• Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Cops Bust More People For Drugs at Urban Beach Week

    Memorial Day weekend in Miami Beach is wild. In the past seven years, cops have made thousands of arrests. The craziness included: A double homicide outside David's Café II, a mini riot on Washington Avenue, and smatterings of pro sports players who enjoy drinking too much and manhandling officers. ... More >>

  • News

    April 9, 2009

    The Fall of a Titan

    A downtown Miami firm allegedly helped build an $8 billion Ponzi scheme. It could have been stopped.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Allen Stanford Will Punch You in the Mouth If You Ask About His Ponzi Scheme

    In a state still reeling from Bernie Madoff and staggering toward 10 percent unemployment, it's tough to think of many adjectives less likely to endear you to the commoners than accused billionaire Ponzi schemer.via mediaimran's flickrStanford, at left, sponsored $20 million cricket matches in the g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Report: Stallworth's Legal Team Hopes to Get off with Only a DUI

    This morning, NFL player Donte' Stallworth was booked on DUI manslaughter charges and shortly after released on $200,000 bond. Mike Florio, a respected football blogger at Pro Football Talk, claims Stallworth's legal team is hoping persecutors drop the DUI manslaughter charges and let him off with o ... More >>

  • News

    March 19, 2009

    Unequal Justice

    At federal prisons across the country, guards are preying on inmates. FDC Miami is no different.

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Julia Tuttle Sex Offender Charged in New Sexual Battery Case

    Experts have said it all along: Sex offenders in transient environments are far more likely to repeat-offend. To say that's the only reason for an alleged sexual battery that occurred Monday is a stretch -- but it certainly didn't help. Miami police charged Julia Tuttle Causeway resident and regist ... More >>

  • News

    January 22, 2009

    Madoff's Man

    South Florida multimillionaire Michael Bienes never cut ties with Bernie Madoff, even after the SEC shut him down.

  • News

    August 28, 2008

    Violent Jewelry Thieves Prowl South Florida

    They give new meaning to the term blood diamond.

  • News

    July 10, 2008

    Hialeah Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder

    He's behind bars for life.

  • News

    May 15, 2008

    Johnny Charles, Angel of Death

    Local accused of being the most prolific serial killer in Miami history.

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2007

    Julia Tuttle Bridge-Dweller Goes Home

    Big Man, one of the men sent to live under the Julia Tuttle Causeway because of a county ordinance prohibiting sex offenders from living in most of Miami-Dade -- “Sex Offenders Set up Camp,” – has been allowed to return home with his wife in Pompano Beach. His case, it turns out, was different ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007
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    June 15, 2007

    A New Sex Offender Takes Residence Under the Julia Tuttle -- Voluntarily

    Terry Brown, before the storm Wednesday, as lightning licked the skyline and a wall of thunderclouds bore down on Miami, New Times took a bicycle along the shoulder of the Julia Tuttle Causeway to meet Terry Brown, soon to be its newest resident. Last March, New Times wrote about three sex offend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2007
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    May 10, 2007

    Hecho en Miami

    They look, smell and smoke like Cubans. So why not sell 'em that way?

  • News

    March 8, 2007

    Swept Under the Bridge

    Sex offenders are ordered to sleep near a center for abused kids

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of March 1, 2007

    "Leave bees to the experts."

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2007

    Schools' Web Monitor Gets Probation

    For 17 years, Tony Wayne Dixon worked for the Miami-Dade school district, monitoring computer systems and ensuring no inappropriate material made it through web filters to impressionable kids. This past Friday, Dixon was sentenced to five years probation, having been convicted on 17 counts of po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2006

    Metro Murders on the Rise

    Happy New Year: Homicides are on the rise in Miami-Dade County! According to Metro Dade and city police statistics through Dec. 28, 165 people were killed in 2006. Compare that with 2005 - when 120 people were killed - and you have a 37 percent increase in homicides. (These numbers only include t ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 10, 2005

    Street Fighters

    The Warriors nicely complements the bloody cult classic that inspired it

  • News

    October 13, 2005

    Miami: See It Like a Drug Dealer

    During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Forever Missing Part 2

    Donna Weaver hoped to get help from the FBI in finding her husband. Instead she got crooked agents working with violent drug dealers

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    How to Get Away with MURDER

    A woman witnesses her boyfriend's murder, is then raped, and now faces criminal charges herself. Unbelievable but true

  • News

    December 30, 2004

    Blood in the Streets

    In Overtown drugs and death go hand-in-hand

  • Calendar

    September 30, 2004
  • News

    August 12, 2004

    Until Proven Guilty

    24 HOURS. 1 FULL MOON. 265 Arrests.

  • Culture

    May 20, 2004

    Miami, Crime, and Urban Design

    This is a dangerous place, and dangerously divided as well

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    Legal Indifference?

    Cournisha DeMonick's killing in North Miami recalls the slow pace of justice for Haitians

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Copping to the Truth

    Greg Poyser wanted to be a policeman so bad, he couldn't even lie about his crimes

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Taking Heat

    Maj. Frank Christmas, the Miami Police Department's top in-house investigator, finds himself the subject of a criminal investigation

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    A Bullet Dodged

    All agree that Hialeah Police Chief Rolando Bolaños lied under oath, and all agree he apparently got away with it

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Strange Case of the Misplaced Murders

    How Miami Beach homicide cops came to make a horrifying discovery

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Love & Violation, Part 2

    Bridget Garcia swears she was raped. The Aventura police chief says her story stinks. If anything stinks, it's the Aventura Police Department's own investigation.

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    The Chief's Retreat

    Rolando Bolaños lied and got away with it, but stay tuned

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    The Fast Life and Near Death of Nica

    He was raised to be a soldier by the contras in Nicaragua. When he came to South Florida, he found his calling as a gang warlord.

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Big Daddy Denial

    The truth is all relative to Hialeah Police Chief Rolando Bolaños

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Goon Over Miami

    Chris Paciello, the dangerous darling of the SoBe nightlife set, has a reputation for fisticuffs. And mob ties.

  • News

    November 4, 1999

    Deadly Cargo

    Big payoffs. Gruesome murders. Nosy feds. Life as a cargo handler at MIA just ain't what it used to be.

  • News

    July 29, 1999


    Officer of the Year

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    February 11, 1999
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    January 28, 1999

    Agent of Deception

    Jerry Sullivan's descent into gambling, alcoholism, and crime began and ended with the FBI.

  • News

    December 10, 1998

    Rich Thug, Poor Thug

    How gangs overran a school in an affluent neighborhood. And how administrators reclaimed it.

  • News

    September 24, 1998
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    September 10, 1998

    A Collision Course

    Drunk drivers are getting away with it these days, thanks to peevish Miami-Dade cops

  • News

    August 27, 1998

    The Telltale Corpse

    Ed Whittaker, Dade's leading criminalist, finds a lively story in every dead body

  • News

    April 23, 1998

    He Did a Job on the Mob

    During the Forties and Fifties, Mel Richard fought organized crime's incursion into Miami Beach. He's still crusading.

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Arresting Developments

    A landmark court case could force cops to jail any man who violates a domestic violence injunction. Period.

  • News

    August 28, 1997

    Once and Future Kings

    Not so long ago the infamous Latin Kings ruled Miami's gangland streets. Now their missionaries are bringing a new message.

  • News

    June 26, 1997

    Good Fences, Bad Neighbors

    Sly Stallone is just a family man who wants some peace and quiet, and he intends to get it

  • News

    April 3, 1997

    Striking a Blow for the Better

    A Creole-language radio show breaks the silence surrounding domestic violence in Haitian homes

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