• Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    Florida Man Beat Roommate to Death Over Stolen Fried Chicken Foot

    A 52-year-old from Tampa named James Jugo is facing manslaughter charges after admitting to police that he beat his roommate to death. The cause of the deadly disagreement? A stolen chicken foot.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Toxic Tush Doc Oneal Morris To Begin Prison Sentence (In the Male Population)

    Ron Oneal Morris, the transgender woman convicted of illegally pumping back-alley patients with all sorts of substances to enhance their derrières, turned herself in this morning to begin her sentence. Morris pled guilty last October to practicing healthcare without a license and was sentenced to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Carlos Bertonatti Gets 12 Years in Jail for Fatal Key Biscayne Hit-and-Run

    Carlos Bertonatti today was handed a 12-year sentence for the DUI manslaughter of Christophe Le Canne in 2010, finally bringing justice for the cyclist more than three and a half years later. On an early morning in January 2010, Bertonatti, an aspiring pop star, was driving his Volkswagen back to h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Illegal South Florida Butt Doctor Sentenced to Eight Years

    A West Palm Beach judge has sentenced an illegal butt doctor to eight years in prison. Tamieka Butler was providing silicone injections for $200 a pop inside of a room at El Patio hotel in West Palm before she was arrested in January for "unlicensed practice of health care profession causing serious ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    Bartender Involved in DUI Manslaughter of Chef to Be Offered Plea Deal

    Karlie Tomica, the 20 year-old "party princess" who was charged in the hit-and-run death of Terrazza executive chef Stefano Riccioletti on January 29, 2013, will allegedly be offered a plea deal tomorrow morning. See also: - Karlie Tomica Expected To Be Charged with DUI Manslaughter Today - Terrazz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2013

    Zimmerman Jury Asks for Clarification of Lesser Manslaughter Charges in 12th Hour of Deliberation

    The jurors of the George Zimmerman trial are now well into their 12th hour of deliberation, and have remained silent until now. Minutes ago the jury broke their silence for the first time to ask the lawyers on both sides for a clarification of the manslaughter charges. Zimmerman is facing charges ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Miami Woman Dies After Receiving Butt-Enhancing Injections

    On April 11, 28-year-old Suyima Torres went into an office in a West Miami-Dade strip mall to receive cosmetic injections in her buttocks. Ten hours later, she was dead. Police are investigating the case as manslaughter and are still searching for the man who preformed the procedure.

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Karlie Tomica To Be Charged with DUI Manslaughter

    It's official: Karlie Tomica will be charged with DUI manslaughter for the hit-and-run death of Shore Club executive chef Stefano Riccioletti. The self-described South Beach "Party Princess" will be in court today where she'll officially be hit with the charges.

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Karlie Tomica Expected To Be Charged with DUI Manslaughter Today

    Karlie Tomica, the self-proclaimed "party princess" that allegedly killed Terrazza executive chef Stefano Riccioletti on January 29 in a hit-and-run, is scheduled to appear in court this morning. Tomica is expected to be charged with DUI manslaughter; leaving the scene of an accident involving a dea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Carlos Bertonatti's Latest Trial Delay: House Arrest Extended Until January

    Earlier this month, Carlos Bertonatti finally left his Key Biscayne house arrest and headed down to the Gerstein Justice Building to face charges that he drunkenly killed a cyclist on the Rickenbacker Causeway in January 2010. His criminal trial, after nine delays, was at last scheduled to start las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Driver Who Killed Biker In Car Crash Won't Face Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

    Also read: Driver With Suspended License Who Killed Biker In Crash Hasn't Been Charged YetThe Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office has concluded its investigation into the traffic accident that claimed the life of Luka Balenovic on August 6, and for the family and friends of Balenovic, the results are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Oneal Morris, Fix-A-Flat Butt Doc, Gets $150,000 Bond

    Following her arrest yesterday on manslaughter charges related to the death of a former patient, Fix-A-Flat Butt "doc," Oneal Morris, had her bond set at $150,000 by a Broward County judge this morning.If she posts bail, she will have to forfeit her passport and wear a GPS-monitoring device to ensur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Fix-A-Flat Butt Doc Oneal Morris Arrested for Manslaughter

    Oneal Morris, the back-alley "doctor" who has been arrested several times on charges related to illegally injecting silicone concoctions cut with substances including cement and Fix-A-Flat, was arrested and charged with the manslaughter of Shatarka Nuby today. Nuby died in March due to complications ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Michele Traverso, Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Cyclist Aaron Cohen, Won't Face DUI Charge

    The facts seem pretty clear: On Feb. 15, Michele Traverso, a 25-year-old with a suspended license, slammed into two cyclists on the Rickenbacker Causeway after he'd spent a long night drinking in Coconut Grove. Cohen then sped away, leaving one of the cyclists, Aaron Cohen, a father of two, dying on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Teen Arrested for DUI Manslaughter Wants to Do Community Service... at Ultra

    ​Ivanna Villanueva, the 19-year-old who struck and killed a 68-year-old woman last October while allegedly under the influence, wants to do community service. The hitch: She wants to do it at Ultra Music Festival next weekend, and the family members of her victim are none too pleased.

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Police Officer Peter Munoz Arrested for Killing Woman While Driving Drunk

    ​Peter William Munoz, a 24-year-old member of the Coral Springs Police Department, has been arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter after hitting another car in Coral Gables over the summer. The other driver, Jennifer Gutierrez, 23, died of her injuries.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Mother Gets Five Years Probation For Leaving Son in Hot Car to Die

    ​Elizabeth Cuesta has plead guilty to manslaughter for events that lead up to the death of her 18-month-old son back in May of 2009. The child was left inside Cuesta's pickup truck in the parking lot of a PetSmart where Cuesta worked. The plea bargain means that Cuesta will not face any jail time.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Carlos Bertonatti's Vehicular Homicide Case Postponed Until August

    Carlos Bertonatti will have to wait a few more months to face trial on charges of vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter after a judge granted his lawyer's motion for a continuance this morning. ​At an 8:30 hearing, Judge David Miller rescheduled Bertonatti's trial to begin on August 2. Polic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Air Force Booted Sean Casey's Therapist For Seducing Female Patients

    Alex Izaguirre​ Over the past four weeks, I've written a news article and several blog posts about Sean Casey, a 35-year-old Bostonian who was charged with DUI manslaughter in the hit-and-run death of Mary Montgomery in 2001.To recap, Casey is serving a 12-and-half year prison sentence after plead ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Sean Casey Denied

    Alex Izaguirre​ Miami-Dade Criminal Court Judge John Thornton denied Sean Casey's request to unseal transcripts of secretly recorded conversations the convicted hit-and-run driver had with his attorney and therapist in 2004.The judge's ruling almost certainly brings an end to Casey's quest to over ... More >>

  • News

    July 30, 2009

    The Fugitive

    Sean Casey, who pleaded guilty to killing an elderly woman, claims a prominent lawyer urged him to flee.

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Stallworth Drank Four Shots of Tequila Before Fatal Crash

    What's the saying? One tequila ...two tequila ...three tequila ...floor. Well, sadly Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth downed four shots of tequila and didn't hit the floor. He hit the road in his Bentley, and then hit a pedestrian crossing the MacArthur Causeway.Miami beach Police released an i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Report: Stallworth's Legal Team Hopes to Get off with Only a DUI

    This morning, NFL player Donte' Stallworth was booked on DUI manslaughter charges and shortly after released on $200,000 bond. Mike Florio, a respected football blogger at Pro Football Talk, claims Stallworth's legal team is hoping persecutors drop the DUI manslaughter charges and let him off with o ... More >>