Justin Bieber's Miami Beach arrest was all anyone was talking about over the weekend, so it was fitting it became fodder for Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. Kenan Thompson came out as Frank Medina, the officer who arrested the Biebs. There were some great jokes about Miami, but there was just ... More >>
Officials have evacuated parts of Opa-locka Airport after the discovery of an unsealed 55-gallon drum of depleted uranium was found on the premises. The drum was found near a DC-10 aircraft that was slated for demolition. Thankfully the radioactive discovery was made before the airplane was demolish ... More >>
Could Miami be too big of a market for Peyton Manning? ESPN's NFL Insider Adam Schefter, citing several "sources," says that the media frenzy that greeted Manning as he arrived in South Florida may have scared him off. Schefter suggests that like Jim Harbaugh and Jeff Fisher before him, Manning m ... More >>
Carlos Gimenez A couple of blogs have been barking up a storm about certain real estate developers tied to dubious projects getting cozy with Julio Robaina, but Carlos Gimenez has his fair share as well. The donations reinforce the fact both candidates represent special interests and folks they w ... More >>
Part-time Miami resident Lil Wayne didn't exactly get the warmest homecoming when he flew into Opa-Locka Airport earlier this week. According to MTV, the rapper was detained by Drug Enforcement Agency agents as his plane was searched.
Bill CookeWhen it comes to campaign donations, Al Maloof drops it like it's hot.Raising cash for county commission and school board races in Miami-Dade is like making it rain at the strip club. The more loot you fling, the more popular you are! As voters start going to the polls for early voting, ... More >>
Cat killer strikes again. Victims speak. RIP Tommy the tuxedo cat. [CNN] Actual human beings are moving into condos in downtown. [Herald] A black-owned business at Opa-Locka airport was thousands of dollars behind in rent, so they were evicted. Now they're claiming racism. [CBS4] A group of South F ... More >>
He kissed her, um, him, and that was only the beginning.
The kid produced a pocket knife and slashed his adversary on the arm
Commish Natacha Seijas is still around. For now anyway.
During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.
Donna Weaver's friends and family thought they were doing her a favor by keeping secrets about her husband
Anarchists and baseball and parrots and jazz
The continuing war on HIV/AIDS
Old Miami spooks discuss former times and pending threats
What is the Urban Latin sound?
A nightmarish chapter in the annals of Miami government ends. Or does it?
Billy Hardemon has been running around Liberty City, and away from allegations of wrongdoing, forever
You can't put a price on the people's culture
From Carnival to Café Nostalgia, it's a time for release
From the issue of May 31, 2001
Personal financial embarrassments and allegations of sexual impropriety have done nothing to spoil Derrick Miller's political fortunes in Opa-locka
Okay, so they really were spying for Cuba, but not in a bad way
For years the infamous Wasp Network collected reams of data on Miami's anti-Castro forces -- and the sundry, sometimes bizarre, attempts to infiltrate them
From the issue of December 14, 2000
On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.
Miami's joyous Caribbean fete attracts hundreds of thousands of revelers each year. So why has it remained overlooked and underfunded? Let's put it this way: The event isn't held on Calle Ocho.
Miami Carnival '99 Caribbean Mardi Gras
Miami's own Taurus International Firearms is taking aim at the competition
Bernardo Benes helped free hundreds of Cuban political prisoners twenty years ago. Hardliners in Miami hate him for it.
Two parts pragmatism and one part nostalgia keep Miami's last propeller-driven cargo planes skimming the skies
Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.
After ten years as city manager, Cesar Odio is still catching flak about his college education. Give the guy a break. Better yet, give him a diploma.
Ever wanted to rub out every single insect in your home? Rent a tent!
Tenants in this Northwest Dade public housing project say they're tired of HUD's head games
A notorious animal smuggler. Some eager buyers. A bizarre sting operation. A dark and stormy night. No wonder the jurors could hardly believe what they were hearing.
Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.