City of Miami Police Chief Rodolfo Llanes held a press conference on Thursday, July 20, 2017 to ask for possible witnesses to come forward with information in the death of Alton Banks, a 10-year-old boy who died from a suspected fentanyl overdose.
After a man was bitten in the water just off Haulover Park’s beach, visitors from near and far continued to flock to the most popular nude beach in the country and they say sharks won’t scare them away.
Miami-Dade’s mayor proposed to cut transit service and leave more than 1,000 positions open in 2018 as the county grapples with a slowing economy, lower ridership and a looming increase in the deductions homeowners can apply to their property-tax bills.
On July 1, a law went into effect authorizing therapy dogs in any court throughout Florida. Miami-Dade Children’s court was the first court in Miami-Dade to offer therapy dogs in court through the Paws in Court program.