Budget Deal Funnels Bonuses To First RespondersHouse and Senate leaders Monday night finished nailing down details of a roughly $100 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, after agreeing that first responders statewide should get $1,000 bonuses for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Impact: Doral Restaurant Prepares Hundreds Of Meals For Medical Personnel Fighting COVID-19Unable to feed people inside, Divieto Ristorante in Doral is taking the meals on the road, delivering them to the parking lots of South Florida hospitals.
Boy Scouts, Trucker Escape Serious Injury In Fiery CrashAuthorities say a group of Boy Scouts and a tractor-trailer driver escaped serious injury in a fiery crash along Florida's Turnpike.
New Law Allows Paramedics To Pack Heat In High Risk SituationsParamedics in the state will soon be allowed to carry firearms when responding to shootings, drug raids, and other high-risk situations, according to a new law.
3 Children, 1 Adult Extracted From Vehicle That Slammed Into Opa-locka TreeCell phone video showed Miami-Dade Fire Rescue using the Jaws of Life to rescue three children and one adult in Opa-locka.
Danger For First Responders Is Growing Due To Distracted DriversNew research shows an increasing number of drivers are profoundly distracted by their phones when they're rolling past first responders.
Mario Strong: Miami Police Officer Injured In Motorcycle Crash Meets Man Who Helped Save His LifeA celebration of survival took place at Kendall Regional Hospital on Wednesday.
City Of Miami Fire Rescue Hosts Awards Ceremony, Recognizes Local FirefightersFirefighters are known for saving lives when they're on the job, but a lot of times their instincts and skills kick in even when they aren't in uniform. The City of Miami Department of Fire-Rescue hosted an award ceremony on Tuesday morning to honor their firefighters, including those who made a difference even while off the clock.
State Lawmakers Carry Out First Responders' Death Benefits MeasureA Senate panel Tuesday approved a proposal that would set death benefits that would be paid if law-enforcement officers, firefighters, other first responders, and military members are killed while on duty.
Florida Legislature Moves To Offer Added Protection To Police Dogs, HorsesPenalties would increase for people who injure or kill dogs or horses that work with police officers and other first responders, under measures moving through the Legislature.
Group Kicks Off Effort To Expand Mental Health Training For First RespondersThe chaos and carnage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year exposed once again a critical need for first responders — mental health training.
Local First Responders Sent To Carolinas, Anticipating "Significant Water Event"As people head out of the Carolinas fleeing from Hurricane Florence, a special task force from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue made the 600+ mile trip in to Columbia, South Carolina to await the arrival of the storm.
Another Group Brought On To Analyze What Went Wrong With MSD Shooting ResponseAs we approach the three month mark since the Stoneman Douglas massacre, another group charged with analyzing what went wrong met Thursday.
Department Of Justice Provides $1 Million Grant To Parkland First RespondersSome financial aid is coming for the authorities who jumped into action following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
EXCLUSIVE: Inside The Search For Survivors Of The FIU Bridge CollapseBattalion Chief Carlos Perez was clearing a house fire just down the street from Florida International University when the call came in.