Miami is chock full of more cocaine than a Mexican narco-piñata. And yet, the city's most dangerous drug may just be imaginary. According to an investigation by USA Today, Miami is the main staging ground for controversial ATF sting operations in which undercover agents trick suspects into plottin ... More >>
As about a hundred fans were rooting on the Miami Heat on the deck of Shuckers, Miami's favorite waterside sports bar, when the structure collapsed just before halftime, at around 9:45 p.m. Twenty-four people were injured in the incident. According to NBC Miami, at least 15 have been sent to local h ... More >>
From Kodiak to the Caribbean, corporate sponsorships are taking Pitbull around the world. Just last month, Mr. Worldwide touched down in Alaska, posed with a stuffed bear, and attended an Alutiiq ceremony as a cross-promotional brand ambassador for Walmart and Sheets Energy Strips. He performed at ... More >>
See also "Internet Trolls Try to Exile Pitbull to a Walmart on 'the Frozen Alaskan Island of Kodiak'" and "#KeepPitbull305 Fails to Save Mr. Worldwide." Flying from Cleveland to Alaska and then back down to the lower 48 for a show in Atlanta, Pitbull has proven that he's tremendo world traveler. ... More >>
photo by Czine Zoltan via Wikimedia CommonsRescuers pulled the body of a white male out of Biscayne Bay around 8:30 this morning after he was spotted floating just south of the Julia Tuttle Causeway. The man was a jet skier, Gabriella Ferraro, a Florida Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman, tells Riptid ... More >>
Will somebody wake him up for his mugshot please?A 50-year-old Colombian drug kingpin was fined $1 million and sentenced to 22 years in prison Wednesday by a federal judge in Miami. And that was the plea deal.Edgar Vellejo-Guarin was indicted in 2001 after Coast Guard officers discovered 4,000 ki ... More >>
More than a week after a traumatic Jet Ski accident near the MacArthur Causeway that left Sean Kingston in the trauma center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, TMZ reports that the "Beautiful Girls" singer is expected to make a full recovery and is even able to walk again on his own.
The cause of the Jet Ski crash that left 21-year-old singer Sean Kingston throwing up blood and in the trauma unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital is still under investigation, but authorities have reportedly ruled out alcohol as the cause of the crash. Meanwhile, Kingston still remains in the inten ... More >>
via bishop-accountability.orgGeorge Neville RuckerA defrocked Los Angeles priest accused of sexually molesting 33 girls shipped off yesterday from the Bahamas for a three-month tour of South America on a South Florida based cruise line.Voyages of Discovery, a Fort Lauderdale-based cruise company, ... More >>
via DEAA 100-foot narco-sub packed with coke, anyone?Amidst all the fireworks, Budweiser and drunken yells of "America, fuck yeah!" this weekend, our Independence Day festivities turned out to be a busy couple days for the drug that built Miami.Not only did Colombian cops seize a full-size, gold ... More >>
Local David Woud, the president of the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce, shot his wife before shooting himself. His wife had recently suffered a debilitating stroke. [Herald] Two women and a man were found shot to death in a SW Miami-Dade home. Police suspect domestic violence. [SunSent] The Coast G ... More >>
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