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How a Dangerous New Drug Killed a Florida Teennew

Death of a Boca Raton teen launches an investigation into NBOMe, an LSD-like synthetic drug
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Kyle Swenson  |  10-07-2014  |  Drugs

A Broken Family System Leads to a Kidnappingnew

Photos of a baby with Confederate flags and guns couldn't persuade a court to prevent a kidnapping.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Kyle Swenson  |  08-15-2014  |  Features

Dear New York Times, Alt-Weeklies are Decidedly Not "Over"new

For some reason, media writers in the past couple of years have been throwing shade at alt-weeklies specifically. Are alt-weeklies struggling financially? Yes -- but so is almost every media property in this country that's not funded by a billionaire.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Deirdra Funcheon  |  03-07-2014  |  Media

Dennis Rodman: From Basketball Bad Boy to Dubious Diplomatnew

A profile of Dennis Rodman today.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Terrence McCoy  |  06-04-2013  |  Features

Voter Fraud in Florida? Oh do tell!new

Florida voter-fraud investigation charges two ex-strategic allied consulting workers.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Chris Joseph  |  03-06-2013  |  Elections

Everett Wilkinson: Tea Party Extremist, Media Darlingnew

National reporters love him, but they tend not to mention his kooky conspiracy theories.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Terrence McCoy  |  02-27-2013  |  Politics

The True Cost of For-Profit Schoolsnew

Florida's Mavericks High Schools hope to profit from education – but at what cost?
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Lisa Rab  |  01-04-2012  |  Education

In Defense of Bankersnew

Why Occupy protesters shouldn't target those who cash our checks.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Eric Barton  |  11-21-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Disney Die-Hardsnew

Disney's biggest fans can't be corralled by the mouse's official fan club.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Stefan Kamph  |  10-26-2011  |  Culture

Elroy Phillips Will Finally Get His Day in Courtnew

A South Florida man sentenced to decades in prison for a minor drug charge will finally get his chance in court to prove he didn't commit the crime.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Eric Barton  |  09-14-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Food Fightnew

Food Not Bombs somehow manages to make feeding hungry people controversial.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Stefan Kamph  |  09-13-2011  |  Policy Issues

The Good Brothernew

In the shadow of his siblings' Tea Party fame, Bill Koch forges a different legacy.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Lisa Rab  |  08-25-2011  |  Policy Issues

TSA Agent Caught With Passenger's iPad in His Pantsnew

The Broward Sheriff's Office says 30-year-old Nelson Santiago stole around $50,000 worth of electronics over the past six months from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport's Terminal 1.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Matthew Hendley  |  07-08-2011  |  Transportation

After a Decade in Prison, Man Proves His Innocence -- Only to See Inaction From Courtsnew

Elroy Phillips remains in a Kentucky prison on charges he can prove he didn't commit.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Eric Barton  |  06-16-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Police Brutality Rarely Ends With Punishment for the Copsnew

There's force, and there's excessive force. Broward Sheriff's Office Commander David Robshaw, who runs the Internal Affairs Division jointly with District Chief John Hale, says civilians tend to confuse the two. The former is pretty much part of a day's work for Broward deputies; the latter happens when situations spin out of control.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Gail Shepherd  |  04-13-2010  |  Crime & Justice

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