Richard ScruggsThe public corruption unit at the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office is getting quite a makeover. Longtime unit chief Joe Centorino will soon depart to take on a new gig as executive director of the Miami-Dade ethics commission. And assistant state attorney Richard Scruggs is now w ... More >>
Barbara Carey-Shuler, aka Ms. Oh-I-Guess-I-Did-Write-That-Letter.Last November, Barbara Carey-Shuler was the reason the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office charged then-Miami City Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones with grand theft of $50,000 in county grants that went to a now defunct family busi ... More >>
A former cult member crashed the UM rally.
As reported in our live blog of today's Obama rally in Coral Gables there was a bewildering invasion about five minutes into Barry's speech. About twenty black men suddenly stood up and started chanting "Barack go home," unveiling signs with such slogans as "Blacks Against Obama", "Jessie [sic] Ja ... More >>
Is this a sign of the oncoming news apocalypse?
Courtroom sketch artists give a unique glimpse of our most infamous criminals
This tiny village is one of the county's most diverse, and boy do they fight about it
Wherein our intrepid writer attempts to pierce the veil of sleaze on Miami's main street
Smuggling coke by the ton and making money by the bushel. Getting tortured in Panama and eating smoked pork loin in Houston. The courtroom show is riveting, but like Al says, where's the justice?
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?
He thought he was just doing his job and playing by the rules. Then he learned that the rules are very different in the sovereign nation of the Miccosukee.
With Dexter Lehtinen and Diane Cossin out of the U.S. Attorney's Office, the public can look forward to unprecedented openness, right? No comment.