The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County issued a swimming advisory late Tuesday afternoon for Virginia Key Beach Southside (Dog Beach) and Crandon North Beach after testing indicated the waters might have too much fecal matter.
Miami police have reopened eastbound Rickenbacker Causeway, the only route onto Key Biscayne, Florida, after it was closed for almost five hours because an armed man was threatening to harm himself, according to police.
A MAST Academy Virginia Key student wrote about the rise of racial slurs as the student body became less diverse. The school district is piloting a program that gives preference in the selection process for the magnet school to students in areas that are largely poor and black.
Jorge Rouco of Sunny Isles Beach was slammed by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bike on the Rickenbacker Causeway around 7 p.m. April 2. Now, as he's recovering from serious injuries, he and Miami-Dade police are trying to find the driver.
A lavish groundbreaking ceremony was held at Hard Rock Stadium as Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and tournament director/retired tennis star James Blake on hand. The even will move in 2019 after 31 years on Key Biscayne.
The prestigious tournament on Key Biscyane, which changed names many times — from Lipton to Ericsson to NASDAQ-100 to Sony Ericsson to Miami Open — is moving to Hard Rock Stadium after this year. Here’s a look back at some memorable moments.
Eric Peter Verbeeck, a 17-year-old honors student, was in the process of transitioning to a girl. After her March 6 suicide, her mother shares their story and offers a message to parents of kids with sexual identity issues: “Expand the space in your heart.”
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue along with the US Coast Guard responded to a report of a 25-foot boat capsized seven miles southeast of the Cape Florida Lighthouse in Key Biscayne on Monday, March 5, 2018. Upon arrival, Fireboat 73 observed the capsized ve
Windsurfing business Sailboards Miami closed after Hurricane Irma, then they lost a Miami-Dade County bid to continue operating off the Rickenbacker Causeway. They’re now grappling with having to close for good.
The secluded Virginia Key site of the former Jimbo’s fish shack will be restored with a natural shoreline — possibly with a low-key new spot for food and drink — under a plan that settles a dispute between conservationists and the city.