From the Editor

South Florida

A New Year’s message to our Miami Herald readers

During this time of year, we reflect on what is most important to us. At the Miami Herald, that’s you, our readers. Because providing you with the highest quality journalism – honest, balanced and reliable – is at the core of our mission. You place your trust in us, and we work hard to earn that trust.

Officer climbs burning building to help save family from New Jersey fire

A police officer scaled a condo building in North Brunswick, New Jersey, to save two children and their two grandparents on December 8 after a fire broke out. The officer lowered the kids, then the adults to officers below.