Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke breaks down the good ole boy history of the University of Florida. The Gator nation is always acting like they are so much better than Canes nation. Flor ... More >>
One of South Florida's hottest restaurant companies is suing a prominent former chef, alleging deceit, betrayal, and incompetence. In a steamy lawsuit filed this past Tuesday that reads like an epic novel, 50 Eggs Restaurant Company LLC. alleges Piyarat Potha Arreeratn, known to most Miami restauran ... More >>
Without search engine LexisNexis at their fingertips, lawyers would have to physically walk down to their local law libraries and pull down those impressive monochromatic tomes used to decorate the walls in personal injury firms' TV ads. Legal life, in other words, would grind to a halt without serv ... More >>
John DuBois is one freaked-out Palmetto Bay Village vice-mayor. In an odd twist to the millionaire security systems entrepreneur's ongoing legal war with the Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Resources & Management, Dubois thought he was being spied on by unknown individuals in a helicop ... More >>
A dispute over a locked gate prompted Miami attorney John Ruiz, operator of La Ley Sports Complex in Homestead, to call the police on Mayor Steven Bateman this past March 7. According to a recently released investigative report, Ruiz accused Bateman of cutting the lock to the northwest gate of the c ... More >>
It might have seemed that Rick Scott's defeat in the 2014 gubernatorial race was pretty much a done deal a year before the campaigns even really began, but the latest poll shows Scott might not be such a pushover. The poll of 600 registered voters conducted earlier this month shows Sc ... More >>
When it comes to pushing new laws, Gov. Rick Scott has developed a predictable routine: 1) Propose clearly unconstitutional and possibly insane new law. 2) Get sued. 3) Inspire heavy Daily Show mockery. 4) Lose over and over again in court.While we all love the Daily Show fodder, steps two and four ... More >>
In a hearing yesterday, Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Migna Sanchez-Llorens dismissed charges against Frita Man owner Jean Beltran, closing the case with a "no action" disposition. Beltran was arrested April 9 after Grill Master Cafe food truck owner Raymond Delgado accused him of pulling a gun out ... More >>
It was an Only-In-Miami scam first reported by New Times. Three women promised local and out-of-state investors luxurious homes in foreclosure at super awesome discounted prices by claiming they had inside sources at the Miami-Dade County Clerk's Office that could get them the properties before g ... More >>
photo by Gage via Wikimedia CommonsOut on the campaign trail, Republican presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich hasn't shown a ton of empathy toward the millions going through foreclosures. But maybe his new Florida campaign chief can change his tune with his own personal story of housing hell.Fo ... More >>
Jason Starkman skipped out on a $1.2 million debt at the Hollywood-based casino owned by the Seminoles.When it came to betting against the Seminole Tribe of Florida, prominent businessman Jason Starkman didn't know when to walk away -- yet so far he has still come out even. Last week, the Seminol ... More >>
Ave Maria, Florida. Ave Maria's law school is now located in nearby Naples.Debate rages over whether FIU has displaced UM as the best football team in Florida. But legally speaking, the Golden Panthers are pantsing the 'Canes left and right.FIU sits atop the table for this summer's bar exam, beat ... More >>
Don't call him "Lil Luke."Uncle Luke is going after the convicted Ponzi schemer who proclaimed himself "Lil Luke." Today, Luther Campbell followed through on his promise to sue Nevin Shapiro for defamation.In Yahoo! Sports' investigative report on rampant booster violations he committed at the Un ... More >>
Today is your last chance to decide which of the least suckiest candidates for county mayor you want to vote for. Yesterday, we told you how Julio Robaina shoved it to the taxpayers.Well, Carlos Gimenez has done his fair share of giving it to us with no Vaseline as well. So no matter who you pick ... More >>
Theodore Ross Dempster, a relatively little-known attorney in Miami, has been disbarred after allegations he ran a racket similar to a Ponzi scheme. Dempster is alleged to have set up a company purportedly involved in real estate development in Georgia, and collected hundreds of thousands of doll ... More >>
Is it payback for rolling back last call in Coconut Grove?
Photo by Erik MazaMichelle Spence-Jones talks to the press after she was declared the winner with 53 percent of the vote.Click here to view photos as we followed Michelle Spence-Jones on campaign day.The morning after suspended Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones won a special election and d ... More >>
via justomedia.comFrancisco TudelaFrancisco Tudela's resumé could inspire a kick-ass James Bond flick. The former vice president of Peru, he once shared an office with a spy, was held hostage at the Japanese embassy, and worked under a world leader who was convicted for murder and kidnapping.&nb ... More >>
Biological dad has "no rights," judge says.
The celebrity ex-priest's romantic rival goes bye-bye just in time for the nuptials.
Is $650K a Deal to dump that dude?
AP Photo/C.M. GuerreroAlberto Cutié's girlfriend, Ruhama Buni Canellis, enters the Church of the Resurrection on May 31, 2009.This past May 31, after renouncing Catholicism, international celebrity priest Alberto Cutié delivered his first sermon as an Episcopal minister. TV cameras and tabloid rep ... More >>
As the state budget sinks, Florida's indigent mentally ill descend even further.
The commish talks for the first time about his 2006 arrest.
The Escobar brothers are in jail for murdering a cop, but 20 years later, there's still no verdict.
So he's naked and in his seventies. He's still the coolest guy you'll ever meet.
Chief John Timoney refuses to testify about his free use of a Lexus SUV.
Hialeah Gardens Police officer claims she was harassed and tormented
The police watchdog group's right to do its job is challenged
The Unbearable Lightness
Clove cigarettes and Italian slang
The debut of The Bitch
My big adventure inside the counting room
The state once aimed to buy a big chunk of the Everglades. But that was before Dexter Lehtinen came along.
Carlos Barroso's feud with Anthony Auto involves a video camera, many police reports, and assault charges
Legal experts and insider politicos agree: Voter fraud will soon force Xavier Suarez from office. Then What?
Is it okay to operate a feed store in horse country? Residents say neigh!
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.