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Caregivers for 3600 migrant teens lack complete abuse checks
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Nearly every adult working with children in the U.S. - from nannies to teachers to coaches - has undergone state screenings to ensure they have no proven history of abusing or neglecting kids. One exception: thousands of workers at two federal detention facilities holding 3,600 mig
Miami-Dade police officer rushed to hospital after ATV accident
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A Miami-Dade police officer was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after an apparent ATV accident. The officer was transported via ambulance to Jackson South from the accident location at 211st Street and South Dixie Highway.
MDC Homestead campus on lockdown due to domestic dispute
HOMESTEAD, FLA. (WSVN) - Miami-Dade College’s Homestead Campus has been placed on lockdown due to a domestic incident. According to campus officials, a woman reported a domestic dispute to police. As she spoke to police, the man involved fled the scene.
Police look for clues after man is found dead in Miami Gardens
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - A Miami-Dade County man was shot and killed inside a car Monday in Miami Gardens, authorities said. Officer Carlos Austin, a spokesman for the Miami Gardens Police Department, said officers found 47-year-old Jaime Humet suffering from a gunshot wound inside a car stopped at a r
Mom Sues Miami-Dade for Shooting Her 15-Year-Old Daughter During Hip-Hop Weekend
On Memorial Day weekend in 2016, Miami-Dade Police tracked a stolen Mercedes-Benz SUV to a Burger King parking lot in Carol City. When they stopped the teenage driver, he threw the SUV in reverse, striking a cop car. Two of the officers fired into the vehicle, which fled the scene.
It’s time to finally cross the Everglades off your bucket list. Here’s what to do
People in Miami love to complain about traffic. They yammer about crowds and construction and how there are too many people and how those people are ruining everything. And by “they” I mean “we.”
Homicide investigation underway after strip mall catches fire
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A homicide investigation underway after a strip mall fire was reported Monday night in northeast Miami-Dade County. The fire started after 11 p.m. and led to homicide investigators responding to the strip mall along Northeast 148th Street and Northeast 6th Avenue. After 5 a
Miami-Dade College Homestead Campus Placed On Lockdown
HOMESTEAD, FL — Miami Dade College's Homestead campus was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning after police reported a domestic situation. Students and faculty were being urged to shelter in place until the all clear is given, according to college officials.
Domestic dispute leads to large police presence at Miami Dade College's Homestead campus
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - A domestic incident prompted a large police presence Tuesday at Miami Dade College's Homestead campus. Sky 10 was above the campus as people were walking out with their hands up. They were walking across the street to City Hall.
Family Seeks Answers to 'Senseless Murder' of Longtime Librarian in Miami Gardens
Police are looking for answers in what family members say was a "senseless murder" of a longtime librarian who was found fatally shot inside his car at a traffic light Monday night in Miami Gardens.
Hialeah Walmart Evacuated After Woman Lights Fires Inside Store
A Hialeah Gardens Walmart was evacuated and temporarily closed off Monday night after a woman lit three separate fires in different parts of the store, police said. The incident happened at around 9 p.m. at the supercenter's location at 9300 NW 77th Avenue, according to the Miami-Dade Police Departm
Fetus found in port-a-potty in Miami-Dade, report says
Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of a fetus in a port-a-potty, according to WFOR-Ch. 4. Workers cleaning the port-a-potty found the fetus about 1:20 p.m. Monday in western Miami-Dade County, police said.
Man accused of kicking pregnant girlfriend at MDC Homestead campus arrested
HOMESTEAD, FLA. (WSVN) - Homestead Police have arrested a man accused of creating chaos on the Homestead campus of Miami Dade College. Frederick Nino was charged with aggravated battery after he allegedly kicked his pregnant girlfriend in the school’s parking lot, Tuesday morning.
Woman accused of setting fires inside Hialeah Gardens Walmart
HIALEAH GARDENS, Fla. - A Miami-Dade County woman was arrested Monday after police said she set several fires inside a Hialeah Gardens Walmart store. Sasha Alarid, 33, faces charges of arson and criminal mischief.
Possible homicide investigation underway in NE Miami-Dade
NORTHEAST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police are investigating a possible homicide at a strip mall in Northeast Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue responded to the Marcel Beauty & Variety Store along Northeast Sixth Avenue and 149th Street, early Tuesday morning.
New Surveillance Video Released In Sexual Assault Of Tourist Near Miami International Airport
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade police have released a new surveillance video they hope will lead to the arrest of a man accused of sexually assaulting a tourist at a hotel near Miami International Airport.
Florida Man Sentenced For Posing As Army Housewife To Dupe Unsuspecting Men Into Sex
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Holiday Grinch steals Christmas decorations from SW Miami-Dade house
SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Home surveillance video captured a man stealing Christmas displays from a Southwest Miami-Dade home. The thief could be seen stopping in the middle of the street before he unplugged and stole a Mickey and Minnie Mouse Christmas display.
Homicide investigation after strip mall catches fire
NORTHEAST MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A homicide investigation underway after a strip mall fire was reported on Monday night. The fire started after 11 p.m. and led to homicide investigators responding to the strip mall along Northeast 148th Street and Northeast 6th Avenue. After 5 a.m., a body was re
Juvenile arrests fall as counties such as Orange turn to alternative justice
Juvenile arrests fell sharply in Florida for the second consecutive fiscal year, led by counties such as Orange, Miami-Dade and Hillsborough that are aggressively pushing civil citations, diversion programs, and other initiatives to deal with juvenile crime other than arrests.