In many ways, 2011 was a great one for movies. Some really good films came out this year -- some that broke the mold and swirled genres together in unprecedented ways. Several icons of the movie world made remarkable contributions that should be mentioned at the year's close. On the other hand, y ... More >>
Photo by Jacob KatelHoward SimonAmerican Civil Liberties executive director Howard Simon took part in the last century's most significant freedom march with Dr. Martin Luther King. Then he was part of lawsuits that indicated our own government might have played a role in one of the civil rights m ... More >>
The investigation into a cop killing in the '70s leads to a law professor who helped launch Barack Obama's political career.
The life and crimes of John Dillinger in this fast and furious film.
"Connolly's a scumbag"
Decorated FBI agent John Connolly soon goes on trial for murder in Miami. Too bad he wasn't here when the shots were fired.
Everything you didn't know -- and would never have asked -- about the newspaper biz
Novelist James Ellroy reshapes America's ugly history in his own image
For nearly four decades the CIA has kept secret the identity of a Miami agent who may have known too much too early about Lee Harvey Oswald
MC5: Gun-toting revolutionaries say the darndest things
During the Forties and Fifties, Mel Richard fought organized crime's incursion into Miami Beach. He's still crusading.
Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.
In the world of waiters, landing a gig at Joe's Stone Crab is like getting drafted by the Marlins, only better
Hall of Fame and Museum: Morbid kitsch and money. Lots of money.
Eisenhower was president, shark-finned Cadillacs ruled the highways, and Miami Beach was the nightlife capital of the Western Hemisphere