Miami-Dade is taking action against a homeless encampment of sexual offenders. Homeless Trust workers alongside city employees and police officers talk to the residents of the makeshift, homeless camp near Hialeah about finding them places to live that don't conflict with county rules on how close offenders can be to schools and parks.
In the 25 years since it was devastated by Hurricane Andrew, South Miami-Dade has undergone a dramatic transformation from a rural and semi-rural landscape to sprawling suburbia, but improvement has been uneven and unequal — and the region is facing transportation woes and renewed development pressures.
Maria Hernandez, Project Director for the Convention Center District talks about construction underway at the Miami Beach Convention Center on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. The city says construction is now more than half done.
Chris Lagergren, 47, from Pembroke Pines, protests outside of the Miami Seaquarium on Tuesday, Aug. 8 2017, in Key Biscayne to remember the anniversary of Lolita the Killer Whale's capture from the Puget Sound 47 years ago.
Heavy rains brought flooded streets and flooded store fronts along Miami Beach Tuesday afternoon. LeeAnna Lough, of Oregon, found herself mopping up the art gallery that she owns with her husband Rodney Lough, Jr. a master wilderness photographer, at 737 Lincoln Rd.