Juvenile Justice

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Miami's Guitars Over Guns: Teaching Kids Music and Keeping Them Off the Street

    Cutting music and arts programs from public schools is a sign of the decline of western civilization. But have no fear, professional musicians are here, and they're putting the instrumentation back into education. Guitars Over Guns is Miami's answer to the need for leadership training in the form ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Florida Charges Children as Adults More Than Any Other State

    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 >>

  • News

    May 16, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Kiera Wilmot's Failed Science Experiment Brings Out the Racism

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Miami-Dade Paying $340,000 To Lobbying Firms Tied To Marlins Debacle, Genting Agenda

    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 >>

  • News

    April 7, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Ex-Judge Phil Davis Convicted on Fraud Charges

    Looks like Phil Davis is finally heading to the pen.​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Mean Judge Reprimands Mean Judge

    ''Toothless, dead crack whore -- dead at age 19? Is that the destiny you're looking for?," is what Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Spencer Eig barked at a 15 year old defendant on Tuesday. The girl was in juvenile court after running away from a foster home where she claims she was abused.The chief juvenil ... More >>

  • News

    August 14, 2008

    Ex-Con Raps for McDonald's

    A Miami man goes from gunslinger to bun-slinger.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008

    Juvenile Loves his Reefer

    And it just got him busted yesterday in Hicktown, Mississippi where Juvie was arrested for possession of marijuana. The arrest report was rather vague and stated that the former cash money rapper had "under an ounce" of weed on him. That could mean anything. We'll keep you posted if we here more on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2008

    Weekly News Wrap - Cancer Patients and Good Samaritans Get Screwed

    Giuliani and Edwards Forfeit - The two finished in third place in Florida’s primary. Giuliani endorsed McCain. Edwards voiced his support for both Democratic candidates but didn’t endorse one or the other. The Democratic Debate: Too Polite? – Was the debate between Clinton and Obama too sof ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2007

    On the MMAP

    The key to understanding the new corruption charges? Look at the old ones.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2007

    Juvenile Backs It Up

    I don't know what it is about this song that gets a party started so easily, but Juvenile's 1999 cut, "Back That Ass Up" is just classic booty music that defies the notion of booty music. Aside from the title, it's a hell of a well-composed song which features Juvie (who looks and sounds like Plies ... More >>

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    End Run

    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.

  • Restaurants

    May 17, 2001

    Best Cheap Eats

    TROY Community Academys Teen Cuisine program

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    The Enigma

    The new chairman of the Miami-Dade delegation sets his own course in Tallahassee

  • Calendar

    February 1, 2001

    Many Lives, Many Masters

    Colonel William English

  • Film

    May 25, 2000
  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of April 6, 2000

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Orphans of the State

    For countless undocumented immigrant kids, America is not the land of puppies and Disney trips, but the land of neglect

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Courting Disaster

    Judge Cindy Lederman, champion of justice and advocate extraordinaire, bends the rules on the bench

  • News

    March 2, 1994
  • News

    December 1, 1993

    One Angry Man

    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.

  • News

    September 29, 1993

    Geraldo, Bloody, Geraldo!

    An oft-maligned talk-show host teams up with an oft-maligned state agency to produce a bit of TV magic

  • News

    April 7, 1993

    The Case from Hell Part 5

    The most notorious child-custody battle in memory heads for its bitter end

  • News

    September 30, 1992
  • News

    September 16, 1992

    Jails R Us

    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?

  • News

    November 13, 1991

    The Case From Hell: Part 3

    State investigators take a new look at the Nogues family's horror story. And reach a new conclusion.

  • News

    November 13, 1991

    Little Criminals

    What do you do with a little tyke who throws a rock at another kid? In Dade County, you prosecute him.

  • News

    October 23, 1991
  • News

    September 18, 1991
  • News

    September 11, 1991
  • News

    September 11, 1991