1 day ago | Crime
It's no secret many Florida police are uneasy about a bill that advanced in Tallahassee yesterday to allow residents to openly carry firearms. In fact, the only reason the Sunshine State is still one of six states to prohibit open gun-toting is be...
2 days ago | Politics
Rebecca Towers are a relic of another South Beach: A senior housing complex in the heart of multi-million waterfront condos. That's also made the towers a regular target for conspiracy theorists on the beach for a simple reason: The land the gover...
2 days ago | Crime
Between Stand Your Ground and the weekly insane crime news, Florida is about as close to the Wild West as it gets in today's America. So it's genuinely a surprise that the Sunshine State is somehow one of six states that still prohibit the public ...
3 days ago | Crime
Last October, Miami New Times broke the news that at least two Miami Police Department cops had been clients at the notorious Coral Gables steroid den Biogenesis. Hours after that story was published, MPD brass announced they’d soon begin testing ...
7 days ago | Politics
Jeb Bush is a man of strong opinions, forged in the intellectual fire of pure reason. Pick any contentious topic of the day, and he'll be happy to share his thoughts. Say, for instance, the Washington Redskins, a team whose name most Native Americ...
9 days ago | Police
It hasn't been the easiest year for the Miami Beach Police Department and its new chief, Dan Oates. Within a few weeks early this year, Oates had to confront video of an MBPD cop punching a handcuffed woman in the face and then a national scandal ...