On June 23, the tightknit Miami bartending community was rocked by the brutal killing of one of its own. Louis Salgar, who was both a bartender and a talented musician, was fatally shot at his Upper East Side home. A few weeks later, 51-year-old Raul Reinosa (AKA Reinoso Martinez) was arrested in S ... More >>
Seventeen days ago, Louis Salgar was murdered. The well-known Miami punk musician and Gramps/Broken Shaker bartender had been shot in his own home and left to die. His car was stolen. And the murderer fled. The next day, Palm Beach Police located Salgar's gray Honda Accord, abandoned on the edge ... More >>
Yesterday, Louis Salgar, a Miami punk musician and bartender, was shot and killed at his home in Miami. And his car was stolen. Hours ago, Palm Beach Police found a gray Honda Accord in the bushes near the Breakers Hotel after receiving an early-morning call from a security guard about the suspicio ... More >>
Intoxicated teen girls running wild in Florida in next-to-nothing isn't just the plot to Spring Breakers. Kristen Forester, 18, was pulled over in Fort Pierce last month and the officer found that the only thing she was wearing beside a seatbelt was a bra and panties.
Jeremy Justin Julien couldn't keep his junk behind his zipper so now the 23-year-old is behind bars. He was arrested earlier this week for twice exposing himself to a young girl under the age of 16.
"Apple picking" is the newest crime du jour in South Florida, perpetrated by gangs looking to steal your smartphone. Some are even willing to kill you for it. Last July 1, two teen boys on bicycles confronted 54 year-old Jerry Wayne Sherrell near NE 2nd Ave. and 54th Street and demanded his phone. W ... More >>
Too $hort is an independent hip hop pioneer who made his first million on cassette tapes. The East Oakland pimp is famous for dirty sex raps, and has put out a new album almost every year since 1987. He's also a ghetto reality rapper in the style of Melle Mel from Grandmaster Flash, and has loads o ... More >>
Jose M. Perez desperately wanted to be a kamikaze in a Maserati, so he threw down $64,000 for a 2008 Grand Turismo from H Greg Auto Auction in Doral. He works as a real estate agent to the stars, and the car would be a way to impress clients. The plan backfired, though, he claims, because the dealer ... More >>
An ex-soldier spun elaborate fantasies about being a professional killer. One day they came true.
Here's something to read on your smartphone while sucking exhaust and staring at the miles of immobile cars ahead of you on the Dolphin this morning: A new report out of Texas A&M University ranks Miami among the 15 worst cities in America for traffic congestion.Miami ranked 11th on this year's ... More >>
Several hours before dawn on Saturday, dancehall vet Captain Barkey (born Joslyn Hamilton) and his lover Tracy Bennett were shot to death in the parking lot of the Holiday Motel in the Bronx. The alleged murderer, according to New York City police: Joseph Kernizan, a Haitian music promoter and Benn ... More >>
Michele Traverso has plead guilty to charges related to a hit-and-run accident on the Rickenbacker that left bicyclist Aaron Cohen for dead. Traverso could face a maximum of 35 years in prison.
Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke counsels New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin. The New York Knicks and Jeremy Lin are coming to town this Thursday, February ... More >>
Michele TraversoMichele Traverso, the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run accident on the Rickenbacker Causeway, made his first appearance in court this morning and voluntarily submitted to a drug test. Despite previous arrests for possession of marijuana and cocaine, Traverso's drug ... More >>
Aaron Cohen, one of the two bicyclist who were injured in an early morning hit-and-run car crash on the Rickenbacker Causeway on Wednesday morning, has died.Meanwhile, police have arrested the driver Michele Traverso, 25, after he turned himself in early this morning. Traverso was driving with a ... More >>
Miami Beach's two towing companies will attempt to hornswaggle the City Commission this afternoon into granting them a rate hike. If commissioners and Mayor Matti Bower cave in, Beach Towing and Tremont Towing will charge people an additional $64 to get their cars back. Obviously, Miami Beach res ... More >>
Long before cable television and the thousands of programming choices that we now have, television was born in the late 1920s. Its primary function was (and it may surprise some) and still is to serve as a means of communication during emergencies. That's why we have those pesky emergency drills. ... More >>
Coca-ColaThe Coke bears are back in time for the big game.Can Super Bowl Sunday be the only day of the year in which we actually look forward to commercials? Each year, advertisers fall all over themselves trying to top each other for ratings, consumer approval and a coveted Clio award. Adv ... More >>
Ismael Cruz-Pratts, 48, was struck and killed by three cars last night in North-West Miami Dade. Disturbingly, only one of the drivers actually stopped to assist the victim. The two other cars drove away as Cruz-Pratts was left for the dead on the asphalt.
A 21-year-old woman had to pull off I-95 Sunday morning around 6:30 because her car was having trouble. She stopped in the area of NW 103rd Street near NW Sixth Avenue, where a young man approached her, hit her in the back of the head, and sexually assaulted her.
Jose Cassola claims that the Miami Herald , where he worked as a Neighbors reporter until Wednesday, is trying to throw him under the bus by publicizing his recent DUI arrest. He also claims that he's innocent-- although he admits to driving after five to seven cocktails-- and the victim of Miami Be ... More >>
All of the north and southbound lanes of US 1 in Miami were closed Wednesday morning after a hit-and-run crash left one motorist dead. The driver of a silver-colored Honda, a women believed to be in her seventies, was killed when a white pickup truck struck her vehicle, causing her to crash into a ... More >>
via CBS4 Vanhouston D. Flowers's body was found decomposed and floating in a canal.In today's roundup of horrible crimes and other assorted sins, a shooting victim is left paralyzed, a man dies while in the custody of the Miami Beach Police, an SUV somehow lands directly atop a Honda, Vanhouston ... More >>
An artist's interpretation of this story.It's something Miamians don't like to think about, but it's true: There exist a few unfortunate souls who are forced to periodically travel to Broward County for reasons related to work, Panthers games, and ex-wives. Now they have a bus. Miami-Dade Transi ... More >>
We usually use this column to recklessly mock regional idiots who accidentally shoot their toes off or are busted for running pathetic Ponzi schemes. But this week, we're issuing a public service announcement.Lovelorn ladies of South Florida, do not date the man whose pictures you see here. Even ... More >>
Brooke HoganThe RedemptionSoBe EntertainmentYou'll love Brooke Hogan's latest, The Redemption, if your taste in music was honed while drunkenly bar hopping on Washington Avenue. The album is about as charming as pole dancing for an ass-grab-happy crowd during Calle Ocho. And it's as sophistica ... More >>
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