The public water utility in Opa-locka, Florida, faces complaints about high bills, broken meters and improper billing, as a class action lawsuit against the city moves ahead over the “inflated” water bills.
A girl who said she was raped three times on Carol City High School’s campus during the 2017-18 school year has sued Miami-Dade County Public Schools and superintendent Alberto Carvalho over the case’s handling.
Miami Gardens police find missing 15-year-old Janiya Johnson. William Brice charged with shooting three of her family members who confronted him about her disappearance in South Florida Bunche Park neighborhood.
Opa-locka FL city attorney Vincent Brown sent a memo claiming the city could not replace or fire him, without paying $100,000. The city manager claims Brown has given the bankrupt city officials bad advice.
North Miami-Dade, Florida, resident John Oscar was killed in a predawn shooting Saturday in Miami Gardens, cops say. Oscar apparently was driving for 305 Elite Concierge, a limousine/car service company.
An Opa-locka business owner was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted murder after police say he lured a man to his warehouse and shot him point blank. The man had told police he shot the man in self-defense.
Miami Gardens police officer Victor Velez was traveling west on the Palmetto Expressway Saturday morning when he was rear-ended “by a drunk driver traveling at a high rate of speed.” He had minor injuries.
Miami-based Republic Metals has declared bankruptcy at the same time federal prosecutors examine whether U.S. refineries are laundering money by buying ‘blood’ gold from Latin America that hurts the rainforest and local workers.
After former Opa-locka commissioner Tim Holmes’ term ended, he offered to buy the city-owned wheelchair-accessible truck that he had used while he was in office. Instead, the city repossessed it one night.
Miami Gardens police released new information that detectives hope will help them find Jaime Humet’s killer. Jaime Humet was killed Dec. 10 as he stopped at an ATM. Meanwhile, his brother pleads for justice.
The Miami Open tennis tournament is moving to Hard Rock Stadium in 2019 after 30 years in Key Biscayne, Florida. Despite initial skepticism from fans, ticket sales are ahead of pace. Construction on the site is well underway.