After prosecutors decided not to charge officers involved in a deadly shooting on Memorial Day Weekend in 2011, newly-released surveillance video shows the chaotic scene that unfolded on South Beach.
The city of Miami is set to hand over future investigations into police-involved shootings and in-custody deaths to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).
In the moments before and after a dozen Miami Beach and Hialeah police officers opened fire on a car during the 2011 Memorial Day weekend, there was chaos on the police radio.
In the moments before and after a dozen Miami Beach and Hialeah police officers opened fire on a car during the 2011 Memorial Day weekend, there was chaos on the police radio as officers tried to figure out who was shooting and where the shots were coming from.
It was May 30th, 2011. Memorial Day. At 4 a.m. a crowd remained along famed Collins Avenue on Miami Beach, the last day of an Urban Beach weekend that brought hundreds of thousands of visitors to town. A small car drove South on Collins, in the wrong lane. It swerved, side-swiping some other vehicles along the way. As the car approached 14th street, police officers opened fire.
A Miami-Dade County judge imposed penalties on Miami Beach city attorneys Tuesday after they failed to turn over key evidence related to the deadly 2011 Memorial Day police involved shooting, despite repeated warnings to do so.
A Miami-Dade County judge issued a stern ruling to Miami Beach city attorneys Wednesday ordering them to turn over evidence of in the 2011 Memorial Day shooting that killed a man and injured four bystanders.
An attorney for one of four people injured in a police involved shooting on Miami Beach two years ago plans to call on the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct an independent investigation.
Miami Beach business owners are prepared for the crazy party atmosphere during Memorial Day Weekend’s annual holiday party, Urban Beach Week, but some aren’t too excited about the new heightened security levels.
Sun, sand, music and heightened security pretty much sums up Memorial Day Weekend on South Beach.