Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke reminisces about the album that changed hip-hop. It's hard to believe 25 years have gone by since I put out 2 Live Crew's As Nas ... More >>
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge E. Cueto should have known better. On Tuesday, he angrily removed himself from a civil case challenging Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones' third run for office. After ruling in favor of her opponent, Rev. Richard Dunn, that she could not run again, local media o ... More >>
A wrongful death lawsuit against the Miccosukee Tribe over a fatal car accident on tribal lands has once again run into resistance in the courts. On January 20, 2009, Coconut Grove resident Tatiana Furry left Miccosukee Resort and Gaming after a night of gambling and drinking, then got into a head- ... More >>
In today's news roundup: Mayor Carlos Alvarez is not going to take Norman Braman's recall efforts lightly, UM students react to Tyler Clemente's suicide, a man is shot on the Palmetto, a worker is shocked on South Beach, and the Marlins have gone to the dogs.
Michelle Spence-Jones did not enter a plea today on the latest bribery charges brought against her. Instead, she asked the court to dismiss them for being too vague. Two weeks ago, when she was arrested again for allegedly soliciting money from a local developer, readers responded in typically m ... More >>
Critics say draconian drug laws held over from the Eighties pack prisons, force plea deals, and hit one errant lawyer harder than the dealers he defended
The Latin Grammys got the headlines, but brave and bruised theater director Alberto Sarraín got the honors
A Sixties-style radical shakes his behind at old-style protesters, and police go crazy
The Cuban American National Foundation sues its enemies again, but this time they're fighting back
The disgraced former Miami Beach mayor comes out swinging at his former friends and associates
Jorge Mas Canosa says a Miami woman tried to smear his reputation and extort millions from him. She says he is the father of her child. Both have sworn they are telling the truth.
With prison just around the corner, Miami Beach's former golden boy looks back at the gravity of his corruption and broods on the sorrow of his fate