South Miami

South Miami City Hall (Source: southmiamifl.gov)

South Miami Police Settle With Father Arrested During Quince Party

he city of South Miami has settled with a man who was taken away in handcuffs during his daughter’s 15th party. The city recently agreed to pay $90,000 to Julio Sanchez.

01/14/2014

(Source: Miami Dade Corrections Department)

Exclusive: South Miami Police Bust Serial Car Burglar

South Miami Police say they have busted a serial car burglar and a CBS4 crew was with detectives as the 32-year-old suspect was taken into custody.

01/10/2014

(Source: CBS4)

2013: The Year That Was In South Florida

Florida courthouses took center stage in 2013, especially with the eyes of the nation glued to the George Zimmerman trial in Sanford.

12/27/2013

Derek Medina, accused of killing his wife and posting a picture of her body on Facebook, appeared in court on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

“Facebook Killing” Suspect Formally Charged With 1st-Degree Murder

The man accused of killing his wife and posting a picture of her dead body on Facebook was formally charged with first-degree murder.

12/02/2013

Source: CBS4

Another City Cancels Southland Towing Contract Amid Federal Probe

South Miami has added its name to a growing list of communities that have canceled agreements with a towing company that once belonged to Sweetwater’s former mayor, Manuel “Manny” Marono.

11/27/2013

Jason Beckman in a court hearing on November 1, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Jason Beckman Found Guilty

Jason Beckman was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of his father, South Miami City Commissioner Jay Beckman in April 2009.

CBS4–11/18/2013

Jason Beckman in a court hearing on November 1, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Judge Denies Testimony About Aspergers In Trial Of Man Accused Of Murdering Commissioner Father

The state’s star witness in the trial of Jason Beckman, accused of murdering his father South Miami City Commissioner Jay Beckman, took the stand Thursday.

11/07/2013

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Halloween Celebration, From South Miami To South Beach

housands of young witches, ghouls and goblins, and monsters of all shapes and sizes are expected to descend on Sunset Drive in South Miami Halloween night for the city’s annual Safe Streets Halloween event.

CBS Miami–10/31/2013

Derek Medina (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Murder Victim Whose Pic Was Posted On Facebook May Have Shielded Self

A medical examiner’s report on Jennifer Alfonso, whose husband allegedly shot her and posted a photo of her body on Facebook, shows she was shot multiple times at close range.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

Thieves steal medical supplies from a truck in the parking lot of a South Miami Chipotle. (Source: Miami Dade Police Department)

Exclusive: Cameras Capture Thieves Stealing $200k In Medical Equipment

South Miami Police are appealing for the public’s help to find two men who stole $200,000 worth of medical equipment from a victim’s truck. Police hope that new surveillance tape they are releasing will lead to the capture of the criminals.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

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