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Final death toll released in Miami bridge collapse

Miami, Fl. (WILX) - Authorities have issued a final death toll for the victims in the devastating Miami bridge collapse. Police said the last two victims were removed Saturday, bringing the number of deaths to six total. Five of the victims were removed from under the bridge, one died at the hospit

WILX-TV - 2018-03-18 15:38:00

Police: Florida man stole victim's SUV after fatal crash

A man is charged with killing a father and son during a crash on a Miami highway - and then stealing one of the victim's cars to get away. Earl Lewis was booked into a Miami-Dade County jail early Sunday, more than a month after 57-year-old Jose Eduardo Cepeda Luna and his 34-year-old son Cesar Edua

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-18 15:22:00

FIU students back from spring break will face traffic, memorials from bridge collapse | Miami Herald

The beginnings of a memorial to the six people who died in the collapse of a bridge at Florida International University appeared Sunday - a single bouquet of flowers and six small wooden crosses on cords hung from a wall and held in place by pieces of rubble. The impromptu memorial is sure to grow a

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-18 22:24:00

The truth didn't set him free. It meant he had to be booked, then post bond. | Miami Herald

A Florida man of great honesty didn't waste a deputy's time but still wound up briefly in jail, the Indian River County Sheriff's Office said. According to IRCSO deputy Michael Snowhill, while heading east on 12th Street in Vero Beach Monday morning and stopped at the 27th Avenue stoplight, he saw a

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-17 22:44:00

Police believe all bodies recovered from bridge collapse debris

MIAMI, Fla. -- Police in Miami say they believe they have recovered all the bodies of victims from the rubble of a catastrophic bridge collapse on a busy highway. Juan J Sanchez, Miami-Dade police chief, told news media late Saturday night that they had recovered all five bodies of people in vehicle

WOWT - 2018-03-18 17:55:00

All 6 victims of Miami bridge collapse identified

The last two of the six people killed when a newly-installed pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University in Miami were identified Sunday. Interested in Florida Bridge Collapse?Add Florida Bridge Collapse as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Florida Bridge Collapse ne

ABC NEWS - 2018-03-18 14:00:00

Woman with white powder in her nose ordered a sandwich, but drive-thru was jail, NY cops say | Miami Herald

Woman with white powder in her nose ordered a sandwich, but drive-thru was jail, NY cops say Lizabeth Ildefonso really, really, really wanted a breakfast sandwich, police say. Ildefonso, a 44-year-old from Riverhead, New York, allegedly tried to order a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich from what she

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-17 16:00:00

Miami Bridge Collapse: 'No One's Left'

MIAMI, FL - The grim task of unearthing victims of the Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse started early Saturday morning before the sun came up - first Rolando Fraga Hernandez' gold Jeep Cherokee, then a white Chevy Truck with 57-year-old Oswald Gonzalez and 53-year-old Albe

PATCH - 2018-03-18 10:32:56

Police name 4 who died in Miami bridge collapse

Three flattened vehicles were pulled from the rubble of a collapsed Miami bridge Saturday and discovered inside were the remains of at least three victims. A total of eight cars were trapped when the 950-ton pedestrian bridge buckled at Florida International University, several were completely panc

MSN.COM - 2018-03-17 23:40:38

He killed a dad and son in a crash - then stole one of their cars to escape, cops say | Miami Herald

Authorities have arrested a man they say plowed into a father and son on the side of the Dolphin Expressway, then stole the car of one of the victim's to escape. Earl Lewis, 32, was booked into a Miami-Dade jail and is expected to appear in court early Sunday. He is accused of killing Cesar Eduardo

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-18 13:02:00

Crack was not a hazard, engineers decided hours before Miami bridge collapse

MIAMI - Hours before the collapse of a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University on Thursday, the engineering company for the bridge held a meeting to discuss a crack on the structure, according to a statement from the university released early Saturday. Figg Bridge Engineers delivered a

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-17 23:12:00

Rolando Fraga among victims of FIU pedestrian bridge collapse | Miami Herald

Rolando Fraga, 60, was among those killed in the collapse of a pedestrian bridge connecting Florida International University with the city of Sweetwater, a relative confirmed Saturday. His Jeep Cherokee was one of the cars removed from the rubble early Saturday morning, a relative, Carol Fraga, conf

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-17 17:19:00

Grass fire burns into Saturday night, shuts down roads in West Miami-Dade | Miami Herald

Grass fire burns into Saturday night, shuts down roads in West Miami-Dade A grass fire that's been burning since Saturday afternoon caused Florida Highway Patrol to shut down Southwest Eighth Street and Krome Avenue near their intersection, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said. Scott Petterich of the Florida

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-18 00:47:00

Miami Dolphins inquire about three-time Pro Bowl running back | Miami Herald

Free agent running back DeMarco Murray, a three-time Pro Bowler who won the NFL's rushing title in 2014, has attracted Dolphins interest. The Dolphins have inquired about Murray, ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported Saturday. A league source confirmed he's among names on Miami's radar and he could potentia

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-17 18:37:00

Miami Bridge Collapse: First Bodies Recovered

MIAMI, FL - The first bodies were recovered from the Florida International University bridge collapse early Saturday morning as specialists from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue have continued to work "tirelessly" since 950 tons of cement and debris came raining down on eight vehicles that had simply stopped

PATCH - 2018-03-17 19:05:01

Miami police seek help identifying toddler found wandering

MIAMI - Miami police are asking for the public's help in identifying a toddler found wandering. Police said the toddler was found near Northwest 14th Avenue and 63rd Street. The toddler's first name is possibly Chanel, police said. Anyone who may know who she is is asked to call Miami police at 3

CLICK10.COM - 2018-03-18 00:29:02

Sixth and final victim recovered from Miami bridge collapse: 'It's heart wrenching'

The sixth and final victim was pulled from the rubble of a collapsed Miami bridge Saturday, bringing an end to the around-the-clock effort to recover those who remained trapped for more than two days. A total of eight cars were partially trapped when the 950-ton pedestrian bridge buckled at Florida

USA TODAY - 2018-03-17 19:44:12

Video shows rescue workers beginning to free vehicles from under collapsed FIU bridge | Miami Herald

Shortly before dawn on Saturday, rescue workers began freeing vehicles from under the collapsed concrete bridge at Florida International University, a milestone in the two-day, around-the-clock extraction effort. The removal of two crushed vehicles before 7 a.m. followed workers creating space belo

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-17 11:09:00

PICTURED: First victim of Miami bridge collapse identified as 18-year-old college freshman who driving with a friend and was killed after structure crushed her side of the car

Orlando Duran idenitifuied his 18-year-old daughter, Alexa, as one of six people were were killed in Thursday's bridge collapse Duran was driving her friend Richard Humble from a doctor's appointment when the bridge caved in on top of their SUV, crushing her side of the vehicle Humble's mother said


Missed voicemail warned of cracking on Miami bridge 2 days before collapse

An engineer left the message for a Florida Department of Transportation employee, who was out on assignment. Investigators can't yet say whether the cracking contributed to the collapse. MIAMI - An engineer left a voicemail two days before Thursday's catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say som