A federal judge declined today to release a man from prison where he is serving a 24-year term on drug charges, despite the fact that prosecutors have agreed to drop the charges against him.Elroy Phillips will remain in federal prison in Miami while prosecutors and his defense attorney file a joint ... More >>
A federal inmate who has served 11 years on drug charges he says he didn't commit has convinced prosecutors to let him out of prison. Elroy Phillips refused to accept his fate after being sentenced to 30 years on charges of selling drugs to an undercover cop. He conducted records searches, hired a p ... More >>
New Times Broward-Palm Beach editor Eric Barton this morning tells the story of a 23-year-old cub reporter who's stuck in the middle of Miami Central High School recruiting allegations.This past November, South Florida Sun-Sentinel writer Dieter Kurtenback reported about the transfer of a star quart ... More >>
Photo by Eric BartonPhillips, in prison in Kentucky, received the judge's ruling in the mail yesterday.A South Florida man sentenced to decades in prison for a minor drug charge will finally get his chance in court to prove he didn't commit the crime.U.S. District Court Judge Joan A. Lenard issue ... More >>
All photos by Alexandra Leon We tasted every cut, savored every sauce, and guzzled shot after shot of free beer. After sampling the waes of the 20 featured restaurants and a similar number of brew stands at the Seminole Hard Rock/New Times first annual Rock N' Roll Beer-B-Que ... More >>
My old buddy Bob Norman is shipping outta New Times Broward Palm Beach and heading for the TV news. Bob has been the franchise player at that paper for years -- ably assisted by the likes of a staff that has included stars like Sam Eifling, Ed Newton, Tony Ortega, Mike Mooney, Lisa Rab, Trevo ... More >>
"I surely hope our entire community will show Barry this is intolerable behavior."