On a Wednesday evening in early October, Congressman Joe Garcia strides through the empty lobby of a Key Largo community center, his black dress shoes clacking against the marble floor. Garcia is both affable and imposing. He has a large body and a broad face, with small dark eyes set above a prom ... More >>
Shawn Beightol's education crusade is seeking believers
It costs a pittance and takes you to Margaritaville
Miami-Dade's most coveted political prize is the chairman's Throne of Power. Those who dare to seek it must navigate the Swamp of Secrecy, endure the Guild of the Greased Palm, and avoid exposure by the Orb of Light
Steve Shiver demonstrates once again why he is not qualified to be county manager
Alex Penelas gets in touch with the inner Alex Penelas
The effort to bring felony charges against Manuel Diaz was fraught with innuendo, suspicion, and an alleged conflict of interest
Down in the Liberty City projects, a growing number of women's voices are just saying no to workfare as we know it
If the customs and legends of Loop Road seem strange, you probably don't live there
Battling cancer, veteran pol Dante Fascell talks of war, Cuba, and a lifetime of putting Miami on the map
Ouch! INS prisoners claim they were tortured with electroshock riot shields.
They'll bust you for using heroin. They'll sell you the more addictive methadone for a nominal fee at a local clinic--legally. This makes sense?
Before heading off to Washington for confirmation as Secretary of the Air Force, State Sen. Daryl Jones got involved in one last bond deal. The money was very good, but the backwash could be very bad.
A South Dade rehab center has a problem: How to care for 26 wild animals and still keep the neighbors happy
Tracking South Florida's endangered crocodiles is a business best left to experts and maniacs
They're cute. They're cuddly. They're smart. And as the fiasco at Sugarloaf Key shows, they make humans do crazy things.
Rachel Better never worried about her stateless status until the INS locked her up. Then it was too late.
Caught between depletion and regulation, Dade's commercial fishermen are becoming the latest endangered species
A congressional delegation inspected Miami's INS operations and found everything to be running smoothly. No wonder. Investigators later discovered they'd been dealing with...
As Miami Beach officials attempt to appoint a permanent top cop, anonymous critics try to stir up the selection process