On a Wednesday evening in early October, Congressman Joe Garcia strides through the empty lobby of a Key Largo community center, his black dress shoes clacking against the marble floor. Garcia is both affable and imposing. He has a large body and a broad face, with small dark eyes set above a prom ... More >>
The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.
Flo Rida and Missy Elliott at Sunset Place?
Dorrin Rolle’s dedication to his district is in question
Stephanie Teele asks a court to overturn the felony conviction of Miami's most famous suicide
Say anything you want, but just don't call them Democrats
Junkie, jailbird, cat burglar, widow, bride, entrepreneur Laurie Lichtman keeps on truckin'.
Xavier Suarez is still a little crazy after all these years, but in Miami politics that can be an advantage
How to campaign in the new House District 25? There's always Cuba.
On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.
Young Demetrio Perez knows that when it comes to politics in Miami, what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger
Forget the bunny. Robin Parker has a battery that might save the world.
Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.
It's not easy driving a jitney in Miami. If the county regulators don't get you, the freeloaders will.
For countless undocumented immigrant kids, America is not the land of puppies and Disney trips, but the land of neglect
The City of Miami's court-approved plan to deal with the homeless is one part tough love, two parts blind hope
With plenty of help from mama Carrie, Kendrick Meek is hoping to upset long-time State Sen. Bill Turner
How one man's financial sinkhole became the area's newest artificial reef
What's a poor automatic-weapons freak to do when his trigger finger gets itchy? Head out to the Dade County range, of course.
In the first weeks of his administration, Xavier Suarez isn't making many new friends, and he's not influencing many people either
Local club owners are feuding with the state liquor commission over drug busts. So far neither side is backing down.
A state fraud investigator says he was punished because he tangled with U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey
Bleached scalps. Chipped nails. Rotten perms. If state officials deregulate the beauty industry, things could get ugly.
A long-time aide. A few thousand dollars' worth of dubious insurance receipts. A cauldron of allegations. U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey has been . . . scalded
Federal agents probe a local neighborhood's recent vote to install barricades and guardhouses
One thing is clear: Some county commissioners broke the law last December. Another thing isn't so clear: Will they ever be punished?
A century of messing with Mother Nature has robbed the Everglades of too much water. Now we don't even have enough for ourselves.
Local black leaders are wondering why the U.S. Justice Department called them together to chew the fat about Guantanamo
, The 107th District state House race provides a mystery worthy of Dashiell Hammett
There was nepotism on the police force and a councilman got busted for hawking fake IDs. But a slew of investigators haven't even begun to sort out the perpetual brouhaha that masquerades as city government.
New allegations and secretly recorded tapes -- the Nogues family's child-abuse debacle might never end
With prison just around the corner, Miami Beach's former golden boy looks back at the gravity of his corruption and broods on the sorrow of his fate
Conchy Bretos gets dumped from her county job, the list of suspects grows, and the State Attorney's Office is nowhere to be seen
Last spring, when Dade County united with a local charity to help the hurricane's homeless, the partnership sounded too good to be true. It was.
They say the first step to recovery is admitting your addiction. And now they say it on the radio.
It wasn't quite the resolution he or his sister had hoped for, but John Popejoy's child-molestation case is finally closed
The Florida Department of Transportation finally graduates from a three-year crash course in traffic-accident avoidance