SweetwaterThe Miami Herald , Aug 31
Sweetwater commissioners agreed Monday to pay up to $62,000 immediately to avoid cancellation of the city’s worker’s compensat... ion insurance.
SweetwaterThe Miami Herald , Aug 21
Florida International University are moving into a new private apartment tower in Sweetwater, across the street from the main campus on Sout... hwest Eighth Street.
SweetwaterThe Miami Herald , Aug 14
Sweetwater commissioners are upset with the mayor’s office for not signing discretionary checks for a senior activity.
A third man has been arrested in connection with an illegal West Miami-Dade slaughterhouse where pigs destined for Christmas dinner tables w... ere shot, stabbed, beaten with sledgehammers and gutted and boiled while alive.
West MiamiThe Miami Herald , Aug 4
West Miami resident Mary Ellen Mykytka, 52, faced a challenge recuperating in rehab after knee surgery last year.
West Miami-DadeThe Miami Herald , Aug 1
It took more than 7,000 miles of travel, two flights and a school year of preparation for a group of Belen Jesuit Preparatory School student... s to make the journey to China for nine days in June.
From South Florida Blogs & Websites
Riptide 2.0, Aug. 27, 2014
A budding online romance lead to involuntary imprisonment in southwest Miami-Dade this week. Police say 19-year-old Jazzima Barnes and 25-year-old James Myles met on an online dating site. The t...Continue reading "Online Date Leads to Homeless Woman Being Held Captive" > [...]
High School Sports Blog, Aug. 7, 2014
By Larry Blustein
Before the 2013 high school football season began, all the players and coaches at Southwest Miami heard about was that Belen Jesuit was now part of District 15-8A and that things would soon change.
The stronghold that head coach Tim Neal and his [...]
Riptide 2.0: Third Man Arrested in Connection With Brutal Undercover Video of Illegal West Dade SlaughterhouseRiptide 2.0, Aug. 6, 2014
Miami-Dade police have arrested Yurianne "Elvin" Hervis-Gonzalez, 34, and charged him Tuesday with 30 felony counts of animal cruelty in connection with an illegal West Miami-Dade slaughterhouse ...Continue reading "Third Man Arrested in Connection With Brutal Undercover Video of Illegal West Dade Slaughterhouse" > [...]
Community Newspapers, Jul. 16, 2014
Has southwest Miami-Dade County become the center of South Florida?s ?grow house? problem? ?Seventy percent of marijuana ?grow house? cases this year occurred in two of Miami-Dade?s nine police districts: Hammocks and South districts,? said Lt. Jose Gonzalez who heads an MDPD Narcotics Bureau Unit. Through the first six months [...]
Riptide 2.0, Jul. 14, 2014
Pizza delivery people are some of our most important and underappreciated workers. They bring us pizza, after all. But two hoodlums in Southwest Miami-Dade viciously set up one deliveryman and end...Continue reading "Pizza Man Shot and Robbed During Delivery in Southwest Miami-Dade" > [...]