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DCF investigator Shani Smith, caseworker probed in the death of an 11 month old boy, lacked certification, records show.

Fmr. DCF Investigator Released From Jail

A former child protective investigator, arrested on charges of official misconduct, was released from jail on Thursday evening.

03/19/2015

A rendering of a ski slope planned for American Dream Miami, a 200-acre entertainment and retail complex planned for NW Miami-Dade. (Source: Triple Five)

Miami-Dade Mega Mall Proposal Wins Approval For Land Deal

A developer’s plan to build the nation’s largest mega-mall in west Miami-Dade faces its first hurdle. The 200 acre retail theme park, American Dream Miami, will feature a water park, submarine rides and an artificial ski slope.

03/17/2015

Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo (Source: www.thefair.me/)

Miami-Dade Mayor Meets With FIU & Youth Fair Presidents

The 64th annual Miami-Dade County Youth Fair is in full swing at Tamiami Park, and it’s beginning to look more and more like it could stay there another 64 years.

03/16/2015

Several hundred of the animals are in such bad shape they will have to be euthanized. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)

Alleged Illegal Slaughter Farm Operator Facing 30 Charges

The alleged operator of an illegal Doral slaughter farm appeared in bond court on Friday, facing 30 charges for “committing atrocious acts against animals.”

03/13/2015

(Source: AP)

Two Brothers In Florida Terror Plot Plead Guilty

Two Pakistani-born men plead guilty in Florida federal court to various charges of conspiracy to aid terrorist groups and intent to commit terrorist acts on New York landmarks.

03/12/2015

(Source: CBS)

Committee Gives School Gun Law Passing Grade

A strong shot in the arm Wednesday for a law that would allow teachers and others to arm themselves in public schools in Florida.

03/11/2015

Raquel Regalado (Source: CBS4)

Raquel Regalado Will Run For Miami-Dade Mayor

Current school board member Raquel Regalado said Sunday she will run for Mayor of Miami-Dade in 2016.

03/09/2015

Police block off parts of a roadway at Miami International Airport on March 5, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Woman In Custody After MIA “Security Incident”

The FBI has taken over an investigation involving a woman who allegedly rammed a parked Miami-Dade Police patrol car at the Miami International Airport on Thursday afternoon.

03/05/2015

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Fourth Day Of FSA Test Problems In Miami-Dade

Another day of technical glitches as students gave Florida’s new standardized test another shot Thursday morning.

03/05/2015

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Broward, Dade, Palm Beach County To Resume FSA Testing Thursday

After a calamitous day one, followed by two days of throwing up their hands, South Florida school districts – Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach – will hold their breaths and try again tomorrow to boot up a standardized testing system that bombed out of the gates.

03/04/2015

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