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  • LIVE THREADS:Trump 8/11/2016 Miami, FL @ 10:30am and Kissimmee, FL @ 7pm ET

    08/11/2016 4:06:07 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 871 replies
    Thursday, August 11, 2016: Live stream coverage of Donald Trumps address to the National Association of Home Builders Board of Directors Meeting. The event will take place in Miami, FL at the Sparkle Ballroom at Fontainebleau Miami. Live coverage begins at 10:30 AM ET Miami, FL Watch the live stream of the event below beginning at 10:30 AM ET: Sparkle Ballroom at Fontainebleau Miami Thursday, August 11, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald Trump for President rally in Kissimmee, FL at Silver Spurs Arena. Live coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET. Kissimmee, FL Watch the live stream of the...
  • Wild Black Bear Found In Southwest Miami-Dade Woods After Calls From Nearby Business

    07/22/2016 1:25:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Crews from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation were able to capture a wild black bear that was seen in Cutler Bay. Officials were notified to the animals location near SW 86th Court and 207th Avenue on Friday after a nearby business said they saw the bear on their surveillance camera from the night before. The bear was eventually captured after a search of the area. FWC determined that it was a wild bear after checking with nearby facilities that house similar animals to see if they had reported any bears missing. The animal was taken to Zoo Miami, where FWC...
  • Police accidentally shot man in North Miami, union says

    07/22/2016 9:02:12 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 98 replies
    CNN ^ | July 22, 2016 | Joshua Berlinger
    <p>The police shooting of an African-American caregiver, who was lying in the street trying to help an autism patient, was accidental, according to the local police union representing the North Miami officer.</p> <p>The officer had intended to shoot the patient, whom he thought posed a danger, but accidentally shot the caregiver instead, said John Rivera, the President of the Dade County Police Benevolent Association.</p>
  • Unarmed Behavior Therapist with his hands up shot by Police Officer (video)

    07/21/2016 8:33:17 AM PDT · by Marie · 213 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/21/2016 | News 7
    There is NO way to spin this. This is a very, very bad shoot. It's on video.
  • Shots Fired At Police Station Area On Lockdown

    07/10/2016 1:42:25 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 17 replies
    The political insider ^ | July 10 2016 | Single H
    Cops around America are on high alert after the shooting in Dallas. Several cities have experienced increased violence against police as tensions continue to rise. It has hit one of Americas biggest cities.
  • Bomb Threat Reported at Niklaus Children's Hospital in Miami

    07/08/2016 1:43:48 PM PDT · by austinaero · 5 replies
    ABC channel 10 local to Miami ^ | 07/08/16 | Amanda Batchelor
    Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said authorities were initially called to reports of an active shooter and bomb threat. Miami-Dade Police Detective Daniel Ferrin said the hospital has been evacuated as a precaution because of the reported threats. Officers are going floor to floor to ensure that the campus is safe.
  • CANCELLED: Donald J. Trump in Miami

    07/08/2016 6:19:29 AM PDT · by dontreadthis · 151 replies
    https://twitter.com/gbennettpost ^ | 7/8/16 | George Bennet
  • LIVE:Donald Trumps policy speech in Miami, FL @ Royal Poinciana Ballroom. 2:30 PM EDT.

    07/08/2016 3:20:37 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 171 replies
    Friday, July 8, 2016: LIVE streaming coverage of Donald Trumps policy speech in Miami, FL at the Royal Poinciana Ballroom. Coverage will begin at 2:30 PM EDT. Miami, FL Watch the LIVE stream of the event below beginning at 2:30 PM EDT Royal Poinciana Ballroom
  • A father moves after his 3 kids are shot. Then it happened again to a fourth (Miami)

    06/29/2016 7:59:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | June 28, 2016 | Charles Rabin
    In early June, distraught over a shooting inside his home that left two children with gunshot wounds and a third child dead, Tremelle Raymond Sr. vowed he was moving out of Liberty City. He did. It didnt matter. Early Tuesday morning, his fourth child, 16-year-old Jemelle Raymond was shot dead inside a car in a quiet Miami Gardens residential neighborhood. Also killed was 18-year-old Drequan Burnett. A third person, Rodney Goree, 20, was shot but is expected to survive.
  • Latino radio host tells Hillary his familys voting for Trump!

    06/21/2016 8:51:19 AM PDT · by Arcy · 29 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | June 21, 2016 | OLAF EKBERG
    While Latino syndicated radio host Enrique Santos gushed over Hillary Clinton during his interview with her this morning, he confessed his family doesnt feel the same. Speaking to Clinton on the phone, Santos told her, My fathers voting for Trump because he says he cant trust you. My mother says youre a crook and my brother says you should go to jail. (video of interview at link)
  • 'Latinas for Trump' hold its first event in Miami: 'We don't think he's a racist'

    06/08/2016 9:43:27 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | June 8, 2016 | Francisco Alvarado
    MIAMI Shortly after Ted Cruz and John Kasich abandoned the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Denise Galvez found herself in a conundrum. The Cuban-American public relations guru had voted for Sen. Marco Rubio in the March Florida primary that he lost by double digits to the eventual nominee, Donald Trump. I have known Rubio for a long time, Galvez said. I thought he was the best candidate. She could have either sat out the general election, temporarily switch her allegiance to the Democrats, vote for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, or cast her ballot for Trump, a candidate who...
  • U. of Miami starts nations first chair for study of atheism

    06/05/2016 2:58:10 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    seattle times ^ | 5/20/16 | L. Goodstein
    ...the University of Miami received a donation in late April from a wealthy atheist to endow what it says is the nations first academic chair for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics. ...established after years of discussion with a $2.2 million donation from Louis Appignani, a retired businessman and former president and chairman of the modeling school Barbizon... ....Im trying to eliminate discrimination against atheists, said Appignani, 83, a Florida resident. So this is a step in that direction, to make atheism legitimate. ....It took some persuading for the University of Miami to agree to create a chair...
  • Donald Trump Responds to PGA Move to Mexico: Hope They Have Kidnapping Insurance

    06/02/2016 10:59:20 AM PDT · by McGruff · 87 replies
    BREITBART ^ | June 2, 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is responding to the PGA moving the 2017 World Golf Championship to Mexico instead of holding it at Trump Doral in Miami. They move the World Golf Championships from Miami to Mexico City, Trump commented. They moved the PGA Tour, moved the World Golf Championships from Miami, where theyre furious to Mexico City. If I become your president, this stuff is all going to stop, Trump added. He went on to criticize the U.S. economy for being taken advantage of by Mexico.
  • Golf tournament leaving Trumps Doral course for Mexico

    06/01/2016 4:17:50 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 45 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | June 1, 2016
    Golf tournament leaving Trumps Doral course for Mexico The annual event, in Doral since 1962, is moving to Mexico City The PGA gave Doral no indication if it will ever return to South Florida This comes six months after the PGA said it reevaluate the future of the tournament because of Trumps controversial comments about Mexicans and Muslim
  • Like a Bad Zombie Flick, Dead People Just Keep on Voting

    06/01/2016 3:38:38 AM PDT · by Benny Huang · 23 replies
    Freedom Daily ^ | June 1, 2016 | Benny Huang
    Who says there's no such thing as life after death? If voting rolls are any indicator, dead people these days are living very active lifestyles. According to an investigative report by CBS2, Los Angeles's CBS affiliate, some dead people continue to vote years after meeting their maker. The investigation revealed that 265 dead voters across five counties in southern California voted in recent elections, 215 of them in Los Angeles County. Some of the deceased cast ballots in multiple elections. Thirty-two of those deceased voters were found to have voted eight times since kicking the bucket. One woman who died...
  • South Florida drivers feel they're spending more money on tolls

    05/25/2016 7:49:30 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies
    Local 10 News ^ | April 29, 2016 | Amy Viteri
    MIAMI - Drivers throughout South Florida have said no matter where their daily commute takes them, they feel they're spending more money, more often on tolls. Local 10 News spoke to several drivers who said the tolls are another expense and don't necessarily help them reach their destination any faster. "Three hundred to four hundred (dollars) a month," Maribel Masvidal estimated she spends commuting from Homestead to her job in South Miami. "A lot of money that could be used on other things for my family." Masvidal said that commute can take her up to two hours one way on...
  • Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it's possible

    05/19/2016 7:09:04 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 40 replies
    AP ^ | May 19, 2016 | Terry Spencer
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Step aside, Burmese python you may no longer be Florida's scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they say it's possible more of the man-eating reptiles are still out there, although no one can say for sure. The big question now: How did they get to Florida? "They didn't swim from Africa," University of Florida herpetologist Kenneth Krysko said. "But we really don't know how they got into the wild."
  • As Americans Argue Over Which Bathroom to Use, 3 Nuclear Disasters are Unfolding Inside the US

    05/01/2016 4:57:36 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 57 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 4/30/2016 | Matt Agorist
    As the debate over which bathroom an individual should use based on their sexual identity heats up, we are witnessing the ignorant and brash nature of state enforcement of these edicts come to a head. It is not only a distraction and a means for the state to get involved in your bowel movements, but it paints the trans and gay community in a negative light by asserting there is some sexual stigma involved in relieving one’s bladder. The end result of such obstinate legalese clouding the minds of the public is going to be state violence initiated against individuals...
  • Miami real estate is melting down

    04/18/2016 6:07:57 PM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies
    CNBC ^ | 14 Apr 2016 | Robert Frank
    The Miami real estate slowdown is becoming a meltdown with the most expensive areas getting hit hardest. The number of sales and prices in posh Miami Beach home to many of the city's most expensive and highest-profile properties fell during the first quarter, according to a new report. Meanwhile, inventory soared by roughly a third compared with the prior-year quarter. The report, released Thursday by Douglas Elliman and Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants, found the average sale price in Miami Beach and the nearby Barrier Islands fell 7.5 percent year over year to $905,252. The...
  • Woman who stabbed patron at Miami art show will be deported to China, thought victim with ISIS

    04/15/2016 6:26:20 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | April 15, 2016 | Jason Silverstein
    She sure wont have to worry about ISIS anymore. The New York woman who stabbed another woman at a Miami art show last year claimed her vicious attack was motivated by paranoia about ISIS a defense that has earned her deportation to her native China. Siyuan Zhao, 24, took a plea deal Thursday in a Miami court. She pleaded guilty, but instead of serving prison time, she will deport herself back home for treatment, the Miami Herald reported. Zhaos psychiatrist told the court Zhao suffers from a mental illness and hears voices in her head.
  • Kerry: Cuba wrong to exclude Cuban-born travelers from cruising to the island

    04/15/2016 3:48:21 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | April 14, 2016
    On a busy Thursday that included meeting with Cuban-American leaders and encouraging Miami Dade College students to embrace diversity, Secretary of State John Kerry waded into the Carnival Corp. controversy, criticizing enforcement of a Cuban decree that prevents those born on the island from traveling to and from Cuba by sea. The United States government will never support, never condone discrimination. And the Cuban government should not have the right to enforce on us a policy of discrimination against people who have the right to travel, Kerry said during an interview with the Miami Herald and CNN en Espaol in...
  • 3 teens arrested in connection to fatal shooting of Miami Gardens 17-year-old

    04/13/2016 6:47:05 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    WSVN ^ | April 12, 2016
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (WSVN) -- Miami Gardens Police arrested three teenagers in connection to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Roderick Sweeting. Police said they detained the three teenagers, Tuesday morning after "an extensive investigation and with assistance from the community." Investigators found the subjects at each of their respective residences. They were taken into custody with the assistance of U.S. Marshals task force and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. The suspects, 16-year-old Rachid Jacques and 15-year-olds Quamaine McMillian and Devon Vickers, face first degree murder charges in the investigation. According to 7News sources, all three teenagers were involved...
  • Miami-Dade Police Being Armed With More Powerful Weapons, New Bulletproof Vests

    03/31/2016 10:59:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Mar 31, 2016 | Steve Litz
    Miami-Dade Police are preparing for the worst and arming more officers with more powerful weapons, assault-style AR-15 rifles, to go up against the criminals' weapon of choice, the AK-47. "The bad guys are improving their armament and so we have to do so as well," said Lt. Mario Knapp with MDPD. Lt. Knapp trains patrol officers and first responders to deal with active shooter situations. "We don't have time to wait for SRT. We don't have time to wait for tactical teams. We've got to be able to handle the threat as it comes," he said. Video from ballistics company,...
  • Miami-Dade airport being evacuate (breaking on Fox News live)

    03/28/2016 1:43:07 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 61 replies
    Just flashed across the screen and then cut back to Capital gunman story.Will update as the hit the screen.
  • Relatives Of Teen Shot While Robbing Home: 'How He Gonna Get His Money?' (another Trayvon alert)

    03/16/2016 10:53:24 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 87 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 16, 2016 | David Hookstead
    Relatives of a teenager shot and killed while robbing a home in Miami are upset with the homeowner for defending herself. Trevon Johnson, 17, spent the final moments of his life last Thursday trying to rob a womans house before she killed him during a confrontation, according to CBS Miami.
  • Homeowner Shoots, Kills Teen Burglary Suspect (Miami FL; named Trevon)

    03/15/2016 9:45:27 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 163 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | March 11, 2016 5:50 PM | Gaby Fleischman
    Relatives of a 17-year-old are angry the teenager was shot and killed by a homeowner who police say was protecting her property. The sister of the teen who died identified him as Trevon Johnson. She said he was a student at D.A. Dorsey Technical College. I dont care if she have her gun license or any of that. That is way beyond the law way beyond, said Johnsons cousin Nautika Harris. He was not supposed to die like this. He had a future ahead of him. Trevon had goals he was a funny guy, very big on education, loved learning....
  • Marco's Rubio's Last Stand In Florida

    03/15/2016 7:15:36 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 15, 2016 | Charlie Spiering
    WEST MIAMI As he faces long odds for victory in Florida, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) returned to his boyhood neighborhood in West Miami Monday evening and reflected back on his presidential campaign that he launched eleven months ago, painting dreams of victory in the Tuesday primary for his supporters.
  • Voices Now Demanding Apology from Trump Who Calls Tienanmen Incident a Riot " (My Translation)

    03/13/2016 11:10:16 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 105 replies
    NHK Television News, Tokyo, Japan (from Japanese original) ^ | 13 March 2016 | NHK Network International News Staff
    (トランプ氏の天安門事件「暴動」発言 謝罪求める声) (“Voices Now Demanding Apology from Trump Who Calls Tienanmen Massacre a “Riot”) (Translation from the original Japanese by FReeper AmericanInTokyo):”In the most recent TV debate between candidates for the Republican nomination for President in the USA, Mr. Trump referred to it as a “riot” (boudou: 暴動) when Chinese students stood up in Tienanmen Square and requested freedom, in Beijing, China in 1989. Real estate magnate Trump was answering a question from the moderator in the March 10 debate in Miami, with respect to the suppression of Chinese university students. They were only pleading for freedom but were...
  • South Beach Shooting Leaves One Dead, Gunman On The Loose

    03/13/2016 7:30:14 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | March 13, 2016
    MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) Ocean Drive looked like a scene out of a CSI: Miami episode early Sunday as crime tape and evidence markers stretched from 9th Street to 10th. Witnesses said it started as a fist fight in the middle of Ocean Drive and escalated into a shooting. Antoinne Decade, 20, was shot once in the chest and died in the hospital, investigators announced.
  • The Republican Candidates Let Donald Trump Win

    03/10/2016 9:34:01 PM PST · by goldstategop · 50 replies
    New York Mag ^ | 02/10/2016 | Jonathan Chait
    What made this response all the more baffling is that Trump was clearly hoping to pull off just the kind of debate that transpired. He was more subdued, less outlandish, and far, far nicer than he has appeared in any previous debate. He was boring. His opening and closing statements sounded unusually for him as though he had practiced them. He appealed to party unity. He sought to rise above his competitors not by belittling them, as usual, but through magnanimity. In reality, Trump is the same uninformed clown he always has been. His response on every question...
  • Jeb Bush to Meet With 3 Candidates but Not Donald Trump Before Florida Primary

    03/09/2016 11:36:39 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 116 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/9/16 | Ashley Parker
    Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida who ended his presidential bid after a string of disappointing finishes, is planning to meet with three of the remaining Republican candidates while theyre in Miami for the Republican debate on Thursday night. Mr. Bush has plans to meet with Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, Gov. John Kasich of Ohio and Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, an aide to Mr. Bush confirmed. The lists glaring omission, of course, was Donald J. Trump.
  • Jeb Bush to meet with Rubio, Cruz and Kasich

    03/09/2016 11:33:47 AM PST · by tatown · 167 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/9/16 | Ed O'Keefe
    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush plans to meet with three of the four remaining Republican presidential candidates today and tomorrow in Miami, according to an aide. Bush, who until recently was also a presidential contender, plans to meet with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a spokeswoman said. There are no plans for Bush to meet with businessman Donald Trump no surprise given their acrimonious relationship.
  • Family's Dog Shot by Miami-Dade Police Officer

    03/07/2016 5:22:57 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Laura Rodriguez
    The incident happened at a home off of 18th Avenue and Northwest 122 Street, where the dog's owner lives with her son. She said she walked outside to see if the garbage had been picked up when suddenly she saw officers arrive in an unmarked police car. According to the family, the officers showed them a photo of someone who does not live at their home. They believe police were looking for someone who used to live there; they've only been living there for three months. The woman said when she saw the officers she alerted them about her dog....
  • Miami police union boycotts Beyoncé for spreading an 'anti-police message'

    02/19/2016 9:04:47 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 09:14 EST, 19 February 2016 | Kelly McLaughlin
    Miami's police union voted to boycott Beyonce's April concert in the city on the grounds that Beyonce used used the Super Bowl to spread an "anti-police message" that "shows how she does not support law enforcement", the organization said. The Miami Fraternal Order of Police announced on Wednesday that the organization would be boycotting the singer's April 26 show at Marlin Stadium. In a series of tweets posted this week, Miami FOP President Javier Ortiz posted images shared images supporting the boycott, with one reading "back the blue, boycott Beyonce". ...
  • Miami police to boycott Beyoncé concert over controversial Super Bowl performance

    02/19/2016 7:37:40 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/19/16 | Blanche Johnson
    The Miami Fraternal Order of Police released a press release Thursday stating that they are planning to boycott Beyonce's concert in April and are urging others to do the same. This comes after a controversial Super Bowl performance when Queen B alluded to the Black Panther movement. "The fact that Beyonce used this year's Super Bowl to divide Americans by promoting the Black Panthers and her antipolice message shows how she does not support law enforcement," Javier Oritz President of The Miami FOP said in the press release. "We ask all law enforcement labor organizations to join our boycott across...
  • After shooting at Carol City High, police search for teen suspect

    02/11/2016 6:42:17 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | February 11, 2016
    “This is the area, this is Miami Gardens, Carol City. You’re gonna expect that. They shoot,” said Chris Hall, also a student.
  • Election 2016: What Was Marco Rubio Arrested For At Age 18 In Miami?

    02/01/2016 8:13:30 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 51 replies
    Internation Business Times ^ | January 21, 2015 | Adam Lidgett
    Before becoming a Florida senator or a 2016 Republican presidential hopeful, Marco Rubio was apparently just another kid caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. After a bad first year at college in Missouri, Rubio returned home to Miami shortly before the summer of 1990, when he was arrested in May at age 18 for being in a public park after it had closed for the night, the Washington Post reported Thursday. The misdemeanor offense was eventually dismissed, and most of the documentation that led to the dismissal of charges has been destroyed by the Miami-Dade County court...
  • Senator Portilla, R-Miami, Holds the Key to Florida Open Carry

    02/01/2016 10:16:05 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 1 February, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Senator Miguel Diaz de la Portilla The Florida open carry bill has moved out of Committee in the Florida House. It will likely be voted on by the full House in the next few weeks. From cbslocal.com: TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) - A bill that would allow Florida gun owners to openly carry their weapons is headed to a full vote. The bill cleared a committee vote 12 to 4 on Thursday.The next step will be a full vote by the Florida House in the next few weeks.The difficulty lies in the Senate, where Senator Portilla is Chair of the Judiciary Committee...
  • American Airlines flight to Milan diverted to Canada, reports of injuries on board

    01/24/2016 6:43:58 PM PST · by cll · 65 replies
    9 News Australia ^ | 01/24/2016
    An American Airlines flight from Miami to Milan has been diverted to Canada, with reports of injuries on board. Flight AA206 has been cleared to land at St John's International Airport in Newfoundland. There are paramedics on the ground waiting for the plane's arrival. Canadian newspaper The Telegram reports there are five ambulances at the airport, and "there are people with serious injuries on board". This is a developing story. More information will be added as it comes to hand.
  • Airport workers plan disruptions in nine U.S. cities on MLK Day

    01/18/2016 1:10:52 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 17, 2016 | Luz Lazo, Washington Post
    Workers from nine U.S. airports are planning to block bridges, march through terminals and protest at airline headquarters during a day of civil disobedience on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The workers - a mix of cleaners, baggage handlers, fuelers and wheelchair attendants - will risk arrest at airports and other locations including the Mall, to bring attention to their campaign for better wages, the Service Employees International Union said. The actions are the latest in the airport workers' campaign for a $15-per-hour minimum wage, a benefits package and job protections. They're also protesting threats against their efforts to unionize....
  • FL: This Senator Holds the Key to Open Carry and Campus Carry in Florida this Year

    01/17/2016 5:38:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 16 January, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The immediate fate of the open carry and campus carry bills in Florida rest in the hands of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman, Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, R-Miami. From bizjournals.com: But the chances might be better that the Senate Judiciary Committee will look at allowing Floridians to openly carry sidearms than moving forward with another proposal that would allow guns on state university and college campuses. Judiciary Chairman Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, R-Miami, said he and committee staff members continue to review the high-profile proposals, which would apply to people who have concealed-weapons licenses. The Senate President,...
  • Machete Wielding Man Shot By Police(Miami)

    01/05/2016 5:56:43 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | January 5, 2016 | John MacLauchlan
    The family of the armed man, who they identified as 56-year old Richard Fernandez, said the officers ordered him to drop the machete, but he refused. “Instead, he lunged toward the officer with the machete,” said Perez. “The officer discharged her firearm and struck the subject that was holding the machete.” Fernandez was taken to Kendall Regional Trauma Center where he’s listed in critical condition. His sister told CBS4 her brother was shot twice in the head area and she didn’t think he was going to make it.
  • Miami Police Union President on Tamir Rice: "Act Like a Thug and You'll Be Treated Like One"

    12/30/2015 8:10:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The Miami New Times ^ | December 30, 2015 | Tim Elfrink
    Protests and debates have erupted across the nation this week in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict the Cleveland police officers who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Most of that debate has centered on whether police had real reason to fear for their lives, as the grand jury believed. Few have suggested that Rice -- a preteen playing with a toy gun in a park -- deserved to be killed. But that's exactly what Lt. Javier Ortiz, president of Miami's police union, argues on Twitter during a debate with Billy Corben over the case. Ortiz writes...
  • Miami GOP official backing Cruz says Rubio, Bush campaigns want him out

    12/29/2015 8:28:29 PM PST · by Isara · 22 replies
    Politico Florida ^ | Dec. 29, 2015 | Matt Dixon
    TALLAHASSEE - One of Miami's top county GOP officials could be ousted from his post after he publicly endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential bid, a political sin in a city whose Republican establishment is firmly behind either Marco Rubio or Jeb Bush.Miami-Dade Republican Party vice chairman Manny Roman says that because he broke that political code, the Bush and Rubio camps are now coming after him, though the party's chair denies that charge."The official campaigns, they are not just supporters and people who want to see Bush and Rubio win," he told POLITICO Florida. "They are putting pressure on the...
  • Florida GOPer endorses Cruz

    12/26/2015 1:19:53 PM PST · by Isara · 25 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/26/15 | Kristen East
    A GOP leader in the Miami-Dade community has bucked conventional wisdom by endorsing a Republican presidential candidate that isn't Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio.In a letter published on Christmas Day in the Miami Herald, the Republican Party of Miami-Dade's Vice Chairman, Manny Roman, throws his support behind Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Both Bush and Rubio call the Miami-Dade County area home.Roman writes he "had every reason to support Senator Rubio," calling him "well-liked," and acknowledges him as a colleague at Florida International University, where Rubio often teaches politics.Instead, Roman writes that Cruz breaks through the noise and the "overwhelming indirect...
  • 1 Man Killed in Drive-by Shooting in SW Miami-Dade: Police ("silver vehicle began shooting")

    12/21/2015 5:53:39 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | December 20, 2015
    Miami-Dade Police are investigating a shooting on the 21000 block of SW 120th Avenue in Southwest Miami-Dade. Officers discovered five people shot at the scene. According to officials, all five of the victims were in the parking lot of a grocery store, when a newer model silver vehicle began shooting. The vehicle is described as possibly a Chrysler 200 with dark tinted windows and the passenger side mirror missing.
  • Miami Jackson High student struck 7 times in shooting

    12/19/2015 9:06:17 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    WSVN ^ | December 19, 2015
    MIAMI (WSVN) -- Gunfire erupted in a Miami neighborhood, Saturday afternoon, sending a teenage boy to the hospital with seven gunshot wounds, the latest in a string of shootings involving local students. Miami Police said 30 to 40 rounds were fired at 16-year-old Jamal Pieze in the area of Northwest 39th Street and 17th Avenue in Miami, at around 2:45 p.m. Investigators said the victim was walking down the street when the shots rang out. "Suddenly, two other black males approached and started shooting at him," said Miami Police Officer Rene Pimentel. "The victim ran."
  • American Americans flight from Paris held in Miami due to suspicious item

    12/15/2015 2:07:11 PM PST · by don-o · 28 replies
    MIAMI (CBS12) -- A flight from Paris is being held on the tarmac at Miami International Airport due to a suspicious item. Miami-Dade Police are investigating the item on board American Airlines flight 63 from Paris. There are 214 people on board. The search by the bomb squad is not impacting other operations at the airport. The plane has been moved to a remote area of the airport for the investigation, according to Miami-Dade Aviation Department Communications Director Greg Chin.
  • Miami police respond to American Airlines plane after flight from Paris

    12/15/2015 2:05:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies
    bno news ^ | 12/15/15 | Credit: WSVN-TV
    The American Airlines flight, a Boeing 777 aircraft, landed at Miami International Airport at 3:32 p.m. ET on Tuesday after departing from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris at 6:14 a.m. ET. The aircraft, which was carrying 217 passengers and 14 crew members, was led to a secure area of the airport. Two units of the local bomb squad are on scene, but it is unclear if anything suspicious had been found. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as well as other federal agencies, have been notified and the area has been secured. Other details were not immediately available.
  • Burglars steal pricey items from North Miami hobby shop (RC Cars, Drones...)

    12/11/2015 8:18:46 AM PST · by Vortex · 12 replies
    WPLG 10 ^ | 12/09/2015 | Yelena Orrelly
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. - Police are searching for two men who broke into a North Miami hobby shop and stole several pricey items.