| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:42 AM
It was one of several forts the U.S. Army built in South Florida in the 1800s, allowing soldiers fighting the Seminole Wars to rest and regroup.
Fort Harrell was one of the more obscure outposts, wedged into a rugged swamp area, accessible mainly by...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:45 AM
We should see plenty of sun today - along with afternoon showers and storms.
South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for mostly sunny skiew with highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a 50 percent chance of rain. Thursday's forecast is...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The race for a seat in the state House of Representatives is already over in half of the districts in Broward County.
In five of the 14 districts that represent the county, Democratic legislators are returning to office unopposed. In a sixth, District...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:34 AM
One good thing about all the recent rain: It helped bring the massive wildfire in the Everglades under control, the Florida Forest Service said.
As of Friday, the fire was 100 percent contained, although it was still smoldering. It's the same blaze that...
| Jun 21, 2014
Ok, I'll admit it. I like talking about how govenment is supposed to work.
From Everglades restoration and judicial diversity to hospital funding and the schoolhouse to jailhouse pipeline — I'm the one accused of killing too many trees in...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:58 PM
As a big fan of nature myself, I can appreciate how Ranier Munns fell in love with Cypress Lake.
A feature story on the front page of the Sentinel this Sunday explains how Munns, founder of Orlando law firm Bogin Munns & Munns, started a new tourist...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:08 AM
A volunteer at a South Florida animal estuary got some captivating footage when a 13.5-foot crocodile named Big Boy decided to take a big bite out of his GoPro camera.
Chris Madden bought the camera so he could get some underwater video of the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:04 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford used his opening-day speech to urge his membership to focus on "policy, not politics" over the two-month session.
Two hours later, Gov. Rick Scott gave what amounts to a campaign-speech on the House floor,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.”
But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:19 PM
As we sail away from the Marco Island marina on a sticky morning in search of dolphins, James Livaccari, biologist on board the Dolphin Explorer, points out a bald eagle chasing an osprey, a great white egret catching fish on the point of the Isle of...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 1:22 PM
The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and Source Hoops present the 2013-2014 Class 4A all-state team. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the...