Urban Beach Weekend
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.
The Memorial Day holiday weekend means a business boom for many South Florida restaurants, businesses and hotels.
Barricades are being deployed and signs banning parking being put in place as Miami Beach prepares for a massive influx of party-goers this weekend.
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.
The family of a Boynton Beach man who died in a hail of police gunfire on Miami Beach two years ago over the Memorial Day weekend filed a wrongful death suit against Miami Beach and cities whose police officers were involved in shooting.
Miami Beach Police are putting the final touches on the plan to protect the city during the upcoming Urban Beach Week.
A man who died in a hail of police gunfire on Miami Beach two years ago over the Memorial Day weekend was shot more than a dozen times.
The man at the center of a highly-publicized police involved shooting on Miami Beach during Memorial Day weekend 2011, did not appear to have fired a weapon, according to a report obtained by CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
Miami Beach Police said Monday the latest arrest totals from Urban Beach Weekend are running just about the same as last year.
They’re not celebrating just yet, but Miami Beach city leaders gave themselves a pat on the back for a job well done at Urban Beach Weekend so far.