Gabriela Valdes donated her kidney to her husband Abel to save his life. During a press conference on Thursday, April 5, to promote National Donate Life Month, the Kendall couple spoke about their recovery.
An unusual one-on-one classroom method has opened in the Dadeland area: one teacher, one student. Fusion Academy on Feb. 5 opened its first Miami-area school — its 43rd in the United States, including Boca Raton — catering to students from 6th to 12th grades.
Authorities believe Michael Gonzalez, spokes-kid from the Kendall Toyota commercials on Miami-area TV, went into the business of selling something besides cars: drugs. Police say he was involved in a robbery outside an Aventura LA Fitness in a drug rip-off gone fatally wrong.
In an era in which the public is polarized on nearly all political issues, a group of Miami-Dade high school students have conceived and produced a play that focuses on how the media portrays social injustices.
Kendall’s Dr. Lilliam Sanabria received an Emergency Restriction Order banning her from practicing medicine in a surgical setting after she showed up for a surgery unfit to perform. Sanabria was diagnosed with chronic opioid use and moderate depression.
Layne Chesney, 14, a Fort Pierce softball player, suffered third-degree burns on 95 percent of her body after she used a gas can to stoke a dwindling bonfire. She’s in a medically induced coma at Kendall Regional’s burn center in Miami.
Dale Adamson, a Miami middle-school math teacher, filed into his school’s auditorium on Friday for what he thought was an typical assembly. He left with a $25,000 check for his Milken Educator Award, the Oscars for educators.
A family deep-frying a turkey inside the Kendall apartment building at 15221 SW 80th St. ended up sickening six people with carbon monoxide poisoning, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said. Several floors of the apartment building were evacuated and four people were hospitalized.
Marc Burns, 67, and son Jonathan “JB” Burns, 39, this month won at the U.S. Open Racquetball National Championships in Minneapolis, prevailing in the top amateur Centurion Division, which stipulates that the combined age of the doubles team equals at least 100.
A Miami-Dade police officer shot and killed a man who came at him with a knife Tuesday morning near the Miccosukee Golf & Country Club in Kendale Lakes. Police said the officer fired a Taser first, but if it struck the target, it had little effect.