Rickquita Wright took her son, Roy Stephens III, with her from his father’s Hialeah, FL, home, cops say. But as the father has legal custody and didn’t give her permission, that’s an abduction and kidnapping.
In the open Florida House District 103 in historically GOP-friendly Northwest Miami-Dade, first-time Democratic candidate Cindy Polo is running a bare-bones campaign against well-financed Republican Frank Mingo.
Republican incumbent Bryan Avila is running for re-election in District 111, which includes parts of Hialeah, Virginia Gardens and Miami Springs. He faces a challenge from Broward Democrat and political newcomer Rizwan Ahmed.
Miami wound up in 29th place among 100 large U.S. cities in a study of the opportunities they offer to immigrants to integrate into society. The report, titled National Integration Index, was by New American Economy.
A Hialeah, Florida, man hung two dead ducks from a stop sign to warn drivers speeding through his Hialeah neighborhood and force them to slow down, according to an NBC6 report. Hialeah police removed the ducks.
Hialeah, FL, police say detectives are watching former North Hialeah Elementary School teacher David Givins in Washington, D.C. He talked about “reclaiming” the school with 200 tanks in an Aug. 14 YouTube video.
Jurors convicted a man police said was drunk and behind the wheel of a BMW that killed a woman in Hialeah in 2012. At trial, the judge allowed a man in Cuba to testify via WhatsApp that he was actually the one behind the wheel.
A judge let a surprise witness in a criminal trial testify by WhatsApp from Cuba. The witness, Alex Diaz, claimed he was actually behind the wheel in a Hialeah, Florida, car crash. He is unlikely to be extradited.
A nonbinding measure on the Aug. 28 ballot will ask Hialeah voters if they would be willing to raise their property taxes to pay for more police officers and related expenses, especially in the schools.