Otis Wallace, Florida City's
Gayle Marshall limped up to her lemonade-yellow Florida City home, the same low-slung house where she'd grown up and spent most of her 46 years. Life hadn't been kind to her. Police had gunned down…
Published: Feb. 20, 2012
Length: 21 minutes (5279 words)
Occupy Miami descends into drugs and chaos in an Overtown apartment building
Dusk settles on Overtown. Children ride their tricycles in lazy figure eights along NW Seventh Street. Young men with baggy clothes and fistfuls of dollar bills throw dice next to a windowless…
Published: March 20, 2012
Length: 20 minutes (5110 words)
Miami-Dade Police Lured Robbers to the Redland, Then Shot Them
Roger Gonzalez Jr. guides the car full of thieves through the Redland, past the groves of mango trees glowing blood red against the evening sky, toward a beige building with a large yard and a black…
Published: May 21, 2012
Length: 21 minutes (5313 words)
Miami-Dade Police Lured Robbers to the Redland, Then Shot Them
Roger Gonzalez Jr. guides the car full of thieves through the Redland, past the groves of mango trees glowing blood red against the evening sky, toward a beige building with a large yard and a black…
Published: May 21, 2012
Length: 3 minutes (881 words)
Michael Salzhauer, Miami's Wackiest Plastic Surgeon, Risks Everything for Internet Fame
"The first time I did a rhinoplasty, I got diarrhea all morning from the stress." It's an awkward admission to make in the midst of surgery, but Dr. Michael Salzhauer is speaking to a captive…
Published: June 18, 2012
Length: 20 minutes (5077 words)
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Ricky Williams: NFL Football Healer
At the Center for Pranic Healing, a small studio in a dull Davie office complex, Ricky Williams is cradling in his thick arms a middle-aged woman with bleach-blond hair. He's wearing Gucci loafers,…
Published: July 23, 2012
Length: 17 minutes (4420 words)
Cheaters Prosper at Calder Race Course
One by one, horses strut into the stadium for the second race of the day. Each is a sleek machine shining under the sweltering midday sun. Their sinewy legs sway under muscular torsos rippling with…
Published: Aug. 6, 2012
Length: 23 minutes (5827 words)
Fear and Loathing in Tampa: Your Gonzo Guide to the Republican National Convention
As Republicans prepared to renominate Richard Nixon for president, gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson had a crank-fueled moment of clarity inside his Miami Beach hotel room. "This may be the year…
Published: Aug. 21, 2012
Length: 18 minutes (4723 words)
DJ Seasunz: A Murder Kills a Nightlife Scene
It was 9:45 a.m. on October 11, 2009, when Juan Carlos Portieles parked his beat-up Toyota Camry on a quiet side street in Cutler Bay. Tall and heavyset, with close-cropped brown hair and traces of…
Author: Jon Tayler
Published: Sept. 4, 2012
Length: 20 minutes (5237 words)
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