Miami's viral disease specialists went on high alert yesterday after a boy visiting from West Africa showed up at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach with flu-like symptoms. Was it ebola? The boy was quickly taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where nearby streets were blocked, hazmat crews we ... More >>
A neighbor new to Miami from California recently stopped us and asked excitedly, "Do you know Trader Joe's is opening just a few miles away?" Giddy with the thought of once again roaming the bamboo isles and purchasing inexpensive wine, he confessed he'd written several letters to the Monrovia, Cali ... More >>
Assault weapon shooting sprees are all too common in Miami. And a weekend full of gunfire saw Liberia, Hollywood's own Young Scrilla caught in a hail of bullets between scenes of a music video production in Overtown.The Tru Story Entertainment artist told the Herald that as he sat idling in a BMW, a ... More >>
Updated: It has been confirmed that Trader Joe's is opening in Pinecrest. Read: Trader Joe's is Coming to Pinecrest.Trader Joe's, the grocer that features cheap wine, employees in Hawaiian shirts, and a crazed fan base, might be coming to Pinecrest.Read Also: Trader Joe's Replies to Palm Beach Garde ... More >>
wikimedia commonsGeorge Weah, retired soccer star, lives near Miami and is running to be vice president of LiberiaSouth Florida is the adopted home of all types of international men and women of mystery: from Latin American strongmen to drug runners, movie stars to criminals on the lam. It's wher ... More >>
If you thought all Miami hip-hop stood for was balling out, popping pills, selling crack, hitting licks, fucking hoes, and killin fools then you were wrong.The local rap game has rallied behind the cause of TPS (temporary protected status) for Haitians in the United States. TPS is granted to ... More >>
If you haven't checked out New Times' own handy restaurant guide, you really should - it's an excellent resource for sorting restaurants by location, price range, features, critics' choice, and, of course, cuisine. Plus, most entries in our database contain capsule reviews for those that like a quic ... More >>
Chuckie Taylor Jr., the Orlando-raised son of Liberian dictator Charles Taylor, already faces a world of pain in Miami's federal courthouse this morning.In October, Chuckie became the first American convicted of orchestrating torture abroad, for the brutal crimes he carried out as the head of his fa ... More >>
Illustration via Rolling Stone The first case brought against a U.S. citizen for committing torture abroad ended with a guilty verdict today from a federal jury in Miami. The verdict marks the end of Charles "Chuckie" Taylor Jr.'s long strange journey from suburban Orlando teenager and wannabe rap ... More >>
Illustration via Rolling Stone From Panamanian dictator extraordinaire Manuel Noriega to countless drug warlords to what seems like half of the city's politicians, Miami is justly famous for having the most twisted federal trials in the nation. It's already clear after opening statements in downto ... More >>
Party and raise funds for those who need it
Kareem Edouard digs up the connection between hip-hop and its diamond obsession
Cruise lines throw workers overboard when it comes to providing urgent medical care.
The Real Micky Arison
What happens when a female passenger is assaulted on a cruise ship? Not much.
For the workers life is no carnival, believe it or not
African millionaire Foutanga Dit Babani Sissoko opened his checkbook and stole Miami's heart. Not surprisingly, that wasn't the only thing he stole.
For some people, African millionaire Foutanga Dit Babani Sissoko was a dream come true. For others he was a nightmare.
Wouldn't you love to rub shoulders with a man who has been knighted by the Queen of England, honored by the Pope, and appointed our local Liberian ambassador? Of course you would!
Micky Arison and other cruise industry bigwigs are pushing Congress to ship potential lawsuits overseas
Crushed in a garbage truck, poisoned by a landlady, crapped out-literally--during a dice game. These and more are buried in this county's cemetaries, and come Halloween night, they'll be dying to get out