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Florida snake hunters mark 1,000th python kill to fight Everglades snake infestation

Python hunter Dusty Crum carries a python caught in the Florida Everglades before having it weighed and measured, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. The state has been paying a select group of hunters to kill the invasive snakes on state lands in South Florida since March 2017. (AP)

FOXNEWS - 2018-05-24 15:15:36

Siblings recovering well at home after being shot in Florida City

FLORIDA CITY, Fla.- A brother and sister are doing well a day after they were released from Kendall Regional Medical Center following a shooting last week in Florida City, relatives told Local 10 News on Wednesday.

CLICK10.COM - 2018-05-23 22:00:23

South Florida City Looks for Answers After Zombie Alert Sent

Zombie Alert Sent to Lake Worth ResidentsWhat to KnowLake Worth spokesman Ben Kerr says an independent investigation is underway to determine who was behind the message sent Sunday.Kerr says officials determined that no current or former employees edited the pre-prepared message to include the warni


Suspect Injured in Police-Involved Shooting in Opa-locka

RAW VIDEO: Officers respond to a police-involved shooting in Opa-locka.(Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018)

NBC MIAMI - 2018-05-23 18:58:00

Danica Patrick Revealed What Aaron Rodgers Did When He First Met Her

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 17: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 Aspen Dental Ford, speaks during a press conference announcing her retirement from full-time racing at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2017 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

THESPUN.COM - 2018-05-24 22:28:34

He searched for a shelter for his 40 sick cats. Then, he was arrested

A Homestead man was arrested on animal cruelty charges after showing up at aMarathon animal shelterin February with 40 cats soaked in their own urine and feces and suffering from horrid conditions, the Monroe County State Attorney's Office said.Patrick Franey, 61, was arrested May 23 on 36 counts of

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-05-24 11:14:00

Memorial Day Weekend Crackdown Planned By Miami Police

KEY BISCAYNE, FL — Miami police will be stopping cars on Saturday, Sunday and Monday as part of a Memorial Day weekend crackdown on DUI and traffic violations. Officer Kenia Fallat of the Miami Police Department said that officers will show "zero tolerance" for offenders in the area of3501 Rickenbac

PATCH - 2018-05-24 18:26:12

Miami-Dade Cop Won't Face Charges For Killing Unarmed Man in Liberty City

Miami-Dade County State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle, who in 25 years has never charged a police officer for killing someone on duty, has quietly cleared another local cop for killing an unarmed man.

MIAMI NEW TIMES - 2018-05-24 15:28:00

Florida marking milestone as 1,000th snake caught Python Elimination Program in Everglades

The state has been paying a select group of hunters to kill the invasive snakes on state lands in South Florida since March 2017. On Tuesday, the 1,000th python collected in that program will be weighed in at the South Florida Water Management District's field office in Homestead.


Coke, church don’t mix for Homestead man

Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Homestead man after he sold cocaine to an informant twice through a proxy dealer. On March 27 and April 3, Harold Glenn Reece, 31, set up a deal between Kenneth Lucious White, 27, and an MCSO confidential informant. In both instances, the...


Boy shot in Florida City released from hospital amid search for gunman

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A 5-year-old boy is home from the hospital, days after he and his sister were shot while playing in Florida City.


Miami woman arrested after 18-month-old son tests positive for methadone

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla.- A Miami woman was arrested Monday, a day after her 18-month-old son tested positive for methadone, authorities said.


Two Young Siblings Improving After Being Shot Outside Florida City Home

According to their mother, Katilia Bell, five-year-old Eric Wright and his nine-year-old half-sister Treasure Clark are improving greatly, despite each having been shot with a high caliber slug to the upper chest.


Track and Field Set for NCAA East Preliminary - University of Miami

The Hurricanes will be in action at the 2018 NCAA East Preliminary, scheduled for May 24-26 at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla. Six men and 12 women will represent the Canes in the annual forerunner to the national championship meet.


Megaplex is linchpin of South Dade revitalization

Contributed Homestead Station will include 10 movie theaters, one of which will feature SDX, floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall screen for high-definition showings.


Mom of Teen Killed in Bridge Collapse Wants iPhone Unlocked

The FIU freshman had her thumbprint set as her password, with a six-digit pin code as the backup. Family members and friends have tried to guess the pin but were unsuccessful. They also tried to figure out her Apple ID password but after reaching the maximum number of failed attempts, the phone lock


Body camera video shows police entering Trump National Doral before shootout

"Shots fired! Shots fired!" one officer is heard shouting as he makes his way into the lobby of the country club.


1,000th Burmese python captured during water management's Python Elimination Program

HOMESTEAD, Fla.- The 1,000th Burmese python was captured and killed over the weekend during the South Florida Water Management Governing Board's Python Elimination Program.


Everglades Python Eradication Program Hits Milestone

On Tuesday, the 1,000th python collected under the agency’sPython Elimination Programwill be weighed in at their field office in Homestead.


Family mourns loss of 17-year-old killed in crash on I-95 in Miami

Relatives said James Villa, 17, loved to perform for his family. Among his favorite songs was "All Night Long" by Lionel Richie.