The Miami Herald

Lawsuit: Inflatable sumo wrestling ...

Lawsuit: Inflatable sumo wrestling led to brain injury at Miami-Dade charter school

During a Hialeah Gardens school “Spirit Day,” a teen girl dressed in an inflatable sumo wrestler suit for what was supposed to be a goofy match with a classmate.
Nonprofit, prisoners ready dogs for...

Nonprofit, prisoners ready dogs for service, love

New Horizons Service Dogs works with South Florida inmates to train the animals before they head off into service.
Despite budget cuts, Miami-Dade exp...

Despite budget cuts, Miami-Dade expects property-tax windfall in 2015

Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s budget calls for an extra $112 million in property taxes, despite cuts. Most of the gap comes from higher labor costs.
Emails show cover-up of Miami-Dade ...

Emails show cover-up of Miami-Dade prison inmate’s scalding death started early

Emails in connection with the death of a mentally ill inmate at Dade Correctional Institution two years ago show that the prison’s staff told conflicting stories about what happened.
A Coral Gables man crashed his plan...

A Coral Gables man crashed his plane off Elliott Key Sunday after a series of tricky maneuvers, witnesses said

Authorities still are investigating the crash of a Cessna that killed a Coral Gables man.
Former Miami firefighter faces long...

Former Miami firefighter faces long prison sentence on Internet child-porn conviction

The FBI monitored a file-sharing network and discovered a former Miami firefighter was downloading child pornography as the station.

7NEWS

Veteran threatening suicide on over...

Veteran threatening suicide on overpass surrenders

DAVIE, Fla. -- A disgruntled Vietnam Veteran threatening to take his own life on a Turnpike overpass has surrendered to SWAT members.
Firefighters discover 'illegal acti...

Firefighters discover 'illegal activity' inside burning home

MIAMI -- Crews responding to a house fire that put a dog in harm's way Sunday were surprised to discover what officials are referring to as "illegal activity."
Local parishes send relief help to ...

Local parishes send relief help to victims in Philippines

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -- A group of parishioners across South Florida are coming together to help send supplies to the victims affected by one of the worst storms ever to hit the Philippines.
Haslem, Riley participate in Heat V...

Haslem, Riley participate in Heat Veterans Day event

DORAL, Fla. -- Miami's hometown basketball team gave a special salute to the nation's veterans Monday during an event they hosted to honor the children of military families.
Parking employee causes chaos after...

Parking employee causes chaos after tossing keys

MIAMI -- Several dozen cruise passengers are missing their keys after leaving their cars at a valet parking location near PortMiami.
Rescued loggerhead turtle treated a...

Rescued loggerhead turtle treated at Miami Seaquarium

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Officials are treating an injured turtle after it was rescued from a canal.

JustNews

Lawsuit filed against school, event...

Lawsuit filed against school, event company after girl injured

The mother of a ninth grade student at Mater Academy in Hialeah Gardens has filed a lawsuit against the school and Mega Party Events. The lawsuit comes after the girl suffered a serious brain injury during a sumo wrestling game on spirit day.
Foreign cash buyers keep Miami cond...

Foreign cash buyers keep Miami condo market growing

Foreign cash buyers were continuing to fuel Miami's condo market, while pushing price increases that were hurting local buyers dealing with a recovering economy.
Section of I-95 in need of serious ...

Section of I-95 in need of serious repair

If you've driven on Interstate 95 southbound recently, you may have noticed some of the interstate is in need of serious repair. The section is from the Golden Glades South to 125th Street.
Dad of girl who died of heatstroke:...

Dad of girl who died of heatstroke: Don't leave kids in car

A father whose child died from heatstroke after being left in a hot car is warning parents not to make the same mistake.
IDs released in Fort Lauderdale con...

IDs released in Fort Lauderdale construction accident

Police identify the man who was killed and two others who were injured in a construction accident in Fort Lauderdale.
Florida State University law profes...

Florida State University law professor's murder remains unsolved

Tallahassee police were investigating the homicide of a Florida State University law professor Tuesday.

NBC Miami

NSU Launches Online Shark Tracker

NSU Launches Online Shark Tracker

Nova Southeastern University has launched an online shark-tracking website to monitor sharks.Photo Credit: Nova Southeastern Univerisity
Slaughtered Horse Found in Miami Ga...

Slaughtered Horse Found in Miami Gardens

Gruesome discovery made outside business on Northwest 163rd Street.
Officials Look for Shooting Suspect...

Officials Look for Shooting Suspect at Opa-locka School

A nearby shooting left Dr. Robert B. Ingram School on lockdown Wednesday morning.Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida
Tomica to Make Plea Deal in Fatal M...

Tomica to Make Plea Deal in Fatal Miami Beach Hit-And-Run

20-Year-Old charged in hit-and-run crash that killed chef expected to make plea deal Wednesday.Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections
Woman Arrested in Miami Crash Invol...

Woman Arrested in Miami Crash Involving 5 Cars

Isis M. Cesar was arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter.Photo Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections
Stepfather Talks About Finding His...

Stepfather Talks About Finding His Son Dead In Lauderdale Lakes

Marlon Channer found his stepson dead when he came home just before 4 o'clock Monday afternoon.Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida

CBS4

Five Questions Surrounding The Dolp...

Five Questions Surrounding The Dolphins Heading Into Training Camp

Head coach Joe Philbin of the Miami Dolphins watchs his team against the Baltimore Ravens at Sun Life Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Ravens defeated the Dolphins 26-23.  (Source: Marc Serota/Getty Images)The Miami Dolphins kick off training camp on Friday at the teams practice facility in Davie. 2014 is a big season for the Dolphins, especially head coach Joe Philbin and quarterback Ryan Tannehill who are both entering their third year with the team.
Man Suspected In Miami Girl?s Murde...

Man Suspected In Miami Girl?s Murder Claims He?s Innocent

Miguel Lobo Mug (Source: Miami Dade Corrections) The man accused of killing the 11-year old daughter of his ex-girlfriend in the woman's Little Havana apartment claims he's innocent.
2 Airlines Scrap Flights To Tel Avi...

2 Airlines Scrap Flights To Tel Aviv Over Missile Fear

(Photo credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images) South Floridians who want to fly into Tel Aviv will not be able to after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.
6 NFL Rookies Already In The Spotli...

6 NFL Rookies Already In The Spotlight

BEREA, OH - MAY 17: Cleveland Browns draft pick Johnny Manziel #2 throws during the Cleveland Browns rookie minicamp on May 17, 2014 at the Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio.NFL training camps start this week. And these rookies may be already feeling the pressure.
FHP Identifies Drivers In Deadly I-...

FHP Identifies Drivers In Deadly I-95 Wrong-Way Crash

July 19, 2014: Traffic was backed up for hours on I-95 due to a crash.  (Source: CBS4/MaryAnn Martinez)Florida Highway Patrol have identified the drivers involved in a deadly wrong-way crash on I-95 on Saturday evening.
Dan Borislow, MagicJack Inventor, D...

Dan Borislow, MagicJack Inventor, Dies At 52

(Source: MagicJack official website)Dan Borislow, the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, officials at the company he founded said. He was 52.

Miami New Times

VA Scandal, Part 1: Before Dying Fr...

VA Scandal, Part 1: Before Dying From Neglect in Miami, Nick Cutter Survived Iraq

They were coming for him.

At first, Nicholas Cutter could only see their shadows flitting behind buildings in the distance. Then he could feel their bullets thwacking into the walls around him. Finally, he could see them — men with AKs and rocket-propelled grenades. Dozens...

2 Live Crew's Legal Fight Is Still ...

2 Live Crew's Legal Fight Is Still Vital 25 Years Later

It's hard to believe 25 years have gone by since I put out 2 Live Crew's As Nasty as They Wanna Be, the first album in history to be deemed legally obscene. Back then, I never imagined I'd be the only music artist to go to jail and take the fight all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court for t...

Charlotte's Web Medical Marijuana B...

Charlotte's Web Medical Marijuana Bill Isn't Enough for Many Parents of Epileptics

Paula Crews, a suburban mom with short black hair, dumps a stick of butter into a double boiler and stirs in her secret ingredient. Her 24-year-old son, John, waits expectantly at the white Formica counter in their West Broward kitchen, watching while his mom mixes the butter into a pot of melted...

Dada 5000's Last Fight Got Shut Dow...

Dada 5000's Last Fight Got Shut Down by the State

Dada 5000 — the Mohawked, muscled monolith born Dhafir Harris but better known as the P.T. Barnum of Miami's backyard fisticuffs — spotted them through the window.

It was July 5, and the promoter was chilling at home, the same "Famous Green House" where thousands of knuckle-bu...

J.J. Rendon Overcame an Ex-Presiden...

J.J. Rendon Overcame an Ex-President and an Incontinent Candidate to Engineer a Win in Colombia

It's been a chaotic summer for Colombians. First, they watched their national soccer team win four straight games at the World Cup. Then los cafeteros were cruelly denied a trip to the semifinals by Brazil and a bogus referee.

While Colombia was uniting around its team, however, it...

Commissioner's Wish for a Chinese C...

Commissioner's Wish for a Chinese Consulate in Miami Is a Pipe Dream

One morning in the summer of 2008, just before the Beijing Olympics were set to kick off, Juan Zapata, then a Republican Florida state representative, found himself having breakfast with Zhou Wenzhong, the Chinese ambassador to the United States. Someone floated the idea of a Chinese consulate in...

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