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Miami-Dade police are investigating a fatal shooting in Opa-locka, just blocks from city hall.
Miami GardensThe Miami Herald , Dec 2
Mayor Oliver Gilbert, a former prosecutor, says better relations between police and community could help fight crime.
The city of Miami Gardens is facing a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by 10 citizens who claim that its police officers, for years, have ... practiced a pattern of unconstitutional stop-and-frisks, searches, seizure and arrests in violation of the Fourth Amendment.
MIAMI GARDENSThe Miami Herald , Dec 1
Twin teenage brothers and a 22-year-old accomplice were arrested Saturday after Miami Gardens police say they convinced a 78-year-old man to... give them a ride to a bus stop then car-jacked him.
An 10-year-old girl was shot Tuesday night during an apparent robbery near Oak Grove Park.
Opa-lockaThe Miami Herald , Nov 27
Opa-locka residents in need of a turkey for Thanksgiving lined up for a free bird and collard greens on Monday, Nov. 25, in the east parking... lot of historic City Hall, 777 Sharazad Blvd. Over 1,200 turkeys were given away, and after Opa-locka residents received their turkeys, Miami Gardens residents were invited to claim what was left. The annual event was hosted by Commissioner Timothy Holmes and backed by generous donors including area businesses.
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