Seven months after Israel "Reefa" Hernandez was killed by Miami Beach cops, authorities finally announced what his family has claimed all along: that the teen died from being Tasered. The findings, which were disclosed yesterday by State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle, contradict both news rep ... More >>
Treon "Tre" Johnson, a central figure in an upcoming Rakontur documentary on backyard brawling, died on Thursday after a confrontation with Hialeah Police. Officers responded to a report and found Johnson standing on a rooftop throwing coconuts at a dog who had bitten him. To subdue Johnson they use ... More >>
Three Miami-Dade Police officers are recovering this morning and two suspects are dead after a massive county-spanning manhunt. The incident began around 4:30 a.m. when the first officer tried to arrest a subject after gunshots were reported in the 2200 block of NW 27th Avenue. The suspect shot th ... More >>
Hialeah police made a ghastly discovery early this morning: a burned out car in an industrial area parking lot with human remains inside. Even more disturbing: the fire caused such extensive damage that police couldn't immediately tell how many bodies were inside the car.
Three days after Pedro Antonio Vargas was shot to death by police after killing six neighbors in his Hialeah apartment building, police are still trying to understand why he carried out one of Miami's worst massacres. The 42-year-old lived with his elderly mother and never showed a violent streak in ... More >>
A confrontation early this morning in Hialeah between a tenant with a baseball bat and a landlord with a gun ended with the tenant shot through the chest and left dead.
Two months ago, six Hialeah Police officers stamped out a gathering of young folks attempting to shoot an impromptu street video of "Harlem Shake," the popular Internet meme that went so viral even the Miami Heat players did their own version. When cops ordered the crowd to disperse on February 24, ... More >>
At first Banana Republican was torn. We didn't know whether to curse or congratulate a gaggle of Hialeah police officers who trampled an impromptu "Harlem Shake" video shoot. Do we side with the two dozen young shakers, including a man dressed in a banana suit, who gathered in front of the "Welcome ... More >>
Tammy Valdes, a former Golden Beach Police officer who recently won $233,000 in damages against the town for wrongful termination, has been criminally charged with illegal firearms dealing. Her husband Rafael Valdes, a Hialeah Police officer, is also facing a federal charge of making a material fals ... More >>
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has been dead serious about cleaning up Florida's elections. First, he targeted 180,000 suspected ineligible voters to strike from the rolls (though he ended up eliminating only 200 after the Department of Justice stepped in). Then, he severely restricted voter registration a ... More >>
Hialeah police shot two armed robbery suspects last night after the pair tried to ram officers with their Cadillac SUV. A police officer is also in the hospital after being hit by the car. The incident occurred near West 29th Street and 12th Avenue around 9:30 p.m.
Raymond Herisse was killed in an early-morning police shootout on Memorial Day.In another astonishing chapter of staggering ineptitude surrounding the Miami Beach Police Department, the officer fired last week for running over a couple on the beach during an on-duty ATV joyride was one of the off ... More >>
Rich AbdillThe exterior of a Collins-Street Subway Restaurant was strewn with trash and liquor bottles Sunday night.Before at least seven people were injured or killed in multiple early-morning shootouts Monday, many were saying Sunday night that the scene at South Beach's Urban Beach Weekend did ... More >>
Hialeah PoliceAs it turns out, a Hialeah father who was arrested yesterday when his bruised toddler was found wandering down 74th Street alone might not be a very nice guy.Thirty-one-year-old Carlos Aybar Oliveras is now in jail on $20,000 bond, WSVN reports, and the girl's mother, Jessica Pinon, ... More >>
Hialeah Housing Authority Executive Director Julio Ponce speaks with a volunteer at Julio Robaina campaign HQ.Raleigh Flowers lives in a three-bedroom condo with brand-new kitchen cabinets and freshly painted walls in a lushly landscaped residential development in west Hialeah. It is certainly a ... More >>
The wayward ways of former Hialeah Police Chief Rolando Bolaños' troublesome son Rolando Bolaños Jr. have finally caught up to him. Bolaños Jr. has plead guilty to strong armed robbery of a bank stemming from an incident last year in which he made off with $2,389 from a Bank Atlantic in Hialea ... More >>
Alex Izaguirre Daniel Bolaños, an ex-Hialeah cop who resigned amid allegations he abused his badge, is suing the city, clerk Ralph Granado and Councilwoman Katharine Cue to get her name off the ballot. The son of former longtime Hialeah Police chief Rolando Bolaños Sr. is running against ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreDid something improper go on in Hialeah's budget office? Did budget director Alex Vega and senior internal auditor Ana Maria Gomez do more than just crunch numbers on city time? Well, whatever they were up to, it didn't sit well with Vega's wife Tania. This past April 6 around 12:30 ... More >>
WikicommonsFormer Miami New Times staffer, Palmetto High grad, and current New Yorker editor Ben Greenman will read from his new book, Please Step Back, this Saturday at 5 p.m at Books & Books Coral Gables (265 Aragon Ave.).If you missed our review of the book -- a retros ... More >>
Family Guy screen cap What are the odds? A K-9 cop on the Hialeah Police force was on his way to an emergency call earlier today, heading northbound on Fourth Avenue, when he collided with a civilian's car heading southbound. The two vehicles ended up in a nearby canal along 36th Terrace. The off ... More >>
They'll slaughter your dinner as you watch — but don't tell the cops.
Well, gosh darn it, ya'll. Your Miami Hurricanes basketballing team lost pretty badly to FSU: 80-67. There goes hopes of finishing out ACC regular-season play with more wins than losses. [Democrat]One of the top producers at Stanford Group's Miami office says he raised red flags about something fish ... More >>
Negative campaign ads quash the former Hialeah mayor's quest for Congress.
The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.
Bigamy charges and dozens of people busted after fake weddings: It must be South Florida.
He's behind bars for life.
As the state budget sinks, Florida's indigent mentally ill descend even further.
A boorish mom, insensitive cops, and a deaf couple add up to nasty controversy.
An abortion gone bad opens up an unseemly world of low-end medicine
Petition mongers get stopped by the cops
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