via NowPublicState authorities are probing what could be the most significant police corruption in years in perpetually troubled Opa-locka.According to city memos obtained by Miami New Times and confirmed by manager Clarance Patterson, officers have told internal investigators that city cops: 1. ... More >>
Watching bare booties jiggle can be quite a cathartic activity. But is it worth getting shot in the head? Such is the quandary at the heart of North Miami's Take One Cocktail Lounge. Take One is a tiny one-room club frequented by hip-hop stars like Rick Ross and DJ Khaled and packed nightly wit ... More >>
Lawsuit claims landlord pocketed thousands while tenants died.
Residents at Opa-locka's Gardens Apartments -- perhaps the city's sketchiest property -- endured 5 murders, 656 assaults, 34 robberies, 25 shootings, and 80 stolen cars during one four-year stretch, according to police records. And the apartments remain the hottest spot in the city for cops, ... More >>
Ousted police chief leaves complaints in his wake.
In Opa-locka, gang warfare, drug dealing, and decay are a way of life
Killings and slum conditions are just the beginning