Rights extended to homeless people in the City of Miami for years will now be taken away. A federal judge approved of a plan today that will scale back an agreement reached 16 years ago that had allowed homeless in downtown Miami to pitch tents, build fires in parks, and relieve themselves in public ... More >>
In August 2010, three Miami police officers fired at least 130 rounds into 21-year-old Gibson Belizaire, who died from his wounds behind a Little Haiti shop. Belizaire was the sixth young black man killed that year by MPD under then-Chief Miguel Exposito. Belizaire's mother then sued the c ... More >>
When the Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Courthouse finally opened in late 2007, the Magic City waxed rhapsodic: "Beautiful" and "elegant," enthused one judge; "(People) will say, 'That's Miami!" exclaimed another. Even this publication swooned, naming the glass behemoth "Best New Building" and praising t ... More >>
Religion in a courthouse? Sounds like the Taliban, right? Or maybe the Inquisition? Hell no, it's just Miami -- a part of America where we don't seem to separate church and state. A new group, the Miami Catholic Lawyers Guild, is inviting the public to a mass Thursday by Miami Archbishop John Favalo ... More >>
October 26, 2004
Miami International Airport
Los Muñequitos de Matanzas show us what we've been missing for 50 years
The Latin Grammys got the headlines, but brave and bruised theater director Alberto Sarraín got the honors
So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.
An INS agent discloses blatant anti-Cuban sentiment surrounding last year's raid, and apparent attempts at a coverup. The result? He's threatened.
Attorney Victor Diaz chats up the ACLU's Howard Simon
A new crackdown on Biscayne Bay's sponge poachers has netted an entire Cuban subculture
Eleven years after the ACLU sued the City of Miami for harassing homeless citizens, the plaintiffs will get their cash
Attorney Russell Carbone played dirty. How dirty? Try conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and perjury.
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 there's a huge drug trial in Miami and no one watches it, does it even matter?
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?
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.
What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a
Coral Gables officials send taxpayers' money to the lawyers in wheelbarrows. Guess they really don't like pretty red news racks.
When they trotted out the character references at Sarkis Soghanalian's bond hearing, they neglected to consult the people who are suing him