Tonight's meeting between two of South Florida's most storied high school football teams has been canceled. The reason: apparently, gang violence.
Bet ya didn't know the high-school coach with the most state titles in Miami-Dade County isn't involved with football, basketball, or baseball. Heck, the championship leader doesn't work with boys either. She's Carmen Jackson, head coach of the girls' track-and-field club at Miami Northwestern Senio ... More >>
Marco Rubio may be delivering the Republican response to Barack Obama's State of the Union speech tonight, but he won't be the only local face you'll see on TV. Desiline Victor, age 102, has been chosen to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during the proceedings.
You'd think the Florida Department of Education has more important things to worry about like the FCAT debacle. Instead, state education officials are working hard, wasting taxpayer money, to make sure Luther Campbell -- former 2 Live Crew front man and current New Times columnist -- doesn't get to ... More >>
via Village of Biscayne ParkTwenty years ago, Michael Arciola was at the center of a firestorm in Lauderhill. The city's mayor accused the then-41-year-old finance director of sexually harassing a clerk, a problem for which he'd apparently been reprimanded twice before.That fight is ancient histo ... More >>
Saving the Glades could mean screwing these guys.
Back in January, we brought you the story of Janoris Jenkins, the latest in a staggering list of football superstars to emerge from the small towns around Lake Okeechobee, about 80 miles northwest of Miami. Like Fred Taylor and Anquan Boldin before him, Jenkins joined the pantheon of football greats ... More >>
A few miles north of Miami, on the swampy edges of Lake Okeechobee, there are a couple of impoverished little towns called Pahokee and Belle Glade where they churn out gasp-inducing football talent like a cash crop. Without much else to do, the kids chase and skin rabbits and play pig ... More >>
Brilliant thug Harrel Braddy has terrorized South Florida since 1984. The death needle awaits.
Forget the awful past, say Alfonso and Pepe Fanjul, Florida's sugar barons. It's time to make nice and go into real estate.
Marleine Bastien -- activist, social worker, songwriter, mother -- is helping to lead the resurgence of South Florida's Haitian political agenda
Lawmen, developers, and environmentalists have made Everglades hunters feel like an endangered species
Tracking South Florida's endangered crocodiles is a business best left to experts and maniacs
Angel Usategui used to judge paso fino competitions at the highest level. An ethics scandal put an end to that and left him fighting to regain his good name.
Step right up and be astounded by Miami's bizarre side show of Medicare and Medicaid scammers! After all, you're paying for it!
He thought he was just doing his job and playing by the rules. Then he learned that the rules are very different in the sovereign nation of the Miccosukee.
Need to visit a loved one doing time in one of the many state prisons up near the Georgia line? Who you gonna call? Right. Prison Connection.
A century of messing with Mother Nature has robbed the Everglades of too much water. Now we don't even have enough for ourselves.