News Roundup: Heat Beat Lakers in OT

  • Today's chilly morning tied a record for coldest March 5th ever. The last recorded March 5th that saw Miami this frigid was during the Great Depression. [CBS4]
  • A Miami-Dade motorcycle officer was injured in a major crash with a car in Hialeah, causing traffic delays. The officer is at the hospital in fair condition. [Herald]
  • Hotel taxes are back on the rise. [Herald]
  • Marco Rubio denies that he got a $134 haircut, but won't elaborate too much on what the charges at a high-end barber shop nears his house actually were. [NBCMiami]
Sports
  • The Heat and Dwyane Wade beat Kobe and the Lakers in overtime 114-111. Surprisingly LA depended on Kobe more, who had 39 points, than Miami did with Wade, who had 27 points. [LATimes]
  • Newly minted free agent Karlos Dansby will be visiting Miami today. [FanHouse]
  • The majority of seats in Sun Life stadium will cost a bit more during next season's Dolphins games. [CBS4]

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Kyle Munzenrieder