Sweetwater Announces 8 PM Curfew For Residents Ahead Of Expected Protest At FIUSweetwater Mayor Orlando Lopez held a news conference on Saturday afternoon to announce an 8 p.m. curfew for his city ahead of planned protests at Florida International University.
No More Warnings: Police Enforce Florida's No Texting While Driving LawPut the phone down while you are driving. Florida's no texting while driving law is now in full effect and police in Sweetwater took part in a strict enforcement Wednesday.
Miami Man Sentenced to 13 Years In Prison For Teen's Murder, Setting Her Body On Fire Near DumpsterA 70-year-old Miami man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a teen who was found, on fire, next to a dumpster in the city of Sweetwater.
Orlando Lopez Wins Runoff Election To Remain Mayor Of SweetwaterA runoff election was held in Sweetwater Tuesday night to find out who the next mayor would be.
Miami-Dade Search Sweetwater Area For Man In Connection To Boat TheftsAn investigation into a stolen boat led to short police pursuit where a Doral police cruiser was hit by the suspect he was chasing.
Man Who Climbed Sweetwater Crane With Banner In Police Custody A man who had perched himself atop of a crane in an apparent protest against President Donald Trump was taken into police custody Monday morning.
Sweetwater Commission Candidate Arrested On Cocaine Trafficking ChargesA candidate running for a seat on the City of Sweetwater Commission is now under arrest and facing drug charges.
'I Looked Back And See The Bridge Crashing On My Car': FIU Bridge Collapse SurvivorA South Florida woman who was injured in the FIU pedestrian bridge collapse that left six people dead, is planning to file a lawsuit.
Florida Bridge Collapse: Victim's Family Sues Construction Firms The family of one of the victims killed when a bridge collapsed at Florida International University has filed a lawsuit against the companies involved.
Officials Release 911 Calls Made Following Deadly FIU Bridge CollapseEfforts continue to reopen a main roadway following last week’s deadly pedestrian bridge collapse.
Florida Bridge Collapse: Workers Were Adjusting Tension When It Collapsed, NTSB Says Investigators have confirmed that workers were adjusting the tension on the bridge at Florida International University when it collapsed.