Miami-Dade County

Proposed Pot Possession Change Clears 1st Hurdle In Broward Broward County took the first step towards changing marijuana possession laws Tuesday after commissioners approved an ordinance to allow law enforcement the option of issuing a citation to someone found to have 20 grams or less of marijuana.
Focus On South Florida: Miami FoundationRecently, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami increased their budget funding for parks in 2016.
‘I Want Them To Go To Jail’ Says Middle Schooler Beaten By Other StudentsA Miami-Dade middle school student was apparently beaten up so badly by classmates that he had to go to the hospital.
FBI Releases New Info On Double Murder Cold CaseThe FBI is hoping new information and an increased reward will generate new leads in a cold case double murder.
Focus On South Florida: Miami-Dade Teen CourtWe discuss an alternative program being run out of Miami-Dade County that gives first time misdemeanor youth offenders – who agree to allow their peers instead of juvenile justice system to determine their sentence.
Judge Ruling Could Lead To The End Of Red Light Camera TicketsA new ruling by a judge in Miami-Dade County could mean drivers ticketed after caught on camera for driving through a red light will get the ticket dismissed.
Would-Be Lobbyist Arrested For Dade Campaign FraudA man who identified himself as a lobbyist and political consultant in Miami-Dade County is under arrest.
Miami-Dade Commissioner Diaz Charged With DUI In Key WestMiami-Dade County Commissioner Jose ‘Pepe’ Diaz was arrested in Key West on Saturday night.
Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Xavier SuarezThe Miami Dade County Commissioner has spent nearly $300,000 on television ads attacking Mayor Carlos Gimenez over a variety of issues from transportation to the need to spay and neuter pets.
Exclusive: Revolutionary DNA Tech Used To Create ‘Serial Creeper’ SketchThe sketch released Thursday by police agencies searching for a man who has been spying on and sexually terrorizing women in Coral Gables, Miami and Miami Dade County, was developed using a new DNA technology that could revolutionize the way crimes are investigated.
ACLU, Muslim Inmates Sue Over Dade Jail Meal Policy lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and four inmates is challenging Miami-Dade County's denial of religious-based meals to Muslims.
Fallen Officers Remembered Through Dade InstallationLaw enforcement officers who died in the line of duty, protecting Miami-Dade County residents are being commemorated through an installation in Downtown Miami.