CC by 2.0, via Sr Atlantico on FlickrJamaica-based Capleton is one artist whose travel plans could be affected by Kingston's state of emergency.Kingston, Jamaica is under siege. The city is the current battleground for a standoff between authorities and gang members sympathetic to an alleged drug ... More >>
In 2008, a New Times investigation brought you the story of the growing problem of South American gangs targeting local jewelers in violent robberies. Illustration for New Times Broward-Palm Beach by Kyle T. Webster"Highly organized South American theft gangs" are targeting local merchants, ... More >>
Miami Police arrested four young suspects, including two teenage girls, on suspicion of robbing a Little Havana man at gunpoint early this morning.Salene Cala, age 14, and Estefay Ferrera, 16, were arrested after police pulled their car over just after 6:30 a.m. They're accused of helping an ... More >>
Do I get five years in the slammer for posting this? Thanks to a law championed by a former Miami-Dade Police officer, two Florida men face up to five years in prison for photos allegedly showing gang signs posted to their MySpace accounts. The whole thing is ridiculous. Taxpa ... More >>
In the early morning hours of Jan. 8, 2008, in a dark alley off South Glades Drive, a gang member named Andrew James Rolle walked up to a white Ford Taurus and blasted the man inside to death.The driver was an off-duty Miami detective named James Walker, and his murder helped fuel a joint local a ... More >>
Alex Izaguirre Cigarette and Black-N-Mild smoke wafted throughout the already stifling hot warehouse at 19100 SW 106 Ave. in unincorporated Miami-Dade. It was shortly after 9 p.m. this past June 20 when more than 100 relatives, friends, and members of the street gang Latin Syndicate filed into Bad D ... More >>
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It included horsy porn and hopscotch.
They give new meaning to the term blood diamond.
Local accused of being the most prolific serial killer in Miami history.
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Saints Row shamelessly apes Grand Theft Auto
The Warriors nicely complements the bloody cult classic that inspired it
Did a career criminal foil a potentially catastrophic attack on Miami? Or was I just duped?
Hip-hop, clowns, and war dances meet on the street in Rize
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Three kids from suburban Miami found a clever way to relieve their boredom: They launched an attack on a police station
When your country is bristling with weapons, peace and democracy begin to look like targets, not dreams
Ancient Spanish Monastery
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Martin Scorsese looks at the roots of New York's violence, with mixed results
He was raised to be a soldier by the contras in Nicaragua. When he came to South Florida, he found his calling as a gang warlord.
The murder of fifteen-year-old Jarvis Hilbert hardly came as a surprise. In fact some would say it was inevitable.
How gangs overran a school in an affluent neighborhood. And how administrators reclaimed it.
In six months of smog-free service, the Beach's ElectroWave shuttle has traveled a rough road
Forget Jerry and Phil. When it comes to Spanish TV, Miami's own Pedro Sevcec is the tiger of talk.
With local interest on the wane, a graying biker gang resolves to head south of the border. Como se dice "raisin' hell"?
Not so long ago the infamous Latin Kings ruled Miami's gangland streets. Now their missionaries are bringing a new message.
Bagged meters mean you can't park along a stretch of Washington Avenue late on weekend nights -- and you can't buy crack there, either
Metro-Dade officials wouldn't let grudges and ego get in the way of exemplary police work, would they?
Herald editors nix a photo-essay about girl gangs. Was it not a good story? Or was it not good news?