Yesterday, New Times published the second part of our series Hell on the Home Front, a profile of Iraq War vet Nicholas Cutter and the poor treatment he received at the Miami Veterans Affairs hospital. The story of how Cutter's death inside the VA was allegedly covered up has touched a nerve in a n ... More >>
This morning, New Times published the second half of its two-part series on a soldier's tragic death inside the Miami Veterans Affairs hospital. Hell On The Home Front follows Nicholas Cutter's journey from heartbroken teenager to battle-hardened soldier to PTSD-suffering veteran to drug addict. Ac ... More >>
Featuring threesome seekers, cokehead judges, hockey dads from hell, and, quite naturally, Greg Abbott.
Is Florida devolving into a complete "murder first, ask questions later" mind set? (That's assuming you think it already hasn't.) A Florida man who snuck up on his neighbor's yard and pumped Labor Day party attendants full of lead is claiming that his action should be declared legal not only under ... More >>
A soldier wrongly beaten and arrested by Jorge Mercado -- the Miami Beach police officer who Tasered teenage tagger Israel Hernandez before he died -- says he and another service member were forced to quash their complaint in order to save their families and careers. Luis Maldonado says he and budd ... More >>
Ferry Corsten is a trance powerhouse. While the world of EDM is shiny and new to young Americans, bro is packing decades of experience. When these little ravers were just dropping balls, Corsten was already well versed in dropping beats. So by now, he's terribly jaded, right? Maybe he'd be so ove ... More >>
After a thorough beatdown in the Iowa caucuses last night, Newt Gingrich turned this morning to Miami, announcing a new gala fundraiser at the Biltmore that he hopes will re-energize his presidential campaign. Too bad Newt can't ring up legendary Miami arms merchant Sarkis Soghanalian, ... More >>
via HoneywellMiami Dade cops hope to soon start flying this robotic drone called the T-Hawk.In places such as Kabul, Gaza, and Baghdad, unmanned aerial vehicles hovering over homes, following suspects, and tracking enemies of the state are a daily reality. So where are the high-tech drones buzzin ... More >>
SilliCilli's on FlikrHistoric leaking.There's been a lot of leaking lately. First, it was Mel Gibson's heavy-breathing tirade, and now something that is just a tad more relevant -- WikiLeaks' releasing thousands of pages of allegedly classified documents pertaining to the War in Af ... More >>
Recently fired Local 10 anchor Charles Perez took his side of the story to the Daily Beast today, in a wide-ranging column explaining why he'll continue his suit against WPLG, claiming they fired him because he was gay, attacking the state of the news business, positioning himself as a gay rights he ... More >>
A recently reunited nation confronts the band's latest.
A local deserter finds a cold reception in Canada.
31 Cubans landed near the Turkey Point Power Plant. Now authorities are trying to figure out how 31 people in a boat got so close to what is supposed to be a super-secure nuclear plant. [NBC6]A UM student and Iraq vet is being charged with battery and kidnapping. [CBS4]Citrix, a tech company based i ... More >>
The Battle in Seattle is on in Coral Gables.
If you've been keeping up with blogdom for the past couple of days, you've probably come across the site How Obama Got Elected. The premise is basically "people who voted for Obama are stupid and misinformed, and it's the media's fault." The guy behind it commissioned a Zogby poll to show that a m ... More >>
Henry Rollins shouts his truth from the Revolution stage.
Reflect on war, not self-love.
Nonfiction continues its ascent onscreen.
Dont blink -- you might miss it.
So there I was trying to cross Biscayne Boulevard to pick up some lunch about 3:00 p.m. when a Miami-Dade motorcycle cop stopped me in my tracks. “Get out of the street,” he shouted. Huh. Then I complained. “Whatinhell is this? I’m hungry.” The cop felt bad. It’ll only be two minut ... More >>
Forget about OJ -- opening arguments in the trial of the “Liberty City 7” are underway and already, the case looks like it will afford one of the zaniest, glimpses into our government’s war on terror yet – as if Operation Iraq Freedom weren’t enough of a circus. The seven have been charge ... More >>
One of the Beachs best is just getting by
From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn
That stuff will kill you If there is anything worse for a restaurant than having one of its customers contract food poisoning, it is having that stricken diner be in the process of reviewing the establishment. The good news for Rotelli Pizza Pasta Perfect, at 501 E. Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, ... More >>
The awful reality of war hits the Wolf
A Soldier's Fugue offers the view from the ground, times three
Iraq gets juiced Miami style
The first thing you learn to kill is your identity
Take a tour through Hardcore's sewer of softcore dementia
Big Sugar, conspiracies, local talent, and Newspeak
A small cadre of exile fanatics now controls the Bush administration's Cuba policy, and Fidel Castro couldn't be happier
Our critics weigh in on the local theater
Reality loses the battle with fiction
Groovy music and good vibes at Greynolds
Presidential advisor Karen Hughes draws a crowd at Books & Books, a very, very divided crowd
Boycott French wines or Asian restaurants? Let's get real, people!
Rosanne Cash is the friend who will say, or sing, what you can't