Alleviating Kendall traffic gridlock is a major focus for Robert Asencio and Anthony Rodriguez, who are vying to represent Florida House District 118. Rodriguez, a Republican, is challenging the Democrat who was elected two years ago.
Two more rabinous raccoons were discovered in the Kendall, FL, area, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade said Saturday. This is the fourth and fifth confirmed rabid animal in Miami-Dade this year.
Four Republicans are vying for the District 119 seat in Florida’s state House primary: Juan Fernandez-Barquin, Enrique Lopez, Analeen “Annie” Martinez and Bibiana “Bibi” Potestad. Martinez’s father, Joe, is a Miami-Dade commissioner.
A 17-year-old boy was killed while attempting to cross Killian Parkway Friday night. Florida Highway Patrol says the teen collided with an FHP trooper who was on patrol at Killian and Southwest 108th Avenue.
Authorities believe Michael Gonzalez, spokes-kid from the Kendall Toyota commercials on Miami-area TV, went into the business of selling something besides cars: drugs. Police say he was involved in a robbery outside an Aventura LA Fitness in a drug rip-off gone fatally wrong.
For the second straight day, a Miami-Dade officer has been injured after another car rear-ended a police cruiser. Thursday the driver was Michael Arana, Justin Bieber’s bodyguard, who was charged with driving under the influence.
Miami-Dade police on Thursday arrested Edwin Rios, 24, who was charged with the murder of Turkey Point engineer Alexander Restrepo. State records show Rios was arrested for attempted murder as a juvenile.