Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke takes on the Miami-Dade state attorney.Katherine Fernandez Rundle is no Janet Reno. Miami-Dade's top prosecutor, who is a Democra ... More >>
Back in the 1970s, while working on George McGovern's doomed presidential bid in Texas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Taylor Branch shared a room with two driven young Yalies named Bill and Hillary Clinton. via Wikimedia CommonsWhen the man from Hope won the White House in '92, Clinton i ... More >>
via FFFFOUNRiptide had an insane week, and in case you missed anything, here are all the highlights. Perhaps you can use them to make small talk with your dad on Father's day. 18 year-old Tyler Weinman was arrested and charged with being the notorious cat killer. He may have ... More >>
LocalAlleged cat killer Tyler Weinman will be released from jail on bail Wednesday. He'll remain under house arrest and be monitored with a tracking bracelet. [Herald]Donte' Stallworth got only 30 days in jail for manslaughter, which is, um, not a whole lot of time for slaughtering a man. ... More >>
Imagine it. Every year, hundreds of parents in North Miami kiss their daughters goodbye as they're decked out in their finest sparkly pink minidresses and heading to their first prom, and then the mothers smirk: "Have fun at your Janet Reno dance party.""What are you talking about, Mom? Why do you h ... More >>
To the most moral man in town
Why not consider a laugh riot for best New Year's resolution?
Next up: Gerry Kelly for governor
The INS has its own peculiar way of meting out justice: Promote the supervisor who intentionally misled Congress and harass the inspector who warned of terrorists
Someone please tell Bill Nelson that not everyone in the Democratic Party looks like him
From the issue of June 7, 2001
Why Janet Reno makes some men grin and other men groan
For Janet Reno the opera may not be over until the tall lady sings
Janet Reno and Donna Shalala
Remember the stolen car? The crackhouse and hooker? The incomparable entertainment value? Well, the show must go on!
State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle should have coasted to election victory. Instead she's dodging bullets from the police unions in the political fight of her life.
The attorneys who represented Elian's Miami relatives may have a political future
A discussion with executive editor Martin Baron
Correspondence from our readers
Riding the Tiger
Scenes from a splintered city
How to win friends and influence people, el exilio style
In response to Alex Penelas's inflammatory Elian speech, hundreds of citizens labeled him a demagogue, a coward, and a traitor. And those are just the epithets we can print.
Words that harm, words that, um, harm some more
A much ballyhooed petition supporting a commercial airport in Homestead appears to be a sham
Why the wildest man in rock and roll works for Rush Limbaugh
Convicted eight years ago in the infamous Country Walk molestation case, Frank Fuster still maintains his innocence. Maybe now a judge will listen.
Why is it that naming a U.S. Attorney for Miami seems to be one of the world's most complicated tasks?
Janet, Donna, Hillary, and Me
The evidence was not there. The kids' stories were outrageous beyond belief. But that didn't stop Janet Reno from trying to destroy Bobby Fijnje.
Reno Consideration ( Part A) If she is confirmed as U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno's ability to maintain discipline and impartiality among a vast bureaucracy of prosecutors will be tested like never before. The notorious cases examined here, drawn from
Janet Reno didn't file charges against Opa-locka cop Charles Jones, but the city manager fired him anyway. Guess who's smiling now.
Is Janet Reno's proposal for a new Youthful Offender Court a long-needed innovation or a chance to place a statute of limitations on childhood?
Even as her prosecutors prepare their murder case against Andrew Morello's friends, Janet Reno insists she's keeping an open mind
The investigation into the killing of Andrew Morello is not closed. Yet.
J.C. Alvarez might have won the election battle if confidential information hadn't been leaked. That was last year. Now comes the legal battle.
Cutbacks in the state attorney's Worthless Check Division may have given carte blanche to aspiring check bouncers