Anthony Rodriguez was a mama's boy. Known as SonicC, the up-and-coming local DJ was a music prodigy. Only 22 years old, he had already had his tracks featured in Grand Theft Auto and on popular TV programs. But his mother, Rita, had always kept him grounded. So when SonicC's curfew approached in the ... More >>
Over the weekend, a head-on car accident on Krome Avenue tragically killed three people. At approximately 1:45 a.m. on Sunday morning, a Dodge Durango SUV driven by 19-year-old Erick Betancourt veered into oncoming traffic and smashed into a Chevy Cavalier. "The impact was so severe," Florida High ... More >>
The end of the year is a time of reflection around these parts. Specifically, it's a time to dig through our old police reports and find the most cretinous criminal offender in 2011. Our first nominee, 20-year-old Samuel Lee Walker, is a top front-runner. He's a budding career criminal who took a ... More >>
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
An election in Allapattah means accusations of monkey business abound.Provided by District 1 Candidate Michael SuarezCity of Miami employee Angel Gonzalez allegedly strolling the hallways of an apartment complex stumping for Willy Gort while on the taxpayer's dime.Mike Suarez, one of nine candida ... More >>
Some of the world's best dancers hang out at Costco, then perform Swan Lake.
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Rundle, Milian, or Pizzi as state attorney in '04?
How can you tell where white Coconut Grove ends and black Coconut Grove begins? Just look for the barbed wire.
When you grow up in the migrant labor camps of South Dade, sometimes it's gang life -- and sometimes it's no life