A Miami firefighter shot himself on the Rickenbacker Causeway and died Wednesday morning. Fellow firefighters rushed to the scene and gave their fallen colleague a roadside tribute — huddling in silence, wrapping the body in a flag and leading a procession.
The Key Biscayne Village Council approved a $33 million budget that includes salary increases and cost-of-living adjustments for village employees and a decrease in health insurance costs as a result of new union contracts.
More than seventy people, mostly of Catalan origin and residing in Miami, gathered Saturday at Crandon Beach Park in Key Biscayne, to support independence for Catalonia, forming a human V with red, blue and yellow shirts.
A divided Key Biscayne Village Council decided not to back away from plans for a park including a dog run on Crandon Boulevard, despite a petition from residents who don’t want canines at the site near the village’s center.
After a “rash” of vehicle burglaries and auto thefts in the Village of Key Biscayne, Jason Younes, the village’s deputy chief of police, conducted a staff study with officers and Chief Charles Press last October to brainstorm for a more efficient way to catch criminals who enter the key.
A beach baptism ceremony hosted by Christ Journey Church was held at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park on Key Biscayne on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Approximately 50 people were baptized at the beach. Christ Journey Church is located in Coral Gables and West Kendall.