Mayor Carlos Gimenez
Flashing lights, bullet holes, and teddy bear memorials have become so common in the Liberty Square Housing Project, ask any neighbor and they will point out multiple spots around their homes where people were murdered.
One day after a cyclist died on the Rickenbacker Causeway, other bicyclists are calling on lawmakers for a crisis intervention.
A state agency is forcing the Miami-Dade County government to redo its property-tax budget for 2015.
The Miami-Dade Police Department has received a federal grant to help them clean up their crime ridden Northside District.
A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue boat is back and ready for action.
Jim updates his 4-month investigation which aired last week as a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida. It now appears that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will restore the money to save the state’s remaining boot camp. This happened the day after Jim’s special aired.
Miami-Dade Commissioners met Thursday night to take a final vote on the county’s $6.2 billion budget.
Miami-Dade commissioners are scheduled to take a final vote on a $6.2 billion budget on Thursday.
For months the Miami Dade County boot camp has faced an uncertain future as Mayor Carlos Gimenez recommended its closure as a way of saving money. But late Monday, Gimenez sent a memo to county commissioners saying he was restoring the boot camp’s $3.5 million budget.
After sitting idle at the Port of Miami in 2012, Miami-Dade’s fire boats may soon be back in service. Late Wednesday afternoon, Miami-Dade Fire Chief Ray Downey said there is a tentative agreement to place the county’s fire boats back in the water and responding to calls.