Let us quickly recount the glorious career of German Bosque, Florida's worst cop. He was arrested three times and fired five times. He was probed more than 40 times by internal affairs, including 16 cases involving serious battery and excessive force. He tried to board an airplane with a loaded gun, ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke wants justice for men who are victims of domestic violence. The New York City Police Department should have arrested Solange Kno ... More >>
Despite the fact there's no argument that Derek Medina pulled the trigger that killed his wife shortly before he posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook, Medina plead not guilty to first-degree murder charges in court this morning. Medina's case will now head to trial as soon as March. It's expe ... More >>
Mark Gold is one of the kings of Miami's lucrative traffic ticket racket. His Ticket Clinic is ubiquitous and the University of Miami law alum has reaped the benefits with a $1.5 million mansion on Rivo Alto Island. But Gold doesn't exactly seem like a happy camper. Two years ago he sued a strip clu ... More >>
In a tense interview on ESPN's "First Take" today former NFL player Chad Johnson admitted that he the confrontation with his ex-wife Evelyn Lozada that lead to his arrest on domestic violence charges earlier this year stemmed from his own infidelity."I made the bed. I'm going to lay in it," Johnson ... More >>
The most recent edition of the annual BET Hip-Hop Awards was less trophies-and-speeches and more WWE Monday Night Raw. First and foremost, the Bawse Ricky Ross stirred up some seriously harsh vibes when he and Young Jeezy got into a spitty spat that resulted in the senseless smashing of a mirror. ... More >>
It's been a hell of a legal week for former NFL player Chad Johnson. Earlier this week, his divorce from reality TV star Evelyn Lozada became official, and this morning he struck a plea deal on charges that he head-butted her. Johnson has been sentenced to a year of probation and has been ordered to ... More >>
Former NFL player Chad Johnson and Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada were officially divorced earlier this morning. The two had only wed over the July 4th weekend following a romance that was chronicled both on Lozada's VH1 reality show and in the gossip press, but Johnson was arrested just weeks ... More >>
Uncle Luke,the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke criticizes Joe Philbin for letting go of Chad Johnson.The Miami Dolphins are the most hypocritical football organization to ever b ... More >>
When Whitney Houston died, we were "So Emotional." And when Donna Summer danced her "Last Dance" a few months later, we went into full breakdown mode, eating nothing but the leftover crumbs in our beard and salty teardrops. It was tough, still is. But that's life. The (drag) show must go on. And n ... More >>
Following her husband's arrest this weekend for domestic battery, Evelyn Lozada has broken her silence and released a statement to the media. Lozada, a star of VH1's Basketball Wives, had been married to Chad Johnson for only about five weeks before the incident.
Because the world of adult entertainment is eminently classy, a pornography company has decided to capitalize on a domestic violence case for its own publicity purposes by offering Chad Johnson $100,000 to star in porn.Before Johnson was arrested this weekend and subsequently cut from the Miami Dolp ... More >>
Kenny Mixon, a former Miami Dolphin, was arrested at his Weston home yesterday afternoon on charges of domestic violence. Mixon is alleged to have choked his girlfriend.
Marian Searchwell may have wound up behind bars for domestic violence, but frankly it's hard to blame her for her actions. The 56-year-old resident of Vero Beach was at the home she shared with her husband of 5 months when the man showed up around 10 p.m. on a Thursday night and asked her to plea ... More >>
Maybe police officers need to take sensitivity training to better understand the time honored traditions of the noble redneck people. That's what Mark Thomas Wach seems to think.After the Palm City man was arrested for shooting a lawnmower and pointing a gun at his son, he told police, "Fighting ... More >>
Power 96 morning host and Miami bass legend DJ Laz finds himself connected to a bizarre murder-suicide that occurred in Miramar this past weekend.Marcus Trotman, 25, shot his wife, 30-year-old Danielle Lorenzo, and his mother-in-law, Linda Scudera, before turning the gun on himself. All three die ... More >>
via Brevard County Sheriff's OfficeJennifer Lynn HearnSix weeks ago, Jennifer Lynn Hearn started bragging on Facebook that her husband had left her, but she'd already found a new man: "Wow. I am so glad one person walked out of my life so others could walk in," she wrote.Turns out, her husband, C ... More >>
A three-judge panel from Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal has upheld the right of Florida's fathers to slap their teenage daughters on the ass without fear of facing domestic violence charges. The ruling overturned an earlier judgement from a Tallahassee judge, who granted a domestic violen ... More >>
Luis Conte Agüero, a well-known figure in Miami's exile community and a former close friend turned arch-nemesis of Fidel Castro, has been arrested for domestic violence and accused of molesting his former girlfriend's 10-year-old daughter. The 87-year-old was arrested yesterday in the parking lo ... More >>
Roman in a 2005 mugshotEugene Roman may never see the errors of his own ways. Or much of anything in fact. He gouged out his own eyes with his finger back in 2005 while serving time for beating his wife. Shortly after the incident he was released, and his wife accepted him back into the house. Th ... More >>
Reinaldo Ruiz, a sergeant in the Miami-Dade Police Department who makes more than $100,000-a-year, has found himself on the other side of the badge after being arrested Friday night by Broward Sheriff's deputies on charges of domestic violence. Few details are available but Ruiz was booked and ch ... More >>
Neil Julien, a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer, has been arrested on charges that he molested a 16-year-old girl back in 2005. According to NBC Miami, he allegedly molested the girl multiple time during the summer of 2005 while dating the girl's mother. The charges surfaced af ... More >>
A mother and her adult son were fatally stabbed Wednesday night during a domestic dispute in a West Miami Dade home. The killer then turned the knife on himself but survived. When police arrived shortly after 7 p.m. at a home on 133rd Place and Southwest 58th Terrace, they found a gruesome scene ... More >>
Virtually every update we've published concerning the killing of 21-year-old graffiti artist Jonathan "Ynot" Corso has sparked a flurry of commenters opining that as a prolific vandal, he was a "scumbag" who "deserved" to die. Let's take a look at who's on the accused killer's side of the m ... More >>
The last thing in the world I want is for a serious point I was trying to make about domestic abuse devolve into some pissing match with two radio jocks. The underlying subject matter is too serious. Enrique Santos left a long comment on the original post, and you should read it to get his side of t ... More >>
Remember our old friend Tasha Cunningham? She started DontDateHimGirl.com: the locally run website that allows women to anonymously dish about men they've dated. New Times wrote about the site extensively back in 2006. Well, DDHG wants some of this Chris Brown/Rihanna publicity too. The site just is ... More >>
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