North Miami police released surveillance footage of an armed robbery at the 125 Clinic, 505 NE 125th St., on Feb 10. One person has been arrested, but police are looking for help in identifying the three others involved.
As the March 1 property tax filing deadline nears, Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia would like to remind property owners that they may apply for homestead, senior, veterans and other exemptions to help reduce their property taxes. Filing can be done via online or visiting the offices.
An attorney for North Miami police Cmdr. Emile Hollant notified the city of his plans to file a lawsuit to regain his job and has also filed ethics complaints. Hollant has remained on suspension since last July when another officer shot the therapist.
Cornel West gave a lecture that riled up the crowd at North Miami Senior High on Friday afternoon. He touched on recent actions by President Donald Trump’s administration and called for unity and community action.
A body was found floating in a North Miami Beach canal Friday afternoon, police said. North Miami Beach police tweeted that the body was found near Northeast 15th Avenue and Northeast 170 Street, but offered no other information.
The City Council approved a pest management plan based on a similar plan out of San Francisco. Staff members hope to reduce the use of pesticides and herbicides while also seeking alternatives to those chemicals.
The City Council approved a contract with Point Blank Enterprises to provide the technology and video management services. The program is another response to last year’s shooting of Charles Kinsey by Officer Jonathan Aledda.
Four North Miami-Dade residents — Naomie Maitre, Willie Smith, Daryl Pugh and Lloyd Scott — have been convicted in federal court after committing car burglaries at gas stations, daycare centers and even a church — all to gain information to use in a massive identity theft scheme. A fifth indicted co-conspirator, Christopher Simpson, remains a fugitive.
The festival is set for Jan. 29 despite a price tag and an organizer that’s placed the city’s decision under fire. Political consultant Ringo Cayard says the event is all about unity but some think the event was put together hastily and is all about political jockeying as the May election approaches.
Lance Dixon covers Coral Gables, Miami Gardens and North Miami. He joined the Miami Herald in 2013 and is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga.
Gladys Soto, the mother of Arnaldo Rios, the autistic patient at the center of a North Miami police shooting that left his caretaker, Charles Kinsey, injured, talks about Soto's happy reunion with Kinsey on Thursday, July 28, 2016.
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