More than 200 people gathered at the corner of 71st Street and Collins Avenue last night with skateboards, armbands, and signs scrawled with the message "#JusticeForReefa." The corner is the same spot where one year earlier, 18-year-old Israel "Reefa" Hernandez died after a Miami Beach Police offic ... More >>
It is too early to tell what, exactly, killed Adonis Escoto, the 21-year-old Ultra-goer found dead inside a car parked near the music festival on Saturday night. But the tragedy was a reminder of a similar incident from last year, when Anthony Cassano -- a boy of almost the exact same age as Escoto ... More >>
The family of Israel Hernandez, the teenager fatally Tasered by Miami Beach cops August 6, intends to sue the police department. According to the Miami Herald, the family will announce its lawsuit at 2:30 p.m. today on the steps of the Miami-Dade courthouse downtown. The suit is yet another sign t ... More >>
In this week's metro, we describe how advances in DNA technology have allowed Miami-Dade medical investigators to solve at least 16 cold cases in the past couple of years. The murder of one woman, whose body parts were found all over town, haunted cops and coroners alike for nearly 30 years before g ... More >>
Mina Coleman was standing in the driveway of her Tamiami home when she noticed her pack of puppies scrapping over something in the dirt. Vultures circled in the blue sky above. They must have gotten out through that damn hole in the fence again, she thought as she stomped through the backyard. They' ... More >>
While other major electronic music festivals have been rocked by kids overdosing on party drugs, Ultra Music Festival has remained relatively unscathed.Until now, that is. Officials now believe that the Sunday death of a young man who was partying in Bayfront Park was a drug overdose. Medical examin ... More >>
In ancient Greek, apocalypse translates as "a revelation." So what could possibly be more apocalyptic than the giant freaking orange moon due to pop up tomorrow night? After all, it's the biggest and closest it's been in nearly two decades. FYI: the "extreme supermoon" is also predicted to (1) ma ... More >>
Jackson's mental health unit fails Miami.
Miami Police hurry to investigate the murder of a gay meth dealer. Blame reality TV.
A woman perishes in a collision with an Indian leader's kin. Her family cries coverup.
Paul Brandreth didn't want to murder anybody. Or did he?