On the national stage, Florida has a golden reputation for its
broad-ranging public records laws, called "Sunshine Laws." But in
practice, our government institutions are often piss-poor, stonewalling
citizens with noncompliance and intimidation when they request to see
certain documents.Proving ... More >>
According to Miami-Dade Police, a third person has died following yesterday's horrific collapse of a parking garage at Miami Dade College's West Campus in Doral.Police say their mission is now a recovery effort and report that a construction worker, Robert Budhoo of Tamarac, is missing beneath the r ... More >>
Florida led the nation in police officers killed in the line of duty in 2011, according to a report released today by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.Fourteen of the 173 cops killed this year were in Florida, and four other states had at least 10 police fatalities.According to th ... More >>
Not pictured: body parts.The techniques may be straight out of Dexter, but there's nothing fictional about a number of recent discoveries of severed or chopped-up body parts in South Florida's murky waterways.On November 6, a melange of chopped-up body parts cast in cement in a bucket was discove ... More >>
My favorite Thanksgiving song. Have a happy one.
Now quickly onto a topic much more suited for Halloween than Thanksgiving -- the cat killings case.
Let's start with the numbers. There were 33 cats killed in the Cutler Bay area of Miami in a short period of time back in the summer of 200 ... More >>
No more tears for Leyritz.UPDATED: Judge Marc Gold just issued a directed verdict in the former baseball star's favor on the DUI manslaughter charge, a reliable courthouse source tells me. But Leyritz may still be convicted of a second mansla ... More >>