The Miami Beach Jewish Community Center has been evacuated after a bomb threat — the second in as many weeks. The call came straight to the JCC building, located on Pine Tree Drive, just before 10 a.m,. Miami Beach police tweeted. Police closed Pine Tree Drive from 41st to 43rd Street while they investigated.
The Miami Beach commissioner announced in a letter that she wouldn’t be running for another four-year term, citing health concerns. Her announcement creates another open race in the city’s November election.
Miami Beach police are looking for two men who stole thousands of dollars of electronics, watches and cash from a Miami man on Oct. 7. Months later, police have released security footage of the thieves entering and exiting the condo in hopes of finding them.
A day after current Beach Mayor Philip Levine announced he would not run for a third term, current Commissioner Michael Grieco filed paperwork with the city clerk and Dan Gelber’s political consultant confirmed that the former state senator would likely announce in the coming weeks.
Miami Beach police are searching for a black or blue 2013 Chevrolet Camaro driven in a hit-and-run that put Babson College student Abhishek Tulsyan in Mount Sinai hospital. Tulsyan remains there after suffering several broken bones.
Chinese couples Julius and Lucy Yee and Jesus and Vicky Li met in Cuba, learned the art of Chinese cooking in Spain, and operated the Miami Beach Chinese food landmark, Fu Manchu, from 1971 to its closing in 2006.
Miami Beach Rep. David Richardson’s audit of a state private prison contractor exposed what he considers either gross incompetence or outright fraud in the pricing scheme that benefited vendors and was approved by state officials.