Preparations are underway across South Florida for the big 4th of July holiday weekend.
Authorities were out in full force, checking for illegal fireworks throughout Miami-Dade County on Thursday, ahead of the July 4th weekend.
Fourth of July conjures images of barbecues, John Phillip Sousa music and, of course, fireworks. While cities sponsor professional fireworks shows, many people like the DIY approach in front of their homes.
Statistics show that black children between the ages of 5 and 19 are nearly three times more likely to drown than white children.
Witnesses say a driver of red Toyota Corolla who backed her car in to a marketplace panicked and then raced cross busy Northeast 6th Avenue, causing an accident involving two other cars and nearly driving her car into an apartment.
The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run that involved a woman who was shot.
A family in northeast Miami-Dade is mourning the loss of their pet after a fire broke out in their home overnight.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service crews battled several grass fires in Southwest Miami-Dade that were considered to be acts of arson.
An early morning robbery prompted a high speed getaway through the streets of southwest Miami-Dade that ended in a crash on Saturday.
A body found floating in the water near Matheson Hammock’s Marina early Tuesday morning is that of a woman who disappeared off a go fast boat over the weekend.