Yesterday afternoon as traffic clogged the Dolphin Expressway in Miami, a woman jumped out of her car holding her 5-month-old nephew, who was having trouble breathing and turning blue. Right behind her in his car was Miami Herald photographer Al Diaz (famous for having taken this image of Elian Go ... More >>
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 >>
A bizarre, disputed, cocaine-fueled mania is killing Floridians, especially when they're jolted with a Taser.
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 >>
Thousands of South Florida schoolkids were taught a faulty lifesaving technique
Tourists can't wait to get next to them – even if they are eating machines
Families say Hollywood doc is out of control
Been Here Before (Self-released)
Obfuscation made things worse in North Broward hospitals, so the brass is trying the truth option
It's zero to oblivion in a heartbeat for too many of the risk takers on the new supercharged bikes
Orlando rockers Atomic Tangerine work -- and win -- against the odds
Rosa Lopez welcomes the Virgin Mary to her home every month. Hallelujah!
Behind South Florida's golden crab industry is the story of a family proud but divided
In the past 15 years, at least 14 newspaper hawkers have been killed on the job and 29 more have been injured
Two companies wage a never-sanguine war for your bodily fluid
Florida's ban on gay adoption is not only unjust; it's downright homophobic
A child of a Tonton Macoute family escaped political violence in Haiti - and then her real troubles began
Eric Alexandrakis's pop music remains eternally optimistic -- in sickness and in health
When Bridget Garcia told police that her boss' son had raped her, they barely listened. This is her story.
When tuberculosis, one of mankind's most pernicious diseases, threatens public health, the patients are sent to A.G. Holley State Hospital
Stripper and adult-film star Leslie Glass is battling cancer in the same way she's conducted her career: with compassion and guts
Carnival doesn't just neglect passengers who claim to be victims of sexual assault. It attempts to shut them up.