Hialeah police confirm on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, the arrest of longtime fugitive Anibal Mustelier, who is accused of engineering the failed murder attempts of a Bay of Pigs veteran, and of masterminding a daring Brickell bank heist.
Mirta Abreu talks about her daughter, Catherine Gonzalez, a 19-year-old Hialeah resident who was hospitalized for eight days after suffering several respiratory arrests during a liposuction treatment at Encore Plastic Surgery.
A Hialeah police officer gave chase to a flamingo running through traffic Monday. Hialeah Police Officer Jose Romero spotted the pink tropical bird, which had escaped from its colony at Hialeah Park, and gave chase. It took three officers to save the bird.
Tuesday night a woman was killed in a Hialeah apartment. Then, an Amber Alert was issued for a missing child who lived in the apartment. Early Wednesday morning a passerby spotted a truck in the woods off U.S. 1 in Florida City, with two bodies inside.
A banner criticising Florida senator Marco Rubio and the National Rifle Association was flown over Miami Beach on February 17 after the senator deflected questions on gun control following a school shooting in Parkland. The banner, which read “Shame on you Marco Rubio & NRA”, was flown after 17 people were shot dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Wednesday. The stunt follows Rubio’s statement on Thursday where he said gun restrictions would not have prevented the shooting, according to local news reports. Rubio has received about $3.3 million from the NRA as of last October according to New York Times.
Nikolas Cruz appears in open court for the first time on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, during a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer. Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.