| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Growing up in bleak surroundings in South Florida, Ravens defensive end Pernell McPhee learned long ago that life can be cruelly snatched away, bright light suddenly replaced by darkness.
Although the newly minted Super Bowl-winning defensive lineman...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Will Likely bypassed second-semester high school senioritis in favor of a head start on his 2013 college classmates by enrolling at Maryland last month. The transition from Belle Glade, Fla., to College Park has been smooth so far for the four-star...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Florida's rivers are in trouble.
That's what the Orlando Sentinel found after a yearlong evaluation of some of the state's biggest and smallest, most urban and remote, cleanest and dirtiest, protected and abused rivers.
Of the 22 rivers studied,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Athletes have long known about the benefits of running in sand. But running in thick, black muck? While chasing rabbits as they dart and weave?
That's a south-central Florida thing — specifically in the towns of Belle Glade and Pahokee, where...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Jeff Berardelli is no stranger to severe weather. After all, he's been a meteorologist at the CBS affiliates in Fort Lauderdale-Miami (WFOR-Ch. 4) and New York City (WCBS-Ch. 2), where he's forecasted hurricanes, blizzards and storms.
Now he's brought...
| May 16, 2013
Buried headfirst in a bed of flowers and mulch across the street from Bal Harbour Shops is a 12-foot-tall sculpture of the Barefoot Mailman, a historical figure who hand-delivered mail sans shoes along the beach between Lake Worth and Miami during the...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:05 AM
With numerous showers and thunderstorms across the region, an urban flood advisory was issued for northeastern Broward and for Palm Beach County today as parts of those areas have been saturated from rains in the past few weeks.
A flash flood warning...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:55 PM
“With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents — about half of whom are registered sex offenders,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:18 PM
"Witness: Gospel by the Cane Fields": We're down to the last few days to see this evocative selection of photography from Red Morgan at the Armory Art Center (1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach). For this show, Morgan, a commercial photographer based in...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Last week: The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance reported continued job diversification in Broward, announcing that Citrix is adding 200 information technology jobs at its Fort Lauderdale location. In August alone, the Alliance working with our cities,...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Last week: The death Tuesday of Congressman E. Clay Shaw was an important reminder that an individual can hold strong beliefs yet still be willing to work with those who have different views. Congressman Shaw accomplished a great deal by being willing...