South Miami voters have approved a ballot measure to make zoning changes easier in the city’s commercial core. The beneficiary will be the Shops at Sunset Place, whose plans for a makeover failed a City Commission vote.
A ballot question in South Miami asks voters whether the city should make it easier to relax its zoning regulations. If approved, a single commissioner would no longer be able to block a proposed revamp of the Shops at Sunset Place mall.
Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics and Public Trust found probable cause that South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard had violated Stephen Cody’s “right to be heard” by failing to let him speak at two public meetings.
After police say he pistol-whipped a 62-year-old woman in South Miami Wednesday, Benjamin Hovan was arrested in Titusville Thursday. Officials say he had already raped, robbed and kidnapped a woman in Casselberry, Florida.
South Miami chiropractor Dr. Kevin Reiseck, once a lauded skydive instructor, spent the first part of his life cheating death and avoiding serious injury. Now, he has dedicated the rest of it to helping people in pain.
Fishermen’s Hospital remains a makeshift collection of shipping containers seven months after Hurricane Irma. It is mostly an emergency room, but on April 1 it delivered a Tampa woman’s premature baby girl.
After winning his seat by fewer than 200 votes two years ago, South Miami mMyor and solar energy advocate Philip Stoddard will once again face off against his predecessor, Horace Feliu, in the Feb. 13 election.
Homestead police say Victor Hall, who was arrested Tuesday after exposing his genitals to three teen girls in the Winn-Dixie parking lot in South Miami, has done it before — at a Navarro. Months before that, another man was arrested for doing the same at Publix and Sedano’s.
Rayne Burse, a 23-year-old model, only lived in South Miami for a week when a neighbor confronted her. The argument, caught on camera, led to an arrest on a battery charge for the older woman and a new hashtag – #MoveMojito.