The mother of Miami Heat basketball star, LeBron James has been arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge, stemming from an incident that took place Thursday morning at Miami Beach's Fontainebleau Hotel.
The same day that law enforcement records painted a grim picture of brutal, systemic abuse of 10-year-old Florida twins, one of whom was found dead in a plastic bag in her adoptive father's truck, the state child welfare agency released a report indicating that investigators had concluded there were "no safety threats" in the family's home.
Federal prosecutors have charged a Florida man who lured University of Miami employees to help him pull off a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that cost investors more than $20 million, the U.S. Attorney's office announced Thursday.
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and "Dancing With the Stars" champion Helio Castronoves was set to appear in court Friday to face allegations he used offshore accounts to hide millions of dollars in income from the Internal Revenue Service
Debates surrounding immigration and racial issues show that the face of America is changing every day, and a Thursday census report confirms it, noting that almost one in 10 U.S. counties is made up predominantly of minorities.
Fifty-six government employees -- including a police officer, a felony court clerk, two corrections officers and 27 school bus drivers and attendants -- were arrested in a scam that used health insurance information to fraudulently obtain prescriptions for the painkiller OxyContin, authorities said Wednesday.
A man who bolted from a security checkpoint at Miami International Airport on Monday afternoon is in custody, and officials are trying to determine what sparked his action, a federal official told CNN.
In March 1985, 30-year-old James Larkins was found shot to death in his car. Miami-Dade detectives knew only that Larkins was involved in selling cocaine and that no one wanted to talk. The case quickly grew cold.
The girlfriend of a man suspected of killing a Miami-Dade County police officer Thursday was one of four people arrested Friday and accused of helping him avoid police for hours before authorities shot him to death.
The ninth floor of the Miami-Dade pretrial detention facility is dubbed the "forgotten floor." Here, inmates with the most severe mental illnesses are incarcerated until they're ready to appear in court.
Hurricane Katrina lumbered ashore Thursday evening with punishing winds and torrential rain in densely populated southeast Florida, leaving at least two people dead and more than 1 million without electricity.
Officials warned millions of people living in southeast Florida to prepare for Tropical Storm Katrina, which forecasters said could strike the coast as a minimal hurricane late Thursday or early Friday.
Federal officials on Thursday arrested 29 people in the Miami-Dade County area, including a number of low-level school employees, and charged them with attempting to obtain the narcotic OxyContin to distribute it.