A mail carrier was robbed of her postal key at gunpoint in Little Haiti, according to U.S. Postal Inspection Service. A $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the robber has been offered.
Barry Jenkins, the Liberty City, FL-born “Moonlight” director, is nominated for an Oscar for adapted writing for “If Beale Street Could Talk.” Miami’s Phil Lord is up for “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”
Prior infection with dengue may give immunity against symptomatic Zika disease, according to research published in the journal PLOS Medicine. Dengue and Zika are both spread through the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito.
Miami, Florida lawmakers are pushing legislation that would end the Miami Dade Expressway Authority, and tolls over highways like the Dolphin Expressway. The proposal would also restrict use of surtax dollars.
Deandre Charles was 15 when was accused of murdering a rabbi in a robbery-gone-wrong in Northeast Miami-Dade. Two years after prosecutors dropped the charges, he is suing Miami-Dade police for wrongful arrest.
Speaking to a crowd of 2,000, actor Danny Glover called climate change the most pressing issue facing young people and activists today. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, hosted by 5000 Role Models, was held on Miami Beach.
Motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle riders cruised through Miami-Dade County on Friday evening ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, and presumably in coordination with the annual “Wheels Up, Guns Down” demonstrations.