Theo Karantsalis, a soft-spoken librarian who teaches research classes at Miami Dade College between freelancing for Miami New Times and the Miami Herald, has become an unlikely central character in a hotly contested federal case that has free-speech advocates ready to clash with top D.C. officials. ... More >>
photo by Theo KarantsalisOfficer Jeff CollinsA 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 >>
Wikimedia Commons user Tony HudsonNo books for you!Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez yesterday proposed cutting the county's operating budget by $350 million. That includes whacking the library system's $50 million budget to $24.5 million.It seems 13 libraries will be shut down.Riptide co ... More >>
By Theo Karantsalis
If your child has visited a popular Liberty City park, the county suggests a lead poisoning test may be in order.
Lead levels that are more than 200 percent higher than normal have been found at the 6.5-acre Olinda Park at 5100 Northwest 21st Ave., according to the Env ... More >>