Jacob Landis had a bike, a passion and a cause. Since April, the 24-year-old Annapolis, Maryland, resident has been biking across America to attend games at every single MLB park with the hope of raising $1 million to help children who need cochlear implants. On Saturday he was on the final leg of ... More >>
David Lee Sinnett, a 32-year-old Bartow, Florida man, sits behind bars for beating a two-year-old boy with a wire clothes hanger for mispronouncing his sister's name. Even worse, the boy suffers from a speech impediment. Police, however, did not immediately release the relationship between Sinnett a ... More >>
It's been a banner year for La Roux, who has gone from hipster favorite stateside to somewhat unlikely mainstream crossover. (Really -- "Bulletproof" has been in heavy rotation on local pop station Y100 for a minute now.) Still, the whirlwind of touring and activity can wear on someone, and unfor ... More >>
Hearing Damage: The Rat Opera is one of those little artistic things that pop up that are so uniquely weird and South Floridian. Yes, it's an actual opera about longtime local producer and noise god Frank Falestra, a.k.a. Rat Bastard. It debuted last year at Tobacco Road and Churchill's, but if y ... More >>
via Ydomusch/Wiki Commons CC2.0 An example of a cochlear implantIn what was meant to be a feel good story, a local fifth-grade girl, Caroline Masia, won an NFL-sponsored Super Bowl essay contest after writing about hearing for the first time after receiving a Cochlear implant. Though the w ... More >>
Homeowners look for someone to blame for the material that's wrecking houses.
And not a one we can afford
Diane Rehm is here to put a face to National Public Radio.