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Man killed in Miami Gardens police-involved shooting identified
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.- Police have identified a man who was shot and killed by officers Friday in Miami Gardens.Miami Gardens police Officer Carlos Austin said Neico Crooks, 21, was fatally shot after he struck an officer with the car he was driving.
Caught on video: A teenage girl being punched by a cop at Coral Square Mall | Miami Herald
A 14-year-old girl was caught on camera being violently restrained after cops say she resisted arrest Thursday at the Coral Square Mall in Coral Springs. The teenager is seen in a cellphone video taken by a bystander. She is face down, lying on her belly on the ground, and is punched twice in the si
Another former Biscayne Park cop is going to prison for false arrests of black men | Miami Herald
Five years ago, Guillermo Ravelo was a rookie cop in Biscayne Park when he framed a Haitian man for a pair of home burglaries under orders from the police chief. Ravelo then pinned five unsolved vehicle break-ins on an innocent black man - again because the town's police chief, Raimundo Atesiano, o
The Best Things to Do in Miami This Weekend
Have you felt the faint fall breeze yet? It's hiding behind all that humidity, but it's there. That breeze signals the coming of outdoor festival season in Miami, and this weekend's packed with them. There's no better place to be in October than next to the water, especially if there's delicious foo
Miami Herald is victorious in libel suit filed by former corrections officers | Miami Herald
A judge on Friday dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed against the Miami Herald for its coverage of the 2014 death of a female prison inmate and the state's ensuing investigation. The lawsuit, filed in Miami-Dade County, was brought by former Lowell Correctional Institution officers Patrick Lee Quer
'I didn't hurt anyone, did I?' Drunken driver hit something but didn't stop, Keys cops say | Miami Herald
A Big Pine Key woman early Friday sideswiped a parked car on the Seven Mile Bridge while drunk and kept going, police said. Yvonne Victoria Fassett, 61, told Monroe deputies she "felt something" while she was driving but thought she had a flat tire and didn't want to stop because it was dark and she
Man Climbs Down After Reaching Top of 222-Foot Cellphone Tower in Hialeah
Police responded after a man climbed a cellphone tower in Hialeah. (Published 4 hours ago) Police and fire rescue crews responded after a man climbed a cellphone tower in Hialeah Friday. The incident happened at the tower in the area of W. 45th Place and Palm Avenue. Footage showed the man using a r
Parkland school shooter had a friend. She was 13 and lived across the country | Miami Herald
Before killing 17 people, Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz confided in a 13-year-old girl who lives in Washington State that he felt suicidal and was upset about being bullied. "He was angry at the school because he got bullied a lot," the girl told a Broward Sheriff's Office detective investiga
Mexico G. Crooks dies in police-involved shooting in Miami Gardens, police say
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.- Police officers shot and killed 21-year-old Mexico G. Crooks on Friday, according to the Miami Gardens Police Department.
Icy Narco Arrested in Miami - XXL
It looks likeIcy Narcois facing some legal troubles. Earlier this week, the rising Florida rapper was arrested in his hometown of Miami. According to Miami Dade Corrections, his case revolves a warrant, though it isn't yet clear what the warrant is for.
Andrew Gillum's eternal campaign brings him to the doorstep of history in Florida | Miami Herald
Wearing plastic orange chaps over his blue slacks and a matching helmet, Andrew Gillum bent over a live oak felled onto a nearly empty street and sliced through branches with a chain saw. The mayor of Florida's capital had spent the previous 48 hours shoveling sandbags, monitoring the weather and bo
UM recruiting target, Aquinas DE Braylen Ingraham breaks down top 3 ahead of decision | Miami Herald
Braylen Ingraham's final college visit before decision day took him just about as far from home as possible, but when he arrived it still felt familiar. Ingraham traveled more than 3,000 miles this weekend to take his fourth official visit with the Oregon Ducks just a little more than a week before
Suspect dead after police-involved shooting in Miami Gardens
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.- A suspected car thief died Friday morning after he was shot at by police and crashed into a house, Miami Gardens police Chief Delma Noel-Pratt said.
Man shot and killed by police officer in Miami Gardens early Friday, sources say | Miami Herald
A man was shot and killed by a police officer in Miami Gardens early Friday morning, according to multiple sources. The details, however, remained sketchy hours later. A source with knowledge of the shooting said an officer came upon a man sleeping in a vehicle and when the officer approached, he
The Yellow Green Farmers Market has been shut down, and might be closed this weekend | Miami Herald
Were you headed to go shopping at the Yellow Green Farmers Market this weekend? You may want to make alternate plans. The popular Broward browsing destination has been temporarily shut down by the city of Hollywood, and might not be able to open its doors as usual for this weekend's business. "The d
Video Shows Coral Springs Officer Punching Subdued Teen
So this is my 14yr old cousin getting Punched by Coral Springs PD all because she "back talked him." Because her n her friends where told to leave the mall by those mall security who called for backup on HS kids, When she was already leaving because some boy spit in her face so instead of beating hi
Fatal crash on Red Road splits car in half
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla.- One person is dead after a fatal crash that closed a stretch of Red Road early Friday in northwest Miami-Dade County.A view from Sky 10 showed the mangled mess of a car that apparently crashed into a pole and split in half. There was also a body covered by a yellow tarp.The
After more than 5 hours, man is finally down from a cellphone tower in Hialeah | Miami Herald
After almost six hours, a man who climbed to the top of a cellphone tower in Hialeah at around 10 a.m. and is finally down. Rescue crews loaded the man into a lift alongside the structure. The family of the man identified him as 58-year-old Pablo Torres, and told WSVN that he had mental health issue
Finally, the Le Jeune Road exit off the Dolphin will reopen. But it will be different. | Miami Herald
A new flyover ramp on the right side of eastbound 836, connecting to northbound Le Jeune Road, will open at 5 a.m. Saturday, after years of construction and road closures around that exit. But to demolish the existing bridge, all lanes of Northwest 14th Street - east and west - will be closed betwe
15 passengers injured after Miami flight to Argentina experiences severe turbulence
A flight headed to Buenos Aires, Argentina from Miami International Airport experienced severe turbulence, leaving 15 passengers injured.