Incumbent Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernández bested two challengers in Tuesday’s municipal elections, winning nearly 80 percent of the vote. In council races Carl Zogby and incumbent Katharine “Katy” Cue Fuente won their races.
Temple college student Cariann Hithon was shot dead by a police officer on Miami Beach on Sunday night after her car jolted forward from a stop and struck another police officer. Earlier in the month, Hialeah police shot into a moving vehicle, killing the driver after saying he threatened officers on the street with his car.
A Hialeah woman told her husband he could put his vintage car inside their house to protect it from Hurricane Irma — if he could get it through the sliding glass doors. Surprising his family, Tomas Acea managed to wedge his car into the living room Friday evening.