The University of Miami finally received its Notice of Allegation from the NCAA today, and University President Donna Shalala sent a statement to students and alumni tonight detailing the NCAA's findings. Though, Shalala did not specifically mention it, the AP reports the school has been charged wit ... More >>
While the NCAA's investigation into allegations made about the University of Miami athletic department by convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro has lagged for about two years, the NCAA's investigation into itself over botching the Miami investigation has come to a relatively swift end.The NCAA's vic ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke gives his take on the latest developments in the NCAA probe of the Miami Hurricanes.The NCAA is finally wrapping up its investiga ... More >>
The nearly two year drama involving the NCAA's investigation of the University of Miami stemming from allegations made by convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro may soon be coming to an end. According to the Associated Press, sources say the NCAA is close to wrapping up its investigation and may pres ... More >>
It just got real for Peter Rosello, son of former Real Housewives of Miami star Alexia Echevarria. He has surrendered to police after he posted a video of himself online in which he assaults a sleeping homeless man by punching him in the groin and then running off.
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke vents about one of the central players in the Nevin Shapiro University of Miami football scandal.With quarterback Stephen Morris s ... More >>
Gov. Rick Scott's Department of State recently amassed a list of 180,000 possible non-citizens who were registered to vote in Florida. Eventually that list was whittled down to 2,600, and even many on that list were found to be actual citizens.Turns out so far only a single person on that list of re ... More >>
When Whitney Houston died, we were "So Emotional." And when Donna Summer danced her "Last Dance" a few months later, we went into full breakdown mode, eating nothing but the leftover crumbs in our beard and salty teardrops. It was tough, still is. But that's life. The (drag) show must go on. And n ... More >>
Ever notice how some of Miami's most connected, bold-faced names always manage to get their DUIs reduced to reckless driving charges? It was a recurring theme in our rundown of celeb mugshots.Well, controversial South Beach nightlife icon Chris Paciello is the latest to join the club. He's escaped D ... More >>
A second arrest has been made in a now expanding case of absentee ballot voter fraud, and the latest suspect has some interesting family connections.Sergio Robaina, the 76-year-old uncle of former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina, has been charged with two felony counts of voter fraud and two misdemeanor ... More >>
In a recently released deposition from his ongoing criminal trial, Jim Greer, the former chair of the Republican Party of Florida, claims the party actively tried to find ways to get African Americans not to vote. He claims the party also squashed efforts at minority outreach, as they were not a goo ... More >>
Let's be honest. The first instinct most people have when a Republican politician's seminude photos emerge online is that a sex scandal is about to unfold. Probably a gay sex scandal. So when pics of state Rep. Peter Nehr leaked online in, of all places, the political blog of the Tampa Bay Times, we ... More >>
Kim Kardashian's pubic preference is no secret. If you've watched her home movies with ex-boyfriend Ray J, you're fully aware that the middle Kardashian sister likes to keep things virtually hairless. However, it wasn't until earlier today that Kim's preferred method of personal grooming was broug ... More >>
Florida's 2012 Senate election is shaping up to be as ridiculous as ever. Connie Mack IV, whom you might remember has been characterized by his Republican opponents as "the Charlie Sheen of Florida Politics," released a web ad today linking incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nel ... More >>
George Zimmerman has just lost his attorneys. Well, acutally his attorneys have lost track of him. They haven't heard from him in days, but know he's been making recent moves against their advice. So basically they held a press conference today to say they've withdrawn from the case.
What do an aspiring pop star, a South Beach music mogul, Florida's most powerful lobbyist, and Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade have in common? They're all involved in one of the most bizarre, sordid recording-industry lawsuits ever filed in Miami-Dade County, complete with allegations of backstabbi ... More >>
Prior to his untimely death last March, "G-Funk's most melodic homie" had several "hoes in different area codes." And on at least one occasion, he and his "Bad Girls" kept it "G-A-N-G-S-T-A" by shooting a homemade porno. According to TMZ, there is a Nate Dogg sex tape that's being "shopped arou ... More >>
With news this morning that Penn State coach Joe Paterno has died of lung cancer, I am reposting this column from last November. The scandal, it's now clear, killed the master at age 85.Enough already. This lunacy is past crazy.Joe Paterno, an icon of sport, was fired as coach of the Penn State foot ... More >>
Jose Campos, a local pastor more comfortable behind the pulpit, finds himself behind bars this morning. Campos stands accused of sexual battery of a minor after an 11-year-old girl told a teacher about the abuse. Campos has admitted as much to police, but says that the touching happened by accide ... More >>
We know it's hard to keep track of all the various scandals involving anti-gay Republican politicians being caught in gay sex scandals, but maybe you remember the tale of Indiana state Rep. Phil Hinkle. He promised to pay a teenager he met on Craiglist $140 for a "really good time." Yeah, well, t ... More >>
The attention has shifted somewhat back to the Miami Hurricanes losses on the field, but NCAA sanctions are still looming for the school's massive off-field failure to keep its players away from douche king sports booster Nevin Shapiro. It took a surprisingly long time, but it seems that one of t ... More >>
When Al Golden was plucked from college football obscurity as head coach of the Temple Owls to take over the Miami Hurricanes, a storied program that needed just a bit of fine tuning to be competitive again, it seemed like -- pardon the pun -- a Golden opportunity. Now, if an NCAA investigation p ... More >>
Today, The Miami Herald, a newspaper that has won 20 Pulitzer Prizes in its history for covering things such as voter fraud, the Haiti earthquake and U.S. Iran-Contra affair, took to its Twitter to publicly congratulate Kim Kardashian, a basic cable reality television star who rocketed to fame af ... More >>
Michael MillerArchbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski gives a press conference after a recent trip to CubaThe Archdiocese of Miami is getting hit with yet another lawsuit claiming sexual abuse by an employee of the Church.A lawsuit filed this morning in Miami-Dade Circuit Court alleges that Miguel Cala ... More >>
Click to see screenshot of the MPD's website.Jay-Z is on the cover of this month's Forbes. But the Miami Police Department still thinks he looks like your typical member of a street gang. The department's website is currently featuring a large mural-esque banner depicting five tough-looking char ... More >>
Joanna Krupa is about to unleash the legal houndsNote to all club promoters out there: You can't just browse through Google Image Search and put pictures of any sexy lady you find on your flyer. See, sometimes that sexy lady will find that flyer and sue your ass for using her image to promote you ... More >>
Near the top of any perv's dream wish list of celebrity sex tapes is probably one featuring Miami-born, Cuban-American hottie Eva Mendes. Well, she's well aware of the internet's demands, and the actress, who stars in the upcoming The Other Guys, has finally giving into the demands. She's release ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" RosarioFlo-Rida teams up with the ultra-trendy David Guetta to releases his latest single off his upcoming album The Only One. The song is also featured on the Step Up 3D soundtrack. The song is called "Club Can't Handle Me" where Flo handles the main vocals and David Guetta ... More >>
Democratic congresspeople Kendrick Meek and Jan Schakowsky both come from the kind of heavily left leaning, big city districts they could hold for life. Of course, Meek is cutting his tenure short to run for Senate, and Schakowsky almost saw her term --and life-- ended Mama Cass style. Thank ... More >>
Chris Brown isn't even 21 and he's already seen his career go down the drain. That's what happens when you let your fists do the thinking and get convicted of assaulting your now ex-girlfriend and one of the biggest recording stars in the world.Page Six reports today that Breezy is having a hard ... More >>
MTV.co.ukBack in January 2009, bankrupt hip-hop chieftain Marion "Suge" Knight filed a lawsuit against Kanye West, claiming the rapper should be financially responsible for an unsolved 2005 shooting at a South Beach Shore Club party West hosted that left Knight capped in the leg. Among Sug ... More >>
One of Miami's best-known songwriters was nearly killed in a possible contract hit.
Miami's Catholic leaders covered for a priest who drugged and sodomized at least a dozen boys.
Whats wrong with a cold one and a lap dance?
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