Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland. photo by Bill Cooke New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>
Betrayed by the U.S. government and their own country, they want to be remembered.
Dorrin Rolle’s dedication to his district is in question
A South Florida rancher is using bovine diplomacy to improve relations with the island nation
Martin Marcus and Carol Durbin pursued their dreams with a tenacity so fierce they overcame all obstacles but one: Death
Three decades after his parents sent him into lonely exile, Tony Gonzalez returned to Cuba to face his demons
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
He was a street philosopher, a crusader, a gambler, and the unofficial mayor of Hialeah's black ghetto. Now he's gone to prison, and he's not coming back.
Dead Elvis at Sunrise promises morning in America
For years the infamous Wasp Network collected reams of data on Miami's anti-Castro forces -- and the sundry, sometimes bizarre, attempts to infiltrate them
One thing about Steve Shiver's future as the county's chief executive: It'll never be lonely at the top
He was born to wealth, he built the wildly successful Bal Harbour Shops, and he always seems to get what he wants -- no matter what
He billed himself as a reformer, but a close look at Alex Penelas's record reveals a politician more in tune with ambition than innovation
State officials are spending millions of your tax dollars to stop citrus canker. And they're making a mess of it.
A half-century before the Tiger Woods era, black Miamians fought a losing battle to hit the links
Hialeah police chief Rolando Bolanos has two sons on the force. Both are being investigated for violent behavior.
Danny Felton was a decorated cop and local hero. Then drug dealer Marvin Griffin showed up.
And living in Panama, where the failed mayoral candidate and alleged vote cheater is staying
Sweet Micky's provocative music moves Haitians with an infectious beat and political overtones
The Conch Coalition and Taras Lyssenko claimed environmentalists were out to destroy the culture and economy of the Keys. Voters listened.
Chico O'Farrill. Bebo Valds. Prez Prado. Cachao. A vibrant musical era was swallowed by the revolution, but not before the Panart record company put it on a platter.
Hall of Fame and Museum: Morbid kitsch and money. Lots of money.
Jim Dougherty exposed insurance fraud for Lloyd's of London -- until they concluded the Miami Beach lawyer had overbilled them by millions. Now the U.S. attorney is involved and things have turned very ugly, indeed.
A county worker levels a charge of sexual harassment. Her employer is disciplined. Nobody is satisfied.
Last spring, when Dade County united with a local charity to help the hurricane's homeless, the partnership sounded too good to be true. It was.
Jack Leonard has opened his South Dade home to Guatemalan migrants. What more can he do?