Reverend Jerome Starling
Two days after the shooting of a teenage girl who was simply sitting on a park bench, top brass from police departments around South Florida and anti-violence activists joined forces in Liberty City Friday, calling on parents to step up and stop the violence.
Seventeen years ago Jacqueline Washington lost a child to gun violence. Years later, her family continues to work to urge the community to stop using guns to hurt one another.
It happens almost every New Year’s Eve in South Florida–“celebratory” shots are fired into the sky. But actions have consequences, and that bullet can end up turning a celebration into a tragedy.
A 9-year-old child who was wounded a week ago when his house was riddled with bullets has a new home in what his mother feels will be a safer section of Miami.
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 officer involved in a police shooting that left one person dead and another hospitalized has been identified.