A quarter of a century ago, South Beach was a rundown crime pit populated by cocaine cowboys, pimps, junkies, and quite a few retirees on modest budgets. Then, on September 16, 1984, along came Crockett and Tubbs, two Metro-Dade Police vice squad detectives with their trademark pastel V ... More >>
Casablanca had Rick's, Vegas had the Stardust, Miami's cocaine jazz age had the decadent Mutiny Hotel
Golden Beach's problem cop struggles to make a career
J. Crew models? Or young Cuban dope dealers?
Miami boasts a boxing legend who has kept on swinging through good times and bad. He's the king of the clubs. He's Tuto Zabala.
Firpo Garcia has one big advantage in his school board campaign. His name is Sol Stinson.
A top Miami-Dade schools cop is the focus of a probe that recalls the area's biggest police scandal
A wealthy couple disappears, the slumbering Metro-Dade Police Department awakens, and the ghastly deeds of Miami's Sun Gym gang at last come to an end.
Miami's Sun Gym gang developed a taste for blood and money. The police could have stopped them before they killed somebody. But they didn't.
For years people have been alleging that Miami bail-bond king Jim Viola bribes county corrections officers. For years the FBI and the State Attorney's Office have been investigating. And for years nothing has happened.
After squandering much of his lottery jackpot, Bernardo Paz is acquitted of raping his pregnant teenage sister-in-law
Stanley Cohen's wife went to prison for arranging to have him killed. Years later a Miami journalist reveals a secret. Now the entire case may be unraveling.
What happens when four women accuse a high school principal of sexual harassment? So far, not much.
What happens when the object of your road rage turns out to be an off-duty police officer? Bad things.
Dade County's school district may have its own police department, but law enforcement experts say it doesn't come close to making the grade
A caller to emergency 911 says she was sexually assaulted by two Metro-Dade police officers
Police may never know for sure how a young gay man ended up shot to death in a field off Bird Road. But they have a theory: Cruising can kill.
When it comes to protecting Jorge Mas Canosa and crew, Cesar Odio's police force knows no bounds
As Miami Beach officials attempt to appoint a permanent top cop, anonymous critics try to stir up the selection process
Finally, some well-chosen words about Metro-Dade Police Sgt. David Simmons' s incomprehensible transfer
The recent Metro Justice Building bomb scare didn't result in a blast, but it sure lit a fuse
When a Metro cop spotted a defense attorney sneaking a butt in the Justice Building, it was a clear case of drag erasing
There's good money to be made in the game of insurance fraud. Maybe that's why some greedy people are so willing to hustle for clients, fake injuries, stage car accidents, and tell lies.
The most notorious child-custody battle in memory heads for its bitter end
A victim comes forward to claim that police misconduct led her to mistakenly identify Luis Diaz as her assailant
A comatose Danny Donovan hits the jackpot, but there's still the question of who shot him
Well, at least the mayor doesn't. Just ask Carmen Caldwell, jobless Crime Watch specialist.