To reduced the unwanted-pet population, the Humane Society of Greater Miami performs free spaying and neutering of dogs and cats for anyone who receives Medicaid; food stamps; Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food and nutrition service; or Supplemental Security Income.
North Miami fired Babacar M’Bow at the end of 2015 and the Museum of Contemporary Art is still without a permanent leader. The city is working to find a qualified candidate, to strengthen the board of trustees and to reclaim MOCA’s past prominence.
There is a heavy police presence in a North Miami neighborhood where a man has reportedly barricaded himself in a home. The main scene is at 120th Street and NW 15th Avenue, but a police helicopter has been roaming around for the past few hours.
The Miami Herald’s Wish Book 2016 campaign began at Thanksgiving and still has a month or so to go. In that time, generous readers have donated the gift of sight to a visually impaired woman, dentures to a Goodwill cook and prosthetics to a toddler who was severely burned in a kitchen accident. And the giving is not done.
In the male-dominated cigar industry, twin sisters Yvonne and Yvette Rodriguez have set out to blaze a trail for their business, Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars, while at the same time celebrating the vast shades of women in the African diaspora.
A planned $12.6 million high school building at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus would be the first energy-efficient, saltwater-resilient building in Miami-Dade County, according to the principal.
Florida International University’s South Florida Brewfest is now known as the North Miami Brewfest as it enters its fifth year, thanks to a sponsorship from the city. The festival will take place at the Chaplin School of Hospitality and features dozens of breweries, educational seminars and food from local restaurants.
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.
José A. Iglesiasjiglesias@elnuevoherald.com
Autistic patient's mother discusses Charles Kinsey's reunion with her son
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