Miami-Dade Police pursued an armed gunman into west Broward, where a standoff ensued. Shots were fired on U.S. 27 near Griffin Road, according to police. Reports say the incident started Wednesday morning when two women were shot near the 12300 block of SW 190th Street in southwest Miami-Dade. Co ... More >>
The Minneapolis Star Tribune followed the Tribune Co. and went into Chapter 11 bankruptcy today. Remember, Miami Herald parent McClatchy, in the only good move it has made in several years, sold the Strib, as it is called, for $530 million back in 2006. The newspaper's story includes some inter ... More >>
Decimated by corporate overlords, the only hope for our local newspapers may be the auction block.
Gov. Jeb Bush's office released e-mails exhanged between the gov and disgraced congressman Mark Foley yesterday and, thankfully, we are none the wiser on the size of Jeb's member. But Dara Kam of the Palm Beach Post reports that there were some interesting exchanges about Foley's concern about getti ... More >>
The Sun-Sentinel's John Holland and Ihosvani Rodriguez have their first version of the Wasserstrom bombshell on the website. Holland is a driven reporter who has been following this thing closely so it's no wonder it's a helluva start (though it is rather vague on how the investigation started). It' ... More >>
Before looking at the weekend highlights from the morning papers, let's quickly address the Help Team/Sun-Sentinel Watch. You know, where the so-called Help Team tries to fix little neighborhood problems like dim streetlights, debris, and, today, missing signs on Pompano "roundabouts." What, is Prin ... More >>
I have to thank the Sun-Sentinel this morning for finally allowing me to achieve my lifelong dream of winning $25 from the Columbia Journalism Review. The money is for that back-page thing, "Lower Case," where they run headline gaffes. And mine came from the Sentinel. Okay, I haven't actually rece ... More >>