Will Florida gets its first female Governor? Will the country's first female Speaker of the House be forced to turn in her gavel? Will Kendrick Meek somehow shock the world by winning? Did anyone bother to get to know enough about the CFO race to bother voting? Join us tonight as we live blog the ... More >>
Yesterday on his Twitter feed, LeBron James re-tweeted criticism from some, let's call them "disgruntled," fans. He then proclaimed the day as Hater Day, telling the twitterverse that the haters need their two minutes of fame too. The tweets were your typical everyday re-hashed LeBron affronts. P ... More >>
Rick Sanchez may be off the air, but he's back on the medium he truly loves: Twitter. Integrating messages from the microblogging service became his trademark at CNN, so obviously he could not stay away from the Twitter machine for long. He didn't get his old account in his severance with CNN, bu ... More >>
After offering an official written apology earlier this week, Rick Sanchez continues to do damage control for his outburst over Jon Stewart. This morning not only did he sit down with Good Morning America, but also gave interview to radio and online media. Even his former bosses at CNN think he's ... More >>
A little less than a week after unleashing a controversial tirade against Jon Stewart, his Daily Show, and CNN execs in which he implied that Jews run the media that ultimately lead to his dismissal from CNN, Rick Sanchez has finally released a public apology. He reveals he privately apologized t ... More >>
After years of toiling in the Miami TV market and a short stint on MSNBC, former WSVN anchor Rick Sanchez had finally made it to the big time with his own popular show on CNN. Of course the guy has become known for his embarrassing gaffes, but in his latest misstep he's implied that Jews control ... More >>
After an ethnically-insensitive tirade against The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, CNN host and former Miami local news anchor Rick Sanchez has been fired by the network. Sanchez was ultimately done in by his big mouth.
Any moment now Florida Governor Charlie Crist is expected to announce that he's running as an independent for Senate. A crowd full of reporters and supporters have gathered at Straub Park in St. Pete, Fl to hear his announcement. We're watching CNN where Wolf Blitzer says they'll be covering it l ... More >>
Dear CNN,Please refrain from having Rick Sanchez cover natural disasters. We here in South Florida all remember his over-the-top hurricane coverage. Then when covering tsunami warnings for Hawaii he asked, "Nine meters in English is what?" Now, he does not understand volcanoes.While covering that vo ... More >>
via mc2Ben Becker, a former tanning butler, has gone on to a modeling career. The Ritz loses most or their tanning butlers that way.Why is the media so obsessed with the Ritz-Carlton on South Beach's tanning butler position? The Miami Herald showed up to cover the audtions for the hotel's next su ... More >>
Ol' Mittens Romney will endorse Marco Rubio. The once, and probably future, presidential candidate was sitting on the sidelines of the Senate primary between Rubio and Gov. Charlie Crist, but has decided to side with Rubio after Crist vetoed an unpopular, but conservative-backed education bill.&n ... More >>
photo by Xavier MartinA shirt-less photo, of course, from a shoot for Iggy's most recent album, last year's 'Preliminaires.'Over the last year or so, Iggy Pop sort of became the patron saint of Miami, showing up everywhere from limited-edition Sweat Records T-shirts to random openings during Art ... More >>
One man is dead and two others injured after shooters opened fire on a Miami duplex. [CBS4]Two mens' dead bodies were found in an apartment in the Hammocks. Police suspect murder-suicide. [CBS4]SportsThe lady Canes basketball team blew out Michigan in the WNIT semifinals and are headed for ... More >>
The two women who got stuck on a thrill ride yesterday at the Miami-Dade County Fair say they'd buckle up and go again, and were pleased with their quick rescue. [CBS4]A local elementary school wants you to have a great spring "breack"! [WSVN]Sports Woah, Roger Federer is out of here, after losing ... More >>
7th Graders from St. Thomas Catholic Middle School joined President Obama at the White House as he made a call to astronauts on the International Space Station yesterday. [NBCMiami]The State has decided to challenge a local judge's decision to allow a lesbian couple to adopt a child. [Herald]Just wh ... More >>
A massive 7.0 earthquake struck just south of Port-au-Prince last night, devastating a Haitian capital still rebuilding from multiple serious hurricanes two summers ago.Even in this age of instant information, news is only trickling out of Haiti. CNN reports this morning that there's no casualty cou ... More >>
I honestly have no idea why you'd want to see a video on a CNN website about last week's South Florida storms, when, you know, you could have just looked out your window. But if you did, you might have your citizen journalism weather report brought to you by Collin O'Neal, a gay porn star. i ... More >>
The Cookie Diet, and the Miami bakery where it's from, make eating Cookie Diet cookies mainstream. [HealthJackal]Now Hiring seasonal workers at Fisher Island Beach Club private island. [CBS4]2 for 1 drinks, dollar beers, appetizers, and food at The Cove in Doral for live comedy Wednesdays. [MMDnewsw ... More >>
Let's say tomorrow rolls around and you finally manage to tear yourself away from CNN's round-the-clock coverage of all things Michael Jackson to celebrate the birth of our nation and the day Will Smith freed us from alien annihilation. You find yourself on South Beach for some Fourth of July fe ... More >>
Every week at Jackson Memorial Hospital, teens and young adults who were either born with HIV or infected at a young age meet. They call themselves the Kool-Aid Kids. They've defied the odds and lived to a time when HIV is a manageable, albeit chronic, disease. CNN recently profiled them, and today ... More >>
N.O.R.E. in ActionRight on the heels of the Jeru show last Friday, the White Room has another performance from a dope MC, this time it's N.O.R.E. a.k.a. Noreaga, also of Capone n Noreaga. Since his arrest earlier this year down at Fatburger on the beach, N.O.R.E. has been busy, witnessing the releas ... More >>
Cat killer strikes again. Victims speak. RIP Tommy the tuxedo cat. [CNN] Actual human beings are moving into condos in downtown. [Herald] A black-owned business at Opa-Locka airport was thousands of dollars behind in rent, so they were evicted. Now they're claiming racism. [CBS4] A group of South F ... More >>
Best Of is coming up, and I'm sure that's always Rick Sanchez's favorite issue. After all, back in the days of Rick's time on WSVN, we used to have a category called "Least Credible News Personality" that he won so many times we named it after him. But ever since Rick went to CNN and got Twitter-ob ... More >>
The Miami New Times has a long history of disdain for former WSVN-er Rick Sanchez, but damn it if we're not warming up just a tiny bit to the overly enthusiastic, Twitter obsessed CNN anchor. Now, we don't love him nearly as much as the Red State Update guys in the video above. In fact, we'll pro ... More >>
via diluvi's flickrFifty-three precent of Latinas get pregnant as teenagers, with a birth rate among Hispanic teens ages 15 to 19 at 81.7 per 1,000 in 2007. Compare that to the birth rate of non-hispanic white teens (27.2 per 1000) and non-hispanic black teens (64.3 per 1000). A new s ... More >>
Now that you're out of a job too, why not come work for us?
via Chris CopinsRick Sanchez, who apprently did not get the memo from Babalu that all Miami-raised Cuban Americans should be blindly devoted to the Republican party, just wanted to have a nice workout on his treadmill last night and watch the Obama speech. But then this Bobby Jindal guy came on, and ... More >>
Last week Manny Diaz and his U.S. Conference of Mayors decided to officially get in on the sweet, sweet federal government handout action and submitted a request for $73.2 billion for infrastructure programs in various states. CNN decided to take a closer look and found the plan has more pork in it ... More >>
Rich Sanchez and his CNN show certainly have caught the twitter bug, and now another former Miami fixture is twittering his thumbnails off, too. Our New Times brethren in Phoenix report that the 7'1 superstar has his own twitter account, and apparently it's legit. Shaq is really into twitter, bu ... More >>
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