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No, Really: You Won't Believe This Drug Defendant's Name

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 04.22.2014 | Weird News

After years on a South Florida bond court bench, Judge John "Jay" Hurley thought he had seen it all -- but even his jaw dropped Wednesday when reading...

Bondi Asks Court To Toss Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct 24 (Reuters) - Florida's attorney general told the state's high court on Thursday that suppor...

Newspaper Investigation Forces Cops To Stop Selling Cocaine

Sun Sentinel | Megan O'Matz, Susannah Bryan and John Maines | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

A money-making venture to lure out-of-town drug buyers into Sunrise to purchase cocaine from police has been halted as a result of a South Florida Sun...

How Sunrise Police Make Millions Selling Cocaine

South Florida Sun-Sentinel | Megan O'Matz and John Maines | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

SUNRISE -- Police in this suburban town best known for its sprawling outlet mall have hit upon a surefire way to make millions. They sell cocaine....

WATCH: Mysterious Pot-Filled Boat Washes Ashore

Posted 09.30.2013 | Miami

Another day, another weird drugs discovery in South Florida. Fort Lauderdale police are investigating a seemingly abandoned boat full of marijuana...

Local Cop Busted Selling Pot With Stripper Girlfriend

Sun Sentinel | Ihosvani Rodriguez | Posted 11.30.2013 | Miami

A Sunrise police officer resigned his position after he and his live-in girlfriend were accused of selling marijuana from their home. The officer, Jo...

Mobile Meth Lab Found In Florida Hotel Room

Posted 11.03.2013 | Miami

Things you shouldn't unpack in a hotel room: a mobile meth lab. Police in Fort Lauderdale discovered a man cooking up the drug at the Relax Inn on...

State's Medical Marijuana Effort Could Get Help From Unexpected Group

stateline | Maggie Clark | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

These Coconuts Weren't What They Looked Like!

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 06.30.2013 | Miami

Customs agents thought something didn't seem right with the coconuts that arrived at Port Everglades. When they looked closer, they found 90 of them w...

UPDATE: One Suspect In Kendal Shootout Found Dead By Suicide

Posted 02.20.2013 | Miami

Parts of a Kendall neighborhood remain shut down as police search for two suspects still at large after a gunfight and fire at an alleged marijuana gr...

Holy Moly This Cop Was DIRTY

Sun Sentinel | Wayne K. Roustan | Posted 04.03.2013 | Miami

A former Opa-locka police captain was sentenced in Miami federal court Thursday to more than seven years in prison and four years' probation after ple...

Officer Shot Outside Possible Grow House

NBC6 | Posted 10.01.2012 | Miami

One officer from the Miami-Dade Narcotics Unit was shot in southwest Miami-Dade and police returned fire and killed the shooter Tuesday, police said. ...

$300,000 In Pot Confiscated At Grow House

Posted 03.07.2012 | Miami

Miami-Dade Police officers confiscated about $300,000 in marijuana at a grow house in The Falls on Tuesday, arresting one suspect while a second man e...

Cake Mix Waster Sentenced For Smuggling 30 Pounds Of Cocaine At MIA

Posted 05.06.2012 | Miami

A British teen arrested at Miami International Airport with 30 pounds of cocaine hidden in 24 boxes of cake mix pled guilty to cocaine trafficking and...

PHOTOS: Coast Guard Nabs 2 Tons Of Cocaine, 2,040 Pounds Of Pot

Posted 02.18.2012 | Miami

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has been kicking ass and taking drugs (so to speak) in the Caribbean sea this winter: crew members seized 4,000 pounds of...