2 months ago | Police
The call came in to Miami Beach police early on a Monday morning two years ago: An MBPD sergeant, the witness said, had gotten hammered while working off-duty at Mango's Tropical Cafe on Ocean Drive. Police arrived to find Sgt. Mike Muley in such ...
2 months ago | Crime
In South Florida, there's a long and bizarre history of politicians as would-be crime fighters. In the mid-1970s, Miami politico J. L. Plummer was called "Commissioner Kojak" after installing a police radio in his Cadillac and showing up...
3 months ago | Police
The South Beach dinner crowd was still buzzing with the news that O.J. Simpson had been acquitted of murder charges when Richard Clements got the call about a man flashing a gun near 16th Street and Washington Avenue. It was Oct. 3, 1995, an...
3 months ago | Crime
Three weeks ago, Miami Beach police rolled out a new crime fighting initiative aimed at stemming a tide of robberies in South Beach, and they've had some recent success. Some of the arrests may be due to beefed up manpower and squads of ...
4 months ago | News
The rumors hit over the weekend: King of Diamonds, the legendary hip-hop strip club, was coming to Ocean Drive. By Monday, that idea had been dashed by KOD, which says a former manager had advertised the idea without first talking to the club's ne...
4 months ago | Crime
From The Sting to Oceans 11 to The Inside Man, good heist tales are widely loved in America. Though Miami may not have any masterminding thieves quite as suave as George Clooney and Robert Redford, the Magic City has been home to its fair sha...