After a seven hour cleanup, the southbound lanes of U.S. 1 at mile marker 120 heading into the Florida Keys has reopened in Florida City after a three vehicle crash.
A small plane made an emergency landing south of Florida City Friday morning. Initial reports said the plane came down in shallow water near MM 119 on US1, and that those aboard are unhurt.
Continuing dry conditions helped the spread of a brush fire near Card Sound Road and US1 south of Florida City, but late Saturday afternoon, firefighters who worked all day on the blaze believed they had it mostly contained.
An armed man was shot and killed late Thursday night at a Homestead Chevron station after police got into a confrontation with a man who employees said was acting suspicious. It’s still not certain why the officer opened fire.
The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority has launched a study looking into whether the S. Dixie Highway (US1) Busway should be used for express lane use by commuters.
A portion of MetroRail near the University of Miami was shut down Friday morning after a truck carrying waste bins smashed into one of the columns supporting the elevated tracks.