Posts Tagged ‘Local News’

Miami-Dade Police Officer Injured in Crash

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

A Miami-Dade Police Officer was injured in a collision with another vehicle in NW Miami-Dade County.

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Police Release Timeline Details on Mistaken Identity Murder

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Janice Zengotita-Torres called home to check on her son during her shift at a Ross store in Osceola County. Hours later, all calls to her phone went straight to voicemail.

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Local Haitians Protest President Trump in West Palm Beach

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Dozens of South Florida Haitians gathered to protest President Donald Trump in West Palm Beach Monday in response to Trump reportedly questioning why the U.S. would admit Haitians or people from “s–thole”…Photo Credit: WPTV

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South Florida’s Most Notorious ‘Cocaine Cowboys’

Monday, January 15th, 2018

The notorious 1980s drug era made some traffickers household names in South Florida, particularly after the release of the 2006 documentary “Cocaine Cowboys,” which profiled many of the criminals and their…Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections

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El Portal Vice Mayor Arrested For Second Time in Two Months

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Omar Nickerson was taken into custody and booked early Monday morning, charged with two counts of burglary of an unoccupied dwelling. He was held on a $12,500 bond.Photo Credit: Village of El Portal

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Florida Boy Who Was Battling Rabies After Bat Scratch Dies

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A 6-year-old Florida boy who was undergoing experimental treatment after being diagnosed with rabies has died.Photo Credit: Roque Family

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Murders on FSU Campus by Ted Bundy Remembered 40 Years Later

Monday, January 15th, 2018

In the early morning hours of January 15th, 1978, Bundy entered the Chi Omega house on the Tallahassee campus where went into several different bedrooms where he beat and assaulted four female students…

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5000 Role Models Honors Legacy of Dr. King at Annual Event

Monday, January 15th, 2018

The organization was founded by U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson that guides and mentors young men of color in Miami-Dade County.

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Crash Causing Major Traffic Delays on I-95 in Broward

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A morning crash on I-95 in Broward County is causing massive traffic delays for those hitting the road Monday.The crash involving a truck in the northbound lanes just after Cypress Creek Road has…

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Local Immigrant Leaders Demand DREAM Action

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Activists gathered outside of Senator Bill Nelson’s office in Coral Gables Sunday, demanding DACA action and saying the latest court ruling is just a temporary victory for their path to citizenship.

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After Heart Attack, Man Returns to Key West To Finish Race

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A Colorado man fulfilled his 2017 goal on Sunday, after a heart attack during the Key West Half Marathon last year changed his life.Photo Credit: Rob O’Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau

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Police Arrest ATV Riders in NW Miami-Dade

Monday, January 15th, 2018

A day before the “Wheels up, guns down” MLK ride-out, Miami-Dade police broke up a group of about 50 ATV riders at a Sunoco gas station, authorities said.

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Man Riding ATV In Critical Condition After Miami-Dade Crash

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

A man riding a dirt bike is in critical condition after colliding with a vehicle in northwest Miami-Dade, police said. The driver of the gray Dodge vehicle is being treated on the scene with minor…

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What’s Open, What’s Closed on MLK Day in South Florida

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

All federal, state, county and municipal offices will be closed in observance of the holiday, along with public schools and colleges.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Notorious ‘Cocaine Cowboy’ Arrested SW Miami-Dade Raid

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

US Marshals, along with agents from ATF, the Secret Service and Miami-Dade Police arrested Mario Gonzalez on Friday after raiding a five acre property near SW 199th Avenue and 228th Street.Photo Credit: U.S. Marshals

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Humane Society of Broward County Pets of the Week

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

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Police Searching for Homestead Teen Missing Since Saturday

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

14-year-old Anais Rodriguez has not been seen since leaving that note saying she had taken pills, with police saying she reportedly left on foot and does not have a cell phone.Photo Credit: Homestead Police Department

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Three Kings Parade Set to Take Over Little Havana on Sunday

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

The parade officially starts at noon and runs until about 4 p.m. with the route going along Southwest 8th Street between 4th and 17th Avenues, where it will turn north and end at Southwest 6th Street.

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Police Search for Serial Burglar on the Run

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

A serial robber struck again – robbing at least 16 stores in South Florida – all at gun point, according to police.

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Man Shot Multiple Times in Apartment Complex Courtyard: Cops

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

A man is in critical condition after being shot in the courtyard of an apartment complex in northwest Miami-Dade, authorities said.Curtis Jefferson, 46, was approached by two suspects in the 4700 block…Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York

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Fla. Mother Wrongfully Murdered in Love Triangle Gone Awry

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Janice Zengotita-Torres was leaving a Ross store in Florida on Monday when all of a sudden, two suspects allegedly robbed her of her ATM card and killed her, officials from the Osceola County Sheriff’s…Photo Credit: Wilfredo Sanchez

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Tamarac Man Shoots, Kills Car Burglary Suspect, Deputies Say

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

A man accused of burglarizing cars in a Tamarac neighborhood was shot and killed by a homeowner walking his dog, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.

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Teens Fall Ill After Participating in Tide Pod Challenge

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

A new social media challenge is going viral, but this time, it’s causing a health hazards to those participating.Photo Credit: NBCWashington.com

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Tragedy & Triumph: A Family Reunion Decades in the Making

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

A South Florida firefighter, paralyzed in a tragic skimboarding incident, and his sister on Friday met a brother they never knew they had. The long-lost brother’s adoption was kept secret for decades.

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Woman Struck, Killed by Brightline Train in Boynton Beach

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

On the same day of an invitation-only media preview event, a Brightline high-speed train on Friday struck and killed a woman, the Boynton Beach Police Department said.

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SWAG on 6: Plantation High’s Duane ‘The Role Model’ Johnson

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

He’s got a name like a movie star, and he’s already a star at Plantation High School. Duane Johnson’s favorite class is aerospace engineering, but he’s right at home in AP calculus or on the football field. He’s

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Silent March Held to Commemorate 2010 Earthquake in Haiti

Friday, January 12th, 2018

A silent march is underway in Little Haiti as people gathered to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the massive earthquake in Haiti.Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS

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School Academies Named for Boy, 6, Shot and Killed in Miami

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Two years after 6-year-old King Carter was killed walking to the store to buy some candy, two new academies have been named after him in Miami.

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BSO, ATF Seek to End Serial Armed Robber’s 15-Store Streak

Friday, January 12th, 2018

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the suspect accused in at least 15 armed robberies in South Florida since September.Photo Credit: Broward County Sheriff’s Office

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20-Year-Old Florida Man Claims $450M Mega Millions Jackpot

Friday, January 12th, 2018

A 20-year-old Florida man has come forward to claim last week’s $451 million Mega Millions jackpot.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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