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    April 4, 2014

    Trick Daddy Arrested for Gun Possession, Suspended License, and Cocaine

    Loaded gun. Suspended driver's license. Cocaine. Yesterday morning, Trick Daddy (government name Maurice Young) was stopped by members of the Broward County Drug Task Force while leaving his home in Miramar. According to the arrest report, the 39-year-old lupus-afflicted rapper was behind the whee ... More >>

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    December 7, 2013

    Dumbest Criminals Ever Try to Scam FBI

    Funniest story of the day: Three guys who work for a subcontractor building an FBI headquarters in Miramar got nailed Wednesday for trying to steal from the feds. Three men sold wire for which they had charged the agency. An undercover source told agents about the sale. Thy caught the trio with env ... More >>

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    July 9, 2013

    Madball's Freddy Cricien Talks NYC Hardcore: "CBGB's Was Our Shit Hole"

    Freddy Madball = New York City hardcore. But did you know he came up in Miramar on salsa duro, Grandmaster Flash, and Miami bass? From singing with Agnostic Front at age 7 to starting his own band, Freddy Cricien and his Madball cohorts have turned the world into one massive mosh pit. And now the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Brew at the Zoo Discount: Angry Union Wins Paul and Young Ron Competition

    There were some tense moments (and a lot of laughs) at Paulie's Kitchen at the Paul and Young Ron studios in Miramar yesterday, as the two radio personalities (and beer-drinking members of their crew) judged five of South Florida's best home brewers. At stake? A table at the Paul and Young Ron Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Victim Changes Details in Alleged Roadside Rape

    ​On Sunday, a 21-year-old woman said she pulled over near NW 103rd Street near Sixth Avenue in Miami-Dade due to car trouble, and claimed she was beaten and raped by a stranger. Police issued a profile of the assailant, but now say that the victim has changed her story and will no longer press ch ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011
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    August 18, 2011

    Marc Sarnoff's Campaign Can't Get Addresses Straight

    Last Thursday, we reported on the odd coincidence that a marketing consultant working on Marc Sarnoff's re-election campaign shared the same business address as the private law practice of the Miami city commissioner.Our post prompted Sarnoff's wife Theresa to submit an amendment to his most recent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Emerson Callum and Lavont Flanders Arrested for Drugging Women and Selling Videos of Rapes

    ​Two Miami Gardens men, Emerson Callum and Lavont Flanders Jr., have been arrested for drugging woman, engaging in forced sex acts with them, videotaping the acts, and then selling the videos. Both were similarly charged in 2007, but those claims were dropped just weeks ago.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Bad Botox Injections Lands Woman in Jail

    ​We know times are tough, but we don't know how many times we have to tell you all: do not try and save a few bucks when it comes to having potentially dangerous chemicals injected in to your face. You want Botox, that's fine, but for the love of God make sure the person putting weird things insid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Three-Year-Old Boy Shoots and Kills Mother

    ​A 33-year-old woman was shot in the back last night at her home in Miramar, Florida, and police believe that her 3-year-old son was the gunman. The boy might have been playing with the gun when it accidentally fired and sent a bullet through his mother.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Raymond Adderly, Close Friend of Rick Ross, Killed in Miramar Home Invasion

    Adderly is seen here wearing a chain based on Ross's "Maybach Music" logo​Yesterday, a WSVN report on a Miramar man who was shot to death in front of his three young children and wife included a quote from a neighbor claiming the man was "best friends" with Miami rapper Rick Ross. Though no one co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Happy Recycle Day 2010

    US Army ​We bet a five-cent aluminum can refund that you didn't know it was national Recycling Day. Sure, this green-friendly holiday isn't as popular as other made-up ones like Valentine's Day or Halloween, and Google isn't commemorating the day with a doodle, but "recycles" is trending on Twitte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Miami's Own Adnan Shukrijumah Becomes Osama's Lieutenant

    ​I was wrong. Seven years ago, at the Iraq War's start, I wrote a column expressing skepticism about the Bush administration's claim that Adnan Shukrijumah of Miramar was a top terrorist. Earlier today, reports leaked from the FBI that Shukrijumah has become Osama Bin Laden's top man on globa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Scorned Wife Plots Chainsaw Massacre for Ex-Hubby

    Mecha mad.​Nothing like two years in the clink to plot revenge on the person who put you there. For Mercedes "Mecha" Morales of Miramar that meant ordering a hit on her husband--who ratted her out when he got pinched as part of a money laundering scheme in 2003 (and yes, the Soprano's lingo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    305 Live: Lil Wayne, Mayday, Jovi Rockwell, And More In Our Local Hip-Hop News

    ​Lil Wayne is currently behind bars, but still he's managing to pull off the release of about four videos within the span of this weekend via MTV. Two of them feature local group Mayday playing backup for Weezy.The first video is for the Cool & Dre-produced "Da Da Da," which wa ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    Truth is Stranger than Webcomic: Lotto Winner's Wife About to be Homeless

    ​Cyanide and Happiness is a pretty popular web comic that mines your expectations of how a decent, normal human being would behave and then portrays the exact opposite. The above might not be their funniest comic, but, uh, it's actually coming more or less true in South Florida, because we do ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Three Florida Telecom Execs Charged With Bribing Haitian Government

    In 2001, a start-up phone company set up shop in a Miramar office park, looking to corner the market on international calls from Little Haiti to Port-au-Prince.​It was a great business plan in Miami. Unfortunately, according to the feds, the company's execs decided there was only one way to make i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Wednesday Blog Watch: Off the Radar Looks Across the Pond, Derick G. Does Amsterdam

    via the305.comThe305 is relaunching its print magazine!​*Off the Radar is pretty much the only locally based blog that keeps up with all the international bloggy MP3 stuff, while providing some decent writing that explains why the hell we should care. You won't find too much coverage of the local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Miramar's The Last Heads to St. Louis for Harrah's Next iBar Star Competition

    Jacob KatelThe Last​Crossfade met Miramar's The Last at PPR101 music conference in downtown Miami where they were taking notes on the industry and performing in a showcase.We shot a quick video clip of them performing acapella in the upstairs lobby of the Hilton (freeze frame at right), and their ... More >>

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    July 31, 2009

    Media Roundup - Miami Horse Slaughters Reaching Epidemic Levels

    The dead horse with missing legs and a slit throat on the side of the road in Miami-Dade phenomenon has every pony, stud and stallion, ducking for cover. Apparently there's enough of a market in underground horse meat that people have turned to a ruthless theft and slaughter combo to meet demand. He ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009

    Transsexual Charged Again with Back-Alley Silicone Injections

    via Flagler County Sheriff's OfficeThe male-to-female transsexual sent to jail after a client's botched cosmetic procedure ended in death was arrested again this morning. Flagler County Sheriff's Office deputies and Florida Department of Health agents raided the quiet two-story home of Donnie Hendri ... More >>

  • News

    March 26, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of March 26, 2009

    "You cannot enlist and then decide after one tour to run and hide in Canada."

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    March 24, 2009

    The Taco That Ate Wellington

    Restaurants are scaling back plans for expansion. That new carpet for the foyer has been put on hold, and the chipped plates will just have to last another year. So it's nice to see one Florida company planning to open 12 new locations this year: According to today's Orlando Sentinel, Tijuana Flats ... More >>

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    February 24, 2009

    News Roundup

    A Miami Beach man is facing "federal pimping" charges for running a prostitution ring that exploited immigrant women. [Herald]Restrictions on travel to Cuba may soon be eased. Cuban-Americans will be able to visit family once a year for any time period and spend up to $170 a day. [NBC6]Rep. Mario Di ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of February 12, 2009

    "Though Diveroli seems like a sleaze, everything he has done seems to be legal. The prosecutors rushed into a very legally shaky case."

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    January 29, 2009

    Dumb Sex Ads and Light Beer Aren't the Spirit for Flight Attendants

    For far too long, Riptide has singled out Burger King as our favorite locally based company with desperately attention-seeking advertising to blog about. At least BK's stunts take a bit of thought and steer clear of the cheap and easy "sex sells" mode of advertising. Not so for the Miramar-based dis ... More >>

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    November 28, 2008

    Under $2 Gas is Real and It's Sensational

    Riptide was preparing to cross the Alligator Alley this past Wednesday to go and visit the familia in a horrible, horrible place known as Collier County. On the way we stopped to get gas somewhere way out in west Broward. We don't remember the name of the town - Weston? Miramar? Bumfuck? Baghdad? La ... More >>

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    September 10, 2008

    Rahsaan Releases his Fly Paper Mixtape

    Miramar-based rapper Rahsaan is quickly showing himself to be one of the hardest working MCs in South Florida. The Georgetown, Guyana-born, Brooklyn/Kendall raised lyricist has been on a tear lately, first hopping on the Rock the Bells tour with his crew, the Outfit, then linking up with Scheme Maga ... More >>

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    September 4, 2008

    Dead Duck at the Miami Herald

    The Sun-Sentinel screwed with Miami Herald readers this morning. Or so it seemed. The Magic City’s paper of record this morning printed what I think was the first Sentinel story since the once hotly competitive newspapers announced they would share some material. The experiment commenced with th ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2008

    Violent Jewelry Thieves Prowl South Florida

    They give new meaning to the term blood diamond.

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    July 25, 2007
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    April 24, 2007

    Abortion Clinic Owner Faces Arraignment

    Former Hialeah abortion clinic owner Belkis Gonzalez is scheduled to be arraigned today in a Broward circuit criminal court. She is charged with practicing health care without a license. New Times published a story about the clinic this past October. According to police, forty one-year-old Gonzal ... More >>

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    March 1, 2007


    Money. Money. Money. It could be yours.

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    October 26, 2006

    In the Bag

    An abortion gone bad opens up an unseemly world of low-end medicine

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    September 16, 2004

    The Bitch

    The Bell Tolls For Spree

  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Chin Music

    How one little record shop climbed to the top of the reggae world

  • News

    March 27, 2003

    Suits vs. Roots

    Did NBC "professionalize" Channel 51's Cuba coverage? Or just weaken it?

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    January 23, 2003

    Hip-Hop Till You Drop

    Yet another South Florida radio station enters the fray, this time on autopilot

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    Jammed Sessions

    How does Miami love its music fests? Let us count the ways

  • News

    October 18, 2001

    Everybody Party, Nobody Pay

    You can't put a price on the people's culture

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    October 4, 2001

    Little Buenos Aires

    Meet Silvina, la flaca de explosiva

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    July 13, 2000

    Postcards from the Edgewater

    Miami's slummiest oceanfront neighborhood could be the next big thing. It could also turn into the next condo canyon.

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    Dream Team

    For years Miami Senior High School has fielded one of the best basketball teams in the nation. But getting into the record books has meant tossing out the rule books.

  • News

    March 2, 1995

    In Havana, On Drugs

    As faith in the revolution sinks to new lows, kids in Cuba are getting high

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    February 2, 1994

    God's Country

    Live alligators. Dead snakes. Howling owls. About the only thing the Everglades doesn't have is a bright future.

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    October 27, 1993
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    October 20, 1993
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    April 21, 1993
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    September 16, 1992
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    September 4, 1991
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