Republican U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart’s wife, Tia Diaz-Balart, posted a list of “best places to visit in Venezuela” on the website of a company founded to create “custom-tailored dream vacations” for clients and groups. Mario Diaz-Balart is one of Venezuela’s biggest critics in Congress.
Miami Commissioner Ken Russell said he called all the donors who gave to his aborted congressional campaign before rolling $100,000 into a political committee supporting his reelection to the Miami City Commission. Two donors say that’s not true.
In the wake of Hurricane Michael, many people are looking to help those who have lost their livelihood. Here are some tips to avoid scams and a list of local charities collecting money and goods for victims.
FDLE identifies Neico G. Crooks as the man who died after being shot by Miami Gardens police officers early Friday. Crooks was in a stolen Lexus SUV. He fled cops, was shot at, and crashed into a house.
Two council seats are up for grabs in Miami Lakes. Business owner Xiomara Pazos and attorney Jeffrey Rodriguez are running for seat 2; educator Carlos Alvarez and Esther Colon, a government retiree, are running for seat 6.
A coalition of agencies supported a cleanup of streets underneath the Dolphin Expressway where homeless people, many with opioid addictions, are living. Many people were moved to shelter or drug treatment.
Sherrone Jenkins has died after a battle with cancer. The death of her 9-year-old daughter Sherdavia, who was killed by a stray bullet in Liberty City in 2006, focused attention on Miami’s gun violence issue.
A caregiver was arrested Monday on charges including elderly abuse and battery after police say she kicked a 93-year-old woman who had fallen out of bed. Police released surveillance video of the incident.
Miami prosecutors say 17-year-old Eveline Gainza took part in the murder of her own father, Evelio Gainza, whose decomposing corpse was discovered last month inside his West Kendall town home. She has now been charged as an adult.