All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Miami’

Man Cited for Trying to Trade Alligator for Beer

A Florida man was recently cited for attempting to trade a live alligator for a 12-pack of beer at a convenience store in Allapattah, a suburb of Miami. Fernando Aguilera strolled into the Santa Ana Market toting a live, four-foot-long alligator, hoping the clerk would trade the reptile for some beer. The clerk called the police, who in turn called …

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Earl Sampson Arrested 62 Times; Racial Profiling?

Can you imagine being arrested dozens of times for simply trying to go to work? This is what one Miami area man, Earl Sampson, has endured over the past four years. Sampson, who works at a convenience store, has been either stopped or arrested around 300 times near his job for trespassing. As Sampson is black, many people are wondering …

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Miami Boat Capsizes Resulting In Tragic Fatalities

Multiple maritime tragedies have struck Miami’s coast in the last few days. Four fatalities have been reported from one tragedy involving a boat capsizing off the coast of Miami on Wednesday. The boat was transporting migrants from Haiti and Jamaica, and it is believed that the travelers may have been part of a smuggling operation. When the coast guard arrived, …

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Gianni Versace Mansion Sells for a Bargain $41.5M

And the winning bid goes to VM South Beach LLC, winners of the auction for the seaside Miami property made famous by the murder of former-owner Gianni Versace. “The auction of this iconic South Florida villa closed at 41.5 million dollars, which was the last price offered by VM South Beach LLC. We think is a very good deal and …

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That Time LeBron James Got a Wrong-Way Police Escort to a Jay-Z Show and Bragged About It on Instagram

Being the King sure has its advantages. The Miami-Dade Police Department has admitted that a few of their officers helped escort a traffic-weary LeBron James to a Jay-Z/Justin Timberlake concert last Friday night. “Upon further investigation, it has been confirmed that the Miami-Dade Police Department did facilitate Mr. James from one intersection to another in the adjacent area of the …

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Jennifer Alfonso Murdered By Husband, He Confesses On Facebook

Jennifer Alfonso, a 26-year old wife and mother from Miami, Florida, was killed by her husband on Thursday morning; minutes later, he posted a confession to Facebook along with a startling photo of her dead body. Now, he’s been charged with first-degree murder, and friends and family want answers. According to 31-year old suspect Derek Medina, he and Alfonso were …

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Cristiano Ronaldo Hugs Man Who Rushed Onto Pitch

In this post-9/11 world in which we live it is nearly impossible to walk into any major event without having to deal with endless security checks. That fact is what makes what happened Wednesday night in Miami that much more interesting. During the final of the Guinness International Champions Cup at Sun Life Stadium between Real Madrid and Chelsea superstar …

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Kat Dahlia, Florida Rapper, Arrested For DUI

Kat Dahlia, a young Florida rapper known for her unique, agressive style, was arrested in Miami Beach on charges of DUI and resisting arrest. The musician–whose real name is Katriana Huguet–was taken into custody just a day after her 23rd birthday after an officer noticed her speeding without headlights and pulled her over. She was allegedly slurring her words and …

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Miami Tops Amazon’s List of Top Music-Buying Cities in America

Amazon, known for its various lists charting the most well-read cities and such, has a new list comprised using its massive sales data – “Cities That Rock.” The company is charting the American cities with the most music sales per capita – this includes MP3, CD, and vinyl. Only the top 100 most-populous cities in the country were in consideration …

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Florida Deck Collapses, Sends 100 People Into The Water

The NBA finals sent basketball fans out in search of a good place to watch the game on Thursday night, and unfortunately so many people were crowded onto the deck of a bar and grill in Florida that it collapsed beneath their weight, sending everyone into the water and critically injuring three. At least 24 of the 100 Shucker’s Bar …

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Dolphins Cancel Stadium Renovations

Planned upgrades for the Miami Dolphins‘ Sun Life stadium have been cancelled following the failure of a bill meant to provide public funds for the venue. According to a report from Miami’s CBS 4, the Florida house adjourned without taking up the bill, which would have raised the state’s hotel bed tax to fund the stadium repairs. Dolphins CEO Mike …

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Cop Fired 8 Times Faces Arbitration

A Miami-Dade police officer who has been fired eight times from three different police departments may now be facing the end of his law enforcement career. The Miami Herald is reporting that Opa-locka police Sgt. German Bosque attended an appeals hearing on Wednesday, where an arbitrator heard testimony to determine his fate as a police officer. According to the Opa-locka …

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