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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Ingrid Johnson was two days old when the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida decided to take her from her 28-year-old mother at Baptist Hospital in Kendall. Her mother was in tears. Her father was distraught. Officers showed up at the hospital Sunday and took the newborn ...
UPDATE: Theodore Hatcher was located in Miami-Dade County by Florida Highway Patrol, according to Boca Raton police. EARLIER STORY: A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Boca Raton man. 69-year-old Theodore Hatcher was last seen around 4 p.m. along the 1000 block of NW 3rd Street.

The immediate need for a new Miami-Dade civil courthouse—to handle the county's overcrowded docket of civil cases—is beyond dispute. As a bar association comprised of attorneys and judges who regularly litigate in the civil courthouse on 73 W. Flagler St., the Cuban American Bar Association submits ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Police officers from a Florida Indian tribe took a newborn baby from a Kendall hospital Sunday against the wishes of the girl's parents, a lawyer for the couple said. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, came out strongly against the tribe, calling the incident a kidnapping.
MIAMI (WSVN) - A non-profit organization created after the Sandy Hook tragedy in Connecticut presented an award to Miami-Dade Public Schools. Sandy Hook Promise is an organization led by family members whose loved ones were killed in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012.
The Miami-Dade School Board plans to implement a pilot program to give each school in the district the option to make clear book bags a requirement after the Parkland shooting. But parents would have the deciding vote on whether or not their school would implement such a policy, according to a ...

The Miami-Dade school district plans to deploy 100 additional unarmed security guards to elementary schools and K-8 centers as part of an ongoing effort to bolster defenses following the Parkland school shooting. The district is also hiring 20 new armed school resource officers and partnering with the ...
As in any commission-based business, competition is cutthroat in Miami-Dade's residential real estate scene. And when you manage to make it to the top, sometimes it's best to keep mum about the people who help you stay up there. Jill Hertzberg had to learn that the hard way. The broker who co-heads ...
The parents, Rebecca Sanders and Justin Johnson, are now heartbroken and outraged — filing complaints this week with Miami-Dade police, state prosecutors and the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. They told the Miami Herald that the tribal court order was a sham, concocted by the baby's angry maternal ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - The Big Melaleuca East Fire in southwest Miami-Dade is now 90 percent contained, Florida Forest Service spokesman Scott Peterich said Wednesday. The fire is burning in the area of Southwest 167th Avenue, between 56th and 57th streets.
When MCM protested the Florida Department of Transportation's award to rival Archer Western, the losing bidder gained a high-profile ally at the top of Miami-Dade's government. The County Commission in May unanimously instructed its lobbyists to urge Florida to delay the final decision allowing Archer ...
The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition announces its mouthwatering 2018 'Fair Expo Grille Sale' online promotion beginning Opening Day, Thursday, March 15th. This online-only promotion offers fairgoers a savings of up to $32 off regular prices. The regular 2018 Youth Fair admission price is ...
The dueling statements from Florida's Transportation Department and Miami-Dade's only state university highlighted the effort by Gov. Rick Scott's administration to distance itself from the collapsed bridge. Hours after the collapse, the Transportation Department, led by a Scott appointee, issued a fact sheet ...
Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said rescue workers had confirmed at least five bodies remain under the bridge, although that number could rise. Federal investigators also confirmed an earlier report from U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio that bridge workers were tightening two tension cables inside a ...
An hour after the collapse of the FIU bridge on Southwest Eighth Street, opening day for the nearby Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition at Tamiami Park went on as planned. “We are truly saddened to learn of those that have lost their lives or were injured,” the Fair said in a statement. “We send our ...
27 around 3:30 a.m. at a home on Southwest 39th Street, Miami-Dade Police officials said Wednesday. According to police, the victim, Danaisy Rodriguez, listed the American Bulldog for sale on Craigslist. A man responded to the ad but after checking out the puppy, told Rodriguez he wasn't interested in ...
Reports: Bridge Collapse In Miami-Dade. March 15, 2018 at 1:58 pm. Filed Under:Bridge Collapse, Florida, Local TV, Miami-Dade County. Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami-Dade Fire is on their way to a reported bridge collapse near 109th Ave and 8th Street. This story is developing.

An overnight wrong way crash in Miami-Dade killed one person and caused major traffic delays on one busy roadway. Crews responded to the scene in the southbound lanes of I-95 just past NW 62nd Street just after 2 a.m., where a black sedan crashed into a construction vehicle before hitting a concrete ...
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue has treated a total of five patients so far, with one being transported as a trauma alert to Kendall Regional Hospital. Gov. Rick Scott tweeted that he had spoken with Miami-Dade County Police Chief Juan Perez about the bridge collapse at Florida International University. "I will be in ...
With both an Amazon headquarters and the nation's largest mall potentially on the horizon, Miami-Dade County wants to start offering companies more cash rewards for creating jobs. The county executive behind the proposed changes described them as an overdue update aimed at businesses of all sizes ...
All dogs are supposed to be on a leash, in accordance with Miami-Dade County ordinance 58-28. West Matheson is known as an unofficial, unfenced dog park where dogs can ramble and play. Usually, the county's Animal Services officers leave the place alone. There's no reason to enforce the leash law, ...
As the Miami-Dade Beacon Council works to recruit Amazon.com's second headquarters (HQ2) to South Florida, it has asked county commissioners to revamp one of its key job-growth incentive programs. The e-commerce giant (Nasdaq: AMZN) has narrowed down its list of potential HQ2 locations to 20, ...
Police are investigating after a burned body was discovered in a field in southwest Miami-Dade Monday. (Published Monday, March 12, 2018) ... The body was discovered on property along Southwest 240th Street in Homestead, Miami-Dade Police said. Officials said the body appears to have been burned but the victim's ...
As if waiting for the bus isn't bad enough, passengers along South Miami-Dade's Busway are taunted by shabby, neglected bus stops that don't protect them from the rain, don't shield them from the sun and remind them daily that mass transit is an afterthought in a county that desperately needs it. The 56 ...
Driverless Cars Make Their Way Into Miami-Dade Traffic. By Katherine Lepri • 5 hours ago. TweetShareGoogle+Email. Ford is launching a fleet of self-driving cars in Miami-Dade County. The cars will learn Miami's ... Driverless cars are coming to Miami-Dade County. This week, Ford announced that the ...
Driverless Cars Make Their Way Into Miami-Dade Traffic. By Katie Lepri • 8 minutes ago. TweetShareGoogle+Email. Ford is launching a fleet of self-driving cars in Miami-Dade County. The cars will learn Miami's geography ... Driverless cars are coming to Miami-Dade County. This week, Ford announced that the county will ...
But in a case the Miami Herald first reported earlier today, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle cited the condition to clear a group of ten Coral Gables Police officers involved in the surreal death of Aviel Gutierrez, who died in police custody in 2016 after being repeatedly tasered by ...
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – A group of runaway cows created quite a commotion in Northwest Miami-Dade Friday morning. cows on the run Runaway Cows On The Moo ve In Northwest Miami Dade. Cows on the run in Northwest Miami-Dade on March 2, 2018. (CBS4). Seven cows were ...
Florida Power & Light Co. on Friday announced the locations of four more solar plants, including one in Miami-Dade County, the first to be built in the ... off Krome Avenue between SW 122nd Street and Southeast 136th Street in Southwest Miami-Dade County is slated to produce electricity by mid-2019.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A man stepped out of a sport utility vehicle and attacked a boy Thursday, stealing his iPhone in front of his home in northwest Miami-Dade County. Daniel Machado, 12, said he had just gotten home from school. He was getting ready to pick up the mail when the driver of a ...
Authorities recover baby abducted in October in Miami-Dade. Officers track woman and 4-month-old baby in ... Miami-Dade County court records show Croskey, 41, has a pending March 5, 2017 case with two counts of child abuse without harm and battery. Her record also includes criminal cases going ...
Tensions rose after it was learned that Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho was offered the position of school chancellor for New York City Public Schools, the nation's fourth-largest school district. “I know no matter what I do today, it shall be loved by some and hated by others, it shall be ...
A 4-month-old Miami-Dade boy was found safe Friday after a missing child alert was issued. Knowledge Croskey was found safe in Miami-Dade in the area of Northwest 52nd Street and 21st Avenue, hours after the alert was issued. Croskey was believed to be in the company of 41-year-old Heather ...
Several cows were spotted on the loose Friday morning roaming a northwest Miami-Dade County neighborhood. More News Headlines. This picture shows a Burmese python with what was later determined to be a white- Burmese python devours white-tailed deer in southwest Florida. Sky 10 was flying ...
Alberto Carvalho, the superintendent of schools for Miami-Dade County shocked New York City officials on Thursday by backing out of an already announced agreement to lead the city's 1.1 million-student public school system. Carvalho told an emergency school board meeting in Miami that he was ...
MIAMI - Miami-Dade County Public Schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced Thursday that he will remain in his position with the school district despite a lucrative offer to be the new head of the New York City Department of Education. The announcement was made at an emergency school ...
The mother whose 1-year old son died after she left him in a car at a Bird Road shopping center “inadvertently forgot the infant child,” police said Thursday. The mother, Maidelmys Llaca, 26, went to work in a beauty salon at the Bird Road Shoppes, 9540 Bird Road, police said. The baby may have been in ...
Miami-Dade Police Investigating Death of Child Reportedly Left in Car. A witness told NBC 6 that the mother believed she dropped her child off at daycare. Published at 3:25 PM EST on Feb 28, 2018 | Updated at 11:36 PM EST on Feb 28, 2018 ...
MIAMI-DADE, Fla. - A woman was found shot to death inside a car last week in northwest Miami-Dade, authorities said. Miami-Dade police said the body of Moniqua Kirkland, 45, was found Friday night inside a white Oldsmobile in the area of Northwest 83rd Street and 19th Avenue.
SWEETWATER, Fla. - Miami-Dade County Police have confirmed the identities of four of at least six people who were killed after a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed on Thursday. Police identified Rolando Fraga, 60, Oswald Gonzalez, 57, Alberto Arias, 53, and Navaro Brown, 37 ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A two-alarm fire broke out Saturday at a warehouse filled with wooden pallets in northwest Miami-Dade County, officials said. It took several hours for firefighters with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and the Hialeah Fire Department to bring the blaze, which started just before noon, ...
It took several hours for firefighters with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and the Hialeah Fire Department to bring the blaze, which started just before noon, under control. The warehouse in the 5400 block of Northwest 37th Avenue was evacuated. The plume of smoke coming from the fire could be seen for miles.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Family members of a father and son killed in a fatal hit-and-run crash in northwest Miami-Dade County urged the public Saturday to help police find the man responsible. Jose Cepeda, 57, and Cesar Cepeda, 34, were attending to a disabled vehicle on the side of State Road ...
Last month, video of a first-grader leaving Miami's Coral Way K-8 Center in handcuffs sparked national controversy and a debate over how schools should handle children with behavior issues. The 7-year-old boy was being transported by a schools police officer for an involuntary psychiatric exam after he ...
Pinnacle Housing, a developer tied to a federal criminal probe of inflated construction expenses on affordable-housing contracts, is up for nearly $4 million in funding from Miami-Dade County. Mayor Carlos Gimenez recommended a Pinnacle project for $3.7 million in county low-interest loans in a deal that ...
Miami-Dade County officials will consider leasing public land near the dedicated busway in West Perrine to Atlantic Pacific Communities for a transit-oriented development. On Feb. 12, the county commission's Housing and Social Services Committee will consider granting initial approval to a lease with ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Two dogs and a hedgehog were rescued from an apartment fire Thursday night in southwest Miami-Dade County. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said firefighters were called to the apartment near Southwest First Street and Southwest 109th Avenue shortly after 10 ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A father and his son were killed Friday morning in a hit-and-run crash on Florida's Turnpike in northwest Miami-Dade. The Medical Examiners' Office identified the victims of the 5 a.m. crash as Jose Cepeda, 57, and Cesar Cepeda, 34, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
MIAMI - Controversy is brewing about the appointment of Daniel Junior as interim director of the Miami-Dade Corrections Department because of a domestic violence-related arrest in 2004. Junior, a 20-year veteran of the department, was arrested in 2004 for a domestic violence incident involving his now ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A small plane landed safely Thursday in southwest Miami-Dade County. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said the single-engine Piper PA-28R landed safely at Lindbergh's Landing, a private grass strip near Southwest 160th Street and Krome ...


 

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