News Roundup: Lil Wayne Gets Eight Root Canals

  • Lil Wayne had his sentencing delayed so he could return to Miami for oral surgery. Well, TMZ said he underwent a marathon session yesterday and got eight -- yes, eight! -- root canals. You'd think that would be punishment enough for his weapon charges, but he'll still likely spend eight months to a year in jail. [TMZ]
  • Mayor Tomás Regalado might keep City Manager Pete Hernandez in that post after all, depending on whether he sees what he likes when he gets a clear picture of city finances. [Herald]
  • The man who caused a plane delay at MIA for yelling, "Kill all Jews," was sentenced to three months' probation. [Herald]
  • American Airlines will resume commercial flights from Miami to Haiti this morning. [WSVN]
  • Miami-Dade passed a new wage theft ordinance that will make it easier for workers to sue employers who don't pay them. [MercuryNews]
Sports
  • College baseball kicks off this weekend when the Hurricanes host Rutgers for a three-game series. [Herald]

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Kyle Munzenrieder