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  • When rap lyrics become evidence

    When rap lyrics become evidence
    Like many artists of his genre, East Baltimore rapper Young Moose uses his lyrics and music videos to depict the harsh reality of his surroundings, with images of men flashing guns, drugs and cash. But as his career seemed to be taking off this summer,...
  • Newport News to crack down on abandoned structure demolition

    Newport News to crack down on abandoned structure demolition
    NEWPORT NEWS — For five years, Karyn Buhrman has lived next to an abandoned home so overgrown with trees and shrubs that she and her other neighbors call it the "the jungle." The home, which has been vacant for nearly a decade, sticks out like a...
  • Stealing drugs from dead man new low for local cops

    Stealing drugs from dead man new low for local cops
    We’ve all heard bad stories about bad cops, but Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Eduardo Mesa steals the cake. And the drugs. And apparently he isn’t the only druggie cop out there. If what his own department says is true, Mesa responded...
  • Former Justices opposed to marijuana amendment

    As former Florida Supreme Court Justices, we once took an oath to protect the Constitution of the State of Florida.  Today, we call on all Floridians to protect it by voting "No" on Amendment 2.  This amendment, promoted as a compassionate effort to...
  • Arrest derails wedding for accused pill mill ringleader

    Arrest derails wedding for accused pill mill ringleader
    For Anthony Licata, the honeymoon is over. In fact, it never even began. His intention was to get married last weekend, then sail away on a 10-day honeymoon cruise around Italy and Greece. Federal prosecutors, however, had less blissful plans. Just...
  • Boat goes aground, smuggler goes to prison

    Boat goes aground, smuggler goes to prison
    It was poor seamanship that sunk a $14 million South Florida drug-smuggling ring and sent one of its organizers to prison. David Antonio Mendez-Sicard was sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison Thursday — his 59th birthday — for...
  • Security guard, employees arrested in Beach Place drug bust

    Security guard, employees arrested in Beach Place drug bust
    When undercover detectives approached a security guard at Beach Place in Fort Lauderdale, she told them they were in the "right place" to buy drugs and ultimately sold to them, according to detectives. Security guard Leslie Geffard, 28, is one of four...
  • Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder

    Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder
    Months after being beaten on the head with a pistol over a $5 debt, a man has died and his attacker is now charged with murder, police say. Terrance Murray, 24, is charged with second-degree murder in Ray Kuma's death. Authorities say the attack...
  • Bond granted for deputy accused of drug theft

    The attorney for a suspended Broward sheriff's deputy accused of stealing painkillers from a dead man challenged a detective's account in court Wednesday — the basis for an armed trafficking charge and other offenses. The case against Eduardo...
  • Three men charged with trafficking cocaine in Sunrise

    Three men charged with trafficking cocaine in Sunrise
    Three men were arrested Monday following a cocaine deal in Sunrise. Jeremiah Lamar Cornish, 34, of Pompano Beach; Tice Laray Love, 31, of Miramar; and Robert Lee Vaughn, 34, of Fort Lauderdale, are charged with trafficking in cocaine and conspiracy to...
  • Pot plants worth $150K seized from Oakland Park home, authorities say

    Pot plants worth $150K seized from Oakland Park home, authorities say
    Broward sheriff's deputies seized 152 cannabis plants at an Oakland Park home after a search warrant was served early Tuesday, the agency said. The confiscated plants, worth about $150,000, ranged in size from seedlings to 5 feet high. They were lined up...