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Homestead Public Services to Launch Improved Online Bill Pay

Homestead Public Services (HPS) is continuing to make life simpler for its customers with an improved online bill pay platform. On Monday, October 23, 2017, HPS Customer Service will transition to a new online dashboard where customers can view their bill history, manage multiple accounts from one l

COMMUNITYNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-10-18 20:31:05

City of Homestead Hosts Annual Spooky Saturday Halloween Event

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Are you ready for Homestead's scariest weekend ever? At this year's Spooky Saturday event Homestead Parks & Recreation will transform Harris Field into a Halloween haven complete with tricks, treats, and a horrifying haunted house. You'll have a "spooktacular" goo

COMMUNITYNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-10-18 20:51:45

Irma blew Homestead composting plant reopening to 2018

Written by Katya Maruri on October 17, 2017 After Hurricane Irma battered it, the City of Homestead's composting facility - which was expected to come back online by the end of August after a year-long pause in operations - has pushed back its reopening to early next year while repairs are made. The


Incentives for workforce housing rentals proposed

Key West City Commissioner Margaret Romero introduced a plan at Tuesday's board meeting designed to encourage landlords to rent affordably through property tax breaks, but the plan would need to be approved by the Florida legislature. Implementing tax breaks similar to the Homestead exemption and S

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2017-10-20 07:00:00

Home Burglarized Then Insurance Claim Payout Delayed

It was supposed to be a night of fun for Nicholas Castillo and his wife, who were out trick-or-treating with their little boy for the first time last October. "It was a great time," Castillo said. But a night of Halloween fun took a scary turn when Castillo received an alert on his phone saying his


2 killed after silver Nissan shot up in northwest Miami-Dade, police say

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Two people were killed Wednesday afternoon when their vehicle was shot up in northwest Miami-Dade, authorities said. The shooting was reported in the area of 7951 NW Fifth Ave. Sky 10 was above the scene just after 12:30 p.m. as a tarp covered a portion of the bullet-ridd

CLICK10.COM - 2017-10-18 20:15:51

Crowds, long lines raise questions on Florida hurricane voucher program

Paralyzed traffic. Long lines in sweltering heat. And this is from a program intended to speed aid to victims of hurricanes and other natural disasters. The state's distribution of special federal food-stamp aid to victims of Hurricane Irma in Palm Beach County required thousands of applicants to wa


Report: Bouncers fired after video shows sex acts at West Palm pub

Four bouncers from Roxy's Pub in West Palm Beach's Clematis entertainment district have been fired following the release of a graphic video involving naked women, according to the Miami Herald. The video, posted to social media, shows two naked women performing sex acts on each other and other patro

PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE - 2017-10-18 19:30:08

Two People Shot and Killed While Driving in NW Miami-Dade

Two people inside a car were shot and killed inside a South Florida neighborhood. Gunfire erupted Wednesday afternoon near I-95 and Northwest 79th Street. According to police, shots were fired into a silver Nissan Sentra as it was moving, killing both men inside. The car traveled about half a block

NBC MIAMI - 2017-10-18 22:55:38

Police: Coral Springs Middle School Custodian Molests 15-Year-Old Boy

A Coral Springs man is behind bars after allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy. According to police, Robert Grant, 27, was a former flag football coach and he helped the victim with physical therapy, football and served as a mentor to the victim. Police said Grant established a bond of tru

NBC MIAMI - 2017-10-18 18:06:15

Miami is one of the hottest Instagram cities in the U.S. Can you guess why?

There aren't too many cities in the United States more worth an Instagram post than Miami... and we're not just saying that because we're Miami.com. The numbers back us up. Miami is the third most Instagrammed city in the country, according to a new study by Holidu, an international vacation rental

MIAMI.COM - 2017-10-18 23:07:15

Crash Between Tri-Rail Train, Car Causing Delays on Busy Hollywood Road

Police are advising drivers to stay away from one busy Hollywood intersection after a collision between a Tri-Rail train and a car. Hollywood Police and Broward Sheriff's Office say the train and car collided shortly after 8 a.m. on Pembroke Road near I-95. So far, no injuries have been reported but

NBC MIAMI - 2017-10-19 12:43:43

Going To The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show? Water Taxi Tickets Cost $15

With the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show quickly approaching, Water Taxi of Fort Lauderdale is offering discounted passes to attendees at the annual nautical event. Guests can purchase an all-day Water Taxi pass for $15, according to a press release. The Water Taxi service is a popular optio

NBC MIAMI - 2017-10-18 20:06:36

President Trump Meets with Puerto Rico's Governor

81 Submit a Complaint President Trump welcomed the Governor of Puerto Rico to the White House on Thursday. For NBC 6, Andrea Cruz reports. 81 Submit a Complaint President Trump welcomed the Governor of Puerto Rico to the White House on Thursday. For NBC 6, Andrea Cruz reports.

NBC MIAMI - 2017-10-19 22:42:51

Minority Chamber summons South Florida businesses, philanthropists to San Juan Summit, Nov. 2-5

The MCC Summit is addressing Puerto Rico's economic reconstruction needs in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria Featured speakers include FEMA Director-Region 2 Alejandro de la Campa & Secretary of Housing-Puerto Rico Fernando Gil Ensenat The Minority Chamber of Commerce (MCC) announces "Rebuilding Pue

COMMUNITYNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-10-19 20:36:41

Another Warm Winter Forecast for Swath of US

The 2015-2016 winter was record warm, about 4.55 degrees hotter than normal Much of the U.S. should expect another warm winter, but not quite as toasty as the last two years, forecasters said. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday forecast a warmer winter from California th

NBC MIAMI - 2017-10-19 19:11:27

Calhoun faces first-degree murder charges

A grand jury this week indicted a 24-year-old transgendered woman accused of stabbing a Key West business man in the eyes and beating him to death in August on first-degree murder, according to court records. Justin Tyler Calhoun, formerly of Tampa, was formerly charged with second-degree murder in

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS - 2017-10-20 07:00:00

Gainesville On Edge As White Nationalist Speaks On UF Campus

Grace King / WUFT The small city of Gainesville is on edge today with infamous white nationalist Richard Spencer set to speak at the University of Florida. His appearance has drawn conflict, protests and media stories dating back to when UF initially tried to deny him the speaking space only to balk

WLRN.ORG - 2017-10-19 18:37:33

Man Accused of Sexual Battery on a Minor in Davie

Miami-Dade Corrections A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual battery of a minor, and police say there could be more alleged victims. Julio C. Perez, 43, was arrested in Hialeah Wednesday night on an out of county warrant, Davie Police officials said. The exact charges he faces are un

NBC MIAMI - 2017-10-19 17:22:51

He can't sleep until Knaus Berry Farms reopens. That day is right around the corner.

Every year around this time Thomas Blocher has the same nightmare: No cinnamon rolls on opening day at the Knaus Berry Farm. "That's a recurring dream that I have," he said. "It's the same thing; people are waiting in line and I forgot to order enough flour or the machine wasn't working. I'm always

MIAMI.COM - 2017-10-20 04:08:58