They look, smell and smoke like Cubans. So why not sell 'em that way?
Sex offenders are ordered to sleep near a center for abused kids
"Leave bees to the experts."
The Warriors nicely complements the bloody cult classic that inspired it
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.
Donna Weaver hoped to get help from the FBI in finding her husband. Instead she got crooked agents working with violent drug dealers
A woman witnesses her boyfriend's murder, is then raped, and now faces criminal charges herself. Unbelievable but true
In Overtown drugs and death go hand-in-hand
24 HOURS. 1 FULL MOON. 265 Arrests.
This is a dangerous place, and dangerously divided as well
Cournisha DeMonick's killing in North Miami recalls the slow pace of justice for Haitians
Greg Poyser wanted to be a policeman so bad, he couldn't even lie about his crimes
Maj. Frank Christmas, the Miami Police Department's top in-house investigator, finds himself the subject of a criminal investigation
All agree that Hialeah Police Chief Rolando Bolaños lied under oath, and all agree he apparently got away with it
How Miami Beach homicide cops came to make a horrifying discovery
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.
Rolando Bolaños lied and got away with it, but stay tuned
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.
The truth is all relative to Hialeah Police Chief Rolando Bolaños
Chris Paciello, the dangerous darling of the SoBe nightlife set, has a reputation for fisticuffs. And mob ties.
Big payoffs. Gruesome murders. Nosy feds. Life as a cargo handler at MIA just ain't what it used to be.
Officer of the Year
Jerry Sullivan's descent into gambling, alcoholism, and crime began and ended with the FBI.
How gangs overran a school in an affluent neighborhood. And how administrators reclaimed it.
Drunk drivers are getting away with it these days, thanks to peevish Miami-Dade cops
Ed Whittaker, Dade's leading criminalist, finds a lively story in every dead body
During the Forties and Fifties, Mel Richard fought organized crime's incursion into Miami Beach. He's still crusading.
A landmark court case could force cops to jail any man who violates a domestic violence injunction. Period.
Not so long ago the infamous Latin Kings ruled Miami's gangland streets. Now their missionaries are bringing a new message.
Sly Stallone is just a family man who wants some peace and quiet, and he intends to get it
A Creole-language radio show breaks the silence surrounding domestic violence in Haitian homes
Forget Hiaasen, Balmaseda, and Steinback -- the Herald's weird, wacky "Police Report" is the prose by the pros
The cops say she was drunk, but she says she was drugged at a South Beach nightclub
Bagged meters mean you can't park along a stretch of Washington Avenue late on weekend nights -- and you can't buy crack there, either
Miami's murder rate is going up, up, up, right?
The feds spent years building their case against drug kingpins Willy Falc centsn and Sal Maglutaa. Life in prison was assured. Too bad the jury didn't see it that way.
Smuggling coke by the ton and making money by the bushel. Getting tortured in Panama and eating smoked pork loin in Houston. The courtroom show is riveting, but like Al says, where's the justice?
When federal prosecutors seek the death penalty in drug-related murders, the defendants are almost always black. Why should Miami's first "kingpin" case be any exception?
When you grow up in the migrant labor camps of South Dade, sometimes it's gang life -- and sometimes it's no life
When it comes to crimes of passion, Hialeah is Dade's undisputed champ. Unfortunately, the competition never lets up.
When is a rape not a rape? When it becomes "assault" in the pages of the Miami Herald.
Raul Rodriguez said he killed a man during a 1991 holdup at Malaga restaurant. At his trial this spring, the jury didn't see it that way.
Men are still beating women, and rock music is still trying to change the world