The Liberty Square housing project in Miami-Dade is almost ready for some residents to move into their new units. But paperwork delays tied to the federal shutdown could slow the start of the next construction phase.
Miami-Dade police arrested Glenn Carlton Smith after discovering a dead dog and six injured dogs on or near his property in Brownsville. Police also found treadmills and a scale, which are used in dog-fighting rings.
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.”
Former Miami Dolphin great Larry Little has spent a lifetime of giving back to his community., helping restore Virginia Key’s black beach, teaching kids to swim and helping students pay their college expenses.
Sam Moore, of Sam and Dave fame, and wife Joyce Moore, who produced a George H.W. Bush inauguration event, were invited from their Coral Gables home to attend the Bush funeral at Washington National Cathedral.
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.