William O'Brien

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    NADA Will Be Totes Awesome

    Gap's refined older brother Banana Republic will be sponsoring the NADA Art Fair's 2008 preview (a benefit for the New Museum) and as part of the deal will be donating limited edition tote bags featuring the work of 6 artists. It's the perfect gift idea for your artistically incline mom or that cu ... More >>

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Travail to the Chief

    Raul Martinez is a product of Miami's dysfunctional police department, so how can he be expected to transform it?

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Taking Heat

    Maj. Frank Christmas, the Miami Police Department's top in-house investigator, finds himself the subject of a criminal investigation

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Under Suspicion

    Despite a history of corruption in its north district substation, the Miami Police Department won't get tough with its own cops

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Friendly Fire

    State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle should have coasted to election victory. Instead she's dodging bullets from the police unions in the political fight of her life.

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    The Chief's Retreat

    Rolando Bolaños lied and got away with it, but stay tuned

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    To Serve and Protect

    And in the case of the Miami Police Department: To Lose

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of May 18, 2000

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Habla Carollo

    The mayor took to radio recently. And boy was it interesting!

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    The Return of Loco Joe

    Miami's mayoral meltdown has a long and nasty history

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Elian Made a Tough Guy Cry

    After Miami Police Chief William O'Brien retired, a lot of people were left misty-eyed

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    The Sanchez Solution

    Ramon Saul Sanchez is an exile leader with charisma, style, and a strong sense of drama

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    The Van Buren File

    From deep within the Miami Police Department comes a convoluted tale of sketchy videotape, allegations of official misconduct, and two tickets to the Stanley Cup finals

  • News

    October 24, 1996

    Policing the Police

    An investigation into complaints about police use of excessive force confirms what many citizens already believe: Cops cover for cops