Thirty-year-old Lytisa Small says that last November she was talking to her ex-boyfriend, Irrington Roberts-Isaacs, outside his home on NW 140th Street in Opa-locka when another woman approached. The woman, a friend of both Roberts-Isaacs and his current girlfriend's, was incensed that Small was spe ... More >>
Lawsuit claims landlord pocketed thousands while tenants died.
Residents at Opa-locka's Gardens Apartments -- perhaps the city's sketchiest property -- endured 5 murders, 656 assaults, 34 robberies, 25 shootings, and 80 stolen cars during one four-year stretch, according to police records. And the apartments remain the hottest spot in the city for cops, ... More >>
Why don't local police departments tell us what they're really all about?
Ousted police chief leaves complaints in his wake.
The Opa-locka/Hialeah Flea Market and its manager, Scott Miller, hand out lots of aid
Terence Pinder symbolizes all that is crooked and wrong in the city of Opa-locka. The Herald has done a great job of telling his story thus far: a slick, charismatic populist with an affinity for ladies, P.F Changâ€™s, and Baptist melodrama. He was arrested last November and charged with, among ot ... More >>
“We needed to advertise to people who knew where the guns were”
In Opa-locka, gang warfare, drug dealing, and decay are a way of life