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    February 25, 2013

    Gunplay Has Armed Robbery and Assault Charges Dropped

    Gunplay won't be headed to prison for life after all. The up-an-coming Miami rapper had been facing charges of armed robbery and assault after video surfaced of him allegedly robbing his own accountant at gun point. Despite the video evidence, the case fell apart because the victim refused to cooper ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013

    West Little Havana Strip Mall Fire Kills 30 Puppies

    After Miami firefighters got control of a blaze tearing through a strip mall in west Little Havana late last night, they made a gruesome discovery inside the charred building: at least 30 puppies dead inside a gutted pet shop. "That smoke filled up that entire building pretty quickly," Lt. Ignatius ... More >>

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    February 12, 2013

    102-Year-Old Miami Woman Who Waited Hours to Vote Will Sit With Michelle Obama During SOTU

    Marco Rubio may be delivering the Republican response to Barack Obama's State of the Union speech tonight, but he won't be the only local face you'll see on TV. Desiline Victor, age 102, has been chosen to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during the proceedings. 

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    January 23, 2013

    Another Bootleg Butt Doc Busted After Krazy Glue Surgeries In South Florida Motel Go Awry

    Miami was captivated in November 2011 when a would-be plastic surgeon with a prodigious ass named Oneal Morris was arrested after injecting mixtures including Fix-a-Flat into her patients' butts. Now it seems like Morris was only the tip of the bootleg butt doc industry in South Florida.A Pahokee ma ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    305 Photo of the Day: Bike Trail

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    January 22, 2013

    Watch LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Sing "Rock With You" and "If I Ever Fall in Love"

    So, Shane Battier's annual celebrity karaoke event went down this weekend at the Eden Roc Hotel, and if you couldn't afford the $250 tickets to the charity event, don't worry. Of course some video evidence has leaked.

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    January 15, 2013

    Brad Meltzer, Miami Author and TV Host, Releases Assassination-Themed Novel Just In Time For Inauguration Week

    For two years, a slight, balding man in Miami has hunched over his desk, making dozens of calls a day peppered with phrases custom-built to perk up Secret Service ears: "assassination," "president," "John Wilkes Booth." This week, just days before Obama is sworn in for his second term, his fiendish ... More >>

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    January 15, 2013

    Video: Tarpon "Swallows" Man's Arm at Keys Tourist Attraction

    Anyone whose headed down U.S. 1 in the Keys has likely stopped at Robbie's in Islamorada. Its docks are famous for attracting dozens of huge tarpons, and the place sells buckets of bait fish so you can hand feed them.Well, usually they just eat the fish. However one man ended up in an epic struggle ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    Here Are Renderings of a Renovated Sun Life Stadium; Team Clarifies They Aren't Threatening to Move

    This morning came news that the Miami Dolphins were ready to finally officially ask for cool $400 million to renovate the aging Sun Life Stadium. During the official press conference the team unveiled photos of what the face lift would actually look like.Team owner Stephen Ross also made what some t ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    The Florida Lottery Logo Has Been Redesigned to Look Like A Creepy Kids Movie Character

    For most of my life, every time I've walked into a gas station or a grocery store I've been greeted one way or another by the delightfully '80s logo of the Florida Lottery. Most things have changed since 1988. That logo has remained a constant.Until now. The Florida Lottery logo has undergone a majo ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    Here's a Video of Shane Battier Singing The Love Boat Theme Song in a Captain's Hat

    Shane Battier: great three-point shooter. Horrible singer.That didn't stop the Miami Heat forward from belting out the theme from The Love Boat on YouTube to promote his upcoming star-studded karaoke-themed charity gala.

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    December 27, 2012

    $80,000 of Fancy Hair Products Stolen from Kendall Warehouse

    Oh, girl, hope you're not getting your hair did soon, because Miami has experienced what we imagine must be one of the biggest hair care heists of all time.Thieves struck a warehouse in West Kendall on Sunday night and wiped the business clean of $80,000 worth of fancy hair products.

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    December 26, 2012

    Is This the New Miami Dolphins Logo?

    The Miami Dolphins hinted earlier this year that they might soon change their logo, and at first we figured the change would only be minimal. After all, the team has been using variations of the same basic "jumping helmeted dolphins in the sun" motif for its entire existence, but then came word that ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    2012 In Weird Florida Sex: Part Two of the WTF Florida Awards

    Welcome to the first annual WTF Florida Awards ceremony. It's the only award show celebrating the special brand of bizarre depravity we excel at down here in the Sunshine State. Black tie isn't required. In fact, jorts and a NASCAR cap are preferred.Yesterday we gave out awards for political fuckery ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    305 Photo of the Day: Good Piggy

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    December 14, 2012

    Entire Driveway Stolen in Central Florida

    A woman in Reddick, Florida, didn't even have to open her front door to realize she had been robbed. That's because thieves stole her driveway. Well, the brick pavers that made up the driveway to be exact.

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    December 13, 2012

    305 Photo of the Day: Oh, Dear

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    December 10, 2012

    Man, Pregnant Woman Shot Blocks Away From Wynwood Basel Revelry

    As art-bloated partiers wound down the last dregs of Basel Week on Sunday with a final stroll through Wynwood's murals and galleries, a horrific shooting went down just a few blocks south.At 7:45 p.m. last night, a man and a pregnant woman were shot multiple times in front of a convenience shop at N ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    305 Photo of the Day: Sunrise Sailing

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    December 4, 2012

    Nudists Plan Protest at County Commission Over Haulover Beach Construction

    Patrons of Miami's only nudist beach are worried they'll be getting an eyeful of Miami-Dade's newest erection -- a big ol' boat house right in the middle of their parking lot. Nudists are headed to Tuesday's county commission to protest plans sponsored by Councilwoman Sally Heyman for a large boat s ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    Lincoln Road Seashell Menorah Vandalized With "You Killed Jesus"

    Lincoln Road's traditional seashell menorah was vandalized over the weekend when someone spray painted the words "You Killed Jesus" near the Holiday symbol. The giant menorah, which is displayed alongside a similar dreidel, was created by artist Roger Abramson and has become a Hanukkah tradition on ... More >>

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    December 3, 2012

    Free Trolley Service Will Extend to Midtown (During Art Basel Only)

    Downtown Miami has an ever growing system of free transit thanks to the MetroMover and the relatively new free trolley system. Though, it's frustrating that the trolley routes stop just short of the bustling Midtown and Wynwood areas. Now the city is fixing the problem -- but during Art Basel week o ... More >>

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    November 7, 2012

    Victoria Jackson Is Not Taking Obama's Reelection Well: "America Died"

    Miami's own SNL star turned Tea Party Queen Victoria Jackson is not having a good day. After all, a communist remains in the White House. While it may not have been quite as ridiculous as Donald Trump's now infamous Twitter meltdown, Jackson vented her emotions on social media and proclaimed America ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Flo Rida Donates Insane Football Uniforms to Carol City High

    The Miami Carol City Senior High football team will definitely be making a fashion statement next year.The school's 50th anniversary is coming up, and one of its most famous alumni, rapper Flo Rida, has decided to celebrate by donating the gift of Native American-print football leggings to the Carol ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    305 Photo of the Day: South by South Pointe

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    October 25, 2012

    Hurricane Sandy Brings Soggy Weather, Probably Won't Ruin Your Halloween Weekend

    Hurricane Sandy isn't expected to make landfall in Florida, but the storm will still be annoying as the outer bands hit the southeastern part of the state throughout the day.Miami-Dade is under a tropical storm warning, meaning a lot of rain and wind are expected. The conditions are forecasted to la ... More >>

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    October 24, 2012

    Nearly 10 Percent of Florida Voters Have Cast an Absentee Ballot So Far; Republicans Hold Edge

    Just under one million Floridians have already cast their ballots in the presidential elections, and the number is closing in on the 10 percent total mark of all Florida registered voters. So far, though, Republicans have turned in more absentee ballots than Democrats, but their absentee advantage i ... More >>

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    October 8, 2012

    Miami Man Sets Himself on Fire, Demands "Just Let Me Die"

    A Miami man who reportedly set himself on fire started chanting "just let me die" when a family member tried to help. The man had attempted to burn himself and his Toyota Camry in front of his father-in-law's home.

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    September 27, 2012

    305 Photo of the Day: Taking a Deuce

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    September 21, 2012

    305 Photo of the Day: Hearts of Stone

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    September 18, 2012

    Homestead Elementary On Lockdown After Suspects Run Inside After Police Chase

    Leisure City K-8 Center, an elementary and middle school in Homestead, is on lockdown after a police chase ended nearby and a group of suspects ran into the school to escape police. Details on the situation are foggy at the moment, but police have set up a perimeter around the school.

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    September 18, 2012

    Floridians Warned Not to Interrupt Big Manatee Orgies

    If you see a large group of manatees suddenly show up in shallow water and start rubbing up against each other, there's a good chance they're humping, and you shouldn't try to interrupt them.Recently, such a group has appeared near Siesta Beach on Siesta Key, and wildlife officials have had to remin ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    The "Stuff Miami Hurricanes Fans Say" Video Is Finally Here

    So, we've had "Shit Miami Girls (and Guys) Say" and "Stuff Miami Heat Fans Say," and now finally we have "Stuff Miami Hurricanes Fans Say." Yeah, the guy behind the Miami Heat video has finally applied his magic to the Canes Nation. And it is totally true: No, we don't want to drive 30 minutes to ou ... More >>

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    September 13, 2012

    County Commissioners Pepe Diaz And Sally Heyman Want To Expose Horrible Dog Owners

    Forget about absentee ballot brokers stealing elections! Forget about county officials stealing from the public till! Forget about the Miami Marlins ball park boondoggle! Irresponsible dog owners are clearly the greatest menace facing our community.A pair of Miami-Dade County commissioners are pushi ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    University of Miami Drops in College Rankings, But Still Best In Florida

    The University of Miami has dropped out of the top 40 of US News and Colleges Reports' widely cited college rankings, reversing years of slowly trudging up the rankings. The school dropped from 38th, its highest ranking ever, to 44 this year. Despite that, UM still remains the highest ranked school ... More >>

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    September 11, 2012

    Obama-Hugging Florida Pizza Maker Facing Boycott, Yelp Abuse

    Scott Van Duzer made headlines around the world on Sunday when he lifted President Obama off the ground in a back-cracking bear hug that amazingly didn't result in a swift Tasering by Secret Service agents.The hug has resulted in Van Duzer's business becoming the most politically debated pizza shop ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    DNC 2012: Julian Castro Speech Makes for Some Awkward Signs

    Republicans are pros at pandering. When they come to Miami, they always appear at Versailles Café and rage about the Cuban regime. And, of course, they held their convention in Tampa last week in an effort to court curmudgeonly Florida voters.Democrats? Not so much. They are sure to have lost some ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    305 Photo of the Day: Lightning Strikes

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    August 31, 2012

    UMiami Study: Heavy Drinkers Work Out Harder Than Non-Drinkers

    You really want that six pack? Maybe you should down a six pack every night. According to a new University of Miami study, people who report heavy drinking habits work out harder than moderate drinkers and non-drinkers. This also might explain why the University of Miami gym is so damned packed all ... More >>

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    August 31, 2012

    305 Photo of the Day: Tromboning

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    August 30, 2012

    Newt Gingrich and Michele Bachmann Hugging All Up On Each Other While Talking About Cake (Video)

    Yesterday, New Times' correspondent Victor Gonzalez caught up with none other than former GOP presidential hopefuls (and, hence, rivals) Newt Gingrich and Michele Bachmann. The primary battle apparently didn't come between their friendship, because the two caressed each others' Republican backs with ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012

    RNC 2012: Geraldo Rivera On "Slut Stamps," Swingers, and Drugs In The Bathroom

    When we ran into Geraldo Rivera broadcasting live from the Republican National Convention, we asked him what everyone wanted to know: whether he was among the nearly 6 million people who watched our recent "Girl Gets Butt Hole Tattoo" video. "Can't say that I have," he replied. "But I have plenty of ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012

    305 Photo of the Day: Rising Sun

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    August 29, 2012

    Here's RNC Delegates' Dance Moves Set to "My Neck, My Back" For Some Reason

    Have you been watching the Republican National Convention? If not you're missing out on learning all the latest white people dance moves like the "cowboy hat wave," the "granny clap and shuffle," and the "index finger shimmy." Get caught up with this video set to "My Neck, My Back" by rapper Khia, w ... More >>

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    August 28, 2012

    Ten-Foot-Tall Bloody Pig to Protest Miami Walmart

    There's a lot of sensory overload in Miami, so it takes something bold to get people to turn their heads. Mercy for Animals devised something that might make people stop and check out its display.A ten-foot-tall bloody pig in a cage outside Walmart.

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    August 28, 2012

    Appleton Rum Remixology Challenge at Blackbird Ordinary: Cocktails Set To Music

    What do you get when you ask some of Miami's best bartenders to set their cocktails to music? One entertaining evening filled with rum, costumes, music, and more than a little mayhem. We're talking about the Appleton Estate Jamaica rum remixology bartender challenge, held at Blackbird Ordinary last ... More >>

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    August 24, 2012

    Florida Teen Accidentally Shot Himself In the Crotch

    A Florida teenager is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in the dick. Obviously, all of Florida is hoping and praying that this genius will recover and one day be able to procreate.The incident happened early Thursday morning in Port St. Lucie. Police arrived at the local hospital to che ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012

    Roger Goodell Is So Not Welcome at Jonathan Vilma's Miami BBQ Joint

    Miami's hottest new BBQ joint is Brother's Jimmy BBQ in Brickell. Short Order seems to love it, and it's owned by three former Miami Hurricanes players, including Jonathan Vilma. Everyone is welcome to try a bit of their Carolina-style barbecue. Everyone, that is, except for NFL Commissioner Roger G ... More >>

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    August 21, 2012

    Bill Rose, ex-Tropic Magazine Editor, Remembers Hurricane Andrew 20 Years Later

    See a full slideshow remembering Hurricane Andrew here. Also read "Hurricane Andrew at 20: Miami Herald Reporters Remember."  In a column published today, I gathered memories of a bunch of ex Miami Herald reporters about covering Hurricane Andrew, which ruined Miami 20 years ago today. The news ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Feds Drop Charges Against Miami Doctor Because They've Got Too Much Evidence

    Back in 2007, the feds indicted a Miami doctor for allegedly writing bogus prescriptions for hydrocodone and other addictive medicines shipped across the country through an online pharmacy. The case was more than solid; in fact, prosecutors gathered more than 400,000 pages of records to bolster thei ... More >>

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