8 hours ago | Politics
Rick Beasley, a stocky, middle-aged man with a bushy handlebar mustache, stood at the head of an oval table on the fifth floor of a building in Doral. Nine nattily dressed managers filed into the windowless private conference room. After Linda Pie...
1 day ago | Longform
The blinds are drawn in Murphy's Miami Beach bedroom as the 33-year-old pulls a white, silicone, four-inch conical contraption from his nightstand. Called a TLC Tugger, it was designed to stretch skin gradually, as earlobes are stretched for gauge...
7 days ago | Crime
For the last month, Jonathan Harrington has been living every practical jokers' worst nightmare. The University of Miami student faced a felony drug charge and expulsion from school — all because, he insisted, he'd put out lines of powdered sugar ...
7 days ago | Politics
Roderick "Rick" Beasley earns more than Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez. The burly middle-aged bureaucrat with a penchant for bow ties runs CareerSource South Florida, a county agency that connects thousands of local job seekers and employers. Wit...
9 days ago | Education
On April 23, 2013, Kiera Wilmot conducted a volcano experiment in her Polk County high-school hallway. The 16-year-old junior, who was working on the project for her science class, watched as a lid popped off and smoke seeped out. No one was hurt ...
16 days ago | Drugs
Inside the University of Miami’s dorms, administrative searches are commonplace, and students are warned days ahead of time so they can get rid of their bongs, beer bottles, and hotplates beforehand. Last month, Jonathan Harrington thought he’d ha...