West Miami-DadeThe Miami Herald , May 23
Florida Power and Light contractors completed a phase of improvements to the electrical grid serving the Westwood Lakes neighborhood in West... Miami-Dade on Thursday.
Jorge Barahona is facing the death penalty, along with his wife, in the murder of the couple’s 10-year-old adopted daughter
A West Miami-Dade woman accused of leaving her baby to die in a sweltering car will remain jailed. Her lawyer said Monday that she suffers f... rom depression associated with the child’s birth.
SweetwaterThe Miami Herald , May 20
On the day Cubans celebrated their independence, FIU and the city of Sweetwater unveiled a statue commemorating the efforts of one of the co... untry’s most beloved freedom fighters.
SweetwaterThe Miami Herald , May 14
Sweetwater commissioner Isolina Maroño was elected to serve on the Group 4 commission seat during Tuesday’s municipal ele... ctions.
SweetwaterThe Miami Herald , May 10
The city of Sweetwater has proclaimed May 6 to be Commissioner Manuel Duasso Day. Commissioners Jose Manuel Guerra, Isolina Maroñ... ;o, Jose Diaz, Duasso, Jose Antonio Bergouignan, Mayor Manny Maroño and Prisca Barreto celebrate the moment at the May 6 commission meeting. Duasso, who received the proclamation for serving on the commission for close to 20 years, was elected in 1995. He moved into the city in 1973. He applied for the position of maintenance director in 1978. He plans to continue to run for another four-year term when his seat is up for reelection in 2015.
From South Florida Blogs & Websites
Naked Politics, May. 22, 2013
From MH's Jay Weaver:The Internal Revenue Service has slammed the Miccosukee Indians with a bill of $170 million for the West Miami-Dade tribe?s failure to report and withhold taxes from its distribution of gambling profits to tribal members, according to court records.
In a long-running battle, the IRS also has [...]
Crossfade, Apr. 24, 2013
Tuesday morning around 9:35 a.m., Wilbrent Bain Jr., the brother of local rap legend Trina (born Katrina Laverne Taylor), was shot and killed in Northwest Miami-Dade near 91st Street after a d...Continue reading "Trina's Brother Murdered in Miami" > ' [...]
Riptide 2.0, Apr. 17, 2013
After finding a woman with burns covering 60 percent of her body, Miami-Dade police are investigating the incident as a possible attack on a homeless person.The Miami-Dade Police Department receiv...Continue reading "Homeless Woman Set on Fire in Southwest Miami-Dade" > [...]
Belle Isle Blog, Mar. 28, 2013
Riptide 2.0, Mar. 22, 2013
Danilo Jose Mejia Salazar, 63, showed up to work yesterday for his job as a janitor at the Coral Reef Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Southwest Miami-Dade and left after being airlifted to Ke...Continue reading "Nursing Home Janitor Dies After Being Stabbed in Neck by Visitor" > [...]