It's pretty hard to follow in the large boot steps of John Timoney, the one-time Miami police chief. In fact, ever since Miami New Times crowned Timoney "America's Worst Cop" in 2007, it's taken us five years to find suitable successors to the title.But the quintet of contenders in Miami this year u ... More >>
Jose L. Alberto, the former lead code compliance inspector for Miami Beach, was scheduled to be honored by the city on April 11. Instead, that same day he found himself behind bars on charges that he had extorted a South Beach nightclub. Now, according to the Miami Herald, Alberto will plead guilty ... More >>
For two years, Miguel Exposito was the head honcho at the Miami Police Department. They were jolly times for the Magic City's muckrakers, who made an easy living as Exposito butted heads with Mayor Tomas Regalado and produced a too-crazy-to-be-true litany of scandals and shootings. When he was fired ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
The fallout from ex-chief Miguel Exposito's reign hasn't ended yet.Miguel Exposito may be gone, but the blowback from his turbulent reign atop the Miami Police Department hasn't ended yet. Eight months after the last of seven fatal shootings of young black men by Exposito's force, the U.S. Just ... More >>
Slip right into Gloria Trevi's dressing room.The Billboard Latin Music Awards are here once again -- and along with it, all the glitz, glamor, and celebrities you can stomach. There will be singers and rappers, songbirds and crooners, hip-hoppers and rockers, actors and starlets, and all manner o ... More >>
As black Miami simmers over seven fatal shootings in seven months by City of Miami cops, you'd think Chief Miguel Exposito's priority would be convincing the community he's serious about investigating the deaths.Yet Exposito quickly lost credibility by getting in a tit-for-tat with State Attorney ... More >>
Keyshia Dior!Keyshia Dior has been in music videos with Weezy, Jeezy, Gucci, Plies, Timbaland, and now ... Prunk! "You can't have a small penis and expect to please your girl," she said. I wiped the sweat from my brow as she continued, "It doesn't have to be big like a donkey. But it needs to be ... More >>
Sugarcane draws babes, blokes, blades, and Belkys NereyEater.com recently compiled New York Times critic Sam Sifton's 15 best "burns, barbs and zingers" from his 2010 reviews. It strikes me reading these that over the past twelve months, Mr. Sifton's reviews have been meaner than mine (this is me ... More >>
Illustration by Pat KinsellaLet's start this list with a caveat: In the 305, the vast majority of police officers are decent men and women risking their lives to protect America's craziest county. It's not a job most of us could do, and we salute them for it. Really.But it's also true that when c ... More >>
GizmodoDo your fat fingers ruin every text message you send? Are electromagnetic cell phone radiation waves affecting your memory? If so, you probably shop exclusively at mall kiosks. From goofy hats to stylus-tipped thumb gloves, we compiled a list of useless products meant to enhance the cel ... More >>
Cheating has come such a long way.Remember in Old School where Vince Vaughn's character is helping his entire fraternity cheat on an exam by whispering into his shirt? Well that kind of technology isn't strictly for spy movies or Back to the Future anymore.
A car's center console will make audible SMS a reality.We all know how difficult it is to text while driving. Speaking from experience, it's virtually impossible -- and in some parts of South Florida, even illegal. AT&T adds a little label to the front of new phones suggesting not to do it, a ... More >>
We can't say we didn't see this one coming from a mile away. AT&T's just announced that its iPhone and iPad data plans -- a one-option of unlimited data now set at $30 a month -- is being replaced by more specific plans on Monday, June 7 in preparation of the madness the new iPhone 4 announce ... More >>
Ian WitlenTim and Eric backstage at Revolution Sunday night. Click here to view the full slideshow.Adult Swim Presents Tim and Eric LiveRevolution, Ft. LauderdaleSunday, February 8, 2009Better Than: Grammys, ShmammysThe Review: It takes an, um, special sensibility to really get into the Cartoon Netw ... More >>
Lo, an ode to the Arshts new play, in iambic pentameter.
El exilio wants him out of jail.
On this foreclosure tour, the mortgage crisis is just another money maker.
That turd talking while driving deserves it!
Four days at a South Carolina boot camp