A brief history of Florida's bizarre obsession with killing convicts.
If the Republican presidential hopeful has any modicum of smarts, he'll dump his limp campaign video and focus on getting these dancing girls onto every TV in the country.
Experts and former drug warriors say the debacle represents a stunning blow against the US government's efforts to punish those who profit from the global drug trade.
Thieves are stealing and killing horses for the meat, which has some owners in rural Miami-Dade County on edge.
As the national debate over law enforcement tactics heats up, cops aren't hesitating to decry what they see as an assault on their rights.
This is how we feel about sex and race and money right now.
Unlike many recent instances of police violence against people of color that have gained national attention, Corey Jones was allegedly armed with a gun, one cops and his family's attorney are suggesting was purchased legally.
A story about Florida, marijuana, mistaken assumptions, and how I ended up trying to interview a jail inmate while high as balls.
Eugene Fischer, who went to prison for helping import millions of dollars worth of weed into the US, is now an activist working to free nonviolent offenders caught up in the fading war on drugs.
A story about superstition, axes, fear, fire, and a long night that could have ended in murder.
The controversial Libertarian Senate candidate explains his pagan views, and admits he got himself into trouble by sacrificing that goat.
A story of young love, speed, punk rock festivals, low-level crime, and Gainesville.
Also this week: A man was arrested after complaining to police that a local newspaper had violated his human rights by posting a photo of him shoplifting.
At the Seacrest Wolf Preserve, you can cuddle up to some friendly beasts.
Also this week: A guy allegedly attacked his girlfriend because she looked at the obituary of an ex-boyfriend.
Shadi Petosky's tweets about missing her flight thanks to hostile airport security officers have gone viral, but the TSA insists it's done nothing wrong.
I met a pair of cousins who dealt Oxy in Pensacola Beach at a bar called Crabs, and naturally I assumed they'd be my best friends.
After shooting 47-year-old Nickcole Dykema with a beanbag to no effect—twice—police eventually took her down with a Taser.
When a baby raccoon approached me, I imagined I had made a new friend, but things gradually took a turn for the weird.
Also this week: A woman called the police because her neighbor called her a name.
A 24-year-old pleaded guilty of charges relating to videos where she wore a mask and horrifically abused dogs and cats.
As the DEA works with local and state law enforcement agencies to crack down on dealers, flakka's popularity has probably reached its apex and could soon be replaced by another unregulated synthetic drug.
Also this week: Some college freshman refused to read a book because it has sex in it.
Before their arrest, a pair of predators used Model Mayhem to find young women to sexually assault. Now one of those women is attempting to sue the website, and fighting Google and Facebook in the process.