For a world-class con man, James Sabatino has a habit of burning out in blazes of self-inflicted pain. As a teenager, he pulled off an incredible run of schemes, including getting close to Julio Iglasias by posing as a Sony Music executive and wrangling more than 200 Super Bowl tickets from the Dolp ... More >>
It took Christopher Castillo less than 15 seconds to write "that's the last straw, if he gets re-elected I'm going to hunt him down and kill him watch the life disappear from his eyes" on Facebook. Now he'll spend 15 months in jail for it.
Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll resigned this morning over ties to a nonprofit busted by the IRS and Secret Service on racketeering and fraud charges. It's a shocking end to a stormy tenure for Carroll, who managed to turn a lesbian-love-affair scandal into an insult to the LGBT community and dodg ... More >>
Looks like everyone in the free world takes what Anthony Bourdain tweets into consideration.Read also:Parts Unknown: Anthony Bourdain Previews New CNN ShowWhile filming episodes for his new CNN show Parts Unknown in Myanmar, Bourdain tweeted the following nugget of inside information:
Yesterday afternoon, President Barack Obama led a rousing preacher-like rally in front of 9,200 supporters at the University of Miami BankUnited Center. Meanwhile, half-a-dozen Mitt Romney lovers on Ponce de Leon Boulevard held up signs screaming, "FIRE OBAMA."Inside, we tried to crash a taping for ... More >>
In the make-believe world of reality television, anything is possible ... So long as it's marketable. Take Teen Mom starlet Farrah Abraham, the 21-year-old aspiring chef-turned-model-turned-author who snuck into America's collective heart with her charming smile and piercing gaze, who's looking to ... More >>
Few countries ball as hard as Colombia, just ask the United States Secret Service. Whether kicking it with beautiful women or shooting aguardiente, those dudes couldn't resist Colombian charm, succumbing to Cartagena's nightlife and potentially jeopardizing national security along the way. But who ... More >>
Yes, Ted Nugent may be "repulsed at the concept of man-on-man sex." But Uncle Ted offered to blow a male CBS reporter in return for a favor. "I'm an extremely loving and passionate man, and people who investigate me honestly, without the baggage of political correctness, ascertain the conclusion t ... More >>
The political world has come down with a crippling case of Rubio-mania. A junior member of the glee club United States Senate, Marco Rubio is Latino, has Tea Partiers in his pocket, and represents Florida, the most important state in the 2012 presidential election. Name him as Mitt Romney's veep, th ... More >>
In the past year, the Magic City has seen more pop-ups than Katie Perry performing inside a correctional facility. We've been inundated with so-called "pop-up" restaurants, bars, and art galleries. Impromptu porno studios have popped-up (and then promptly deflated) on Monument Island, inside a pizze ... More >>
Joaquin Amador Serrapio Jr., the Miami 20-year-old who was arrested after making Facebook and Twitter posts threatening to kill President Obama, wants to say he's sorry. Serrapio appeared in federal court this morning and pleaded not guilty.
Richard Steinberg apparently learned very little from Anthony Weiner's downfall. Steinberg, a Democratic member of the Florida House from Miami Beach, has admitted this morning to sending a number of "inappropriate" text messages to a married female prosecutor, starting with this cringeworthy ope ... More >>
Fontainebleau Miami BeachBanquet Chef de Cuisine Simon Bowker moved to the U.S. to take on the kitchen management of a massive event space at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. In the first part of our interview we got the lowdown on what it's like to work in Dubai, and how he handled the press ... More >>
The newly released 7-month-old photo.Over the past year, Riptide has established itself as the global leader in Fidel Castro death- measurement technology. Give us a newly released propaganda photo of El Super Supremo, and our lab-coated head scientist, who looks like Jeff Goldblum, ... More >>
Back in the 1970s, while working on George McGovern's doomed presidential bid in Texas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Taylor Branch shared a room with two driven young Yalies named Bill and Hillary Clinton. via Wikimedia CommonsWhen the man from Hope won the White House in '92, Clinton i ... More >>
Kicking the model beat on Lincoln Road.
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Special forces. National ad campaigns. Watching the backs of the big guys. Meet this Eastern European hunk
The sky is just the beginning
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Pain and suffering only strengthen the Remedy Session's resolve to rock
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For nearly four decades the CIA has kept secret the identity of a Miami agent who may have known too much too early about Lee Harvey Oswald
Along Came a Spider is so bad it'll bug you
Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.
Jimmy Sabatino, self-described child of the Mafia, displayed a prodigious talent for confidence games even as a teenager. If he hadn't threatened to kill President Clinton, he'd probably be scamming today.
Local club owners are feuding with the state liquor commission over drug busts. So far neither side is backing down.
Bob Sherman blazes down the info highway in an endless search for towering infernos
The feds spent years building their case against drug kingpins Willy Falc centsn and Sal Maglutaa. Life in prison was assured. Too bad the jury didn't see it that way.
Dead, yes. Buried, yes. Gone to Heaven?
The housewife who saved FDR's life, the ghosts that roam Vizcaya, the sea serpent of Biscayne Bay, and other Miami legends, yarns, and flat-out lies
Has outspoken firefighter Douglas Jewett spoken out once too often?
60 Minutes closes the book on the legacy of jailhouse phone-scam artist Danny Faries. You don't say!