How often have you seen this headline in Miami? Yet even in Dade, where hit-and-runs are as regular as dubstep floating around South Beach on Ultra weekend, the wreck that killed a cyclist in North Dade yesterday was particularly brutal. After an SUV slammed into the man, the driver stopped twi ... More >>
The son of the South Beach chef killed in a hit-and-run has filed a lawsuit against the driver and the bar in which she worked.According to NBC6, Jacopo Riccioletti, the son of Stefano Riccioletti, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Miami-Dade Circuit Court against 20 year-old KarlieTomica and ... More >>
The Transportation Security Administration was created in 2001 to keep us safe, but it turns out a handful of their employees are no better than common crooks. Since the TSA's creation nearly 400 employees have been fired after being accused of stealing from passengers, and Miami International Airpo ... More >>
On July 10, a Venezuelan TV station decided to take the daring intrigue of the telenovela and bring it to the less exciting world of copyright litigation.LaTele is suing Telemundo, claiming that, in 2008, the Miami-based station created a telenovela, "El Rostro de Analia," whose plot and characters ... More >>
An American Airlines plane that took off from Fort Lauderdale is headed for Miami International Airport with cabin pressure problems, NBC reports. The flight took off at 9:15 a.m., but still hadn't arrived at 10:20. There are 147 people aboard.Five people were hospitalized yesterday after severe tur ... More >>
The hidden camera rolls inside Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as a spiky-haired young man calmly slips a metal box into a secret pocket sewn into his dress shirt. He strolls through the Transportation Security Administration's high-tech body scanner, grabs the camera off the conveyo ... More >>
We demand a recount. The INRIX Traffic Scorecard says that Miami only has the 12th worst traffic congestion in the country. Anyone who has ever been stuck in Miami traffic knows it's the worst thing ever. No, literally the worst thing ever. The official ranks of worst things ever might as well ... More >>
Two Transportation Security Administration officers are under arrest after trashing a South Beach hotel room last night and then shooting off guns into the air. The shots first rang out at about 11:15 last night near a hotel on the 800 block of Collins Avenue.
If you're a non-horny commuter who uses the Dade County Route 73 bus, please drop us a line. We're starting to think the only people taking public transportation from Kendall to Miami Lakes are buff, shaved dudes who don't see any problem with trading a litany of carnal favors for a $2 bus ride.
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While it's safe to say that every Miamian has a different opinion about what to love about our fair city -- the amazing weather, pristine beaches, exciting nightlife, fine dining -- we will probably agree on one thing: Miami International Airport sucks. Plan on spending an extra few hours on the ... More >>
Last week, The Layover premiered to audible groans of pain...by me. Anthony Bourdain's new travel show had an interesting premise -- what would Tony do if stuck in a city for 24 hours? Unfortunately, the show had a frenetic overly produced feel about it. I disliked the clock counting down t ... More >>
Blink 182's Travis Barker defies death. Rock 'n' roll makes ordinary men and women immortal. Almost.
They're regular people who were born unfamous and will someday die, just like us. But because they're awesome at playing the guitar or howling into a mike (you know, rocking), they become the ce ... More >>
This week, Miami New Times is publishing a guide to the eight of the worst public works projects in Miami-Dade, where bureaucrats and elected officials take pride in wasting millions in taxpayer dollars on crap residents have little-to-no use for. As we reveal each one of these boondoggles on Rip ... More >>
Miami has a reputation as a big sprawling city with little in the way of public transportation. A proposed new trolley system may change that, somewhat, someday, supposedly. According to Open Media Miami, the City Commission voted last week to allow City Manager Johnny Martinez to start contract ... More >>
Jonathan and Luis BaezBrothers Jonathan and Luis Baez have been arrested after seriously beating up a pilot on a plane at Miami International Airport last night. The skirmish started after the flight crew ordered one brother off the flight because he appeared to be drunk or on drugs and ended in ... More >>
A judge in Baker County, Florida has awarded custody of Miranda Wilkerson, a three-year-old girl, to a registered sex offender who she is not related to. The girl will be removed from her grandmother's house where she has lived practically all of her life after her mother was killed in a car cras ... More >>
photo via Jill Tarlow's Twitter Have you heard the one about the 65-year-old business traveler from Phoenix who likes to spice up his life by flying in women's undies? He'd been flying US Airways in his skimpy attire for years, actually -- until this week, when a passenger in Fort Lauderdale ... More >>
Warning: walking in South Florida may be dangerous, as if you already weren't aware. According to a new report by transportation reform group Transportation for America, the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Palm Beach metro area is the third most dangerous city for pedestrians in the entire county, and Flori ... More >>
All of the north and southbound lanes of US 1 in Miami were closed Wednesday morning after a hit-and-run crash left one motorist dead.
The driver of a silver-colored Honda, a women believed to be in her seventies, was killed when a white pickup truck struck her vehicle, causing her to crash into a ... More >>
While our airport has a reputation for bringing constant misery, the past few hours at Miami International Airport have been exceedingly miserable, even by its own standards. First a fuel tank exploded that caused a fire that took hours to put out. Then, even before that situation was controlled, ... More >>
Police have arrested a man in connection to a horrific car crash early Sunday morning that killed three people and seriously injured a fourth.Cedric Levon Williams, 48, was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident. The crash occurred around 4 a.m. Sunday at NE 82nd Street and 2nd Avenue ... More >>
MIA is the 2nd most hellish major airport in the U.S.If Dante were to restage his Divine Comedy in the Magic City, his seven levels of hell would begin in the bleachers at a Miami Heat home game before descending into a hotel hot tub with George Rekers.But no trip to the underworld would be compl ... More >>
Florida has consistently snagged the dishonorable title as the nation's most dangerous state for cyclists and pedestrians. But on Tuesday, it was Miami-Dade that got the crummy prize. Twelve cyclists died in the county in 2009, seven more than the year before, and the most of any county in the st ... More >>
A jury convicted 21-year-old Guillermo Zarabozo for his part in the Joe Cool murders. He'll likely spend the rest of his life in jail. [AP]A 28-year-old man fell to his death from a traffic sign catwalk onto the Palmetto Expressway, possibly while attempting to spray-paint graffiti. [Herald]Could So ... More >>
Owing to the laziness of Transportation Security Administration and Miami-Dade County Aviation Department bureacrats, a company with a lucrative venture at Miami International Airport won't be getting any competition anytime soon. For the past eight years, Secure Wrap of Miami has held the exclusiv ... More >>
He was an aviation classic: independent, stubborn, savvy. And he was convinced powerful forces were out to ruin him. Did that include government informants and federal agents? Gus Conner will never know.