Children may be the future, but Florida is putting its future behind bars. A new report from the Human Rights Watch blasts the state for charging children as adults more than any other state in the nation, and says that far too often, the decision is arbitrary. Florida law allows prosecutors sole ... More >>
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. Today, Luke wants to see justice for Kiera Wilmot. In Bartow, Florida, public school and law enforcement officials are committing a horrible inj ... More >>
The four firms representing Miami-Dade County before the state legislature are mired in potential conflicts of interests and ongoing controversies. Yesterday, county commissioners awarded $120,000 each to law firms Ronald L. Book P.A. and Rutledge, Ecenia & Purnell, as well as $50,000 each for A ... More >>
Looks like Phil Davis is finally heading to the pen.‚ÄčThe ex-Miami judge, who wriggled out of jail time in a federal sting operation in the early '90s by admitting a raging cocaine habit, was found guilty of fraud today.Prosecutors built a case against Davis involving a non-profit he founded in 199 ... More >>
A Miami man goes from gunslinger to bun-slinger.
The key to understanding the new corruption charges? Look at the old ones.
The second time a professor caught him cheating, UM football star Andre Johnson seemed to be in deep trouble. That's when home-field advantage kicked in.
TROY Community Academyís Teen Cuisine program
The new chairman of the Miami-Dade delegation sets his own course in Tallahassee
Colonel William English
Letters from the issue of April 6, 2000
For countless undocumented immigrant kids, America is not the land of puppies and Disney trips, but the land of neglect
Judge Cindy Lederman, champion of justice and advocate extraordinaire, bends the rules on the bench
When Judge Tom Petersen, the very vocal conscience of Dade's juvenile court, gets a transfer, does he have any comment about it? Stupid question.
An oft-maligned talk-show host teams up with an oft-maligned state agency to produce a bit of TV magic
The most notorious child-custody battle in memory heads for its bitter end
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?
State investigators take a new look at the Nogues family's horror story. And reach a new conclusion.
What do you do with a little tyke who throws a rock at another kid? In Dade County, you prosecute him.