In the murder confession he published on Facebook shortly before posting a picture of his wife's lifeless body, Derek Medina claimed his wife was punching him and he was "not going to stand anymore with the abuse." This morning, the Miami Herald reported Medina is "likely to claim self-defense." Se ... More >>
Derek Medina, 31, fatally shot his wife, Jennifer Alfonso, at their South Miami townhouse this morning and then posted a confession and a picture of her dead, bloody body slumped on their kitchen floor before he went to a police station and admitted to the murder. See also: Derek Medina, Facebook W ... More >>
Art Basel is about to capture the minds and imagination of Miami. The self-billed "most prestigious art show in the Americas" showcases work by more than 2,000 artists. Crazy stuff is literally everywhere -- on the sides of buildings, in parks, in tents and galleries, and at the Miami Beach C ... More >>
Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.
The feds say a local man smuggled millions of smokes for terrorists. He's not alone.
Six students in Carol City High's tragic class of 2006 were murdered. Hope survives.
Yep, that's Miami.
Um, because that's not him.
Six plays come to life in 24 hours.
Refugees fled slavery, slaughter, and starvation, and got rejected.
Jon Roberts was a big-time Miami coke dealer who did time in the big house
The Subculture that Would Not (Un) Die Lusts for New Blood
Why would anyone painstakingly collect and count exactly one million little wooden sticks?
Where do you put all those kids too young, broke, and alienated to make the Beach club scene? The Alley.
Wacky Danish cult leader Mogens Amdi Petersen was a guest on tony Fisher Island until recently; now he's staying with the State of California
Big payoffs. Gruesome murders. Nosy feds. Life as a cargo handler at MIA just ain't what it used to be.
That's a motto you might want to keep in mind next time you go shopping for a used car
Activist Leroy Jones battled personal demons and has emerged as a radical bent on black empowerment.
"Hey, I'm no Calvin Klein," says Shanie Jacobs. Yet her handmade angora garments fetch up to $2500 a pop.
Pastors in South Dade's black churches have discovered one sure way to attract male membership: Start a choir
For photographer Joel McEachern, the chill of a winter dawn is prime time for traipsing through the saw grass in pursuit of The Everglades' Sweet Light
Marion and Orlando de Cardenas aided Fidel Castro when the Cuban revolution was still a daydream, not a bad dream
Howard Gary discusses OPERATION GREENPALM, the ambitious corruption investigation rattled by mismanagement and blown apart by astonishing leaks of secret information
In the world of waiters, landing a gig at Joe's Stone Crab is like getting drafted by the Marlins, only better
The continuing success of lobbyist Ron Book: Perverse proof of how much lawmakers need lawbreakers
The Florida Elections Commission and the Florida Bar. Maybe the FBI, too. For a man who won automatic re-election, Metro Commissioner James Burke seems to have a lot of explaining to do.
Students who can't overcome the alienation of inner-city public schools are finding their thrill on Beacon Hill