Stories tagged: Miami
Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:59 p.m.
Two people have been charged in Florida with orchestrating a massive arms smuggling scheme involving thousands of weapons and parts sent to South America, federal officials said Friday.
Thu., June 13, 2019, 11:32 a.m.
The Democratic National Committee is set to announce that as many as 20 presidential candidates have qualified for the first debates later this month.
Mon., May 13, 2019, 11:24 a.m.
A weekend of shootings involving rap musicians and their entourages in South Florida for a huge hip-hop festival left two people dead and four wounded, multiple vehicles riddled with bullets …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
Miami tied a school record with three defensive touchdowns, N’Kosi Perry threw for a score in his first start and the No. 16 Hurricanes downed North Carolina 47-10 on Thursday …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Ford Motor Co. is making Miami-Dade County its new test bed for self-driving vehicles.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Drake made a surprise stop at a Florida homeless shelter for women and children, bringing a $50,000 check and toys and games for the kids.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
After 26 years as a fugitive, a man investigators called the last of the “Miami Vice” era’s “cocaine cowboys” pleaded guilty Thursday to a drug charge, closing a notorious chapter …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Alex Hornibrook threw four touchdown passes, three of them to Danny Davis, and No. 6 Wisconsin capped off the winningest season in school history by topping No. 11 Miami 34-24 …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
When two security dogs reacted to a suspicious crate before an art show opening, Miami police officers briefly shut down the area to investigate the possible threat.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Officials went door-to-door Saturday warning residents who live near the Withlacoochee River north of the Tampa Bay area of the potential for record-high flooding in the coming days.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
To gauge Hurricane Irma’s impact on Miami, some won’t be watching just weather reports; they’ll be tracking Cuban coffee consumption.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
A crane atop a high-rise building under construction collapsed Sunday in downtown Miami amid strong winds from Hurricane Irma – the first known crash of the two dozen such heavyweight …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Slowed to a crawl by a violent encounter with the island of Cuba, Hurricane Irma nonetheless pressed on toward the Florida Keys Saturday night, with a landfall expected sometime Sunday …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 11:53 p.m.
Hurricane Irma regained strength as it closed in on the Florida Keys early Sunday as forecasters monitored a crucial shift in its trajectory – just a few more miles to …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 5:05 p.m.
Hurricane Irma continued its rapid power grab Thursday, with wind speeds increasing by more than 55 mph since Wednesday to become a major Category 3 storm.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
MIAMI – Attorney General Jeff Sessions is visiting Miami to both praise its policy of cooperation with immigration authorities and to blast other cities that have not followed suit. Sessions …
Tue., July 11, 2017
Avista Stadium’s overseeded field is one of minor league baseball’s jewels, thanks in large part to groundskeeper Tony Lee.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
David Beckham’s long quest to bring a MLS expansion team to Miami has taken a significant step forward. Miami-Dade County commissioners have approved the sale of about three acres of …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 10 a.m.
MIAMI – A year from now, something is expected to occur in Cuba that hasn’t happened in more than 40 years: a non-Castro will occupy the presidency. The coming year …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
A 14-year-old girl broadcast her death live from the bathroom of her Miami area foster home as she made a noose from her scarf and attached it to the shower …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 12:08 p.m.
Three new police officers were fired for making comments on a group chat about using Miami’s primarily black neighborhoods for target practice, a newspaper reported Friday.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Some Cuban-Americans have been celebrating Fidel Castro’s death with jubilation and vulgar humor, calling it a well-earned release after decades of exile and insults from the man they blame for …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
In another milestone in improving air service between the United States and Cuba, an American Airlines 737 took off Monday morning on the first regularly scheduled flight between Miami and …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
Celebration turned to somber reflection and church services Sunday as Cuban-Americans in Miami largely stayed off the streets following a raucous daylong party in which thousands marked the death of …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 9:37 p.m.
Fidel Castro’s death triggered an emotional and long-awaited celebration in Miami’s large Cuban-American community Saturday as peaceful demonstrators waved flags and honked car horns, many cheering with joy and others …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
Eight people have been charged in the theft of 23,000 Apple iPhones using a disguised tractor-trailer to steal the cargo at Miami International Airport.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Retired Democratic warhorse Al Gore was trotted out at a rally in Miami on Tuesday with Hillary Clinton to highlight an issue he has long championed – combating climate change …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016, 8:38 p.m.
Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin snatch game in final minute for Seahawks’ 12-10 victory over Dolphins
Hobbled by an ankle injury, Russell Wilson pulled off another fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 2-yard touchdown pass to Doug Baldwin with 31 seconds left, giving the Seattle Seahawks a 12-10 …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
For the first time in the U.S., mosquitoes trapped in a zone where Zika virus is being actively transmitted have tested positive for the virus.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday announced the first local case of Zika outside of South Florida – in Pinellas County – along with four more in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood.