. She raised her own son...