Before daybreak, Hialeah's streets are dark and quiet, lit up only by blinking traffic lights and the fleeting gleam of truck headlamps. But from within an unmarked building wafts a faint, uncanny sound. Though it seems unlikely, it's real: Taylor Swift is trilling about never, ever getting back tog ... More >>
The tragic trail that Antonio J. Feliu left behind yesterday already involved the double murder of his ex-girlfriend and her daughter; a high-speed, cross-county car chase that ended when he struck and killed a mother of two; a roadside SWAT standoff; and his own suicide. Now police have uncovered a ... More >>
Miami's overall economy may still be in recovery mode, but that doesn't mean we're scrimping when it comes to our cars. Luxury cars and trucks make up a higher percentage of the Miami area's overall auto sales than in any other market in the country.
It's been a bad week for Johnny Law in the 305. The day after the FBI accused a Miami-Dade cop of getting his rocks off by pulling over women and asking about their underwear and breasts, a Miami Beach officer is under arrest this morning on eight felony counts, including fraud and racketeering.Offi ... More >>
Remember back in May when a Florida man got arrested for pulling out a gun in order to cut in the drive-thru line at a McDonald's? Yeah, well apparently John Widmann III didn't get the memo that pulling a firearm out at a fast-food restaurant is a quick recipe for arrest. He finds himself behind bar ... More >>
German car giant Mercedes-Benz and its comically mustachioed CEO Dieter Zetsche are getting railroaded on the Interwebs today after advertising a new car sharing program under Che Guevara's face and the slogan: Viva la revolucion!Nein! Cuban activists including Felix Rodriguez -- one of the guys who ... More >>
Back in 2007 University of Miami School of Law professor Donald Marvin Jones got popped for allegedly pulling over in his Mercedes Benz and offering an undercover cop $20 for some sex. Jones ended up suiting law blog, Above the Law, for making a few jokes about the thing. Well, guess what? Jones ... More >>
The days of hidden offshore accounts are drawing to an end, it seemsNot everyone in Miami is on the up & up. Sure, your neighbor could have bought that brand-new Mercedes-Benz with the Christmas bonus. Or it could have been that narco slush fund in the Cayman Islands. The truth is that ... More >>
photo by Tim ElfrinkThe view is fantastic -- until the feds show up.You've got a steamrolling Ponzi scheme churning out cash so fast that you can't spend it all. You've already leased the $4,700-per-month Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG with rims fatter than Fat Joe and dropped $1.5 million on a Riviera ya ... More >>
When the hip-hop and R&B station 103.5 The Beat flipped to 103.5 Super X this past May, many fans were left bewildered and utterly confused. Clear Channel claimed the switch was based on Miami's growing Hispanic market, but few bought the "cultural emergence" argument. Before the flip, South ... More >>
A couple weeks ago, we brought you the story of Dahlia Canes and her fight to overturn Miami-Dade's county-wide ban on pit bulls.Canes rescues a pit bull.New Times spoke to Miami pit bull owners about life under the ban, like "Jose," a 25-year-old Mercedes-Benz employee who hides his dog in his room ... More >>
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Is Dan Marino a stoic swaddled in hype or a frigid sports celebrity with the personality of an egg timer?
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Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.
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Dogged by grabby ex-wives and financial scandals, a Texas prophet-for-profit brings his TV act to Miami Beach
In Nigeria all roads lead to Lagos. In South Florida all Nigerians take the road to Sam's place in Opa-locka.
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Forget Hiaasen, Balmaseda, and Steinback -- the Herald's weird, wacky "Police Report" is the prose by the pros
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