An ex-soldier spun elaborate fantasies about being a professional killer. One day they came true.
With another tax season descending on us, you might want to secure your W-2 or 1099 a little tighter. Over the past 12 months, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami has uncovered more than a dozen rackets involved in stealing tax refund checks using stolen identities of social security applicants, eld ... More >>
America rocks. And even at 236 years old, the United States of America is still the sexiest country in the free world. But the 50 states, its federal district, and territories throughout the Pacific and Caribbean wouldn't stand a chance if it weren't for the brave men and women who've risked life ... More >>
One word describes Fane Lozman perfectly: Pugnacious. Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the ex-U.S. Marine pilot's appeal that the City of Riviera Beach violated his first amendment rights when it towed his "floating home" and all his possessions in 2009 from the city's marina as retali ... More >>
Most moms are worried sick when their sons and daughters are deployed to serve in the Middle East. Not, apparently, Paula Barker of Volusia County. She's been arrested for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from her son while he was deployed with the Marines in Afghanistan.
Florida offers 122 specialty license plates, and all but two saw declines in sales between 2009 and 2010: The "In God We Trust" plate and the Miami Heat plate. Yep, unless you're God almighty or LeBron almighty, Floridians just don't want to shell out the extra cash to worship you on their bumper ... More >>
In another public reaffirmation of his belief that gay people are going to make America lose wars, Florida Republican Congressman Allen West said at a dinner in Plant City Saturday night that "when you take the military and you tell it they must conform to the individual's behavior, then it' ... More >>
Well, there's really no word for how disgusting and messed up this is. Robin Leigh Pagoria, a Sheriff's Deputy in Polk County, Florida, is accused of tying two young girls to a desk, spanking them with sex toys, and capturing it on video so her online boyfriend could watch. Ugh.
The great, recently reunited Coke.Still reeling from the success of August's Super Open House, Stone Promotions did it again this past Saturday with a varied bill that rocked the house, brought back memories,and emphasized the spirit of community in time for the holiday season. Keeping in the ... More >>
via WSVNCoral Gables has misspelled a sign identifying LeJeune Road. Which wouldn't be so embarrassing if it wasn't the second time they've done so. (Note: No, I havn't taking a xtra joyb righting sings.)The sign on the intersection of LeJeune Road and Mendoza Avenue identifies the road as "LeJue ... More >>
Mad Skrews is a Miami-bred, internationally renowned producer and musical entrepreneur who uses the Internet to spread his productions, make money, and make a name for himself. He has produced for local bad bitch Trina and true founder of crunk, Pastor Troy. I caught up with him by e-mail. Here's w ... More >>
After watching the press hubbub over Bo Obama unfold we wondered last week if any local Pols had any cute puppies of their own. A few quick Google searches didn't turn up much, but we've had a few blanks filled in for us since then. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz's office sent over this pic ... More >>
"You cannot enlist and then decide after one tour to run and hide in Canada."
A local deserter finds a cold reception in Canada.
Call of Duty 4 hits maybe a little too close to home.
For the second time this year the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Spike TV are broadcasting Fight Night Live from the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood. And Tuesday’s fight card is littered with local talent. American Top Team – one of the nation’s largest and most revered mix ... More >>
This past Veterans Day weekend, volunteers from grassroots groups Democracy for America Miami and Veterans for Peace put up 2500 markers — white plastic boards on metal posts — in Lummus Park on Ocean Drive Between 8th and 10th streets. Most of the boards were handwritten with the names ... More >>
The first thing you learn to kill is your identity
I tremble at the thought of facing down Bat-mullah!
Four days at a South Carolina boot camp
In the profound Jarhead, a soldier can be his own worst enemy
Florida's Seabee reservists went to Iraq to help, not fight. But they fought and died
Musician has salve for every sorrow
When your country is bristling with weapons, peace and democracy begin to look like targets, not dreams
When it comes to hockey movies, Miracle is as big a winner as its heroes
The epic sweep of Timeline is easily forgotten
At the Winter Music Conference, P. Diddy blows up dance music while the U.S. blows up Iraq
Caribbean Dance Celebration 2000
Is merengue's next standout an Anglo?
A dispatch of violence and youthful hilarity from the frontlines of reserve training
Sam Thompson, hard-charging dean of the University of Miami's law school, has high hopes, strong opinions, and a tendency to attract trouble
Conni Gordon would like to teach the world to paint in perfect harmony
Combine three parts luck, two parts pluck, and stir at 170 miles per hour