Overtown

(Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: Elijah Wells

Elijah wells is still in high school– but this local teen is already inspiring promise and change in South Florida’s Overtown community. Elijah is accomplishing this through the talent for filmmaking he first demonstrated at the young age of 13. And he recently was chosen from 15-hundred high school students nationwide to screen one of his videos at the 2nd annual White House Film Festival. Elijah shares his story, and portions of his short films and videos.

My TV 33–04/13/2015

A heartbroken mother and community members  addressed City of Miami Police homicide investigators during a community meeting held in Overtown on  April 8, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Family Of Children Killed Call For Answers At Community Meeting

A heartbroken mother addressed City of Miami Police homicide investigators during a community meeting held in Overtown on Wednesday.

04/08/2015

Richard Hallman was shot in Allapatah on Tuesday at around 6 p.m. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)

Miami Police Release Video In Hopes Catching Teen’s Killers

The City of Miami Police Department believes security footage from Jackson Memorial Hospital’s surveillance cameras could hold the key to finding the killers of 16-year-old boy.

03/27/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Miami Police Chief Asks For Public’s Help After Two Tragedies

Miami Police Chief Rodolfo Llanes is making a plea for the public’s help after two youngsters are shot and killed in one night in Miami.

03/26/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Woman Found Dead In Overtown Miami Apartment

Miami homicide detectives are investigating after a woman’s body was found in an Overtown apartment.

03/10/2015

Runaway Bus (Source: CBS4)

Bus Driver Death Probe Expanded

The investigation surrounding the death of bus driver Laquita Alvin has expanded with Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez instructing police to examine not only how she died but also determine who may have tampered with a safety device on her bus that could have saved her life.

02/12/2015

Runaway Bus (Source: CBS4)

Family Of Dead Bus Driver Reacts, New Concerns Emerge

Laquita Alvin’s daughter, Terrinisha, could barely hold back her tears or her anger after learning that her mother’s death could have been prevented if the county had properly maintained a warning system on Alvin’s bus.

02/03/2015

Chase and bailout 2/2/15 (Source: CBS4)

5 Arrested After Police Chase Ends In Bailout Near Overtown

Four people are in custody after a car chase ended in Overtown on Monday.

02/02/2015

James Hall with his girlfriend Ashley  Waldon. 
(Source: Ashley Waldon)

Vigil Held For Man Shot, Killed In Front Of Children

Friends and family gathered to commemorate a Miami Gardens man who was shot to death in front of his girlfriend’s children.

01/31/2015

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

Planetarium Focal Point Of Booker T. Washington’s New Magnet Program

The skies the limit for students attending Booker T. Washington’s new astronomy magnet program thanks to its newly-renovated planetarium.

01/09/2015

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