The federal probe wilts and prosecutors drop the case
Hydroponic marijuana production is growing up
These guys make Girls Gone Wild look lame
During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.
Donna Weaver hoped to get help from the FBI in finding her husband. Instead she got crooked agents working with violent drug dealers
John Kerry once took a shot at Miami's Felix Rodriguez for his part in the Iran-contra scandal. Now the Bush family friend is shooting back.
The sixth annual Medical Marijuana Benefit Concert raises funds for patients' rights
Miami attorney Joaquin Perez helps drug kingpins get minimum jail time, maximum profits, by cooperating with the feds
And in the drug war, the money sometimes ends up in strange places
Who cares if Space 34 is closing? Do you?
Celebrate the medicinal benefits of Mary Jane
Labors to legalize bud in Florida have gone sour as week-old bong water
J. Crew models? Or young Cuban dope dealers?
Ecstasy use and TV-signal piracy are as common as jaywalking
He was a street philosopher, a crusader, a gambler, and the unofficial mayor of Hialeah's black ghetto. Now he's gone to prison, and he's not coming back.
Despite a history of corruption in its north district substation, the Miami Police Department won't get tough with its own cops
With Traffic Steven Soderbergh takes on the unwinnable war
Ecstasy hysteria flourishes in Florida
The murderous violence that has recently gripped Opa-locka may have died along with its most infamous victim
Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street
Big payoffs. Gruesome murders. Nosy feds. Life as a cargo handler at MIA just ain't what it used to be.
Attorney Russell Carbone played dirty. How dirty? Try conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and perjury.
To keep X-craved Miami Beach raving, Hasidic teenagers smuggled in pills by the hundreds of thousands
When infamous drug smugglers Falcon and Magluta won the first round, prosecutors vowed revenge. This time it's personal.
Robert Dowd is a veteran, a Southern Baptist, a Republican ... and a staunch supporter of legalizing drugs
Uncle Sam is looking for a few good potheads to cure, and treatment is yours for the toking
If it gets you high, chances are that James Hall knows more about it than anyone anywhere
In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law
The feds spent years building their case against drug kingpins Willy Falc centsn and Sal Maglutaa. Life in prison was assured. Too bad the jury didn't see it that way.
Smuggling coke by the ton and making money by the bushel. Getting tortured in Panama and eating smoked pork loin in Houston. The courtroom show is riveting, but like Al says, where's the justice?
When federal prosecutors seek the death penalty in drug-related murders, the defendants are almost always black. Why should Miami's first "kingpin" case be any exception?
A young pastor aims his church's meager resources at some of Miami's neediest.
South Beach nightlife sophisticates know they can handle it. A little puff now and then won't kill you. No big deal.
As faith in the revolution sinks to new lows, kids in Cuba are getting high
It's a unique source of fiber, a natural painkiller, a valuable fuel source. So when Jack Herer talks about legalization, there's a method to his reefer madness.
Being thrown in jail was supposed to bring down the curtain on Miami drug lords Willy Falc and Sal Magluta. But there was an encore: Death threats, clandestine cameras, illegal searches, and major security violations.
The sedative Rohypnol is illegal in the United States. Which probably goes a long way toward explaining why it's so easy to find in Miami.
South Florida's NORML chapter gets an infusion of new blood and a renewed commitment to keep lawmakers from kicking the cannabis
It alters perceptions and skews the ability to tell right from wrong. Ultimately, it results in a dysfunctional society. But it's not a drug. It's the War on Drugs.
With an immunity deal secured through 1986, coke broker Tommie Sikes sang like a canary. Make that "secured through 1985." Oops!
After a year of operating Savannah Moon, the popular South Dade eatery, U.S. marshals have had their fill of the restaurant business