Steroids, Scams and Scheming Prostitutes: Miami News Times Most-Read Features of 2014

Steroids, Scams and Scheming Prostitutes: Miami News Times Most-Read Features of 2014

From a ladykilling Instagram star to a scheming band of prostitutes to investigations into a broken VA hospital and an abusive center for teens, it's been a helluva year for longform story-telling at Miami New Times.

Here were our most-read tales in 2014:

Steroids, Scams and Scheming Prostitutes: Miami News Times Most-Read Features of 2014

10) VA Scandal, Parts 1 and 2

Senior writer Michael E. Miller's two-part investigation found widespread failures in Miami's Veterans Affairs hospitals that lead to the suicide of a local Iraq War veteran.

Steroids, Scams and Scheming Prostitutes: Miami News Times Most-Read Features of 2014

9) Steroids' Long History at the University of Miami

This excerpt from "Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era" -- a book on the scandal by Managing Editor Tim Elfrink and former New Times writer Gus Garcia-Roberts -- traced the long trail of steroid abuse at UM.

Steroids, Scams and Scheming Prostitutes: Miami News Times Most-Read Features of 2014
photo by Stian Roening

8) Rich Wilkerson Jr., Kanye's Miami-Based Hipster Pastor, Preaches Controversial Brand of Christianity

Wilkerson rocketed to fame as the preacher who married Kim and Kanye, but the Miami Gardens holy man has long been a locally controversial figure for his extreme stunts in the name of God.



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