Steven Leifman

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Miami, Now's Your Chance To Yell At Banana Republican In Person About Gun Control

    Back in February, Banana Republican tackled the thorniest, hot-button political issue of the moment: banning assault rifles. Even though I took an objective approach to the subject, a majority of comments in response to the cover story were full of invective and sabre rattling from gun enthusiasts f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Paulina Rubio Will Face Trial and Possible Jail Time for Bizarre Fender-Bender

    ‚ÄčThis past June, singer Paulina Rubio was involved in a fender-bender in Little Havana and then found herself arrested after she screamed, "All of you Miami cops are abusive," at police officers who had arrived on the scene. Now a judge has ordered Rubio to face trial on charges of obstruction of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Hope For Florida Inmates With Mental Illness

    It could be the most important legislation for Floridians with mental illness since the Baker Act in the 1970s. But you wouldn't know it from the amount of press it's getting. A House panel approved a measure yesterday that would divert some of the state's most mentally ill to treatment centers inst ... More >>

  • News

    July 11, 2002

    The Snake Pit

    The county jail is one of the largest psychiatric facilities in Florida

  • News

    August 31, 1994

    The Case of the Invisible Candidate

    , The 107th District state House race provides a mystery worthy of Dashiell Hammett