• News

    March 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Report Calls 2011 Redland Killing "Suspicious": Cops Moved Body, May Have Planted Evidence

    Nearly three years after one of the bloodiest police operations in recent Miami history, prosecutors have issued a scathing report calling the killings "unusual, counter-intuitive, suspicious" and "disturbing." The June 30, 2011 sting -- in which four suspects, including a police informant, were sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Driver Who Killed Biker In Car Crash Won't Face Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

    Also read: Driver With Suspended License Who Killed Biker In Crash Hasn't Been Charged YetThe Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office has concluded its investigation into the traffic accident that claimed the life of Luka Balenovic on August 6, and for the family and friends of Balenovic, the results are ... More >>

  • News

    June 23, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Alex Martinez's Charges Dropped As Regalado's 'Corruption Probe' Falls Apart

    In early April, Mayor Tomas Regalado stood before a packed room of reporters and politicos at the Miami Police Department to praise the results of a sweeping corruption probe. Regalado's corruption probe has turned into a black eye for his administration.​"This is not another black eye for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Ex-Judge Phil Davis Convicted on Fraud Charges

    Looks like Phil Davis is finally heading to the pen.​The ex-Miami judge, who wriggled out of jail time in a federal sting operation in the early '90s by admitting a raging cocaine habit, was found guilty of fraud today.Prosecutors built a case against Davis involving a non-profit he founded in 199 ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2009

    Renegade Road

    A woman perishes in a collision with an Indian leader's kin. Her family cries coverup.

  • News

    January 15, 2009

    Alms for the Poor

    Cash-strapped public defenders fire back at critics.

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Public Public Defenders Need a Nap and a Joint (Not Necessarily in That Order)

    If you think budget cuts at your job suck (New Times is a considering a writing-by-candlelight, tent-office setup) try being a Miami-Dade public defender. Thanks to shrinking state court funds  - down in 44 million in the past two years -  these burnt-out servants of the poor, tired, huddl ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    Presidential Election Could Spur Voter Fraud in Miami-Dade

    If you believe Nilo Juri, the eye of Hurricane Ballot Cheat, it could get ugly.

  • News

    June 1, 2006

    Valentine Sway

    A Miami lawyer convinced clients he was on the level, then was disbarred

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Arriola Resign? Fuhgeddaboutit!

    In the wake of Miami's fire fee scandal, the city manager goes nuclear on the Herald, Tomas Regalado, and taxpayers

  • News

    March 3, 2005

    The Drowned and the Saved

    An anti-abortion crusader faces manslaughter charges for the accidental death of a child

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Keep 'Em Separated

    The Office of the Inspector General and the Commission on Ethics and Public Trust may part ways after an acrimonious year

  • News

    July 29, 2004

    Inspector Imperiled

    Incredibly, the job of one of the county's most successful and vigilant agents is on the line

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    Between Something and Nothing

    Cocaine case no-actioned; pigeons are rats with wings

  • News

    June 10, 2004

    Things to Do in Miami When You're Dead

    Clove cigarettes and Italian slang

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Beating Whitey

    Developer Donahue Peebles is as handsome, smooth, articulate, & nasty as he needs to be

  • News

    September 19, 2002


    Greed, thievery, corruption, and betrayal -- the sordid tale of Miriam Alonso's downfall

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    Threats, Lies & Videotape

    Leroy Jones outslicks prosecutors on the Criminal Procedure Discovery Rule

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    A No-Class Operation

    Something isn't right at Mays Middle School -- and it's not just because of that bomb threat

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Cleared but Still Not Clean

    After being indicted Lee Martin went from public servant to public enemy. Then charges were dropped. What would be fair now?

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Home Is Where the Hurt Is

    Bedsores. Medical neglect. Depression. Welcome to the bleak underworld of Miami-Dade's assisted-living facilities.

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Friendly Fire

    State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle should have coasted to election victory. Instead she's dodging bullets from the police unions in the political fight of her life.

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    Cruel or Usual Punishment?

    Miami-Dade County has a hands-off policy toward its schoolchildren, but that doesn't mean corporal punishment has gone away

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    The Chief's Retreat

    Rolando Bolaños lied and got away with it, but stay tuned

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    The Power of Samson

    A power-crazed mayor, angry citizens, a state attorney's investigation. Is this any way to run a city?

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    To Serve and Protect

    And in the case of the Miami Police Department: To Lose

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    The Real McGuffin

    Neil McGuffin was supposed to guide the Miami Beach Housing Authority into the new millennium. Instead he exposed an agency in disarray. And he lost his job.

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    River of Sleaze

    A top Miami-Dade schools cop is the focus of a probe that recalls the area's biggest police scandal

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Boys Will Be Boys

    What to do when your sons pop steroids and steal cars? Simple: Hire them to be police officers!

  • News

    November 25, 1999


    Good Cops, Bad Cops

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Commissioner Kojak

    No ideas, no agenda, and a lot of glad-handing. Welcome to J.L. Plummer's re-election campaign.

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Inside Job

    For years people have been alleging that Miami bail-bond king Jim Viola bribes county corrections officers. For years the FBI and the State Attorney's Office have been investigating. And for years nothing has happened.

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    A South Beach Love Story

    A playboy's steamy sexual liaison leads to a tangled investigation and a police feud

  • News

    April 15, 1999

    Out, Damned Spa

    Marc Siegel hired South Floridians to work in a Mexican resort, then stiffed them

  • News

    March 4, 1999

    A Brotherly Imbroglio

    Hialeah police chief Rolando Bolanos has two sons on the force. Both are being investigated for violent behavior.

  • News

    November 26, 1998

    Prosecution Complex

    The strange saga of a smooth-talking hit man, jealous secretaries, and a ruined prosecutor

  • News

    October 17, 1996

    Copping an Excuse

    Faced with evidence their cop shop is in disarray, town fathers practice some first-rate denial

  • News

    September 7, 1994

    One-stop Cop Shop

    Nelson Long was the undisputed king of hiring Miami Beach police officers for off-duty jobs. Kings, of course, often don't bother with rules and regulations.