A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., on June 12, 2018. South Florida has had its own issues with raccoons after seven tested positive for rabies in the Kendall area.
A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., on June 12, 2018. South Florida has had its own issues with raccoons after seven tested positive for rabies in the Kendall area. Evan Frost AP
A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., on June 12, 2018. South Florida has had its own issues with raccoons after seven tested positive for rabies in the Kendall area. Evan Frost AP

Miami Herald Real Time/Breaking News reporter Howard Cohen, a 2017 Media Excellence Awards winner, has covered pop music, theater, health and fitness, obituaries, municipal government and general assignment. He started his career in the Features department at the Miami Herald in 1991.