A masked man suspected of serially burglarizing luxury homes in North Miami was arrested Wednesday. North Miami police said 26-year-old Jorge Baez stole about $200,000 worth of cash, jewelry and designer goods between May and September.
Some of Haiti’s most popular musicians performed in front of a raucous crowd of music and soccer fans at the conclusion of the Super 8 tournament in North Miami earlier this month. The city said the popular event may inspire more fusion of sports and music.
Garth Solutions partnered with the developers of SoLe Mia to help with job training and job placement for North Miami residents on the city’s largest development project, at the former Biscayne Landing site. The new owners want to build two rental towers, plus a 10-acre swimming lagoon and a retail center.
A North Miami police officer, hit by the driver of a stolen car on Friday afternoon, has been released from the hospital on Saturday. The officer shot and wounded the car’s driver, who has not been identified by police and is in the hospital.
After at least two meetings where North Miami Beach council members left the dais, and the council lost quorum, the city will vote on a proposed ordinance making the departures a violation of city code.
North Miami Beach tweeted just before 11 p.m. that there was a shooting near Northeast 4th Avenue and 176th Street. Moments later they added that detectives were on scene and it was an isolated incident.
At the first City Council meeting since the police-involved shooting of Charles Kinsey, activists spoke out during the public comment portion of the meeting and called for Officer Jonathan Aledda’s firing.
In a social media post, North Miami Beach Mayor George Vallejo confirms that he’s under investigation by the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office but doesn’t give any details on what the agency is investigating.
North Miami’s public library will announce the winners of the library’s summer reading program and have an end-of-summer celebration complete with family fun, yoga and an appearance by Clifford the Big Red Dog.
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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