"Miami-Dade County government is badly in need of a federal enema."
Flo Rida and Missy Elliott at Sunset Place?
Dorrin Rolle’s dedication to his district is in question
The county mayor’s race is bumper-to-bumper with hopefuls, but a former traffic reporter thinks he has a shot.
Tongues still wag over FTAA arrests, but does the Civilian Investigative Panel have teeth?
Billy Hardemon has been running around Liberty City, and away from allegations of wrongdoing, forever
Octavia Anderson and the last days of the James E. Scott Homes
Adolph King, Jr., fought to maintain an oasis in a menacing desert. The desert prevailed.
Burke's Legacy, for the Record
What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!
Bruce Kaplan is alive and well (for the moment at least), but that hasn't deterred speculation about his replacement
After more than a year, Commissioner James Burke may finally learn what lies ahead: Prosecution or exoneration
Most of the boys who play in Gwen Cherry Park's pop warner football program live in the Scott Projects, but they do their growing up on the gridiron
When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport
The Touch Research Institute promotes the laying on of healing hands
Howard Gary discusses OPERATION GREENPALM, the ambitious corruption investigation rattled by mismanagement and blown apart by astonishing leaks of secret information
Six months after its debut, the county's scheme to keep teens out of nighttime trouble gets mixed reviews
Even through her own struggle with the disease, Rhaynetta Cheatham has worked tirelessly to bring AIDS awareness where it's most needed: Miami's black community
If racial strife and political bickering were crimes, the entire staff of Dade County's corrections department would be locked up
Homestead Air Force Base: Hundreds of millions of dollars. An arrogant developer. Nine compliant politicians. A vote taken so late at night you never knew what hit you.
The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company
While you were sound asleep, the Dade County Commission spent hundreds of millions of your dollars. Aren't you glad they didn't bother to wake you?
Scenes from the Scott Homes -- the mamas, the kids, the babies, the fight for dignity, the pall of despair
You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.
You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.
The Florida bar puts a pathetic period on Metro Commissioner James Burke's 1994
Is there a financial adviser in the house?
The county commission awards a contract for unmarked police cruisers and scores bit. The tally so far: Higher costs, a lawsuit, and not enough cars.
When Metro cops have your car towed away, at least one person might be smiling. And his name might be Johnny Johnny Dollar.
Miami's black community finally gets an honest shot at the county commission, and the scramble among candidates is on