The Tampa Bay Times decided to travel down south to gauge our political scene here ahead of the election, and proclaimed Miami-Dade County "the strangest county in the weirdest state in America."Well, since The Tampa Bay Times is also behind the popular political fact checking website PolitiFact, we ... More >>
Cheney Mason, the lawyer who will forever be known as the guy who got Casey Anthony off charges of killing her daughter, has decided to open his mouth about the Trayvon Martin case. His remarks were not only critical of Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey, but also of Trayvon Martin's family. Ma ... More >>
Sure, it's hard to muster much sympathy for O.J. Simpson, but remember, he hasn't been making much use of his house in Kendall lately. He's got a steady residence for the next six to 27 years: a jail cell in Nevada. So don't feel too bad that his Miami home has met a familiar fate -- it's being f ... More >>
Amanda Brumfield, the estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thorton, has been sentenced to 20-years in a Florida prison after being convicted of aggravated manslaughter of a child. The 1-year-old daughter of a friend mysteriously died while in Brumfield's care back in 2008 nea ... More >>
Florida's economy still sits in the dumpster. A recent study shows that Sunshine State ranks fourth in the nation for percentage of children whose parents can't afford to feed them. Yet the Florida Senate has announced plans to form a committee to tackle the fallout from the tabloid-friendly ... More >>
Remember last week, when a latex mask of accused murderer Casey Anthony garnered a top bid of $999,900 on eBay?
Yeah, that didn't make any sense. Today, it does: The purported buyer just wanted to scold the seller in eBay's feedback section.
Apparently, a Casey Anthony Halloween mask is worth nearly a million dollars, but naked Casey Anthony pictures are only worth half that. Hustler kingpin Larry Flynt was on Nancy Grace last night for some reason, where he announced a $500,000 offer to "Tot Mom" to bare all in his magazine.
eBay user prophunter"Innocent"After receiving 105 bids, a latex mask modeled on Florida's favorite not-quite-murderer sold on eBay for $999,900 last night. Don't worry -- shipping was free."Prophunter," the Los Angeles vendor who listed the mask, wrote in the item description that "Halloween is o ... More >>
Caylee and Casey Anthony.Damn you Big Government. Always getting in the way of stuff. Like that one time President Barack O'Socialist tried to keep us from getting sick and dying without health care. Whatevs.Well, ol' Biggie is up to it again, this time by preventing us Floridians from seeking ri ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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 goes to bat for Fox News.Rupert Murdoch is reaping what he sowed. The media magnate's American-based cable network, Fox News ... More >>
via St. Lucie County Sheriff's OfficeTyler HadleyAs long as parents have been putting a stop to house parties, teenagers have been finding ways to throw them anyway. But if police are right about Tyler Hadley, never before has a thwarted kegger led to this kind of horrific solution.Port St. Lucie ... More >>
The alleged nutjob.UPDATE, 7/17: TMZ is reporting that the link to Casey Anthony is bogus, the police report does not mention the allegations and that the woman told them a TV station essentially made it up. The victim, Sammay Blackwell, told TMZ she never heard the accused woman mention a ... More >>
A home photo of Casey Anthony and her daughter, CayleeShortly after midnight Sunday, Orlando's Casey Anthony was released from jail three years and one day after her 2-year-old daughter was reported missing and less than two weeks after Anthony was acquitted of her murder.Anthony's future is uncl ... More >>
Who knew the Casey Anthony verdict would have implications on the United States' interpretation of the Geneva Conventions? According to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, the failure of a Florida jury to convict Anthony proves the need to try terrorist suspects at military tribunals outsid ... More >>
via Wayback MachineA model on Baez's old website leans on a thing. Everything looks sexier with a blue tint.Lawyer Jose Baez didn't start his professional career defending capital murder cases. Before he successfully got Casey Anthony off the hook for the murder of her two-year-old daughter, he was ... More >>
Let's not sugarcoat our words: The report released yesterday by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is just more fodder for the notion that Americans are disgustingly obese people who simply cannot stop stuffing their dumb faces with fake, horrible, lardaceous ... More >>
Orange County Dept. of CorrectionsIf fans of the Casey Anthony trial were outraged by Tuesday's verdict, they're probably steaming after this morning's sentencing. She will be a free woman by next Wednesday.
That means Anthony, 25 and in excellent shape, can attend Splashion at LIV next week an ... More >>
Jaded Hipster bible Vice has no love for the Sunshine state. Blogger Sam McPheeters unleashed on our peninsula in a recent blog post, casting the state as "a violent, dong-shaped netherworld of grifters, drug smugglers, gun runners, swamp nazis, hobo killers, killer hobos, elder abusers, kidnappers, ... More >>
Casey AnthonyWelp, turns out she didn't do it.Or, at least she won't be going to jail for it -- Orlando's Casey Anthony was acquitted of the murder of her 2-year-old daughter yesterday, and, depending on how the legal wranglings go, will probably get to go home before the weekend, which should be ... More >>
Casey Anthony may walk away with little punishment stemming from the strange death of her daughter Caylee after yesterday's stunning verdict, but the case may still have legal repercussions in Florida. State Representative Bill Hager, a Republican from Boca Raton, has announced th ... More >>
Bad tweet....bad, bad tweet....According to the Washintgon Post, baked goods company Entenmann's is doing emergency public relations backflips after someone at the makers of boxed coffee cakes tweeted "Who's #notguilty about eating all the tasty treats they want? on their official @Entenma ... More >>
Today, The Miami Herald, a newspaper that has won 20 Pulitzer Prizes in its history for covering things such as voter fraud, the Haiti earthquake and U.S. Iran-Contra affair, took to its Twitter to publicly congratulate Kim Kardashian, a basic cable reality television star who rocketed to fame af ... More >>