Seven years ago, Robert Levinson, a burly former FBI agent living in Coral Springs with his wife and children, traveled to the Iranian island of Kish to ostensibly investigate a "cigarette smuggling case," when he simply vanished into the ether, captured by unknown assailants. In a case that at ti ... More >>
George Zimmerman's trial for the fatal shooting of Miami teen Trayvon Martin is expected to be the case of the summer, a scintillating battle for justice played out on cable TV and Twitter updates. Eager to get into the game, we checked out the scene at Sanford's courthouse as jury selection got und ... More >>
Krishna Maharaj was a powerful local newspaper publisher when he was arrested in 1986 and accused of a grisly crime: the brutal double murder of a father and son in a downtown Miami hotel room. Maharaj was convicted, but as we reported back in 2007, the Trinidadian millionaire insisted he had been s ... More >>
Lyglenson Lemorin's life already read like a John Grisham novel with a particularly cruel ending: acquitted in court of cooked-up, Bush-era terrorism charges, the legal U.S. resident with no criminal record was deported anyway to his native, earthquake-ravaged Haiti, leaving his family behind ... More >>
A teeny sneak preview of the New Times restaurant review for next week. Eating at Balans is like buying clothes at The GAP. It's like reading a novel by John Grisham. It's like being a Blue Dog Democrat. In a word: Meh.Balans 901 S. Miami Ave. 305-534-9191.
As far as Miami trials go, the "Joe Cool" case had it all. A plotline worthy of an Edna Buchanan novel, with an abandoned charter ship found drifting at sea and its paying pasengers in a lifeboat, claiming to have been hijacked by Cuban pirates? Check. A trial worthy of John Grisham novel, starr ... More >>
Watch your back, Grisham: Michael Clayton is no ordinary legal thriller
Francis Ford Coppola delivers one from the heart, and makes a stop in Miami
For those left behind after the brutal murder of fourteen-year-old Jaime Gough, the emotional lockdown lingers
Freedomland turns a rich, complex book into a poor, simple movie
Novelist Bret Easton Ellis has skewered the demimonde of Los Angeles and New York City. So what about South Beach?
This holiday movie will make you very, very Kranky
Despite many strong stars, this Grisham adaptation amounts to squat
A thoroughly unscientific look at what your friends and neighbors read, watch, and hear -- or not
Meet Rose Wilson, the new Queen of Mean
May 21 - 27, 1998
The malling of American cinema has left audiences with little choice but to take their Prozac and like it
Jorge Mas Canosa says a Miami woman tried to smear his reputation and extort millions from him. She says he is the father of her child. Both have sworn they are telling the truth.