In October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States, several organizations and activists have had events in Miami to raise awareness in the community of the negative effects of this problem.
Jurors late Friday convicted Jean Ridore, the former head of North Miami’s Adult Education Center, of taking illegal cash payment in exchange for handing out no-show jobs. He faces up to 40 years in prison.
A former North Miami assistant budget director is accusing the city manager of moving funds around to cover a multimillion-dollar budget deficit. The city manager denies that; he says the city’s budget is balanced.
In a lawsuit, a North Miami, FL contracted employee alleges that Councilman Philippe Bien-Amie sexually assaulted her in a car in 2016, and the city fired her after she raised concerns about his behavior.
Florida International University police officers released an updated description of the man who the department says bludgeoned two MAST high school students on the Biscayne Bay campus earlier this month.
Michael W. Krop Senior HIgh School students took to North Miami Beach’s Oleta River State Park to join with thousands across the United States as part of Ocean Conservancy’s 33rd International Coastal Cleanup day.
A North Miami man who told police he was home for lunch, said he heard a noise in the backyard of an adjacent vacant home, went to investigate and ended up shooting one of them after a struggle. The teacher was later arrested on charges including attempted murder.
Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade issued seven no swimming advisories: Golden Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, Surfside, North Shore, 53rd Street in Miami Beach, Haulover South and Crandon North, Crandon South.
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday, recorded some of her classic albums like “Young, Gifted and Black” at North Miami’s Criteria Studio with producers Tom Dowd, Jerry Wexler and Arif Mardin.
Twenty one members of Youth of Valor Empowerment, a nonprofit leadership and after school program that supports underprivileged teenage girls in North Miami, were treated to a Macy’s shopping spree in Aventura Sunday.
Jose Antonio Jimenez, convicted of killing a 63-year-old woman 26 years ago in Miami-Dade County and scheduled to die on Tuesday, won an indefinite stay of execution Friday from the Florida Supreme Court.