In a feat of engineering to counter the effect of Mother Nature, the Kampong raised its whale-sized baobab tree with a 240-ton crane. The 80-year-old tree was felled by Hurricane Irma -- the fourth hurricane that has knocked it down since David Fairchild planted it.
Members of the “Encuentros Juveniles,” a Miami Archdiocese youth group, carry the shrine of Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, as part of a procession marking the Feast of Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre at the Watsco Center on the University of Miami campus on Thursday. The event, which had been postponed because of Hurricane Irma, marks Sept. 8, 1961, when the Archdiocese of Miami held a feast at the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity in Coconut Grove with more than 30,000 Cuban exiles. On that same day, the shrine of Our Lady of Charity arrived from Cuba, after Fidel Castro’s regime began.
A pit bull, later named Ollie, recovers from more than 50 stab wounds. He is expected to make a full recovery. Meanwhile, police search for the culprit or culprits who savagely beat the animal and stuffed it into a suitcase.
Dressed in black from head to toe, Jordana Rosales was choked up as she pleaded guilty to running over a federal agent on a South Beach sidewalk and fleeing in her Mercedes-Benz after a night of drinking in 2016.