Where Is Cuba Going?
A nation’s uncertain future.
A nation’s uncertain future.
It’s been 14 years since Bryan Pata was shot to death just after football practice. He was months away from the NFL Draft. His killer is still free.
God has fled, avenging angels hide out in the Everglades, and more “secret stories” passed down by homeless kids in Miami shelters.
Revisiting Edna Buchanan, America’s greatest police reporter.
How demons destroyed a Florida school.
A profile of Edna Buchanan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter for the Miami Herald during its heyday.
How Miami’s real estate industry turns a blind eye to climate change.
They’re known as the Jills. They’re two of America’s top realtors, selling the glitziest mansions in Miami. Then a place went missing—and everyday greed blossomed into full-blown extortion.
The many identities of Andrew Cunanan, Gianni Versace’s murderer.
What happens to American children when their parents are deported?
How two high school wrestling teammates ended up on opposites side of the law during Miami’s cocaine wars.
“On paper, [DJ Khaled] doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. He’s released eight full-length albums but doesn’t actually rap on any of them. He’s perhaps the most quoted figure in hip-hop, able to create viral catch phrases with an ease that marketing executives dream about. He’s played a serious role in the hip-hop industry throughout his career, yet he’s perceived almost exclusively as a meme by fans across the nation.”
South Florida and the danger of the rising sea.
Billionaire Marcelo Claure wants to help David Beckham bring professional soccer to South Florida. He just doesn't want to talk about it.
The business of being Pitbull.
A profile of Nora Sandigo, guardian to hundreds of kids born in America to illegal immigrants.
How the city will drown.
How Tony Galeota went from mobbed-up teen on Long Island to legendary strip club manager in Miami to distraught prisoner in a Panamanian jail.
A profile of Chan ‘Cat Power’ Marshall adrift in Miami.
An 11-month investigation ends with a booster, now in prison for a Ponzi scheme, going public with details of how he spent millions on college athletes from 2002 to 2010.
[Shapiro] said his benefits to athletes included but were not limited to cash, prostitutes, entertainment in his multimillion-dollar homes and yacht, paid trips to high-end restaurants and nightclubs, jewelry, bounties for on-field play including bounties for injuring opposing players, travel and, on one occasion, an abortion.
The inner workings of a high school basketball team stacked with international talent.
The decades-long saga of Miami’s Take Once Cocktail Lounge, where you might get shot, your money will definitely be laundered, and everybody will know your name.
Brian Windhorst was one of the first reporters to cover LeBron James. He was there in high school. There at the draft. There in Cleveland. And now he’s there in Miami, though the relationship is far from what it used to be.
It took a desperate screenwriter to find Max Mermelstein, Miami’s former coke overlord, after twenty-five years in hiding.