After football practice at Overtown's Williams Park each day, 13-year-old wide receiver Gerald Johnson walks off the grassy field with sweat sluicing down his forehead. "Bye, Fat Albert," his buddies call. That's Gerald's nickname, even though he's skinny as a twig. He tucks soggy shoulder pads into ... More >>
It all started last night around 11:15, when Jean Valeus, 28, pulled his Nissan Maxima off to the side of eastbound I-595 near Flamingo Road. A Road Ranger stopped to help Valeus, but Valeus pulled out a gun, fired it into the pavement, and told the Ranger to leave. The incident led to a string of ... More >>
Photos by Alex BroadwellPaul Bennett spent $3,000 on his 1983 Nissan Maxima. The Miami International Airport mechanic guesses he's sunk another $15,000 in DIY renovations, turning the vehicle, which has 200,000-plus miles, into a creation straight out of Mad Max. First, so he could safely leave ... More >>
A man and a woman traveling in a black Nissan Maxima were pulled over early this morning in Opa-Locka near 140th Street and Northwest 26th Avenue. Instead of complying with the officer, though, they tried to run him over with the car. The incident lead to a police chase that involved gun fire.&n ... More >>
via CBS4Bikes are scattered outside the scene of a drive-by.A sizable crowd was hanging outside a grocery market in the heart of Liberty City a little before 1:30 this morning when police say a white Nissan Maxima rolled up and someone in the car started blasting indiscriminately.When the smoke c ... More >>
Cocaine: not for eating.In today's roundup of the sins of South Beach and the rest of Miami-Dade: The death of a man in police custody is blamed on desperate cocaine ingestion, two separate shootings are being investigated, a string of car break-ins is being questioned, and a boat fire sends one ... More >>
via CBS4 Vanhouston D. Flowers's body was found decomposed and floating in a canal.In today's roundup of horrible crimes and other assorted sins, a shooting victim is left paralyzed, a man dies while in the custody of the Miami Beach Police, an SUV somehow lands directly atop a Honda, Vanhouston ... More >>
An early morning crash between an SUV and a Nissan Maxima filled with five men has sent all of the Nissan's passengers to the hospital after the car flipped. The driver and a passenger in the SUV took off on foot and have not been found. [CBS4]A house in Miami was sprayed with bullets last ... More >>
via Fabio Aro's flickrSteal this carIf you drive a pretty, little 2000 Honda Civic in the state of Florida there's a higher than average chance that you might find it stolen one day. Or so says the National Insurance Crime Bureau. They put together a list of the top 10 most stolen cars in these U ... More >>
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