February 16, 2015 8:05 AM
BOYNTON BEACH, FL - Authorities say a Miami businessman shot and wounded his former girlfriend shot before leading police on a 40-mile chase down Interstate 95 and fatally shooting himself. Police say a neighbor called 911 after hearing shots Sunday at a townhome where 35-year-old Jyrece McClendon lives. Boynton Beach... more »
January 14, 2015 4:05 PM
MIAMI - FBI agents and other federal investigators are collecting evidence at a South Florida medical supply firm with links to the "Wolf of Wall Street" film amid accusations of Medicare fraud. FBI spokesman Jim Marshall confirmed Wednesday the bureau was "conducting law enforcement activity" at the offices of Med-Care... more »
December 26, 2014 2:56 PM
SHREVEPORT - A three-game losing streak to end the regular season dashed Miami's hopes of a banner year. South Carolina was considered one of the nation's elite during the preseason, but struggled from the outset. Now the two teams find themselves in Shreveport. That certainly wasn't the preseason plan. But... more »
December 2, 2014 5:42 AM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The Miami Dolphins kept their playoff hopes intact by rallying for a 16-13 victory over the New York Jets on Monday night when Caleb Sturgis made a 26-yard field goal with 1:57 remaining. Miami (7-5) rallied in an old-fashioned - some might say dull - slugfest... more »
November 14, 2014 6:10 AM
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - Ryan Tannehill shook off five sacks and a third-quarter deficit, throwing for two late touchdowns to help the Miami Dolphins break a streak of three consecutive losses to Buffalo with a 22-9 win Thursday.
Tannehill went 26 for 34 for 240 yards and threw touchdown... more »
September 29, 2014 5:05 AM
MIAMI, FL - Miami police are looking into why so many minors were present at a nightclub during a pre-dawn shooting. Among the 15 people wounded during the early Sunday morning violence at The Spot was an 11-year-old child. Miami Fire Rescue Capt. Ignatius Carroll says it was "very disturbing"... more »
September 28, 2014 10:39 AM
MIAMI - Police say 15 people have been hurt in a shooting at a Miami nightclub and that the youngest victim is 11 years old. Miami police said gunfire erupted around 1 a.m. Sunday at a club called The Spot. Police spokeswoman Frederica Burden says it's unclear how many shooters... more »
September 2, 2014 8:51 AM
LOUISVILLE, KY - Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth followed Louisville's big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 Monday night. The victory provided a successful Atlantic Coast Conference debut for the Cardinals and to Bobby Petrino's... more »
August 21, 2014 7:05 PM
CENTRAL - The Central Wildcats have plenty of talent on their 2014 team - indicated by two of their standouts who have their eyes on college football next year.
Terrell Chatman, committed to the University of Miami, and Kevin Henry, committed to LSU, are not only competitors pushing each... more »
July 23, 2014 6:10 AM
BATH, OH - LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his homecoming earlier this month. Cleveland Cavaliers fans and journalists arrived en masse to the NBA star's Akron area home to await his July 11 decision on whether he... more »
July 5, 2014 4:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Central High School wideout Terell Chatman pledged his verbal commitment to the University of Miami this weekend.
The six-foot-four prospect told WBRZ Sports 2 he is being recruited by offensive coordinator James Coley and wide receivers coach Brennan Carroll as an "outside receiver" for the Hurricanes.... more »
June 24, 2014 8:52 AM
MIAMI, FL - A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that LeBron James has decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract with the Miami Heat and become a free agent on July 1. Opting out does not mean James has decided to... more »
June 15, 2014 11:01 PM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA championship, beating the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday night to win the series in five games. Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs, who added this title to the ones they won in 1999,... more »
June 13, 2014 6:27 AM
NEW ORLEANS - The Crescent City is one of the cheapest vacation spots in the country.
Trip Advisor compiles the list each year as familes begin to prepare for their summer trips. To create the list, researchers consider the average price of a hotel stay, cocktails, dinner for two... more »
June 9, 2014 3:57 PM
MIAMI - Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat became the latest recipient of a flopping fine from the NBA on Monday, ordered to give up $5,000 after the league found he over-exaggerated a foul charged to San Antonio's Manu Ginobili in Game 2 of the finals. It was already the... more »
June 8, 2014 11:18 PM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - LeBron James had 35 points and 10 rebounds in a powerful bounce back from cramps in the opener, and the Miami Heat tied the NBA Finals with a 98-96 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 on Sunday night. Chris Bosh made the go-ahead... more »
June 6, 2014 8:10 AM
SAN ANTONIO, TX - Tim Duncan had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 110-95 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals inside a sweltering AT&T Center. With an air conditioning failure making it feel like basketball in a sauna... more »
May 27, 2014 8:40 AM
MIAMI, FL - LeBron James had 32 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Bosh added 25 points and the Miami Heat moved one win away from a return trip to the NBA Finals with a 102-90 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night. Dwyane Wade scored 15 points for the... more »
April 18, 2014 10:59 PM
TULSA, Ok. - Tulsa has hired Frank Haith as its men's basketball coach after he spent the last three years at Missouri. The 48-year-old Haith said Friday that the move came quickly. He says he was contacted Thursday and got more and more interested, particularly by the school's upcoming move... more »
February 17, 2014 7:24 PM
MIAMI- An artist in South Florida faces charges for smashing a museum vase worth $1 million to protest a lack of local art on display.
Maximo Caminero is accused of grabbing a colored vase by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and when he was told to put it down, smashed... more »
December 26, 2013 10:38 AM
MIAMI, Fl. - LeBron James of the Miami Heat is The Associated Press' 2013 Male Athlete of the Year, becoming the third basketball player to capture the award in its 83-year history. James received 31 of the 96 votes cast in a polling of news organizations. Peyton Manning got 20... more »
October 24, 2013 9:10 AM
LONDON- The Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins will travel to London next year to take part in the NFL International Series. The NFL had announced earlier this month that it would play three games at Wembley Stadium in 2014, with the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders as the designated... more »
September 30, 2013 10:04 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The Saints kept racking up gaudy offensive numbers in the second half, as Drew Brees tied his own NFL record with 300 or more passing yards in a game for the ninth straight regular season game.
Brees is currently 23-for-31 for 337 yards passing and four... more »
September 30, 2013 9:39 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The Saints opened up the second half with the same offense that opened up their 11-point halftime lead in the first half.
Drew Brees hit tight end Benjamin Watson for a four-yard touchdown score and then to Jimmy Graham for a 43-yard touchdown grab to extend... more »
September 30, 2013 9:07 PM
NEW ORLEANS -The Saints' defense has come up with two turnovers in the game - a fumble and an interception of Miami's quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
Drew Brees and the offense took over at the Miami 23 yard line after a Jabari Greer interception.
Brees converted the opportunity into... more »
September 30, 2013 8:37 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The Saints put a little more distance between them and the Dolphins with a 27-yard touchdown toss from Drew Brees to Jimmy Graham.
Graham, who was double-covered on the play, jumped over Dolphin defenders to reel in the jump ball in the end zone.
New... more »
September 30, 2013 8:22 PM
NEW ORLEANS -The first quarter in front of a Monday Night Football audience was dominated by quarterbacks.
Miami's Ryan Tannehill went 3-for-4 for 21 passing yards in leading the Dolphins down the field for a field goal; New Orlean's Drew Brees completed eight of his 10 passes in the... more »
September 30, 2013 7:50 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The Saints had no trouble engineering a score on their first drive of the game, a six-play, 82-yard drive capped by a five-yard touchdown scamper by Darren Sproles.
On his 18-yard completion to Kenny Stills during the drive, Drew Brees passed the 47,000 career passing yards... more »
September 30, 2013 7:40 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The Saints will meet with the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football in a battle of 3-0 teams.
New Orleans comes into tonight's game 10-2 with head coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees on Monday night games.
Miami's quarterback Ryan Tannehill is the NFL's... more »
August 28, 2013 6:56 PM
ATLANTA - Georgia comes into the season with high expectations. The fifth-ranked Bulldogs will find out pretty quickly if their outlook is justified. No one has a tougher start than Georgia, which will travel to Clemson on Saturday night to face the eighth-ranked Tigers, then return home the following week... more »
August 25, 2013 3:19 PM
MIAMI - Family members of a 12-year-old boy who was infected by a rare and deadly amoeba say he's on a ventilator. Zachary Reyna has fought the brain infection for weeks. Family members say he was infected while knee boarding with friends in a ditch near his family's LaBelle home... more »
August 23, 2013 5:45 PM
HOUSTON - Houston coach Gary Kubiak says the NFL has upheld defensive end Antonio Smith's three-game suspension. Smith was suspended Wednesday for the last two preseason games and Houston's season opener for hitting Miami guard Richie Incognito with the Dolphins player's helmet. Smith appealed the suspension, but his appeal was... more »
August 20, 2013 10:43 AM
WASHINGTON - It took a long time but the unbeaten 1972 Miami Dolphins are finally being honored with a White House celebration.
The salute is taking place today as President Barack Obama will host former team members and their then-coach, Hall of Famer Don Shula, at a White House... more »
August 19, 2013 1:41 PM
MILWAUKEE - A former college classmate has sued Ryan Braun for defamation and emotional distress, saying the Brewers slugger lied about why their friendship fell apart after a business deal went sour. The lawsuit filed in Milwaukee last month by law student Ralph Sasson says Braun's agent hired him in... more »
June 24, 2013 3:41 PM
MIAMI - The last piece of confetti had landed, the Miami Heat championship celebration was officially over and many in the crowd of revelers were starting to make their way to the exits. Players and coaches remained on the stage. They were in no hurry to leave. Every member of... more »
June 24, 2013 10:32 AM
MIAMI - The parade honoring the NBA champion Miami Heat is underway. With Chris Bosh holding the NBA championship trophy and LeBron James standing atop a double-decker bus with a cigar in his mouth, the Heat began making their way through a downtown Miami route late Monday morning. It's the... more »
June 21, 2013 10:34 AM
MIAMI - The Miami Heat made it back-to-back NBA championships -- and third since 2006 -- with a gritty 95-88 victory over San Antonio in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. As usual, LeBron James made it happen. The Heat superstar poured in 37 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to... more »
June 20, 2013 10:13 AM
MIAMI - The NBA championship will be determined tonight in Miami as the Heat entertain the Spurs.
It's Game 7 of the Finals and with Miami's last-second, overtime win two nights ago, the Heat and Spurs find themselves matching up one final time with the winner taking home the... more »
June 18, 2013 10:22 AM
MIAMI - The San Antonio Spurs will attempt to finish off the NBA Finals and the Miami Heat this evening when the two teams square off in Miami.
The Spurs took a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series with a 114-104 win Sunday night. If Miami wins tonight's outing,... more »
June 17, 2013 7:31 PM
LAS VEGAS- The Miss Universe pageant will be hosted by Moscow this year. Donald Trump owns the pageant and made that announcement after Sunday's Miss USA pageant and also says Miss USA is going on the road to his golf resort in Miami for the next three years instead of... more »
June 17, 2013 10:36 AM
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs are heading to Miami with two shots at winning their fifth NBA title -- and fourth in the Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili era. Parker and Ginobili combined for 50 points as the Spurs took a 3-2 series lead with a... more »
June 12, 2013 4:58 PM
SAN ANTONIO - LeBron James slung his practice jersey over his head, letting the piece of mesh fabric sway down his back much in the way that a cape would. Fitting. In Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, he might need a hero's effort to save the... more »
May 27, 2013 8:27 AM
MIAMI- A fire has been reported aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was on its way to the Bahamas. According to the cruise line's Twitter account and Facebook page, the fire happened Monday morning aboard the ship Grandeur of the Seas and was quickly extinguished. Royal Caribbean says passengers... more »
May 6, 2013 10:24 AM
UNDATED - The opening games of two NBA conference semifinals are taking place this evening as Miami plays host to Chicago and San Antonio is home to Golden State. The Heat advanced with a four-game sweep of the Bucks in their first-round series while the Bulls took seven games to... more »
April 17, 2013 10:25 AM
MIAMI - LeBron James was not with the Miami Heat for their final regular-season shootaround on Wednesday morning. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said the league's reigning MVP was tending to a personal matter. James was not expected to play Wednesday against the Orlando Magic. He has spent part of the... more »
March 29, 2013 8:54 PM
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Miami filed a motion with the NCAA on Friday to have the case against its athletic department thrown out altogether, citing massive improprieties with how the investigation was conducted. Also, three former Miami assistants... more »
March 28, 2013 9:12 AM
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls have ended Miami's quest to break the NBA record for consecutive wins.
The 101-97 final ended the Heat's winning streak at 27, six short of the mark set by the 1971-72 Lakers. Luol Deng paced the undermanned Bulls with 28 points in 44 minutes... more »
March 11, 2013 10:33 AM
UNDATED - Now that the Chicago Blackhawks have lost, the Miami Heat are the hottest team in sports. The club led by LeBron James won its 18th straight game last night, beating Indiana 105-91. The Heat are now 47-14, just one win shy of tying San Antonio for the most... more »
February 18, 2013 7:37 PM
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Firing back for the first time at the long investigation of her school's athletic department, Miami President Donna Shalala has released a statement saying the Hurricanes "have been wronged" by what she called a flawed NCAA probe. Shalala says Miami wants a swift resolution - with... more »
January 23, 2013 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON - The White House says the Miami Heat will get personal congratulations from the basketball-fan-in-chief on their NBA championship. President Barack Obama plans to host the team at the White House Monday. The White House says he also will recognize their support of the military.
The players plan... more »
January 7, 2013 10:31 AM
MIAMI - The battle lines are drawn for tonight's BCS Championship at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.
Notre Dame, the top-ranked team with a 12-0 mark, has the distinction of being a fairly heavy underdog against 12-1 Alabama. Oddsmakers are rating the Crimson Tide about a 9-point favorite, largely... more »
December 31, 2012 9:01 AM
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Miami Hurricanes senior center Reggie Johnson will miss much of the Atlantic Coast Conference season with a broken left thumb.
Coach Jim Larranaga says Johnson is expected to be sidelined six to eight weeks.
A starter since his sophomore season, Johnson has already missed... more »
December 10, 2012 2:41 PM
MIAMI - Another Florida man is suing the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in Miami and promised to be a father figure before flying him to New York to have sex with him. The alleged victim is now the fourth... more »
December 10, 2012 10:30 AM
UNDATED - The marquee game of the night in the NBA will be played in Miami as the Heat play host to Atlanta.
In the NBA's Southeast Division, Miami stands on top with a record of 13-5, while the Hawks are 12-5. Atlanta is red-hot, having won 9 of... more »
November 30, 2012 10:37 AM
MIAMI - The 2012 hurricane season has come to an end and it's another one for the record books, above and beyond the destruction of Sandy. There were 19 named storms in what meteorologists consider an above-average year that tied as being the third most-active season since 1851. Even without... more »
October 22, 2012 5:19 PM
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Sandy has formed south of Jamaica and forecasters say the storm is expected to strengthen. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sandy was about 395 miles (636 kilometers) south of Kingston, Jamaica, and had winds of 40 mph (64 kph). It is expected to head... more »
October 22, 2012 10:32 AM
MIAMI - A tropical depression has formed south of Jamaica and forecasters say it will likely strengthen into a named storm. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday the depression was about 320 miles (515 kilometers) south of Kingston, Jamaica, and had winds of 30 mph (48 kph). It... more »
October 15, 2012 4:21 PM
MIAMI - Authorities have found the body of a fourth victim in the rubble of a parking garage that partially collapsed last week at a Florida college. Miami-Dade County police said Monday the man's body is deep in the unstable rubble and may take several days to remove. Investigators believe... more »
October 15, 2012 4:14 PM
MIAMI - Forecasters say Paul has become a major Category 3 hurricane in the Pacific off Mexico and a hurricane warning has been issued for a swath of Baja California's western coastline. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Paul's maximum sustained winds have increased to 120 mph (195 kph) as... more »
October 10, 2012 4:29 PM
MIAMI - Authorities say a second person has died in the collapse of a parking garage under construction at a community college in Florida. Roy Rutland of the Miami-Dade Police Department says the second body was discovered Wednesday. A construction worker is also still trapped in the rubble. That worker... more »
October 10, 2012 11:48 AM
MIAMI - A section of parking garage under construction at a Miami-Dade College campus has collapsed and a fire official says some workers are trapped in the rubble. Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue Lt. Arnold Piedrahita tells WSVN-TV that some workers could be heard calling from help inside the rubble shortly after Wednesday's... more »
September 5, 2012 1:25 PM
MIAMI - Forecasters say Leslie has strengthened into the sixth hurricane of the Atlantic season but still remains far from land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Wednesday that Leslie was 465 miles south-southeast of Bermuda. It had top sustained winds of 75 mph and was nearly stationary,... more »
August 27, 2012 4:20 PM
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Isaac is gaining strength as it gets closer to predicted landfall along the northern Gulf Coast. At 5 p.m. Monday, the National Hurricane Center reported that Isaac's top sustained winds had reached 70 mph (113 kph). A tropical system becomes a Category 1 hurricane once winds... more »
August 26, 2012 2:35 PM
MIAMI - Forecasters say a hurricane watch has been extended to include the New Orleans metro area and parishes near Baton Rouge as Tropical Storm Isaac makes its way toward the Florida Keys. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday morning that the watch area now stretches from... more »
August 2, 2012 3:58 PM
MIAMI - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Ernesto has formed in the Atlantic and is speeding toward a chain of small, popular vacation islands in the Caribbean Sea. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Thursday afternoon that the storm is headed west at about 22 mph (35 kph) toward the... more »
August 1, 2012 4:55 PM
MIAM - Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Windward Islands in the Atlantic Ocean and storm watches have been issued for the islands of Barbados, Dominica, Martinique and St. Lucia among other places. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Wednesday afternoon that maximum sustained winds are... more »
July 16, 2012 12:56 PM
MIAMI - Donald J. Sobol, author of the popular "Encyclopedia Brown" series of children's mysteries, has died. He was 87. Sobol died in Miami from natural causes July 11, with his wife Rose by his side, his son John Sobol told The Associated Press Monday. Sobol's series featured amateur sleuth... more »
July 5, 2012 10:18 AM
MIAMI - The Miami Marlins are hoping they've added some much needed pop to their line-up by acquiring Carlos Lee from Houston in exchange for a pair of prospects.
The 36-year-old Lee spent five-plus seasons with the Astros and is hitting .287 with five homers and 29 RBI in... more »
June 27, 2012 4:09 PM
MIAMI - A Florida medical examiner says only marijuana was found in the system of a Florida man shot while chewing another man's face. The Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's released the toxicology results Tuesday on 31-year-old Rudy Eugene. Lab results found marijuana in his system, but not any other street... more »
June 22, 2012 3:17 PM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has called the Miami Heat head coach to congratulate the team on its NBA championship. Obama made the call from Air Force One while traveling in Florida for campaign events.
The White House says the president complimented coach Erik Spoelstra on the performance of... more »
June 15, 2012 11:03 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder finally faced a deficit even Kevin Durant couldn't rescue them from.
Another slow start put Oklahoma City down 16 almost from the start, and even Durant's 16-point fourth quarter wasn't enough to rally the Thunder back in a 100-96 loss to the... more »
June 12, 2012 12:35 PM
MIAMI - A homeless man whose face was mostly chewed off in a bizarre attack is awake and alert at a Miami hospital. In a photograph shown to reporters Tuesday, Ronald Poppo is walking down a hospital hallway, supported by hospital staff on either side of him. Doctors are planning... more »
June 6, 2012 2:54 AM
MIAMI - Kevin Garnett finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds, Paul Pierce hit a 3-pointer over LeBron James with just under a minute left and the Boston Celtics moved one win away from an Eastern Conference title by beating the Miami Heat 94-90 on Tuesday night.
Pierce scored... more »
May 29, 2012 12:40 PM
MIAMI - Authorities in Miami are looking for more witnesses after a police officer fatally shot a naked man who refused to stop chewing on the face of another naked man on a busy downtown highway ramp. Detective William Moreno says police are looking for people to fill in the... more »
May 25, 2012 7:46 AM
INDIANAPOLIS - Dwyane Wade scored 41 points, LeBron James added 28 and Miami finished off the Indiana Pacers, sending the Heat back to the Eastern Conference finals with a 105-93 victory in Game 6 on Thursday night.
Miami wrapped up the best-of-7 series and will face either Boston or... more »
August 30, 2011 12:53 PM
MIAMI - The Transportation Security Administration says a man tried to board a flight from Miami to Brazil with nylon bags filled with exotic snakes and tortoises hidden in his pants.
TSA spokesman Jonathon Allen says the man was stopped after passing through a body scanner at Miami International... more »
August 17, 2011 12:39 PM
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The NCAA says it has been investigating the relationship between a convicted Ponzi scheme artist and the University of Miami for five months, saying the allegations - if true - show the need for "serious and fundamental change" in college sports.
The investigation is focused... more »
August 7, 2011 3:16 PM
MIAMI - Grammy-winning OutKast rapper Big Boi has been arrested in Miami for possession of drugs including ecstasy and Viagra pills. The rapper, whose real name is Antwan Patton, was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia on Sunday.... more »
July 27, 2011 5:30 PM
MIAMI - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Don has formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico and its track over the next several days shows that it's headed toward southeastern Texas.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Wednesday that it doesn't appear the storm will strengthen into a hurricane.... more »
July 14, 2011 2:28 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A proposed $55 million settlement of claims against a Miami-based supplier of tainted Chinese drywall has been granted preliminary approval by a federal judge in New Orleans, but it is far from a done deal.
U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon's approval on Thursday sets the stage... more »
June 28, 2011 9:43 PM
MIAMI - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Arlene has formed in the Gulf of Mexico but is not likely to threaten the U.S. coast.
The government of Mexico on Tuesday issued Tropical Storm warnings for the northeastern coast from Barra De Nautla north to Bahia Algodones.
The storm is... more »
June 14, 2011 4:29 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A Miami-based supplier of tainted Chinese drywall agreed in a court filing Tuesday to a $55 million settlement of claims that the corrosive product damaged homes, all or nearly all of them in Florida.
The proposed settlement, which requires approval from U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon... more »
June 9, 2011 5:55 PM
MIAMI - Forecasters say Hurricane Adrian has strengthened to a powerful Category 4 storm off the Pacific coast of Mexico but is still expected to stay offshore.
Forecasters say maximum sustained winds for the first hurricane of the 2011 season increased Thursday evening to about 130 mph (209 kph).... more »
June 1, 2011 4:47 AM
MIAMI- Hurricane season has begun. The six-month Atlantic hurricane season started today and continues through Nov. 30. Federal forecasters say they expect three to six major hurricanes from an above-average storm season. Last year was the third-most active season on record, with 19 named storms, 12 of which became hurricanes.... more »
April 21, 2011 4:50 PM
MIAMI - BP has been hammered for a year over the Gulf oil spill but now is going on the offensive.
The British company has filed multibillion-dollar lawsuits seeking to shift at least part of the blame to those who owned the ill-fated rig or designed a failed safety... more »
January 29, 2011 2:53 PM
MIAMI- First, a baby grand piano mysteriously showed up on a Miami sandbar. A day after it was removed, a small table with two chairs, place settings, a bottle of wine and a chef statue appeared on the now-famous strip of sand.
The latest prank has officials worried the... more »
December 25, 2010 10:44 PM
LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James and Kobe Bryant ran their mouths while they jogged downcourt, not quite making eye contact during an unpleasant conversation in the closing minutes.
"Just asked him what he got for Christmas," James said.
Although the two superstars wouldn't reveal what angry words they... more »
December 24, 2010 2:10 PM
METAIRIE - Jimmy Graham says he's thankful for good advice he received from University of Miami president Donna Shalala and former star quarterback Bernie Kosar. Graham was playing college basketball when Shalala urged him to give football a try. Before Graham played a game on the gridiron for Miami in... more »
November 5, 2010 11:35 PM
Emeka Okafor evoked memories of his dominant college days and helped Chris Paul get the best of his buddy, LeBron James. Okafor had a season-high 26 points and 13 rebounds, Paul had 13 points, 19 assists and five steals, and New Orleans remained unbeaten with a 96-93 victory over the... more »
October 15, 2010 1:26 PM
Cuba is cleaning up after a direct hit from Tropical Storm Paula.
Once a Category 2 hurricane, Paula has been downgraded to a tropical depression.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami says its top winds have dropped to 25 miles an hour.
Cuban authorities have discontinued all... more »
October 12, 2010 1:21 PM
Hurricane Paula has strengthened into a Category 2 storm with top sustained winds of 100 miles per hour off the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Tuesday that Paula was moving north-northwest at near 10 mph.
The storm was about 140 miles... more »