Nationwide, the use of the death penalty is in steep decline, with only nine states carrying out any executions at all last year. But in the Sunshine State, sentencing prisoners to die is as in vogue as ever.>In fact, Florida led the country in new death sentences handed down in 2012, with 21 new ... More >>
By Carlos AcostaAndrew Zimmern at Cobaya AzulI have to thank Bizarre Food's Andrew Zimmern for making it to Miami. I'd originally dropped a grapevine hint that he'd soon be in town only because I recently noticed his Twitter conversation with Chef Geoffrey Zakarian about visiting Tudor House.But ... More >>
It didn't take long for Herman Cain to show just how completely he ignored Riptide's advice to study up on Cuban policy before parachuting into Versailles this afternoon. While being swarmed by citizens and journalists on Calle Ocho, Cain made it abundantly clear he had simply never heard of "wet ... More >>
Mary Dimakis was born so long ago that when she moved into the Roads, there were few paved streets in the neighborhood.
Dimakis will soon turn 108, making her the second-oldest resident in South Florida. The oldest, at 111, is Antonia Rivera, who lives just a few miles away.
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We've talked non-stop about Sweatstock 2011 and all the bands playing tomorrow. But let's not forget, the reason Sweat Records is throwing this whole shindig is in celebration of Record Store Day -- and the store's anniversary.What's Record Store Day? In 2007, it started as a way to get people to ... More >>
Mr. Chuck Livid.The line between weekdays and weekends gets blurry on Thursday night. For college students, it signals the end of the school week. For working stiffs who gotta get up early Friday morning, it's more of an "I'll go out for a few beers, won't stay out too late, shit it's 3:00 a.m., ... More >>
Miami-Dade CountyJavier Souto should have been sent out to the political pasture a long time ago.But lobbyists and special interests know they can cajole the rambling county commissioner to do what they want. So they make sure he stays in power. And even though 71-year-old Bay of Pigs veteran is ... More >>
As an apparent follow-up to our cover story about the Miami Beach Police Department's many problems and excessively high pay, CBS4 is reporting about the case of Feras Ahmad, who was hired as a part time officer in 2007. Just as staff writer Tim Elfrink wrote last month, Ahmad says serving ... More >>
Does your grocery store support modern slavery in the fields of Florida? A Florida farmworkers union says that Lakeland, Florida based grocery chain Publix continues to buy produce from growers recently convicted of actual human slavery.Heavy beatings, knife wounds, arms in chains, forced living i ... More >>