Eight years ago, Michelle Spence-Jones was elected to the Miami City Commission. Despite an embattled past, she plans to run for re-election.
Rivals while their teams are in town for the BCS Championship, alumni and fans of Notre Dame and the University of Alabama came together with members of the community on Sunday to help build a community garden in Overtown.
A massive, multi-agency crackdown on drug dealing and violent crime in Miami has yielded hundreds of arrests along with cash, illegal weapons and illegal drugs.
The heartbroken mother of a young Miami woman who was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting at a convenience store is appealing for the public’s help, saying “I don’t know why someone would do something like that.”
More than a dozen suspected drug dealers and runners in Miami were taken off the street as part of a two-year joint federal and local investigation.
Fifty-five arrests were made in Miami’s central district area in a two-day crime sweep.
A shooting in Overtown has led to the death of one person and the arrest of another.
Four children found living in filth went to court Friday. Juvenille court Judge Rosa Figarola ultimately ordered the kids paternal grandmother to become the temporary guardian as their parents face allegations from police that the kids were prostituted by mom and dad.