Survivors of the Boko Haram kidnapping are holding town halls in Miami to discuss child trafficking on Sunday and Monday. On Sunday, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson and former Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson will host a 3 p.m. brunch at Morgan’s Restaurant with the survivors, Miami community leaders and mothers.
North Miami Beach police are investigating the murder of 19-year-old Christopher Francois, who was found dead in the 1300 block of Northeast 177th Street early Friday. Miami-Dade police found a body in northeast Miami-Dade, near Northeast 177th Street and Eighth Place.
Just days before their contract is set to expire, unionized janitors and groundskeepers at the University of Miami gave their bargaining committee the authorization to call a strike if an agreement isn’t reached.
In the four years John Dubois has been in office, he has sued at least 10 people or entities in four lawsuits. Some have called his suits frivolous, including a judge who ordered Dubois to pay the attorney’s fees of the person he sued.
Telecom technology has improved immensely since hurricanes Katrina and Wilma hit Florida in 2005, the last major hurricanes to hit the state. But sometimes old-school tech still works best during a storm. Low-tech landlines and battery-powered radios may work better than your cellphone. Remember Hurricane Andrew.
In the latest financial reports, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has raised about four times more money in his mayoral campaign than that of his closest competitor, Raquel Regaldo, a school board member running for mayor.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with community leaders at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce on Friday — promising state resources to help local businesses and taking suggestions from local elected officials.
The Florida Department of Health had invited journalists to tag along with health workers going door to door to talk to people about the Zika virus. But the workers and Miami Beach residents were not aware of the directive, causing concern and confusion.
Cauley Square has turned into a quaint collection of more than two dozen Old Florida cottages, shops, restaurants, gardens and galleries. They popped up around the main building — originally a two-story flatiron structure that Cauley built as a warehouse 113 years ago.
Quaint Cauley Square gets a facelift
Taxi drivers protest for permits
Fire at FPL substation leaves thousands without power