The most despicable of their kind of criminal, grave robbers have struck a Miami-Dade cemetery yet again.
A man suspected of opening fire on a couple in a car on a Brownsville street has turned himself in.
Miami-Dade County has taken another big step in its crackdown on copper wire thefts and street light vandalism which have left South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark.
Miami-Dade County is cracking down on copper wire thefts and street light vandalism which have left South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark. A Miami-Dade Public Safety Commission voted Tuesday to create a task force on scrap metal and copper wire theft.
Copper thefts are leaving South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark. So far this year on Miami-Dade County streets alone, nearly 300 streetlights have been broken, vandalized by thieves trying to get at the copper wire inside.
Seven years later, a group of homeowners continue waiting for the county to rebuild their homes that were destroyed by a tornado.
Dozens of mothers in Brownsville filled the streets Saturday night to hold a candlelight vigil for a woman killed there Friday. Family members said 21-year-old Diane Metelus was on her way home from the store next to her apartment when gunfire erupted.