The cell phone video shows Hialeah Gardens police Officer Angel Gonzalez staggering across Southwest 137th avenue last week, allegedly stinking drunk. Gonzalez had just sideswiped a truck. He was on his way home, about 3:45 p.m., after completing his shift at three o’clock.
It’s sentencing day for Steven Bateman, the former mayor of Homestead.
Found guilty last year in the death of his father, Jason Beckman has been sentenced to life in prison. During his sentencing hearing Friday, Beckman apologized for killing his father, called his defense attorney a clown and indicated he was all right with a life sentence.
Three prominent local leaders spoke out against the United States’ new policy on Cuba, just one day after the president’s announcement of the change.
A Miami police officer accused of being paid to help protect a drug dealer was in court on Thursday asking to be let out on bond.
Alan Gross wasn’t the only American returned during Wednesday’s historic prisoner swap with the Cuban government. An unidentified spy, with massive intelligence information at the highest levels of the Cuban government, was also exchanged.
Some familiar faces are leading the field of likely Republican nominees for president in 2016. In a recent McClatchy-Marist poll, 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney topped the pack with support from approximately 19 percent of Republican voters.
Local leaders broke ground Friday to make way for a new film and television studio in Miami. Actually, it was more of a demolition ceremony than ground breaking.
Former President Bill Clinton spoke Thursday to kick off a summit on the Americas held in South Florida.
A school in Opa-locka was on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after police recovered a gun on a student.