Sweetwater

Armando Botell  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Arrest Made In Death Of Sweetwater Teen

Her murder shocked the Sweetwater community – now police have made an arrest. In October 2014, the body of 17-year old old Romina Fernandez was found on fire next to a dumpster behind a strip mall just few blocks from her home.

05/08/2015

Sweetwater Mayor Jose Diaz (Source: CBS4)

Mayoral Melee In Sweetwater

Sweetwater Mayor Jose Diaz arrived to cheering supporters at a news conference Thursday as he battles to stay on the ballot in the May 12th election.

04/23/2015

South Florida malls calm amid terror threats (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Malls Mellow Amid Terror “Threat”

At shopping malls across South Florida security was visible, but typical, two days after a Somali terror group issued a call for attacks on shopping malls in the U.S., Canada and Britain. There was no evidence of panic in the parking lots here.

02/23/2015

December 13, 2014:  Jose Pepe Diaz dresses as Santa Claus to surprise children at park.  (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Leader Brings Holiday Cheer By Helicopter

South Florida Comissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz brought some holiday cheer by helicopter to the city of Sweetwater on Saturday.

12/13/2014

Turkey (Source: CBS4)

Thanksgiving Giveway Helps Families In Need

More than a thousand needy families got Thanksgiving turkeys Tuesday thanks to the Miami-Dade League of Cities and the City of Sweetwater.

11/18/2014

Romina Fernandez  (Source: CBS4)

Memorial & Fundraiser Held For Teen Found Burned In Sweetwater

Family and friends gathered Sunday for the memorial of a teen found burned in a Sweetwater mall earlier this month

10/26/2014

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Exclusive: Ikea Workers Try Rum Trick To Remove Bothersome Birds

Ikea recently had to go to great heights to get a couple of bothersome birds out of the new Sweetwater store that is under construction.

07/25/2014

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Sweetwater Detective Gets 9 Years For Credit Fraud

A former Sweetwater detective is facing more than nine years behind bars for identity theft and credit card fraud.

07/23/2014

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Ikea Completes Solar Installation Over Miami-Dade Store

Ikea has completed what it says is South Florida’s largest solar installation over its future Miami-Dade store.

06/03/2014

Sweetwater Sign (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater Mayor Shuts Down City’s Finance Department

The mayor of Sweetwater is expected to announce Wednesday that he will shut down the city’s finance department.

CBS Miami–05/28/2014

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