The man eating breakfast certainly looked like Nicholas Cutter. He had the same pale skin. The same shaved head. The same technicolor tattoos peeking from beneath his T-shirt like graffiti on a whitewashed wall. Yet, from across the kitchen table, his sister Rainy saw a stranger. Once an extroverte ... More >>
Nearly a year after the Biogenesis scandal ended with a record round of baseball suspensions, one mystery has lingered. It centers on boxes of medical files that were stolen from the car of whistleblower Porter Fischer, the source behind the New Times story that sparked the whole affair. The files t ... More >>
Dr. Paul Perito has responded to our story which detailed another lawsuit stemming from allegedly destroying a patient's penis, the second time he's been hit with such a suit. We also chronicled past criminal charges against the urologist in which he was accused of selling counterfeit pills out o ... More >>
Dr. Gary Kompothecras, an influential political donor to Gov. Charlie Crist, is at the center of a controversial study.The U.S. Supreme Court today is scheduled to hear a case that could have a wide-ranging impact on hundreds of lawsuits that claim there is a direct link between autism and vaccin ... More >>
A Miami plastic surgeon is accused of child molestation.
Nothing is immune to the economic crisis, not even the palm tree'd oasis in Coral Gables known as the University of Miami. After many alumnus expressed their concern, president Donna Shalala sent out a letter to all alum today addressing the impact on UM. Here's the highlights: UM has made a lot of ... More >>
Back-alley plastic surgery sent Donnie Hendrix to jail. Finally, she talks.
Just released from prison, Miami hip-hop icon DJ Raw is ready for the takeover
An abortion gone bad opens up an unseemly world of low-end medicine
A teenager born with HIV was never told of her status until it was too late. How this happened, and why, is now a matter of national debate.
In 1992 Bernardo Paz hit the Lotto, bought himself a brand-new BMW, and headed down the road to ruin. This year he finally got there.
For more than a decade, Otis Wallace has called the shots in tiny Florida City. That seems to be just fine with the locals.
Civics and spirituality. Politics and prayer. In the ongoing battle against inertia, Goulds bares the conflicts at its core.
Potential suicide. Sexual anxiety. Adolescent angst. No matter how hung-up you are, the counselors at Switchboard of Miami won't hang up -- or give up -- on you.
When you enter the region where parental rights end and the law steps in, beware. The line is jagged, and it nearly always cuts both ways.
New allegations and secretly recorded tapes -- the Nogues family's child-abuse debacle might never end
Last spring, when Dade County united with a local charity to help the hurricane's homeless, the partnership sounded too good to be true. It was.
Scientist Brian LaPointe wants to tame the sugar barons, corner the cat food market, and solve the sewage problems of the Florida Keys