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  • Miami Man Found Dead in Room of Swarming Bees

    11/07/2011 1:45:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Sunday, Nov 6, 2011 | Lisa Orkin Emmanuel
    It appeared as if the man died while trying to duct tape a hole in the wall so the bees wouldn't get out: CopsA Miami man was found dead in a room of his house with his body surrounded by about 60,000 swarming bees, authorities said Sunday. Miami Police said the man, who wasn't identified by authorities, was on a ladder trying to duct tape a hole in the wall where he had seen bees, and when the bees flew out of the wall, he got startled, fell and died. The man had been renovating a house that has been...
  • Tim Tebow leads Broncos to overtime win over the Dolphins in first start

    10/23/2011 1:51:29 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 103 replies · 1+ views
    Yes, I know it is the Dolphins, but he did throw two touchdowns and coverted a 2pt conversion to send it into overtime. He was 13 for 27, 2-TDs and 0-Ints for QB rating of 91.70.
  • Reckless driving charge sparks war of words between Miami PD and FHP officers

    11/05/2011 8:00:13 AM PDT · by Immerito · 22 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | November 2, 2011 | Charles Rabin, The Miami Herald
    The growing tension was heightened Sunday when Sgt. Javier Ortiz, vice president of Miami’s Fraternal Order of Police, which represents the city’s 1,000-plus officers, attacked Watts and defended Lopez in a letter to union members. He accused Watts of just wanting to ticket a Miami cop. “Officer Lopez was extremely professional,” Ortiz wrote. “Many of us would have acted differently if a fellow cop pulled a gun on them. I would have thought she possibly was a Baker Act that stole an FHP car and a uniform,” he wrote, using a legal term for mentally unstable people who are considered...
  • Parents Question Misspelled 'School' Sign

    10/28/2011 8:24:43 AM PDT · by DFG · 36 replies
    local10 (Miami, FL) ^ | 10/27/11 | Staff
    A misspelled sign near an elementary school is raising eyebrows and leading to questions from parents. A Local 10 viewer sent us the photo of this sign, which spells "scohol" at the corner of 50th Street and Pine Island Road in Lauderhill. He noticed it while picking up his son from school Thursday. "Glad he didn't see it," said Christopher Robinson. Robinson thinks it's a bad lesson for all kids. "You know, especially after helping him with spelling and his homework," he said.
  • Angry Fans Plan to Occupy the Miami Dolphins During Sunday's Game vs. Denver

    10/23/2011 5:54:20 AM PDT · by Righting · 4 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Saturday, October 22, 2011 | By Janie Campbell
    This is from NBC in FL.: Angry Fans Plan to Occupy the Miami Dolphins During Sunday's Game vs. Denver "No one is trying to get arrested like those folks in Occupy Wall Street," said angry Dolphin fan behind protest planned for Sunday By Janie Campbell | Saturday, Oct 22, 2011 Here I copy a comment from that page:Why do we all smell a racist rat (the one interviewed by NBC - Ms. Nawaz Arabic name)? That aside, I am all for some of the good things some of the 'OCCUPY' members advocate for, but not the haters' agenda of hatred...
  • San Antonio break-in sparks FBI involvement: police [ Moroccans ]

    10/19/2011 11:33:55 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 30 replies · 1+ views ^ | Oct 19 2011 | Reuters
    Five foreign men were arrested during a courthouse break-in early on Wednesday and police said they found photographs of public buildings, water systems and malls from various U.S. cities in their van. The men, at least three of whom were in their 20s, will be questioned by a joint terrorism task force including the FBI and immigration authorities, officials said. Bexar County spokeswoman Laura Jesse said three men were found inside the 120-year-old Bexar County Courthouse, a landmark in downtown San Antonio and two in a large recreational vehicle parked in front of the building. She said all five were...
  • Local Miami TV station tells thugs time and place to gather for "Occupy Miami" Idiocy

    10/08/2011 5:38:37 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 15 replies
    Just noticed the story this Fox station did on the unemployed sleazebags across America. Viewers are informed the demonstrations are "peaceful" word on the reports of anti-semitic rhetoric or attacks on cops...also no report on how some demonstrators were HIRED. Then the occupy morons are given a free "here is where you gather today in Miami" info-graphic.
  • UM Law Professer Accused of Soliciting Prostitute -- Again

    09/30/2011 10:05:52 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Friday, Sep 30, 2011 | Janie Campbell
    Police say Donald Marvin Jones tried to hire a prostitute just a few years after his first charge made national headlinesA prominent University of Miami School of Law professor who specializes in criminal procedure has been charged with soliciting a prostitute -- again. A misdemeanor charged of purchasing services from a prostitute was filed Monday against Donald Marvin Jones, 59. Jones was previously charged with misdemeanor solicitation of a prostitute after allegedly offering an undercover officer $20 for sex from his Mercedes SL500 in October 2007, a case that gained widespread attentioned when he sued the legal blog Above the...
  • Man With Down Syndrome in Clash With Cops

    09/28/2011 5:29:02 AM PDT · by Immerito · 20 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | September 17, 2011 | Brian Hamacher
    The attorney for a man with Down Syndrome who was badly injured after a confrontation with Miami-Dade Police Saturday night says his family is shocked over what they say was an unnecessary attack. "The family is very upset and really shocked, to be honest," attorney Philip Gold said Wednesday. "They can't believe that this could have happened, let alone to their their son who is an innocent, sweet individual with Down syndrome." Gilberto Powell, 22, was stopped by officers in the area of Southwest 111th Place and Southwest 138th Street around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a Miami-Dade Police report....
  • Mayor addresses residents' concerns in town hall meeting (Miami NAACP mad he doesn't love Obama!)

    09/20/2011 5:21:55 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 3 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | 9/20/11
    ...The main question posed to the mayor: Would he accept President Obama's proposed job package, which promises to offer tens of thousands of potential jobs? The mayor's response: "I would love to do that, but I'd also have to figure what's going to happen with the debt of the United States of America, and that's a problem for me."
  • Three Pakistani Men Plead Guilty to Terror Charges

    09/14/2011 3:30:15 AM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies
    SNIPPET: "Three Pakistani men pleaded guilty Monday to terrorism-related charges of supporting the Pakistani Taliban, according to a release from the U.S. Justice Department. At a hearing before U.S. District Judge John Bates in the District of Columbia, Irfan Ul Haq, Qasim Ali, and Zahid Yousaf pleaded guilty to one count each of conspiracy to provide material support to the Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Ul Haq, Ali, and Yousaf were arrested in Miami on March 13 and charged with one count of conspiracy to commit alien smuggling. The three men allegedly ran an alien smuggling operation out...
  • Sports Reporters Hid Miami Cheating Long Ago

    09/07/2011 1:45:04 PM PDT · by Comedylover · 10 replies
    Keep Right ^ | 9/7/2011 | Keep Right
    Miami football is in trouble. But reporters have known about the slime for decades. One told me ten years ago about the day he and other reporters caught the head coach with a urine test in his desk - in case any players needed a clean one. But nobody reported it. So the cheating continued.
  • Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito suspended

    09/06/2011 7:27:26 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | September 6, 2011 | Charles Rabin and Patricia Mazzei
    MIAMI— In a first step to his possible firing, Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito was suspended from his job Tuesday morning following a closed-door meeting with City Manager Johnny Martinez. Exposito left the meeting with his attorney, Ruben Chavez, but declined to comment. The suspension could lead to Exposito being fired, but that will be up to the Miami City Commission, which will review the city manager's recommendations.
  • Charter School Accused of Becoming Adult Club at Night (Miami)

    09/02/2011 9:25:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Fox 8 ^ | 9/02/11 | Kathleen McGrory
    Charter School Accused of Becoming Adult Club at NightBy Kathleen McGrory, The Miami Herald 6:15 a.m. EDT, September 2, 2011 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY— By day, the Balare Language Academy is an A-rated charter school, home to children in kindergarten through middle school. But when the kids are tucked into bed, Balare apparently becomes a playground of a different kind. Party fliers, printed and on the Web, indicate that the campus at 10875 Quail Roost Dr. has been hosting raunchy, booze-soaked bashes into the wee hours. One flier for an upcoming party features a voluptuous, scantily clad woman posing with champagne bottles....
  • Charter school accused of becoming adult club at night in Miami-Dade

    09/03/2011 6:56:14 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | September 2, 2011 | Kathleen McGrory and Scott Hiaasen
    The "Push It To Da Limit: The Flossin Edition" late-night party is still scheduled to go off Saturday night — but it won't be at a south Miami-Dade charter school, as previously advertised. Miami-Dade School District officials on Friday were still trying to determine whether the Balere Language Academy — a charter school already facing financial free-fall and increased school district scrutiny — has also been doubling as an after-hours nightclub.
  • Duty, Honor, Football: What West Point could teach Miami.

    08/23/2011 4:02:24 AM PDT · by rhema · 16 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 8/22/11 | WILLIAM MCGURN
    The honor code at West Point possesses an admirable directness: "A cadet will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do." In those few words the United States Military Academy sends a clear message about what the institution expects of its cadets. Of its 12 words, the last five are the most difficult. Plainly it's not enough to behave honorably oneself. The code comes to mind while reading the sordid news about the University of Miami's football program. The Hurricanes have been in the headlines since last week, when Yahoo! Sports ran a story about a former booster—now serving...
  • Science Creates Chickens With Alligator Snouts, Streets of Miami Now Doomed

    08/22/2011 2:18:12 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | Mon., Aug. 22 2011 | Kyle Munzenrieder
    ​Harvard scientist Arkhat Abzhanov has done what dozens of drunk Miamians living near the Everglades have probably attempted in a cruder fashion at one point or another: successfully mixed the DNA of a chicken and an alligator. Unlike hypothetical local attempts, however, Abzhanov's method did not involve getting a gator to hump a chicken. Unfortunately. Also unfortunately, our streets are now doomed. Because many modern reptiles and birds evolved from shared ancestors, Abzhanov theorized he could undo evolution by getting chicken embryos to grow reptilian snouts instead of beaks. According to the Daily Mail, Abzhanov injected a small gloop of...
  • The Mortgage Hangover: A Bronx boom-and-bust story shows why the nation hasn't yet recovered...

    08/21/2011 11:48:26 PM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies
    City Journal ^ | Summer 2011 | Nicole Gelinas
    A Bronx boom-and-bust story shows why the nation hasn’t yet recovered from the financial crisis. As the American economy limps through its second “recovery summer,” hobbled by trillions of dollars in bubble-era debt, politicians and regulators should take a long look at an unlikely place: Kingsbridge, a neighborhood in the northwest Bronx. In some ways, Kingsbridge’s credit-bubble experience was no different from the rest of the nation’s. As the bubble reached its greatest size in late 2006 and early 2007, the financial system—aided by dizzyingly intricate instruments and coddled by the government, which had long kept investors from facing the...
  • Beach ATV cop: My blood test was illegal

    08/20/2011 6:55:54 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 12 replies ^ | 20 Aug 2011 | David Smiley
    The fired Miami Beach police officer accused of plowing his ATV into a man and woman during a drunken, on-duty joyride last month says he was illegally blood tested and deserves his job back. Derick Kuilan, who faces two felony counts of reckless driving with serious bodily injury and two of DUI with serious bodily injury, wrote in a grievance filed with the city of Miami Beach that investigators wrongly took his blood after the July 3 crash. Prosecutors say the blood test — taken more than five hours after the pre-dawn crash — showed Kuilan’s blood-alcohol levels were above...
  • Luther Campbell weighs in on UM scandal (Rapper says football payola scandal like September 11th)

    08/19/2011 7:20:09 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 6 replies
    Miami Hurled ^ | Luther Campbell
    Rapper, politician and longtime UM fan Luther Campbell weighs in on the NCAA's investigation of the Hurricanes program.