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Miami: Losers, Again

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2014 | Miami

By Nate Raymond and Zachary Fagenson (Reuters) - The city of Miami on Friday lost its bid to dismiss a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities ...

#OnlyinMiami Does Christmas

Posted 12.27.2013 | Miami

Miami is distinctive enough on a normal day. But toss in a holiday and we ramp up our 305 essence to record levels. From Noche Buena smells to bikinis...

LOOK: There's Been Another Gator-Python Incident!

Posted 12.23.2013 | Miami

There's nothing like the Florida Everglades, a stunning tropical wetlands where the circle of life occasionally resembles a fever dream from the folks...

WATCH: Inside The Gables' Wine-ter Wonderland!

| Posted 12.23.2013 | Miami

Wolfe’s Wine Shoppe, located in the heart of Coral Gables on Miracle Mile, has made a name for itself by carrying hard-to-find, hand selected wines ...

Hottest Start To Christmas EVER

Sun Sentinel | Mike Clary | Posted 02.21.2014 | Miami

Temperatures in South Florida refused to fall early Sunday morning, making the start of the Christmas week one of the warmest on record, according to ...

Florida's Gun Background Checks Hit Record High

Sun Sentinel | Miriam Valverde | Posted 02.20.2014 | Miami

A record high of nearly 1 million background checks have been done this year on people interested in buying firearms, state data show. The background ...

Florida Governor Blasted For Deaths Of 40 Children

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

South Florida Democrats fired a stinging rebuke at Gov. Rick Scott (R) Thursday, holding him responsible for the deaths of 40 children who were known ...

Should The Burmese Python Ban Be Overturned?

Sun Sentinel | David Fleshler | Posted 02.19.2014 | Miami

A reptile industry trade group has gone to court to overturn a federal ban on the import of four species of large snake, including the Burmese pythons...

Florida Man Tries To Trade Live Alligator For Pack Of Beer

Posted 12.17.2013 | Miami

Things that are frowned upon, even in Miami: trying to trade an alligator for pack of beer at a convenience store. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conse...

LOOK: The Most Insane Health Amenities In Miami?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

The new Miami residential tower arms race has expanded to your biceps. As cranes dot the skyline again and developers ramp up amenities in competi...

A Wireless Traffic Command Center May Soon "Talk" To Your Car

Sun Sentinel | Angel Streeter | Posted 02.13.2014 | Miami

Imagine a future where traffic runs smoothly, crashes are rare and commute times slashed. That future is just around the corner. Florida, along with ...

Miami's Homeless Lose Some Basic Protections Under New Deal

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

Miami's summer bid to criminalize homelessness ran headlong into the ACLU, but a new settlement would still remove the rights to certain every day act...

Specially Bred Insects Help Everglades Fight Growing Threat

Sun Sentinel | ANDY REID | Posted 02.11.2014 | Miami

A growing arsenal of chemicals and insects is taking aim at invading weeds threatening to overwhelm the northern reaches of the Everglades. About $18...

LOOK: The Craziest #OnlyinMiami Roundup Yet

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

What with Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, the onset of Christmas, championship weather, and the annual carnival known as Art Basel, it's been an epic two week...

LOOK: 8 People Who Are 'Miami Famous'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

Chalk it up to the natural New York-Miami rivalry: some weeks back we saw a list of "celebrities who are only famous to people who live in New York," ...

Basel Frazzle

Eddie Parsons | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Eddie Parsons

I know sounding critical of this gathering or opportunity to enjoy temperatures in the 80's is easy pickings but let's call it out. This thing is a business boom for galleries, hotels, and other services in Miami; so keep the art rolling.

Shopping For Christmas Trees Is Different In Miami

Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

We do it in shorts. Miguel Reyes helps Mike Sanchez, Sarah Sanchez, and Lindsey Kreps pick their perfect Christmas tree at Santas Garden on Decemb...

What South Floridians Are Doing Faster Than Everyone Else

Sun Sentinel | Donna Gehrke-White | Posted 02.09.2014 | Miami

South Floridians reduced their total consumer debt at a faster pace than their peers in the nation's largest 25 metro areas, according to a study rele...

Shocking Findings About Circumcision In Florida

Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

This has to hurt: more and more older boys are getting circumcised in Florida. After Florida terminated Medicaid funding for infant circumcision, c...

Dad Beats Up Man Who Allegedly Killed His Son In Courthouse Bathroom

Sun Sentinel | Rafael Olmeda | Posted 02.08.2014 | Miami

A Florida man whose son was killed in an apparent drunken driving incident two years ago followed the accused driver into a bathroom at the Broward co...

Art Basel Sets New Records

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2014 | Miami

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI, Dec 9 (Reuters) - A 5-day Miami Beach art show broke sales and attendance records this week, helping to boo...

1 Dead After Rafters Found Off Stiltsville

miami.cbslocal.com | Posted 02.08.2014 | Miami
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KEY BISCAYNE (CBSMiami) – A search is on for two additional people believed to be rafters, after one was found dead and another still floating on th...

LOOK: Celebs Do Art Basel

Posted 12.09.2013 | Miami

Who wasn't at Art Basel Miami Beach this year? While we didn't catch a photo of him, we heard even Leonardo DiCaprio was hustling through the mass...

11 More Whales Found Dead

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2014 | Miami

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Eleven more pilot whales were found dead in the lower Florida Keys on Sunday, believed to be from a pod of 51 that became stranded...

Miami Suburb Sued For Police Abuse, Racial Profiling

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Miami

(Adds detail on the city, home to shooting victim Trayvon Martin) MIAMI, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The mayor and police department of a predo...