Jorge Pino

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Crocodile Bites Two in Coral Gables Canal, Makes History

    Two local residents are recovering after a crocodile bit them early Sunday morning in Coral Gables. And now they're famous: "This is the first time that we've ever had a crocodile bite a human being in the United States," Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) spokesman Jorge Pino ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    Pelican Harbor Wreck Leads To Sixth Boating Death in Biscayne Bay This Summer

    This weekend saw yet another death in a summer of tragedy on Biscayne Bay. Around 4:45 p.m. yesterday 39-year-old Jose Daniel Napoles was killed after the boat he was driving crashed into a pier at a small island across from Pelican Harbor then catapulted into a seawall, Florida Fish and Wildlife ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Alcohol Confirmed in Dinner Key Boat Crash; Questions Abound

    Around noon on Monday, several cars belonging to relatives and friends were lined up outside a grieving family's suburban Palmetto Bay home, and Craig Karpiak was still coming to grips with a bleak new reality. "Nothing matters except she's gone," a somber Karpiak said. "That's my daughter." M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    After Four Die in Dinner Key Boating Accident, New Details Follow

    More than 48 hours after four people were killed and several others injured in a gruesome boat collision near Dinner Key authorities are still working to determine details of the crash. "Now it's just a matter of putting the pieces of the puzzle together," Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission spok ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Miami Man Tried to Trade Live Alligator for Beer

    "This is absolutely bizarre, I can't imagine somebody wanting to barter a live four-foot alligator for a 12 pack of beer, it makes no sense to me," Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman Jorge Pino told NBC Miami. Well, this is Florida. It only makes sense when it doesn't make ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Thirty Rescued After Party Boat Sinks Near Key Biscayne

    Thirty weekend revelers and a dog were pulled from the waters off of Miami yesterday after a catamaran they were on began taking on water and capsized. Luckily there were no reports of death or serious injuries, but the rescue effort was intense and the unlicensed captain could be facing charges.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Steven Posner, Late Real Estate Mogul Killed in Biscayne Bay Crash, Had Spotty Boat Safety Record

    via​Steven Posner lived with abandon. Perhaps a little too much, according to county records.Posner, who died last week in a high-speed boat crash on Biscayne Bay, was an avid car and boat enthusiast. But his need for speed sometimes led him to run afoul of the law. County records ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Propeller Seriously Cuts Boy's Arm at Black Point Marina

    Horrific boating accident at Blackpoint Marina on June 3​A 12-year old boy was still in critical condition Thursday night after a horrific boating accident at Black Point Marina in South Miami-Dade County nearly cost him his arm. Channel 10 identified the boy as Parker Brannon and said he wa ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2009

    Ship Wrecked

    Boat owners drowning in the economy are sinking their ships by the dozens. We're all paying the price.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    As Economy Sinks, Boat Owners Abandon Ship Around Miami -- And We Pick Up the Tab

    The rusted prow of a 35-foot boat juts out of the water's edge in Maul Lake, a placid pool just a stone's throw from US-1 and 163rd Street. Its cabin windows are shattered, its hull is tangled with reeds and its roof is streaked with lime green spray paint.Perched on a coral rock across the water, O ... More >>

  • News

    April 16, 2009

    The Dead Among Us

    One week of living and dying in Miami-Dade.

  • News

    August 23, 2007

    A Fish-Stomping Spree

    "Somebody stomping on a fish — it doesn't make sense how she would perceive that as abusive"

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    Stars are Born

    Fate may make MSM and JD Natasha the new voices of Latin pop, but they couldn't look or sound more different

  • News

    December 14, 1995

    Nice House, Rotten Spot

    This can't be what the real estate pros have in mind when they say "Location, location, location"