A married couple who had started their day fishing in Biscayne Bay made a startling discovery this morning near the Julia Tuttle Causeway. They found the body of a woman floating in the water. Police say the woman is believed to have been in her 30s, and that she was found wearing what seems to be ... More >>
The City Beautiful has a problem ugly. Police say they're dealing with some perverted crimes, including peeping Toms in the northern part of the city, and hope to put an end to it. First order of business: locating a man who allegedly snuck up and exposed himself to a female sunbather.
The McDonald's on Lincoln Road and Washington Ave. is one of the liveliest places on the beach. At any hour of the day or night, the fast food restaurant is filled with a mix of young and old, trendy and homeless, tourists and locals craving a quick bite before the beach or after a long night of par ... More >>
Today is little Shaba's second birthday. He's spending it Jackson Memorial Hospital recovering from being shot in the head during a random outburst of gunfire in Liberty City on Sunday morning.
Miami Police are saying the armed robbery that occurred over the weekend at Ni.Do. Caffe might be linked to a similar incident that occurred at the District Miami a few weeks ago. According to police, on November 19 around midnight, two men wearing hooded sweatshirts and balaclavas accosted the Dis ... More >>
Four Miami Beach buildings were tagged with messages of hate last night, and two of those were associated with the city's Jewish community. Messages and symbols including "KKK," the anarchist symbol and bulls' eyes were scrawled in red paint.
Roger Mason Jr. was robbed of his Rolex watch at gunpoint at Ni.Do. Caffe in Miami this past Sunday evening while the Miami Heat guard was dining with his sister after his team's earlier victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. According to the Miami Police Department, four armed men entered the eatery ... More >>
Miami-Dade Police are on the hunt for a man they believed lured a woman into a sexual assault by offering her a job. The incident happened back on August 1st, when the suspect met his 20-year-old victim at a bus stop on Southwest 137th Avenue and Southwest 26th Street. The man offered the woman a ... More >>
A Coral Gables woman was the victim of a shocking home invasion last night. A man broke into her home, tied her up, and then used her own Aston Martin as the get-away car.
Guayaberas Etc. is a store in downtown Coral Gables right across from the city hall that specializes in Cuban clothing and memorabilia. was the victim of a blatant smash-and-grab robbery. On September 13, just after midnight, a man and a woman smashed through the store's front door and made off with ... More >>
Miami Beach police are on the lookout for a man who followed an unsuspecting woman into her Ocean Drive hotel room, overpowered her, and then raped her. The incident occurred in the early hours of Friday, September 6. The victim, a Swiss tourist, was walking into the Hotel Breakwater at 940 Ocean ... More >>
Miami-Dade Police are on the search for a feathered friend who was the victim of a parrot napping. The blue Macaw parrot stolen August 20th from its owner's Coral Gables home.
Miami-Dade Police are searching for a private yellow school bus that went missing yesterday, but until they recover it, they're warning parents not to let their children on the bus.
A 15-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in Wynwood last night. The incident happened at about 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of NW First Avenue and 28th Street, just a block off of the art district's main drag, and a few blocks from the Midtown shops.
The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says the person pictured to the right attempted to steal pills from a pharmacy by making a bomb threat, but they may want to make sure no one burglarized Nicki Minaj's wig closet shortly beforehand.Sheriff's deputies aren't particularly sure what gender the suspec ... More >>
Police are searching for the driver of a car that plowed into a man on North Miami Avenue on early Saturday morning, but didn't even bother to stop. The victim was Carl Jones, a homeless man who was trying to cross the street and was killed on the scene. The impact was caught on video by the surveil ... More >>
This happy news just in from Miami PD: On February 14, 2012, at approximately 1:20 pm, a white male subject posing as a flower delivery man knocked on the door a house located at 30 SW 59th Ave. Once the victim (Scheryl Garcia) opened the door, the subject, armed with a gun, forced his way in and ... More >>
Miami Gardens police were following a stolen car last night when one of the suspects pulled out a gun and began firing at a police cruiser. Police are now searching for the gunman, but have not released a description.
Not a good week for Miami-Dade police officers keeping their cars safe. On Monday, police shot and killed a man who jumped in a police cruiser and took off after causing a fatal traffic accident.Now, police have caught crooks on video breaking into parked police cruisers and stealing guns and amm ... More >>
Several students with disabilities were forced to miss school today because someone broke into a school bus lot over the holiday weekend and stole batteries from more than 30 buses. Most of the buses were specially equipped to handle wheelchairs and transport disabled students to school.
We're not sure what kind of grown man gets into a heated public argument with a random 12-year-old boy. We're certainly not sure what kind of man then decides it's a good idea to end the argument by pulling out a knife and stabbing the child. All we know is that kind of man is now apparently on t ... More >>
Two masked men drove up to Miami's West Little River Park yesterday around 6 p.m. and began firing. Four children, one as young as 3 years old, were hit by stray bullets. None of the injuries was life-threatening.
Two drive-by shootings in Miami this weekend that occurred just block and hours from each other resulted in the death of two people, and the injury of three others. The first critically injured a teenager, while the second claimed two lives and left two others injured.
An argument between two students yesterday afternoon at Miami Norland Senior Senior High School turned violent yesterday as one student pulled out a gun and shot the other in his rear end. The 17-year-old victim is recovering, and his injuries are not life threatening. However, the student who sh ... More >>
Last night, a woman returned to her car after making a purchase at a Chevron gas station in Kendall. She got in the drivers seat shortly after midnight and prepared to pull away when she felt a firearm press up against the back of her head. A man had climbed into her backseat and waited for her. ... More >>
Nail salon employee is not a job usually associated with danger, but a worker at the Nails 4 U salon on Biscayne Boulevard and 155th Street was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital last night for surgery after being shot in the chest on the job.
A woman was struck outside the Loews. In today's roundup of horrible things: a hit-and-run sends a woman flying into the air in South Beach, someone slams a car into a Hialeah McDonald's, a toddler who went for a tumble should be fine, and there might be a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow in d ... More >>
via WSVNThis man is suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in a Metrorail station garage. In today's summary of horrible things to happen in this town: A hearing- and speech-impaired woman is sexually assaulted in a Metrorail station garage stairwell, a careless driver injures both a cop and a ... More >>
via FlickrIn today's roundup of horrible things and other news: a tourist couple is robbed at gunpoint, a 15-year-old is fatally shot in Overtown, an 11-year-old is accidentally shot by his own mother, and two people are found hanging in a South Florida park.
A thief suspected of targeting the University of Miami is apparently stealing for two. Surveillance videos have connected the woman, who appears visibly pregnant, to thefts from various buildings on the university's Coral Gable campus. However, each time she seems to be wearing a d ... More >>
Ramon Loret Demola, age 73, was walking on the sidewalk along SW Eighth Street near 24th Avenue yesterday when he was struck by what's being described as a white or light silver or gray SUV. The driver, who witnesses say was talking on a cell phone, drove his car onto the sidewalk, hit Demola, and d ... More >>
Dealing with other people's crying kids is just a part of life. In the scheme of things, it's really nothing to get overly annoyed at. Well, a man in a Surfside Publix crossed the line.The man was in an elevator with a mother and her two young daughters. The woman's 3-year-old was crying, and the ma ... More >>
We're not really sure what it is that drives people to expose themselves to teenagers in public. Psychologically at least. In this case we know the man was driving in a dark-colored, older- model, four-door car when he pulled up to a bus stop yesterday morning at NW 87th Avenue and Fourth Street ... More >>
via WSVNTrains, forklifts, planes, and automobiles. Today's News Roundup has it all. In terms of stealing major amounts of cash from a bank, just straight jacking the ATM always seems like the dumbest, the messiest, and, consequently, usually the most hilarious. A Bank of America branch at 9890 Bird ... More >>
Shots rang out last night near 95th Street and Northwest 29th Avenue, as two unidentified men shot at four others. Police were called a little after 9:30 p.m., when they arrived they found the four victims, all males between the ages 30 and 40. They were taken to the Ryder Trauma Center where one, ... More >>
We haven't seen a fight over tomatoes this heated since Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers argued about the fruit's correct pronunciation in Shall We Dance. Luckily, they decided to call the whole thing off before anyone's neck got broken.Lerner Rodriguez wasn't so lucky.The Miami Beach resident was ... More >>
Nearly a month after the body of aspiring model Paula Sladewski was found in flames in a dumpster, North Miami Police have finally released a sketch of a man they say witnesses last saw her with.Sladewski was visiting Miami with her boyfriend, Kevin Klym, to catch Lady Gaga's New Year's Eve conce ... More >>
A grandmother in Lauderdale Lakes was killed after she refused to give her teenage attacker $5 to buy marijuana. [Herald]A former Miami cop who devised a scheme to steal $15,000 from Crime Stoppers will get only two months in jail. [Herald]A University of Miami doctor who led much of the early medic ... More >>
View Larger MapIn a bizarre coincidence, two men died and another clings to life this morning after separate shootings 15 miles apart at virtually the same time. The deadly hour was 6:30 a.m. One shooting left 43-year-old Conrado Antigua Gallardo dead on the street at 1550 SW 131st Ct.. in Tamiami. ... More >>
In order to move forward on that wonderful "Slot Machines in the Airport" idea, the County Commission ok'd the Airport's pursuit of getting a horse racing permit. [SFBJ]Burn Notice star Jeffrey Donovan traveled to Tallahassee yesterday to ask that the government facilitate the filming of more televi ... More >>
Federal authorities charged a veteran City of Miami detective today with scamming the Crime Stoppers tip program for thousands of dollars.Wayne Fortella, an 11-year vet, faces wire fraud charges for the scam, which netted him $5,000, says Annette Castillo, a spokeswoman for the U.S. District Atto ... More >>
Rodney Miller, 18, was arrested yesterday in the July shooting at a birthday party in Overtown in which two were left dead, and 10 others shot. He was charged with two counts of second degree murder. There are six MySpace pages registered to a Rodney Miller in Miami. Though listing his age as 1 ... More >>
Miami-Dade Police found a young Hialeah man dead this morning at the Days Inn Miami International Airport Hotel. He was identified at 3:30 a.m. as 21-year-old Raudel Sanchez. The noisy, rundown hotel is located on NW 11th Street on the southwest side of the airport. Not much is yet known ... More >>
A man was found lying dead with gunshot wounds on a Northwest Miami-Dade street last night, according to Miami-Dade Police.Cops found the body of 22-year-old Israel Travis on the pavement in front of 9111 NW 29th Ct. after they responded to a call about gunshots fired at 10:25 p.m.In January 2007,&n ... More >>
Around 11:20 this morning, a slim black man -- about six-foot-one and wearing camouflage pants, a yellow shirt, and a black skull cap -- walked into the Wachovia Bank at 160 SW Eighth St. He waited patiently in line, and when he got to a teller, he handed her a note demanding cash. Police aren't say ... More >>
via ICHCBUp until now we've imagined the cat killer as an Anton Chigurh-like character solitarily roaming the streets of South Miami-Dade looking for his next victim, but CBS4 reports that now police think a team of cat killers may be at work. More than 60 tips have come into the Crime Stoppers ... More >>
via I Can Haz CheezeburgerThe cat killer of Cutler Bay is still terrorizing South Dade neighborhoods, and the brutal killings only seem to get worse. Authorities believe the criminal strikes the cats with an unknown object before mutilating them with a knife. He then leaves the ... More >>