Heather Hironimus was in tears and handcuffs while she signed the form authorizing the removal of her son's foreskin.
Ian Christensen is telling people they can legally grow weed for medical use in Florida. The problem is, they can't, and some of them have been arrested for it.
Four incidents in one week highlight just how hard it is to maintain the air of dignity we insist on from our corpse-mobiles.
It's just the latest bizarre brush with the law for the former neighborhood watchman, who was acquitted in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2013.
April Brogan's undignified death in custody says a lot about how the police and society at large treat sex workers.
Also this week: A guy allegedly shot someone for talking to his wife on Facebook.
At least four Florida-based ferry companies have been approved to begin operating direct passenger lines to Cuba, marking the first major development in the normalization of US-Cuban relations.
Isn't getting sand all up in your junk punishment enough?
A federal criminal complaint accuses a 22-year-old and her ex boyfriend of bringing several kilos of flakka into south Florida from Hong Kong between March and April.
A Florida women's lawsuit against the police was tossed out of court, so she called the judge a hoe in writing in the greatest legal filing of all time.
Reports of drug users with "superhuman strength" seem overblown, but the new synthetic drug is a serious problem in Florida's Broward County, say cops and addiction specialists.
Port Richey is a town of about 2.1 square miles and 2,600 residents. Those residents pay for police officers that are hardly around, because they're constantly dealing with the criminal activity at Walmart.
An attorney at the advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation calls the case against 14-year-old Florida boy Domanik Green "crazy."
The more we learn about these fake cell phone towers that no one wants to talk about, the scarier it gets.
Amy Freeze never tried the finished product, but her 11-year-old son did.
According to experts, it's more complicated than that.
Satanic artist JJ Brine has decided to shut down his art gallery, one of the last few interesting spaces in the Lower East Side's sea of Chipotles and ATM machines.
The spring-break capital of the world is really harsh on minors who get into legal trouble.
Following a bizarre internal investigation, the South Florida cops are under fire from all sides.
"I just shot like four people," the caller said. "I might shoot whoever I see. I don't know. I don't know what's wrong."
The Panama City Beach organization was holding parties seven nights a week and collecting $20 "donations" at the door.
We talked to Michael Minardi about his big win, the first such decision in a jury trial in the state's history.
The government apparently doesn't consider Martin's death a civil rights issue, even as it continues weighing whether to press charges for more recent killings of unarmed black men.
The celebrated author on the science fiction-y qualities of growing up in Florida, driving while daydreaming, and her brilliant, claustrophobic first novel.