A disgraced former Miami-Dade County commissioner and a Hialeah businessman once banned from getting county contracts are making big bucks off the red-light camera blitzkrieg in South Florida. Arizona-based American Traffic Solutions (ATS), which has installed red-light cameras in 22 cities in Miami ... More >>
The great money maker for cash-strapped local governmentsLooking for ways to screw taxpayers even more, county commissioners Joe Martinez and Sally Heyman want to introduce red light cameras for unincorporated Miami-Dade. Several cities, including Miami Beach, Hialeah and Miami Gardens, have alre ... More >>
Gary Dellapa's retirement from MIA comes not a moment too soon
Born and raised in poverty, Internet trailblazer-cum-civic activist Eve Smith is making headlines and big moves into new domains
Created after the 1980 riots, the Metro Miami Action Plan was supposed to level the playing field for blacks. What happened?
Even though my name is Chris Korge and Alex Penelas is my best buddy and all the commissioners are indebted to me and I guarantee you'll get that fat county contract
Investors say David Graham used this marina as collateral for a money-making scheme. Too bad it belongs to Dade County
Wayne Huizenga drives a hard bargain at Homestead racetrack -- he'll make millions while Dade taxpayers are taken for a ride
Insurance mogul Jose "Pepe" Alvarez might finally be booked for an alleged gun-waving incident last summer
When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport
It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.
After decades of living month to month in trailer parks, some South Dade migrant workers have found a permanent address
Friends (and Money) in High Places
If you're a political candidate with big ideas and little cash, the first call you make is to Irene Secada
American Airlines officials want to know why the Miami Herald is covering old news as if it were a breaking story
Civics and spirituality. Politics and prayer. In the ongoing battle against inertia, Goulds bares the conflicts at its core.
One thing is clear: Some county commissioners broke the law last December. Another thing isn't so clear: Will they ever be punished?
You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.
She's naive. She lacks experience. She's too "nice" to survive in Dade's policitical jungle. So why is Katy Sorenson so dangerous?
Vietnam left him paralyzed and in constant pain. But his female co-workers -- who have spent the past fifteen years fending off unwanted advances and inappropriate comments -- say his greatest handicaps are from the neck up.
After years of flying first class, politicos and lobbyists are now having their baggage inspected -- by federal agents
Metro Movers down Marlins in county commissioners' debut
Six things you might want to consider before casting your vote for Joe Gersten
Two Metro-Dade fire department officials are demoted after the storm. They say it's because they're black.