News Roundup

Local

  • Once-great writer visits once-great newsroom. [Herald]
  • The death of two infants in March at Miami Children's Hospital is being blamed on bad plumbing that spread a virus. [NBCMiami]
  • More poll numbers confirm what everyone knows: There is a snowball's chance in Hell that Marco Rubio is going to win the primary. [NakedPolitics]
  • $15K is being offered to anyone who has information about a Florida panther shooting that happened in April. [CBS4]
  • Well, this is nice. Mayor Manny Diaz gets to be on a 16-member advisory committee to report to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. [NakedPolitics]
  • The Fontainebleau Las Vegas filed for bankruptcy late last afternoon. But cheer up, Jeffrey Soffer, the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach just won Best Hotel... [Herald]
  • 730 people voted for Lew Sellers, so now he is the newest commissioner of South Miami. [Herald]
  • Charles Bronson endorsed Bill McCollum. [CBS4]

KEEP MIAMI NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Kyle Munzenrieder