Kevin Henderson had a rude awakening early the morning of July 2, as if sleeping on the sidewalk adjacent to the Highland Professional Building on NW 18th Street wasn't bad enough. The building is a frequent bed-down spot for the homeless because of its wide overhang, which protects them from the ra ... More >>
Until last year, Jamie Alberto Marin-Zamora was one of the last leaders standing in Colombia's once-feared Norte del Valle Cartel. Nicknamed "Belo Marin," he ran a ring that distributed thousands of kilos of coke every year.This morning, Belo Marin is surrounded by guards in Miami's Wilkie D ... More >>
Efraim Diveroli, the young Miami Beach gun runner who stirred national outrage two years ago with a fraudulent a $300 million Pentagon ammunition deal, listened with downcast eyes yesterday as a federal judge read aloud his sentence: four years in prison, a $250,000 fine and $149,000 in restituti ... More >>
When the Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Courthouse finally opened in late 2007, the Magic City waxed rhapsodic: "Beautiful" and "elegant," enthused one judge; "(People) will say, 'That's Miami!" exclaimed another. Even this publication swooned, naming the glass behemoth "Best New Building" and praising t ... More >>
The feds say a local man smuggled millions of smokes for terrorists. He's not alone.
Twice before, the government tried to build a laughably flimsy case that six poor Haitian guys from Liberty City were getting ready to "wage a ground war against the United States," in the silly words of disgraced uber-clown Alberto Gonzalez.via Wikimedia CommonsComedy Central.Twice before, juries d ... More >>
Religion in a courthouse? Sounds like the Taliban, right? Or maybe the Inquisition? Hell no, it's just Miami -- a part of America where we don't seem to separate church and state. A new group, the Miami Catholic Lawyers Guild, is inviting the public to a mass Thursday by Miami Archbishop John Favalo ... More >>
Victims of a Bolivian massacre seek justice in Miami.
Greg Craig As the Herald reported this morning, several members of Obama's new leadership team in Washington have strong enough ties to the Elian Gonzalez saga to send local Republicans into a tizzy. The AP reports this afternoon that Obama is expected to make Eric Holder the first black attorney ... More >>
Still waiting for a verdict on Chavez's alleged plot to funnel money to Fernandez. Photo via Getty Images. After two months of drama and international intrigue in Miami's federal courthouse, the Herald reports this afternoon that a jury hasn't been able to reach a verdict in "the suitcase trial." ... More >>
The fungus nailed Judge Ted Klein and endangers others. Federal incompetence is to blame.
Hialeah residents Omar and Carmen Corzo sue Councilwoman Carmen Caldwell (among others) for violating their civil rights