Ralph De La Cruz: During a time of layoffs and furloughs, The Miami Herald gave three reporters a year to examine assisted living facilities. The reward was great journalism.
Ralph De La Cruz: When people feel terrorized, they want others to feel that terror as well.
Ralph De La Cruz: A review of legislators' requests for federal stimulus money has turned up a wealth of hypocrisy.
Ralph De La Cruz: Now that a jury has again recommended Ana Maria Cardona die by lethal injection, her case forces us to ask: Are you still comfortable with the death penalty?
Ralph De La Cruz: Two things have defined the midterm elections in Florida: unprecedented scandals and over-the-top ad campaign spending. Here's the scorecard for a political season that may portend a trend.