Ryder Trauma Center

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2014

    Lemoni Cafe Crash: After Ten Injured, Time to Outlaw Street Seating Until the Street Is Fixed

    Ten people were injured on Saturday at a Buena Vista cafe after a Toyota Camry careened onto the sidewalk and plowed through a sidewalk cafe. It happened around 4 La Pizzeria de Lemoni. None of the injuries were serious, police said. One elderly woman broke her foot. That stretch of Second ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Man Who Fell From Cruise Ship Mast Just Wanted to See Sunrise, Was Pushed by Radar

    When news broke yesterday that a man died after climbing and then falling from the forward mast of a cruise ship at PortMiami, many might have assumed he was intoxicated when he pulled the stunt. Witnesses say that wasn't the case. The man has now been identified as Kendall Wernet, a student at Cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Man Dies After Climbing Cruise Ship's Mast at PortMiami

    A 20-year-old man died this morning in an apparent accident after he tried to climb the mast of the Carnival Ecstasy while it was docked at PortMiami. The incident happened shortly after 7 a.m., and the as yet unidentified man visiting from North Carolina broke into a restricted area of the ship a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Man Stabbed Outside Mekka Nightclub

    In the early hours of Sunday outside of Mekka Nightclub in Miami's 24-hour downtown entertainment district, a confrontation involving two different groups of friends ended up with one man stabbing another. The victim, 31 year-old Marlon Sanchez, is listed in critical condition at Jackson Memorial ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    Dinner Key Tragedy Hero: "I Didn't Even Realize There Were Two Bodies On Board"

    Four were killed and several seriously injured in the Fourth of July Dinner Key boating tragedy, when a 32-foot Contender powerboat slammed into the side of a 36-foot Carrera. But the carnage might actually have been worse if not for the heroic response of a marine tow crew, which was among the firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Mansion VIP Section Shooting Leaves One Clubgoer Dead UPDATE

    An early-morning shooting at popular Washington Avenue nightclub Mansion has left one man dead and police on a manhunt for the suspect. The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m., prompting a panicked crowd to rush out of the packed club as one partier lay dying on the floor. "All we know is that a fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Remembering Young Chef Antaun Teasley, Killed at Mansion Shooting

    Chef Antaun Teasley was killed last night at South Beach nightclub, Mansion. Riptide reports a shooting occurred at the nightclub at about 3:30 a.m. As people fled the packed club, one victim lay dying on the floor. The then-unidentified victim was rushed to Ryder Trauma Center, where he died a few ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    Malcolm Lloyd, Known as "Dr. Vodka," Identified as Victim in MacArthur Crash

    Malcolm Lloyd, the CEO of the company that produced Double Cross Vodka, has been identified as the man who killed in this morning's high speed car crash on the MacArthur Causeway. Andres Esteban Toro, 53 and previously identified as the victim's brother-in-law, was behind the wheel of a black Lamb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Keys Man Airlifted to Miami After Golf Club Attack Over Facebook

    A 34-year-old Florida Keys man is recovering at Ryder Trauma Center after being attacked by a teenager with a golf club during a spat about Facebook. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred at about 1:30 a.m. on Fat Deer Key. Deputies responded to a call that a man h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    How Can You Rape a Woman in Miami Beach and Get Off With Just Time Served? Be a Foreign National

    Rafael Munguia will plead guilty to raping a woman while she was asleep in a room at the Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach, but he'll be sent home a mostly free man immediately. Why? Because he's a citizen of Mexico and Florida's sex-offender probation program isn't equipped to deal with foreign ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Man Stripped Naked and Shot in Edgewater

    A man was left stripped of his clothes with a bullet in his stomach early this morning in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood after being approached by two unknown men. His girlfriend, who was with him at the time, was able to escape and get help.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Ultra Music Festival Stage Collapses During Sound Check, Several "Critically" Injured UPDATED

    A stage has collapsed in Bayfront Park during a sound check for this weekend's Ultra Music Festival, injuring several and sending police cruisers and ambulances swarming to the park. At least three people are en route to local hospitals and several more are being treated at the scene, Gossip Extra r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Ultra Music Festival 2013: "LED Screen Fell and Injured Two Workers"

    The Ultra Music Festival 2013 stage looks epic. Unfortunately, according to eyewitness reports and a statement from UMF reps, "a section of an LED screen fell and injured two workers." The accident apparently took place at approximately 8 p.m. this evening, while Ultra organizers and workers were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Stripper Shot at Miami Garden's Strip Club

    Early this morning, two people, including a dancer, were injured during a shooting at The Office Gentlemen's Club in Miami Gardens. The shooter is believe to be a man who got in an argument with one of the club's bouncers.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Four Halloween Partiers Stabbed In Coconut Grove, Three in Critical Condition UPDATE

    With crisp autumn weather and no rain in sight, thousands of costumed revelers packed the street party on CocoWalk in Coconut Grove last night. Amidst all the drunken, blood-soaked zombies, though, a very real bloodbath broke out around 3 a.m. last night.After a fight erupted among partiers leaving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Miami Man Sets Himself on Fire, Demands "Just Let Me Die"

    A Miami man who reportedly set himself on fire started chanting "just let me die" when a family member tried to help. The man had attempted to burn himself and his Toyota Camry in front of his father-in-law's home.

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Miami Beach Carpenter Tried to Kill Coworker with Machete

    A carpenter employed by the City of Miami Beach is behind bars today after attacking a co-worker with a machete and nearly severing his arm. The incident happened yesterday when 63-year-old Baez Del Castillo got into an altercation and then attacked Marcos Fojon, 59.

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Rudy Eugene Identified As Miami Zombie, Plus NSFW Photo of Attack's Aftermath UPDATE

    More than likely, Rudy Eugene was on a bad acid trip, according to Miami police union chief Armando Aguilar. Eugene's the naked man who was gnawing the face of a half-naked homeless man on the MacArthur Causeway near the Miami Herald headquarters Saturday afternoon. A Miami police officer shot and k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Two Women Shot inside Little Havana's Molino Rojo Bar

    ​Two women are in critical condition at the Ryder Trauma Center after being shot during a bizarre incident that started with hair pulling at the Molino Rojo Bar in Little Havana last night. Meanwhile, 35-year-old Fidencio Membrano now sits in jail and faces charged of attempted murder and battery.

  • News

    January 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Miami Beach Police Officer Shoots and Kills Suspect on South Beach UPDATE

    ​A Miami Beach cop shot and killed a man early this morning while trying to break up a fight near 12th Street and Washington Avenue in South Beach. The officer fired two shots into the suspect's stomach, says Deborah Doty, a MBPD spokeswoman, and the man died a short time later."When the officer a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    15-Year-Old Pavert Cutino Charged With Attempted Murder After Dragging Miami Springs Cop

    photo by Theo KarantsalisOfficer Jeff Collins​A traffic stop in Miami Springs turned into a nightmare for a veteran traffic cop yesterday. A teenage driver dragged the officer for more than a block before letting him slam into the asphalt.Pavert Cutino, the 15-year-old driver, now faces attempted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Teen Narrowly Escapes Death After Daring Girlfriend to Shoot Him

    ​Nineteen-year-old Gabriel Mendigutia wanted his girlfriend to shoot him in the chest with a pellet gun, and she did. The pellet Alley Castro, 19, shot ended up going right through Mendigutia's heart, but thanks to a rare heart anatomy he was able to survive.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Exploding Pressure Cooker Severs 79-Year-Old Woman's Leg

    ​Pressure cookers can save time in the kitchen, but also can be extremely dangerous if used incorrectly. The pressure cooker of a 79-year-old woman exploded yesterday after falling on the floor. Scalding hot food was sent rupturing around the kitchen, and a piece of the pot severed the woman's leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Injured Man Calls 911, But Then Police Find His Grow House

    ​An injured man probably had mixed feelings when cops showed up at his house early this morning. On one hand, the man had several injuries and desperately needed medical attention. On the other hand, he was running a marijuana grow house that police discovered when they came to assist him.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Shard of Broken Bat Impales Cubs' Tyler Colvin During Marlins Game

    ​A freak accident at Sun Life Stadium Sunday has put the Chicago Cubs' rookie outfielder Tyler Colvin in the hospital with a season-ending injury. Colvin was on third base during the second inning when teammate Wellington Castro's maple bat broke and sent a large shard into Colvin's chest. Yeah, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Cyclist Identified in Coconut Grove Accident

    ​The cyclist seriously injured in an accident in Coconut Grove yesterday morning has been identified as 20-year-old Michael Lum. Miami Police say Lum was attempting to cross South Dixie Highway at SW 17th Avenue just before 6 a.m. Tuesday when a car struck him. He remains in critical condition at ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    One Killed, Three Others Wounded in NW Dade Shooting

    Shots rang out last night near 95th Street and Northwest 29th Avenue, as two unidentified men shot at four others. Police were called a little after 9:30 p.m., when they arrived they found the four victims, all males between the ages 30 and 40. They were taken to the Ryder Trauma Center where one, ... More >>

  • News

    September 3, 2009

    On the Level

    Part thug, part street fighter, Rene Martinez flattens his opponents. Can his punch save him from himself?

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Airport Shuttle Passenger Dies After Crash with Police Cruiser

    An airport shuttle collided with a Sunny Isles Beach Police car, killing a shuttle passenger early this morning in Miami Beach, police said.via CBS4.comTo view a CBS4 report of the fatal traffic accident, click here.The intersection of 71st Street and Abbott Avenue was closed from the time of the cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Taxi Driver Shot in Northwest Miami-Dade

    A taxi driver was shot early this morning as he was working near NW 91st Street and Seventh Avenue.Jacques Milien, 64, was shot multiple times after what appeared to be an armed robbery at 6:15 a.m., Miami-Dade Police spokeswoman Det. Rebeca Perez said. He is in stable condition at Jackson Memorial ... More >>

  • News

    June 18, 2009

    Piece of Mind

    Jackson's mental health unit fails Miami.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Man Fatally Stabbed in Domestic Dispute

    View Larger Map A man was stabbed to death during a domestic dispute that occurred early this morning in Northwest Miami-Dade. The subject is detained by Miami-Dade Police and charges are pending. Detectives are investigating the scene and the relation of the two Latin males, whose names have not ye ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2008

    End of the Diaz-Balart Dynasty

    The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.

  • News

    June 12, 2008

    Shark Huggers

    Tourists can't wait to get next to them — even if they are eating machines.

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of November 22, 2007

    "Let us all tip our hats to one man's ability to question another's moral fiber."

  • News

    October 25, 2007

    The Kendale Bike Massacre

    After an accident sent many riders to the hospital, the plastic cojones tradition continues

  • News

    March 8, 2007

    South Beach Menace

    A scuffle minutes from the nation's sandy playground highlights its slimy underbelly

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Hit and Run Hero

    Not everyones charged with a crime even if someone is killed.

  • News

    December 21, 2006

    Eye for an Eye

    Three teens allegedly killed a man for eleven dollars. Do they deserve the needle?

  • Culture

    September 28, 2006

    Killer Creativity

    Miami-Dade's Forensic Art Unit draws a bead on crime

  • News

    September 1, 2005

    Kite-Crazed Dudes

    This wet, hot extreme sport combines the thrill of flying with the threat of grievous bodily harm

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Vanity Fire

    A group of hot firewomen raised big bucks posing for a sexy calendar. The intended charity got only a pittance.

  • News

    November 26, 1998

    Of Gridirons and Gunshots

    The Greater Miami Pop Warner Football League struggles to control itself

  • Calendar

    August 13, 1998
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    May 11, 1994
  • News

    May 26, 1993

    The Lure of the Ring

    Former champ Frank Otero needs to sell real estate to make a living. But he needs boxing to live.