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An A-to-Z guide to Miami Spice 2014

An A-to-Z guide to Miami Spice 2014

You have all of August and September to work your way through this lettered list.
Thirtieth anniversary White Party 2...

Thirtieth anniversary White Party 2014 to be 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Perez Art Museum Miami

White Party, the annual HIV/AIDS fundraiser for Care Resource, moves this November to Perez Art Museum Miami.
Hollywood cop in Miami Gardens fire...

Hollywood cop in Miami Gardens fires weapon at man in car

A Hollywood police officer spotted a man in a vehicle in Miami Gardens Thursday morning, followed him for a block, then fired at the vehicle before the man fled, police said.
Organization works to empower young...

Organization works to empower young people against bullying, violence, suicide

Waking up at 4 a.m. on a Thursday morning, Dominic Quarles hopped on the Tri-Rail in Fort Lauderdale and took two buses to Florida International University’s Modesto Maidique Campus for an experience that changed his life forever.
Feds charge former high-ranking Cha...

Feds charge former high-ranking Chavez aides with protecting drug traffickers

Venezuela’s former director of military intelligence and others charged with taking bribes to protect Colombian traffickers.
Miami’s port tunnel to open ...

Miami’s port tunnel to open in August

More than two months and $7 million in contractor fines after it was supposed to open, Port Miami’s billion-dollar tunnel is finally about ready to handle traffic, officials said Thursday.

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Veteran threatening suicide on over...

Veteran threatening suicide on overpass surrenders

DAVIE, Fla. -- A disgruntled Vietnam Veteran threatening to take his own life on a Turnpike overpass has surrendered to SWAT members.
Firefighters discover 'illegal acti...

Firefighters discover 'illegal activity' inside burning home

MIAMI -- Crews responding to a house fire that put a dog in harm's way Sunday were surprised to discover what officials are referring to as "illegal activity."
Local parishes send relief help to ...

Local parishes send relief help to victims in Philippines

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -- A group of parishioners across South Florida are coming together to help send supplies to the victims affected by one of the worst storms ever to hit the Philippines.
Haslem, Riley participate in Heat V...

Haslem, Riley participate in Heat Veterans Day event

DORAL, Fla. -- Miami's hometown basketball team gave a special salute to the nation's veterans Monday during an event they hosted to honor the children of military families.
Parking employee causes chaos after...

Parking employee causes chaos after tossing keys

MIAMI -- Several dozen cruise passengers are missing their keys after leaving their cars at a valet parking location near PortMiami.
Rescued loggerhead turtle treated a...

Rescued loggerhead turtle treated at Miami Seaquarium

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Officials are treating an injured turtle after it was rescued from a canal.

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Miami commissioners vote to budget ...

Miami commissioners vote to budget for 100 more officers

Miami city commissioners have some tough decisions to make about next year's budget as governments everywhere are having to cut corners and find extra savings to balance their budgets.
Fire breaks out in kitchen of Bimin...

Fire breaks out in kitchen of Bimini Boatyard restaurant

Firefighters were called to the Bimini boatyard around 11 a.m. Thursday after reports of a fire at Bimini Boatyard in Fort Lauderdale.
2 large safes stolen during home in...

2 large safes stolen during home invasion in Hollywood

Police are searching for three men who they say forcefully entered an elderly woman's home in Hollywood and stole two large safes.
Rule may affect fate of Seaquarium'...

Rule may affect fate of Seaquarium's killer whale

The Miami Seaquarium's one and only killer whale, is the first captive Orca of her kind to be considered on the endangered species list, according to NOAA Fisheries.
Police: Drunk man run over by own p...

Police: Drunk man run over by own pickup truck

Police say an intoxicated man was run over by his own pickup truck after he got into a road rage incident during a rainstorm.
Big changes underway for Pier 66, B...

Big changes underway for Pier 66, Bahia Mar in Fort Lauderdale

Pier 66 is a resort marina that began as a fuel dock in the 1950's so it is getting a much needed makeover. Meanwhile, Bahia Mar has just been sold to local ownership that has some big plans for the property.

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NSU Launches Online Shark Tracker

NSU Launches Online Shark Tracker

Nova Southeastern University has launched an online shark-tracking website to monitor sharks.Photo Credit: Nova Southeastern Univerisity
Slaughtered Horse Found in Miami Ga...

Slaughtered Horse Found in Miami Gardens

Gruesome discovery made outside business on Northwest 163rd Street.
Officials Look for Shooting Suspect...

Officials Look for Shooting Suspect at Opa-locka School

A nearby shooting left Dr. Robert B. Ingram School on lockdown Wednesday morning.Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida
Tomica to Make Plea Deal in Fatal M...

Tomica to Make Plea Deal in Fatal Miami Beach Hit-And-Run

20-Year-Old charged in hit-and-run crash that killed chef expected to make plea deal Wednesday.Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections
Woman Arrested in Miami Crash Invol...

Woman Arrested in Miami Crash Involving 5 Cars

Isis M. Cesar was arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter.Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections
Stepfather Talks About Finding His...

Stepfather Talks About Finding His Son Dead In Lauderdale Lakes

Marlon Channer found his stepson dead when he came home just before 4 o'clock Monday afternoon.Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida

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Police Union Members Walk Out On Ta...

Police Union Members Walk Out On Talks About Off-Duty Work

Union Members Walk Out Of Talks About Police Off-Duty WorkFed up Miami Beach Police Union members got up and walked out on newly appointed Police Chief Daniel Oates after failing to come to an agreement about the suspension of off-duty police jobs.
Inmate?s Death Raises Questions Abo...

Inmate?s Death Raises Questions About Prison Protections

(Source: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)In one of his final letters to his mother, Justin Campos wrote that, although he was serving a life sentence for killing two members of the notorious Latin Kings gang, he had faith that God would protect him.
CBS Connects With Fans At Comic Con...

CBS Connects With Fans At Comic Con 2014

(Photo Credit: Jerod Harris/Getty Images)No, it?s not Christmas yet, but for many it feels like it as San Diego Comic Con starts.
10 Players Who Could Get Traded At ...

10 Players Who Could Get Traded At MLB Trade Deadline

(Photo Credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it's time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.
Need A Summer Vacation? Enter To Wi...

Need A Summer Vacation? Enter To Win Your Golf Getaway!

Sawgrass_GolfSweeps_770x433Enter for your chance to win a VIP weekend to Ponte Verde, FL., home of the PGA Tour's TPC Sawgrass one of the nation's top golf courses.
MD Fire Union Not Satisfied With Pl...

MD Fire Union Not Satisfied With Plan To Staff Rescue Boat

FireboatMiami-Dade?s fireboats are still docked, almost three weeks after a Fourth of July boating crash that left four people dead and many wondering why the vessels with advanced life saving capabilities were out of service.

Miami New Times

VA Scandal, Part 1: Before Dying Fr...

VA Scandal, Part 1: Before Dying From Neglect in Miami, Nick Cutter Survived Iraq

They were coming for him.

At first, Nicholas Cutter could only see their shadows flitting behind buildings in the distance. Then he could feel their bullets thwacking into the walls around him. Finally, he could see them — men with AKs and rocket-propelled grenades. Dozens...

2 Live Crew's Legal Fight Is Still ...

2 Live Crew's Legal Fight Is Still Vital 25 Years Later

It's hard to believe 25 years have gone by since I put out 2 Live Crew's As Nasty as They Wanna Be, the first album in history to be deemed legally obscene. Back then, I never imagined I'd be the only music artist to go to jail and take the fight all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court for t...

Charlotte's Web Medical Marijuana B...

Charlotte's Web Medical Marijuana Bill Isn't Enough for Many Parents of Epileptics

Paula Crews, a suburban mom with short black hair, dumps a stick of butter into a double boiler and stirs in her secret ingredient. Her 24-year-old son, John, waits expectantly at the white Formica counter in their West Broward kitchen, watching while his mom mixes the butter into a pot of melted...

Dada 5000's Last Fight Got Shut Dow...

Dada 5000's Last Fight Got Shut Down by the State

Dada 5000 — the Mohawked, muscled monolith born Dhafir Harris but better known as the P.T. Barnum of Miami's backyard fisticuffs — spotted them through the window.

It was July 5, and the promoter was chilling at home, the same "Famous Green House" where thousands of knuckle-bu...

J.J. Rendon Overcame an Ex-Presiden...

J.J. Rendon Overcame an Ex-President and an Incontinent Candidate to Engineer a Win in Colombia

It's been a chaotic summer for Colombians. First, they watched their national soccer team win four straight games at the World Cup. Then los cafeteros were cruelly denied a trip to the semifinals by Brazil and a bogus referee.

While Colombia was uniting around its team, however, it...

Commissioner's Wish for a Chinese C...

Commissioner's Wish for a Chinese Consulate in Miami Is a Pipe Dream

One morning in the summer of 2008, just before the Beijing Olympics were set to kick off, Juan Zapata, then a Republican Florida state representative, found himself having breakfast with Zhou Wenzhong, the Chinese ambassador to the United States. Someone floated the idea of a Chinese consulate in...

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