Around noon on Monday, several cars belonging to relatives and friends were lined up outside a grieving family's suburban Palmetto Bay home, and Craig Karpiak was still coming to grips with a bleak new reality. "Nothing matters except she's gone," a somber Karpiak said. "That's my daughter." M ... More >>
18-year-old Jesus Trejo had been missing since Tuesday. His blue Honda Civic had been discovered empty in the remote area of Ingraham Highway and 232nd Avenue in South Miami-Dade. Yesterday, divers found a body in an Everglades canal near that general area and have now confirmed that it belongs to ... More >>
Say it ain't so Jimbo! WPLG reports that Miami's favorite low rent sea-side hang-out is finally shutting down after surviving through several hurricanes, a fire, and the city's draconian bureaucracy. In 1954, shrimper Jimbo Luznar established his little beach head on Virginia Key, which became on ... More >>
Florida Agriculture commissioner Adam Putnam went on television this past weekend to warn that the giant African land snail can carry meningitis. If you eat it, that is. Who in hell would consider eating a slimy snail the size of a Chihuahua? Plenty of people, it turns out.The snail grows up to e ... More >>
Has Carlos Gimenez changed Carlos Alvarez's big-spendin' ways?Let's take a moment to remember back to the distant past. Cue the theremins. The time: Last November. The place: Miami-Dade. The conflict: County residents enraged over the economic free fall are close to recalling Mayor Carlos Alvarez ... More >>
Jimbo's -- the venerable Virginia Key hobo den, petting zoo, and bocce pit -- was recently named one of Esquire's best bars in America. It looks like a Mad Max gang hangout. In a figurative sense, the smoked fish sold there is like an enema. Some people swear by it. The more squeamish, however, ... More >>
Snapper's on Ives Dairy Road: Not your typical "Let's Make A Deal" venue.In his most recent column, Luther Campbell claims that Homestead City Councilman Jimmie Williams III, who supports Carlos Gimenez for mayor, offered him a $40,000 appearance fee to show up at the elected official's soon-to-b ... More >>
The cause of the Jet Ski crash that left 21-year-old singer Sean Kingston throwing up blood and in the trauma unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital is still under investigation, but authorities have reportedly ruled out alcohol as the cause of the crash. Meanwhile, Kingston still remains in the inten ... More >>
Rick Scott apparently hates alligators. He hates them so much he's had them skinned and made into his really tacky, gold embossed, custom "governor" boots. He hates them so much that he doesn't want to even be near a live one, unless he had a gun and is shooting at it. Apparently Scott thinks tha ... More >>
It's too late to stop the pythons. The real question is, what's next?
"Let him foolishly make money off of these animals, and we'll mop up the mess when something tragic finally happens."
Bit on the set of a Rick Ross video, animal handler Mark McCarthy now squares off against activists.
A prison stay and bankruptcy can't keep him down.
Tired of those pesky reptiles? Here's one answer.
Simon Graves wants to dunk crooked pols.
Miami's feline fringe is a vanishing breed
"Somebody stomping on a fish — it doesn't make sense how she would perceive that as abusive"
Like the Messiah, whose birth we celebrate this week, and also Prince, The Bitch would die for you
Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer
No tips for the weary; swan-eating croc irks park
They're calling the Asian snakehead "the Frankenfish"
Baseball been very very good to them