NEWS FROM: Allapattah, Brownsville, Liberty City, Little River, Model City, West Little River
CourtsThe Miami Herald , May 7
Jurors took just over two hours to convict Walter Bailey of September 2006 slayings; he now faces the death penalty.
Little HaitiThe Miami Herald , May 3
About 200 teens gathered in Little Haiti on Sunday, April 28, to help beautify Morningside Elementary as part the annual J-Serve Internation... al Day of Jewish Youth Service. Among their accomplishments: a newly painted mural and a spruced-up, re-mulched garden and green area.
Liberty CityThe Miami Herald , May 3
The African-American Performing Arts Community Theatre is putting on a production of ‘Anne and Emmett’ at the African Heritage... Cultural Arts Center in Liberty City. The play imagines a meeting between Anne Frank, who died at age 15 inside the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during the Holocaust, and Emmett Till, who was 14 years old in 1955 when he was murdered for reportedly flirting with a white woman in Mississippi. The showtimes are 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays through May 12. Tickets are $20. The center is located at 6161 NW 22nd St. For more information, visit www.aapact.com.
Liberty CityThe Miami Herald , Apr 30
City, county and school police officers reached out to kids in Liberty City as partners in the fight against crime.
CourtsThe Miami Herald , Apr 30
Antwan Grace, accused of shooting Jeffrey Johnson in May 2006 after an argument over who had a better car, will serve 18 years in prison.
Political sceneThe Miami Herald , Apr 28
Talk about public service. Junita Roundtree, a community liaison for Miami-Dade Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, was the key trial witness in t... he successful prosecution of a mugger.
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