Coming soon to a jail cell near you...Stripteases, sexual favors, booze, porn mags, and fat stacks of cash would be run-of-the-mill in many Miami strip clubs. But at downtown's maximum security Federal Detention Center?Multiple attorneys interviewed by Riptide say the FDC visitor rooms have been tak ... More >>
The dangers of war, deployed or not: Soldiers hold vigil at Fort Hood, TexasFourteen-hour work days in ungodly heat in a city full of Al-Qaeda operatives and insurgents intent on killing you. Daily visits from soldiers whose minds have been shredded, if not by shrapnel than by the stress of fight ... More >>
Magnolia PicturesOf all of Miami's '80s-era cocaine cowboys, Mickey Munday is our favorite. Jon Roberts is a little too batshit-insane for our taste. Max Mermelstein adopted a false identity and died broke. Griselda Blanco scares the shit out of us and has absconded back to Colombia. And Manny No ... More >>
Four more cases of egregious ineptitude at the Immigration and Naturalization Service
When federal prosecutors seek the death penalty in drug-related murders, the defendants are almost always black. Why should Miami's first "kingpin" case be any exception?
Dade's Architectural history tumbles toward extinction
Chapter Two, in which the alleged drug kingpins are linked to a cellular telephone smuggled into their unit in the federal pen