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Entries by Janie Campbell from 01/2012

Church Announces Dates For Pope's Cuba Trip

Posted 01.02.2012 | Miami

HAVANA -- The Roman Catholic Church in Cuba has announced the dates and a partial itinerary for Pope Benedict XVI's much-anticipated visit to the isla...

Fans Fly Airplane Banner Over Dolphins-Jets Game, Calling For Jeff Ireland To Be Fired

Posted 01.02.2012 | Miami

Of all the hilarious hijinks Dolphins fans get up to -- stuffing jerseys down their pants, trying to bribe police with tickets no one wants, treating ...

The Real Story Behind The LeBron Birthday Cake Controversy

Posted 01.02.2012 | Miami

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Arctic Cold Front: Miami Bundles Up As Temperatures Drop

Posted 01.03.2012 | Miami

Something unusual happened overnight, and it wasn't just the Heat losing a game: an arctic cold front surged south over the Miami area, according to t...

Bruno Barreiro Was 2011's Most Absent Miami-Dade Commissioner

Posted 01.03.2012 | Miami
Read More: Miami News

If we showed up late or not at all for one of every three workdays, we'd be writing for the Winn-Dixie coupon book by next week. But Bruno Barreiro --...

Celebs Ring In The New Year In Miami (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.03.2012 | Miami

As with all major holidays, Miami was crawling with celebs for New Year's Eve. From Diddy watching fireworks with his mom at a Ciroc-sponsored adverpa...

Miami Weather Wednesday: A Cold Morning, But A Sunny Afternoon

Posted 01.04.2012 | Miami

Though a wind chill advisory ended at 9 a.m., Wednesday will still be a relatively nippy day in Miami as an arctic cold front originating in Siberia c...

Paul Perito, Coral Gables Urologist, Sued Over South Florida Man's Penis Amputation

Posted 01.04.2012 | Miami

A South Florida man has filed suit against a Coral Gables urologist, as first reported by the Miami New Times, claiming that botched and inadequate ca...

Miami-Dade School District: Now With 16 Percent More 'A' High Schools, According To New FCAT Scores

Posted 01.04.2012 | Miami

Miami-Dade County has more high-rating high schools and no failing ones, according to 2010-2011 FCAT scores released Wednesday by the state Department...

Venetian Causeway Will Be Converting To Sun Pass

Posted 01.05.2012 | Miami
Read More: Miami News

By fall, toll collection on the Venetian Causeway will convert to Sun Pass, and island residents will be turning in their C Pass transponders. Miam...

Miami Casino Debate: Greater Miami Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Resort Gaming Bill

Posted 01.05.2012 | Miami

Citing economic benefits, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce jumped into the Miami casino debate Wednesday by endorsing with conditions the push to...

Rashad Hannibal Jackson Accused Of Uploading Sex Tape With 14-Year-Old Girl To Fake Facebook Profile

Posted 01.05.2012 | Miami

Angry because she "dissed" him, police say a Miami man uploaded a video of himself having sex with an underaged girl to a fake Facebook page he create...

Diana Louissant Shot To Death In SUV After Pulling Into Upper East Side Driveway

Posted 01.06.2012 | Miami

Moments after an SUV in which she was riding pulled into a driveway in the Upper East Side neighborhood Palm Grove Thursday evening, 20-year-old Diana...

Witnesses: Teen Stabbed Off-Campus After Argument At Miramar High

Posted 01.06.2012 | Miami
Read More: Miami News

It was a scene of chaos at the end of a long school day at Miramar High after a teenage student was stabbed nearby. The teenager's uncle identify t...

Forbes: Heat Owner Arison Lost $1.3 Billion

Posted 01.06.2012 | Miami
Read More: Miami News

Last month Miami Heat owner Micky Arison cast a protest vote against the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement because he felt it was a bad financ...

Missing Dog Returns To Weston Family After Deadly Crash

Posted 01.07.2012 | Miami
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An 11 year old lab mix is bringing a South Florida family some comfort after a deadly Christmas Eve crash. Chris Goss died in the accident on I-95 ...

Broward GOP Roasted On The Daily Show Over Vote Against Muslim Republican Nezar Hamze

Posted 01.07.2012 | Miami

It wasn't the first time the Daily Show has sunk its teeth into the South Florida, but it's certainly one of the funniest: Thursday night Jon Stewart'...

Miami-Dade Mayor Gimenez Plans To Veto Commission Moves In Bid To Avert Police Layoffs

Posted 01.07.2012 | Miami

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said Friday he plans to veto the county commission's decisions Thursday not to impose labor concessions on county unio...

Maury Hernandez, Retired BSO Deputy, Shoots Homeless Man At Miami Lakes Ice Cream Shop

Posted 01.08.2012 | Miami

A Saturday afternoon trip to a Northwest Miami-Dade ice cream shop turned violent when a retired Broward Sheriff's deputy shot an agitated homeless ma...

James Dominates In Return, Heat Beat Nets 101-90

Posted 01.08.2012 | Miami

NEWARK, N.J. — LeBron James returned to the lineup and scored 22 of his 32 points in the first quarter, and the Miami Heat rolled to a 101-90 vi...

Nail Bar Burglarized After Thieves Use Stolen Car To Bash In Doors

Posted 01.08.2012 | Miami

A popular Midtown Miami nail spa was burgled Sunday morning by thieves who used a stolen white sedan to bash in the salon's front doors, then left the...

US Expels Venezuelan Diplomat

Posted 01.08.2012 | Miami

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is expelling Venezuela's consul general in Miami after allegations surfaced that she discussed possible cyber-a...

Maury Hernandez, Retired BSO Deputy Who Shot Homeless Man Alain Romero, Unlikely To Face Charges

Posted 01.09.2012 | Miami

The retired Broward Sheriff's Office deputy who shot a homeless man at a Miami Lakes Haagen-Dazs shop on Saturday is unlikely to face charges, accordi...

Armando Sardina, Funeral Home Removal Service Worker, Accused Of Removing Cash Along With Body

Posted 01.09.2012 | Miami

As if the death of a loved one wasn't enough to suffer, police say a North Lauderdale funeral home employee tried to remove a man's cash along with hi...

Miami's Best Macaroni And Cheese Dishes: Truffles, Lobster, Even Broccoli

Posted 01.09.2012 | Miami
Read More: Miami News

Macaroni and cheese. What began as an inexpensive school cafeteria lunch for most of us has turned into an adult's obsession: the search for the ultim...