Florida

tech-science

Florida Captures, Kills Giant Lizard That Terrorized Local Community for a Year

The elusive, human-sized reptile was nabbed by wildlife authorities.
Sarah Emerson
2 days ago
food-wtf

Popular Florida Pizzeria Fails to Meet Health Standards 10 Straight Times, Couldn't Care Less

“Do you really think this inspector sat down and counted every rodent dropping?” owner Ed Smeltz asked.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.10.19
sex work

A Government Database for People Who Pay for Sex Is a Terrible, Dangerous Idea

A set of bills pass this month in Florida that, if they become law, will build a “Soliciting for Prostitution Public Database."
Samantha Cole
5.10.19
housing

How Miami Locals Are Dealing with the City's Rent Crisis

Here's how people can actually afford to live in Florida's most happening city.
VICE Staff
5.6.19
money-inequality

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Miami

"It basically always feels like I’m one bad roommate drama away from being homeless."
Allie Conti
5.2.19
BBQ

North Carolina BBQ Superstar Detained by Cops, Falsely Accused of Car Theft

Sam Jones spent more than two hours trying to clear his name, including showing the cops YouTube videos from his famous barbecue restaurant.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.22.19
Culture

Harmony Korine on the Sun-Soaked Joy of Filming 'The Beach Bum' in the Florida Keys

The film, the legendary cult director's first in seven years, follows Matthew McConaughey​​'s Moondog as he meanders through bars and avoids writing poetry.
Alex Norcia
3.29.19
motherboard

Thousands of Poisonous Toads Have Overrun a Florida Town

Warm weather and heavy rainfall sparked a massive breeding cycle for the invasive toads.
Becky Ferreira
3.26.19
Drugs

A Florida Woman Faced Ten Years for 'Meth' She Said Was 'Just a Rock'

The case highlights a sheriff's department with a history of misconduct and a central role in the recent prostitution bust that ensnared Patriots owner Robert Kraft.
Meg O'Connor
3.26.19
crime

The Most Memorable Food Crimes Committed by Florida Men

From a deadly argument over gumbo seasoning to a live alligator thrown into a drive-thru window, Florida is really something special.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.25.19
climate change

DC's Trumpiest Congressman Says the GOP Needs to Get Real on Climate Change

"We can believe the climate deniers or we can believe our eyes," Florida's Matt Gaetz said in an interview.
Geoff Dembicki
3.25.19
true crime

What We Know About the Florida Sisters Accused of Murdering Their Dad

It wouldn't be the first time children turned on their parents as things got messy in old age. But this one involved a bizarre love triangle.
Alex Norcia
3.7.19
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