A gleaming white Cadillac Escalade lurches to a stop in a grimy South Beach alley. A slender, olive-skinned dude in a T-shirt steps out holding a bulky duffel bag. He approaches a husky, Mohawked young man with gold teeth and a face full of startling tattoos that include a microphone, an AK-47 vomit ... More >>
"We're finished!" Samuel Del Brocco shouted. The words crashed off the walls of the $2 million mansion, careened across the 500-square-foot swimming pool, and spilled into the quiet Washington, D.C. suburb. "Get your shit and get out!" Justin DeVinney said nothing. He just seethed with rage. They ... More >>
Sitting on the front porch at Lorenzo in South Beach on a bright afternoon, a crew of reality TV stars bickers in French. They reek of cologne and spray-on tan. The leader, a stern man with slick hair and a crisp button-down shirt, looks like a portly Bruce Jenner. His wife, wearing white sunglasses ... More >>
In April 2011, former Chicago Bears star Dave Duerson killed himself in his Sunny Isles apartment, his brain racked by football injuries. The once proud and successful businessman was six months into the bankruptcy process. His suicide-- shooting himself in the chest to preserve his brain for dem ... More >>
Junior Seau, an all star linebacker who played for the Dolphins for three seasons, was arrested earlier today on charges of domestic violence in Oceanside, California and then drove his car off a cliff. Seau, 41, survived the incident and is being treated at a hospital in nearby La Jolla.
via MTVLast night was the penultimate episode of season two of Jersey Shore, and judging from next week's previews of the gang hitting up the Everglades, the last with the majority of the action happening in Miami. It's sort of a shame, we were just getting used to watching the gangs' escapades i ... More >>
The usually dapper Ivory slums it in a mug shot.A week or so ago, Riptide braved the overhyped media maelstrom that was the grand opening of the new 5th Street Gym. A sanitized version of the South Beach boxing den where Muhammad Ali trained, it's now helmed by a Chicago-based ownership group. Al ... More >>
The officer who pulled a "Walt Disney" with the facts has been called a liar before.
Alex Izaguirre Just got back from the Spence-Jones Vindication Show in Overtown. The thunderstorms had just subsided outside the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at 301 NW 9th Street. But inside Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones' angry voice boomed throughout the cavernous assembly hall. She was ... More >>
To hell with the economy! South Florida's lawless exotic rental car industry keeps rolling.
Last night, sometime after 6 p.m., Miami City Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones and more than three dozen of her supporters engaged in a spiritual cleansing inside the New Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Liberty City. In case you are not up to speed, Spence-Jones is facing possible criminal ... More >>
In Opa-locka, gang warfare, drug dealing, and decay are a way of life
Like the Messiah, whose birth we celebrate this week, and also Prince, The Bitch would die for you
WFTL-850 AM was an oasis of local talk; now it's just another haven for hate
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