Baby Injured in Attempted Homestead Kidnapping

What is the deal with all this baby-related violence down in Homestead lately? Now a women is behind bars after she tried to snatch a one-month-old from its mother outside a medical center.

Twenty-five-year-old Shalese Nicole Mostiller is behind bars after attempting to abduct the child. She sprayed an unknown substance in the mother's eyes, temporarily blinding her, and after a struggle took off running with the child. Luckily a witness took off after Mostiller and called police.

The baby suffered injuries to its back and arms, and was taken to Miami Children's Hospital. [CBS4]

  • Ana Lopez, the 22-year-old mother who is accused of beating her 7-month-old son, appeared in court yesterday. Her blood alcohol level was found to be over twice the legal limit. [WSVN]
  • Four Miami-Dade schools, including  Felix Varela Senior High School, Christina M. Eve Elementary School, Sunset Senior High School and Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High School, received e-mailed bomb threats yesterday. The schools were not evacuated, no bombs went off, and police are tracking down the sender. [JustNews]
  • Jackson Memorial announced job cuts: "15 attending physicians, 78 registered nurses and 62 professional positions" will be given pink slips. [WSVN]
  • The Miami-Dade school board has officially opposed controversial education bill SB6. [WSVN]
  • Strong winds mean it is unsafe to swim off Miami beaches. [CBS4]

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