One week before hurricane season begins, South Florida is bracing for rainfall from Alberto, a rare preseason subtropical storm over Memorial Day weekend. Miami will close its pools and keep portable pumps on standby to deal with flooding.
Boy, 8, playing with firecrackers he found at family home in southwest Miami-Dade at the Cutler Manor apartment complex had a finger blown off, cousin tells Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. Quintavius Rhodes is airlifted to Kendall Regional Hospital.
Prosecutors say Tavon Graham shot Miami club promoter Laurance "Fabulous Elle" Webb seven times. She survived for five months before succumbing to her wounds. Five years later, the suspected killer has been arrested.
Miami Beach will host an Air & Sea Show. Miami Gardens will honor Sgt. LaDavid T. Johnson, the American soldier from Miami Gardens killed last year in Niger during an ambush. And Fort Lauderdale will throw a big beach bash. Such are the many family-oriented events over the Memorial Day weekend in South Florida.
The county Commission on Ethics and Public Trust ruled unanimously Thursday that North Miami Beach Commissioner Frantz Pierre had intentionally misused his official position to try to avoid code violation citations.
Thousands of visitors are expected to come to Miami Beach over Memorial Day weekend for concerts, parties and special events. Here's what you need to know to enjoy Urban Beach Week and other festivities, find parking and avoid traffic.
Rapper Khaotic305 posts video to his Instagram, Facebook accounts on Thursday showing a group of women brawling on South Beach's Ocean Drive near Fat Tuesday before Urban Beach Weekend kicks off on Miami Beach. Beach police say video was shot during Rolling Loud earlier in May.
Miami, Miami Beach and other cities across the county are pursuing funding for mass transit projects that fit into the countywide SMART plan. The pilot projects could provide new transportation options and ease traffic while long-term projects are developed.