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Liberty City Residents On Drive-By: Where Are The Cops?

Posted 02.25.2012 | Miami

A shooting in Liberty City on Friday night injured two teenage boys, who are recovering at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Antonio Miller, 13, and his f...

PHOTOS: Make Art Not Casinos Keeps City's Priorities In Check

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 02.24.2012 | Miami

On Wednesday, Miami's arts community congregated at Wynwood Walls to launch the grassroots initiative Make Art Not Casinos (MANC). Four friends, B...

State Rep In 'Sext' Stalking Scandal Quits Office

Posted 05.08.2012 | Miami

The Florida state representative who admitted Wednesday to sending harassing text messages to a married assistant U.S. attorney has resigned from legi...

O Does The U: Tweets, Quips, And Twitpics

Posted 04.24.2012 | Miami

As if Miami didn't have enough going on with Linsanity meeting the Heat and the South Beach Wine and Food Festival underway, we also had the President...

Rep. Admits Sending 'Sexts' To Assistant U.S. Attorney

Posted 05.08.2012 | Miami

Florida House Representative Richard L. Steinberg is being investigated for stalking a Miami prosecutor via text messages, texts the married lawmaker ...

Four Miamians Charged In $2.4M Foreclosure Scam

Posted 01.04.2013 | Miami

For nearly two years, four Miamians engaged in a fake foreclosure scheme that netted them over $2.4 million dollars, according to the State Attorney's...

How Miami Pedophiles Inspired A Literature Award

Posted 02.23.2012 | Miami

Russell Banks, a writer, poet and part-time Miami resident, is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award for his recent novel Lost Memory of Skin. The...

Florida One Step Closer To Texting Ban

Posted 02.22.2012 | Miami

Florida's Budget Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved Bill 416, which makes texting-while-driving a secondary offense. It's the first step to...

State Attorney's Office: Cop Justified In Fatal Overtown Shooting

Posted 02.21.2012 | Miami

Miami police officer Maurice Sodre was justified in using deadly force when he fatally shot Lynn Weatherspoon in Overtown last New Year's Eve, accordi...

Will Florida Finally Get A Texting-While-Driving Ban?

Posted 02.21.2012 | Miami

On Tuesday afternoon, Florida's Budget Committee is scheduled to consider a statewide ban on texting while driving. Specifically Bill SB 416 prohi...

Two Men Fatally Shot In Northwest Miami

Posted 02.21.2012 | Miami

Monday at 8:46 p.m., two black men were found shot dead inside a car at Northwest 7th Avenue and 146th Street, according to Miami-Dade Police. Det...

Small Horse Found Slain In C-9 Basin

Posted 04.22.2012 | Miami

Authorities are investigating the discovery of a slaughtered miniature or very small horse, found Monday in rural Miami-Dade County. "I found two ...

Weekend Guide: Yachts For Sale, Bro

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 02.17.2012 | Miami

No Super Bowl, no Grammys -- looks like you'll just have to step outside and get some fresh air this weekend. It's one of the busiest weekends in ...

Man Arrested For Extensive Child Porn Library

Posted 02.17.2012 | Miami

A Davie man has been arrested on 144 counts of child pornography, earning him a whopping $1.4 million bond, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement'...

PHOTOS: Art Wynwood Did Not Disappoint

Posted 02.17.2012 | Miami

Last night, art purveyors tried to prove that there's an audience for art fairs in Miami beyond the week of Art Basel Miami Beach. Art Wynwood ope...

Police May Have Found Driver Who Fled After Striking Cyclists

Posted 01.16.2013 | Miami

Miami police report they have arrested Michele Traverso, 25, in the Rickenbacker Causeway hit-and-run on Wednesday morning that left one cyclist injur...

WATCH: The Four Freaky Flicks Miami's Sending To SXSW

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 11.28.2012 | Miami

Four Borscht shorts will screen at the South By Southwest Film Festival this March, and the Miami collaborative duo Mayer/Leyva is repping Miami hard....

WATCH: Ridiculously Dangerous Jet Ski Stunts

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 02.15.2012 | Miami

Next time you're on the water and see a jet ski launched into the air in a triple twist, look for Alexander Petrovic, the best freestyle jet skier in ...

South Florida's Peacocks: Beauty Or Nuisance?

Posted 02.15.2012 | Miami

Another South Florida neighborhood is infested with a feral peacock population, reports the Sun Sentinel. Two decades ago, there was only about 20 pea...

Cops: Fake Flower Delivery Man Robbed Woman At Gunpoint

Posted 01.02.2013 | Miami

A burglar posing as a flower delivery man allegedly robbed a Miami woman at gunpoint on Valentine's Day. The man reportedly knocked on the door of...

WATCH: Man Blatantly Steals Rolex From FLL TSA Bin

Posted 02.14.2012 | Miami

Transportation Security Administration cameras caught a man stealing a Rolex from the passenger in front of him in line at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood I...

Less Than 4 Percent Of Commuters Use Public Transit

Posted 02.14.2012 | Miami

Anyone who's ever been on South Florida roads between 8 and 9 a.m. and 5 and 6 p.m. will not be shocked that the region ranks 41st in the nation for p...

One Dead And One Injured In Shooting Outside Tipico Dominicano Club

Posted 02.13.2012 | Miami

An early morning altercation outside Miami's Tipico Dominicano Club and Restaurant escalated to a shooting in which one man was killed and another tak...

Rock Legend's Charity Refunds Half Of Ponzi Schemer's Donation

Posted 02.13.2012 | Miami

An environmental nonprofit run by Eagles great Don Henley has agreed to give back half of a $100,000 donation by convicted ponzi schemer Scott Rothste...

Weekend Guide: Art Walks, Folk Rocks, And Mass Weddings

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 02.10.2012 | Miami

Although it feels a little August-y outside, it's still "winter" in Miami so the arts season is in full swing. This weekend's art walk will be par...