Detective Suberto Hernandez, a heavyset undercover cop with a scraggly beard and long greasy hair, pulled to a stop in an unmarked car just south of Calle Ocho on a quiet Little Havana corner across from a vacant grass lot. Wearing clothes that made him look like a grungy construction worker, Hernan ... More >>
Will people believe anything regarding money when the economy's tanked? We're starting to think so. In July 2008, Debra Saafield gave Zena the Clairvoyant $27,000 as a trust exercise. The Naples woman was told that her attachment to material objects was a holdover from her past as an Egyptian prince ... More >>
A man who used a pair of scissors to fatally stab a popular Florida International University football player was found guilty of second-degree murder yesterday. Six jurors convicted Quentin Wyche. According to CBS4, Wyche's mother sang a hymn as he was handcuffed and led out of the courtroom. Wych ... More >>
Derek Medina, the South Miami man who killed his wife and posted a picture of her dead body on Facebook, appeared in court today. For now, he's been charged with second-degree murder charges after he was initially arrested on first-degree charges. Medina pleaded not guilty. See also: Derek Medina ... More >>
Karlie Tomica, the self-described "party princess" who hit Shore Club executive chef Stefano Riccioletti and then drove home drunk, has reportedly reached a plea deal with prosecutors. She'll spend just four years in prison, followed by two years of house arrest and 15 years of probation.
The family that grew ganja together is now the family that pleaded guilty together. In the spring of last year, federal agents and Miami-Dade narcotics detectives dismantled a clan of marijuana growers that distributed thousands of pounds of high-grade weed from South Florida to New York City. Gilbe ... More >>
The feds slink away from a flubbed Internet pharmacy case.
A South Florida company caught stealing twice surfaces under a new name and gets a lucrative government franchise.
He's behind bars for life.
Critics say draconian drug laws held over from the Eighties pack prisons, force plea deals, and hit one errant lawyer harder than the dealers he defended
Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon
State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle should have coasted to election victory. Instead she's dodging bullets from the police unions in the political fight of her life.
A wealthy couple disappears, the slumbering Metro-Dade Police Department awakens, and the ghastly deeds of Miami's Sun Gym gang at last come to an end.
Miami Beach Mayor Neisen Kasdin's bro Scott has trouble like you wouldn't believe
Attorney Russell Carbone played dirty. How dirty? Try conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and perjury.
The Riddle That Cracked the Case
Having lost their case against the drug kingpins, federal prosecutors vowed to convict jury foreman Miguel Moya of bribery. Didn't quite work out that way.
When infamous drug smugglers Falcon and Magluta won the first round, prosecutors vowed revenge. This time it's personal.
After squandering much of his lottery jackpot, Bernardo Paz is acquitted of raping his pregnant teenage sister-in-law
Stanley Cohen's wife went to prison for arranging to have him killed. Years later a Miami journalist reveals a secret. Now the entire case may be unraveling.
Bruce Udolf spent seven years arguing public corruption cases for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami. A report from the front lines.
Accused of bribery and public corruption, this power pair finds that love and justice prevail
In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law
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?
The continuing success of lobbyist Ron Book: Perverse proof of how much lawmakers need lawbreakers
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?
And now federal proescutors face a daunting challenge: Take down Raul Martinez once and for all
A Swiss jury finds art connoisseur/embezzler Robert Polo guilty as charged A thirteen times over
A notorious animal smuggler. Some eager buyers. A bizarre sting operation. A dark and stormy night. No wonder the jurors could hardly believe what they were hearing.
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.
Being thrown in jail was supposed to bring down the curtain on Miami drug lords Willy Falc and Sal Magluta. But there was an encore: Death threats, clandestine cameras, illegal searches, and major security violations.
Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.
The evidence was not there. The kids' stories were outrageous beyond belief. But that didn't stop Janet Reno from trying to destroy Bobby Fijnje.
Reno Consideration ( Part A) If she is confirmed as U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno's ability to maintain discipline and impartiality among a vast bureaucracy of prosecutors will be tested like never before. The notorious cases examined here, drawn from
Tony Bryant is a black militant, a hijacker, a survivor of Cuban prisons, and a Castro-hating commando. And don't you forget it.
A Dade man finds himself accused of raping three young boys. Because he is HIV-positive, prosecutors are calling it attempted murder.
Even as her prosecutors prepare their murder case against Andrew Morello's friends, Janet Reno insists she's keeping an open mind