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Man set to be executed for North Miami woman's 1992 murder
RAIFORD, Fla. - A man convicted of killing a South Florida woman 26 years ago during an apartment burglary was set to be executed Thursday evening. Jose Antonio Jimenez, 55, was scheduled to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m. at the Florida State Prison for the October 1992 killing of Phyllis Mina
3 Detained After Body Found in Trunk of Car at Homestead Walmart
Three people have been detained after a body was discovered in the trunk of a vehicle in the parking lot of a Walmart in Homestead, authorities said. The discovery was made outside the store at 13600 Southwest 288th Street, Miami-Dade Police spokesman Chris Thomas said.
Numerous bomb threats emailed in South Florida, major U.S. cities
MIAMI - Numerous bomb threats have been emailed or called in to businesses in South Florida and other major U.S. cities on Thursday. Local 10 was able to record at least 20 threats received by call centers in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties since this morning.
Kanye West’s new best friend is a talking tree
Kanye West‘s friend group extends beyond homo sapiens. The rapper visited The Night Garden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, Florida, this week and met a talking tree. West, 41, documented the meet-and-greet on his Twitter, where he posted a video of the tree that had eyes, a nose and a
Video shows a Miami Beach cop knock out an unarmed black man at a restaurant
A Miami Beach cop is asking the city for whistle-blower protection after releasing a cellphone video that shows another cop knocking out an unarmed black man with a vicious sucker punch.
Miami-Dade killer to be executed tonight
The state of Florida was preparing to execute a man Thursday for beating and stabbing an elderly woman to death in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago. His defense still maintains he didn't do it, saying all the evidence against him was circumstantial, and accusing investigators of lying to pin the crime
Bomb Threats Emailed To Multiple Locations Across The Country, Including 3 Sites In Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) — Dozens of institutions across the country received email threats Thursday afternoon, including three sites in Miami. Officials also reported a bomb threat in Key Largo. The threats prompted evacuations and sweeps of buildings across the country.
Former UM defensive coordinator Manny Diaz formally named head coach at Temple
It’s official — the Miami Hurricanes need a new defensive coordinator. Manny Diaz, who for three seasons helped reshape Miami’s defense after joining Mark Richt’s staff in 2016, was formally announced as the new head coach at Temple on Thursday, just days after he reportedly interviewed with the Owl
Miami-Dade police officer dies in ATV crash
Flags at the Miami-Dade Police Department’s headquarters in Doral are flying at half-staff to honor the memory of an officer who died when the All-Terrain Vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree while he was on patrol in a far south area of the county.
Miami-Dade Police officer killed in ATV crash
MIAMI (CBS12) — The Miami-Dade Police department is mourning the loss of one of its own. Police said Officer Jermaine Brown, 46, was killed in a crash Wednesday afternoon. Brown was on an ATV while on patrol near SW 211 Street, as a result of community concerns involving criminal activity, police sa
Man convicted of killing North Miami woman in 1992 set to die Thursday
STARKE, Fla. (WFLA) - A man convicted of killing a North Miami woman in 1992 is set to die Thursday inside the state death chamber. Around 26 years after Phyliss Minas, a 63-year-old court clerk, was killed by Jose Antonia Jimenez, he's scheduled to be put to death at 6 p.m., according to the Miami
Miami DC Manny Diaz Reportedly Agrees to 5-Year Contract to Be Temple HC
The Temple Owls reportedly found their next head football coach. According to Adam Rittenberg of ESPN, Miami Hurricanes defensive coordinator Manny Diaz will be introduced as the new coach Thursday. Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports reported Diaz will join the team on a five-year deal.
1 in custody after 3 men wearing yarmulkes attacked in Miami Beach
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - A suspect is in custody after three men wearing yarmulkes were attacked at a Dunkin’ in Miami Beach early Thursday morning. According to police, the attack happened at 341 West 41st Street after 5:30 a.m. A witness said a man came in and began attacking the three men with a rock.
Family claims that woman fell off motorcycle on first date and was left to die on interstate
A 33-year-old woman’s family believes she was left to die after falling off a motorcycle on a first date with a man she met online. Jennifer St. Clair was found dead around 3 a.m. near a Florida interstate in Pompano Beach. According to the Miami Herald, the family reported that St. Clair was picked
Police search for killer of librarian shot to death in Miami Gardens
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Police are searching for the person who shot and killed a Miami-Dade County librarian. Jaime Humet, 47, was shot to death Monday night while his car was stopped at the intersection of Northwest Second Avenue and Northwest 207th Street in Miami Gardens.
Ten Festive Holiday Events and Activities for Kids in Miami
The holidays are an exciting time of year for families with young ones, especially in Miami, where you can often don bikinis and flip-flops while Northerners wear puffy coats and boots. From multicultural orchestral performances to nighttime strolls around historic estates and sustainable ornament-m
2 men in pickup truck shot, return to Miami Gardens shopping center for help
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Two men were wounded Wednesday in a road-rage shooting in Miami Gardens. Miami Gardens police said a driver and passenger in a pickup truck left a shopping center at Northwest 27th Avenue and Northwest 165th Street, but they only got about a mile away before getting into some s
U.S. diplomats had inner-ear damage after mysterious Cuba incidents, doctors say
MIAMI — American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams, publicized Wednesday. The detailed findings were published in a medical journal nearly tw
How appropriate: New VH1 series ‘Cartel Crew’ is set in Miami
VH1 has announced a new series – and it’s so Miami. The new show is called “Cartel Crew,” and it’s set – where else? – HERE. The show takes a deep dive into the lives of eight descendants of the Cartel life as “they navigate adulthood and the effects the legacy has had on their upbringing,” accordin
Miami-Dade police officer dies in ATV accident
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A Miami-Dade police officer was killed in an ATV accident Wednesday after losing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree. The officer, who has not been named by officials, was transported via ambulance to Jackson South from the accident location at Southwest 211st Street