2 days ago | Environmental
"Oh my god," a woman intones, a shaky camera phone aimed at the sky. "There's something that is releasing a whole bunch of light in the ... Oh my god!" No, the footage isn't the start of the latest insufferable "found footage" horror flick a...
3 days ago | Crime
Miami Police Officer Luis Weinad was annoyed: The young cop he was in charge of training had just arrested a man for walking around with crack cocaine and a pipe and sent him off to jail. But instead of filling out an electronic arrest form — as p...
3 days ago | Longform
Pelting rain has glued red-and-yellow-striped jerseys onto the soaked bodies of 6,000 fans scattered around Lockhart Stadium's metal bleachers. The waterlogged pitch looks more like a World War I battle site than a soccer field, but the true belie...
4 days ago | Weather
Right about now, thousands of especially grumpy Miamians are sitting in traffic wondering what the hell happened to the tropical storm that was supposed to get them out of work today. Erika was a dud, turning into nothing more than a wave of decen...
6 days ago | Weather
The streak is alive! After nearly a week of dire predictions about Tropical Storm Erika, it looks this morning like South Florida's decade-long hurricane-free run is going to continue. Erika is actually no longer a tropical storm — overnight, it w...
7 days ago | Weather
In these days of complex computer-graphed simulations and space-assisted data mining, hurricane prediction has steadily approached something like a real, reliable science. Usually, scientists can at least guess with some decent certainty what a hu...