Last night, our sister paper Miami New Times reported about a stage collapsing during sound check for Ultra Music Festival at Bayfront Park.
Three men were reportedly injured and rushed to the hospital in critical condition after an LED screen fell on them, causing the stage collapse. One of the me ... More >>
Back in August, an undocumented immigrant named Oscar Silvan was beaten with a hammer, his skull cracked like an egg. He ended up in the intensive-care unit of Jackson Memorial Hospital for a week and underwent extensive surgery. But according to a recent complaint filed by the National Immigrant Yo ... More >>
He found Purvis Young in 1992, sitting on a milk crate under a Miami overpass, sketching. Young never drove, or had a driver's license, but instead would bike around Overtown, stopping to draw people he saw on the streets. In the process he had documented the riots of the early '80s, the burning of ... More >>
Flickr: IFRCAfter the earthquake struck Haiti, there wasn't time to decide exactly what role South Florida hospitals would play in treating victims. Nor was there time to figure out how those facilities would be paid in instances where the victims were Haitian citizens. But three weeks after the ... More >>
Valerie Brewer at a fundraiser for MichaelRecently released discovery documents reveal that 15-year-old Michael Brewer had nine enemies -- a ring of boys that surrounded him one October afternoon in Deerfield Beach, doused him with rubbing alcohol when his back was turned, and lit him on fire. Bu ... More >>
Danny Martinez never expected the outpouring of support he's received when he started the Michael Brewer Foundation."It's really been amazing. I don't have words to express our gratitude," says Martinez. "I've had people call me from all over the United States, from London, from Nicaragua; everyo ... More >>
As the bearer of so much bad news for the North Broward Hospital District, we should acknowledge its recent note of favorable publicity. Despite recent scandals about the commissioners' ethics, their district is in far better financial shape than the public health care district in Miami-Dade, Jackso ... More >>