Thousands of visitors are expected to come to Miami Beach over Memorial Day weekend for concerts, parties and special events. Here's what you need to know to enjoy Urban Beach Week and other festivities, find parking and avoid traffic.
Miami, Miami Beach and other cities across the county are pursuing funding for mass transit projects that fit into the countywide SMART plan. The pilot projects could provide new transportation options and ease traffic while long-term projects are developed.
A man in a stolen car sped through a stop sign in Little Havana early Wednesday morning, causing a collision with a marked police car and sending the officer to the hospital with a broken arm and displaced hip, Miami police said.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez vetoed an ordinance that would require a "living wage" for workers at businesses renting space from Miami International Airport and other county facilities. Backers say the law is needed to keep workers out of poverty.
QuickLoad, founded in 2015 in Allapattah, has been called “Uber for trucks” by some of the 1,000 drivers and 500 clients who currently use it. It can be used by individuals who need to move bulky items or companies with big shipments.
Under county law, business owners who speak to city officials must register as lobbyists. In Miami Beach, that means paying a $500 registration fee plus $350 per issue. After an outcry, Miami Beach may waive the fees for business owners.
Federal investigators are examining cracks that developed in the Florida International University bridge days before it collapsed. They had previously blocked the release of photographs showing those cracks.
A non-partisan contest for Miami-Dade County commission suddenly has implications beyond local politics as a candidate backed by Democrats runs against the wife of a leading Republican contending for the nomination to replace Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in Congress.
Dr. James McAdoo, who performs liposuction, Brazilian butt lifts, and other cosmetic surgery at storefront clinics in Miami, was charged with medical malpractice by the Florida health department involving a surgery that led to the 2016 death of Heather Meadows, a 29-year-old woman from West Virginia.
The ringleader of a criminal organization that defrauded insurance companies out of millions of dollars by setting fire to homes and then filing false claims will serve 20 years in state prison and pay $1.9 million in restitution, a judge ruled.
With the rainy season expected to drive up the number of disease-carrying mosquitoes, Miami-Dade County is urging residents to be on the lookout for standing water and treat bromeliads and other plants that can trap water.
St. Thomas University's Board of Trustees on Thursday announced that it had appointed David Armstrong to replace the retiring Monsignor Franklyn Casale. Armstrong currently serves as the president of Thomas More College in Kentucky.
A Homestead man was arrested on animal cruelty charges after showing up at a Marathon animal shelter in February with 40 cats soaked in their own urine and feces and suffering from horrid conditions, the Monroe County State Attorney's Office said. Patrick Franey, 61, was arrested May 23 on 36 counts of animal cruelty and four counts of aggravated cruelty — one for each cat that had to be euthanized for medical ailments.