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FaviconEx-South Florida Cop Nouman Raja Gets 25 Years for On-Duty Killing of Corey Jones 25 Apr 2019, 8:20 pm

Former Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Nouman Raja, the first Florida cop convicted for an on-duty killing since 1989, was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for the death of Corey Jones. Raja fatally shot Jones, a 31-year-old local drummer, on the side of I-95 in October 2015.

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FaviconAfter Complaints About Hate-Group Ties, Florida GOP Chair Held Event With More Extremists 25 Apr 2019, 6:44 pm

On April 17, Gruters held a news conference to support SB 168, the anti-"sanctuary city" bill he's pushing that would force towns to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Immigrant-rights groups say the bill, if it became law, would rip apart families just to appease some racist Republican voters.

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FaviconThe Ten Best Things to Do in South Florida This Week 25 Apr 2019, 1:00 pm

Beatles on the Beach, the Lion King, the Pompano Beach Seafood Festival, and more of the best things to do in South Florida this week.

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FaviconTamarac Commissioner: Sheriff Tony Is Aggressive "Bully" Who Sets Bad Example for Deputies 24 Apr 2019, 9:06 pm

In a stunning and disturbing appearance at the Tamarac City Commission today, Broward Sheriff Greg Tony blew up at the elected officials on the dais — rejecting their call to remove from duty an officer who was involved in the brutal beating of a teenager.

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FaviconFive Fan-Approved Moves the Miami Dolphins Should Make in the NFL Draft 24 Apr 2019, 6:53 pm

The NFL Draft kicks off tomorrow night and continues through Saturday evening in Nashville, Tennessee. The Miami Dolphins hold the 13th overall pick in Thursday's first round. These are the facts. Everything else is mystery. Most predictions will be proven wrong by this time next year. None of us knows...

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FaviconFlorida's Republican Party Chair Has a Very Racist Sign Outside His Office 24 Apr 2019, 6:52 pm

State Sen. Joe Gruters has a hideously racist sign outside his office that purports to show the "Faces of Criminal Illegals Deported from Sarasota County." According to a video posted online yesterday by activist Thomas Kennedy, Gruters apparently saw no issue with keeping this abominable sign up while a child begged him not to pass a bill that would hurt his family.

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FaviconThe Anatomy of Brutality: Videos Cast Doubt On Deputy's Account of Viral Attack On Student 24 Apr 2019, 2:57 pm

Aa careful comparison of Krickovich's account with cellphone videos of the after-school incident at Tamarac Town Square indicates the deputy misrepresented his confrontation with Delucca Rolle in his arrest report.

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FaviconParkland Survivors Criticize Broward Police and Tweet #JusticeForLucca After Video of Taravella Teen Goes Viral 24 Apr 2019, 1:14 pm

Survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took to Twitter this week to condemn police brutality after a recent video of a Broward Sheriff's deputy slamming a teenager's face to the ground went viral.

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FaviconTrayvon Martin Family Attorney, Benjamin Crump, Takes on Case of Beaten Broward County Teen 23 Apr 2019, 6:11 pm

The attorney who represented the families of Trayvon Marton and Michael Brown has now taken on the case of Delucca Rolle, the Tamarac teen who was slammed to the ground and pepper-sprayed in the face outside a McDonald’s last Thursday, April 18. “It is unconscionable what we’ve seen happen to...

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FaviconBrule Bistro Chef Suzanne Perrotto to Open Rose's Daughter American Trattoria in Delray Beach 23 Apr 2019, 12:06 pm

Delay Beach's Brule Bistro chef-owner Suzanne Perrotto will open a second establishment in the city's Pineapple Grove neighborhood this spring. Perrotto says she hopes to launch the Italian restaurant, Rose’s Daughter American Trattoria, in the former Max's Harvest space in June.

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FaviconFire Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony if He Doesn't Dump the Cop Who Body-Slammed Taravella Teen 22 Apr 2019, 7:47 pm

The viral video showing a Broward deputy brutalizing an unarmed black teen last week is another reminder that racism is an integral component of police culture. This past April 18, a witness video recorded Officer Christopher Krikovich pepper-spraying and body-slamming an unarmed black boy...

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FaviconThe Five Best Earth Day Events in South Florida 22 Apr 2019, 1:01 pm

From beach cleanups to crash courses on sustainability and going green, Earth Day offers us opportunities to transition into Earth-friendly habits that may add up to a global step in the right direction.

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FaviconSouth Florida Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill Democratic Lawmakers, Including Ilhan Omar 19 Apr 2019, 5:47 pm

Lately, Donald Trump fans have enjoyed attacking left-leaning Americans. Last year, for instance, Miami-area resident Cesar Sayoc sent pipe bombs to prominent liberals across the nation and went to jail. Today another South Florida man was arrested, this time for allegedly threatening to kill four Democrats.

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FaviconImogen Heap on Her Relative Anonymity: "Being Famous Can Be Quite a Hindrance" 19 Apr 2019, 5:47 pm

Imogen Heap knows what it's like to be a successful musician and mentor to the world's biggest pop stars even as she remains anonymous to entire swaths of the human population.

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FaviconPresidential Candidate Wayne Messam Missed Payroll for Campaign Team, Ex-Staffer Says 19 Apr 2019, 5:46 pm

According to a recently departed staffer, Wayne Messam's campaign team didn't receive their paychecks Monday as expected. As a result, multiple staffers have resigned this week, the source says.

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FaviconVideos Show Broward Deputies Pepper Spraying, Punching Teens Near Taravella High School UPDATED 19 Apr 2019, 5:45 pm

The Broward County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a situation where deputies pepper-sprayed, punched, and slammed into the ground at least two teens Thursday afternoon near J.P. Taravella High School. Videos of the incident began rapidly spreading on social media Thursday night.

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FaviconThe Five Best Easter Events Happening in South Florida 19 Apr 2019, 12:42 pm

Egg hunts, bar crawls, and Easter bunny photo opps: Here are the five best Easter events happening in South Florida this year.

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FaviconWhoopi Goldberg on the Realities of Aging: "I Look a Little Bit Like a Dalí Painting" 18 Apr 2019, 5:08 pm

If you think almost dying would hold Whoopi Goldberg down, think again. The comedian drew from her recent life-threatening illness for her newest standup comedy show, which debuts at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood April 26.

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FaviconThe Ten Best Things to Do in South Florida This Week 18 Apr 2019, 12:00 pm

Fort Lauderdale's Pirate Festival, Aziz Ansari, Taco Tuesday at Rocco's Tacos, and more of the best things to do in South Florida this week.

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FaviconThe Florida Panthers Accidentally Created a #QAnon Conspiracy Meme 17 Apr 2019, 7:47 pm

Earlier this month, the Florida Panthers made a bunch of posters and a literal billboard emblazoned with the sentence "Q IS HERE" — a reference to the team's new coach, Joel Quenneville — and some people now believe it's a reference to the QAnon conspiracy theory.

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