The invasive plant water spinach is banned in some states — and essential to Asian cooking. In a small village outside Houston, relocated Cambodians are growing and selling it across state lines, hoping to get rich.
Today, Miami gymnast Danell Leyva
begins defense of his national championship title as the country's
best gymnast as he inches closer toward his quest of becoming the
first Cuban American member of the USA team at the Summer Olympics in
London. This 20-year-old is a beast.He is the reigning 2011 wor ... More >>
As the great Goddess Aaliyah once said, "If at first you don't succeed, dust yourself off and try again." And that's exactly what a bank robber did this morning in record time. After failing to rob one bank in downtown Miami, he just walked down the street and hit up another.
The Department of Justice has indicted four foreign nationals for stealing more than $1.5 million from bank accounts by using "skimming" technology to help themselves to the bank accounts of customers who used ATMs in Miami, Chicago, and New York City. Mihail Dragici and Ionel Dedlescu, both ... More >>
Marc Sarnoff crosses his fingers, hopes to die, but never tells lies. Wink, wink.Wilfredo FerrerUnited States Attorney, Southern District of Florida99 NE Fourth St., Miami, FL 33132Dear Mr. Ferrer,Banana Republican commends you for cracking down on the scoundrels responsible for the rampant mortg ... More >>
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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 >>
What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a