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13 min ago | via Miami New Times
Anthony Walker skidded his car to a stop in front of the police cordon. His hands trembled on the wheel. Comment?
Yesterday | via Miami New Times
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke commends elected officials who support police body cameras. Comment?
Yesterday | via WHDH
Officials are speaking out as the investigation into a South Florida nightclub shooting that left several people injured, including teens and even an 11-year-old child, intensifies. Miami Code enforcement and City of Miami Police were back at the club Tuesday afternoon for about two hours. Comment?
Saturday Sep 27 | via NBC Miami
Investigators say at least three men stepped out of the car and opened fire, spraying more than 10 shots in the street. A drive-by shooting in a North Miami Beach neighborhood on Friday killed 49-year-old Kryon Richmond as he was mowing the lawn. Comment?
Saturday Sep 27 | via CBS Local
Police took to the streets Saturday in search of the people responsible for killing an innocent bystander during a drive-by shooting in North Miami Beach. Flyers were passed out to community members asking if they had seen a silver or gray Chevy Cruze which may lead to those involved in the drive-by shooting. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via The Miami Herald
A man who police say was likely an unfortunate bystander was shot and killed Friday, and another man was wounded, during a drive-by shooting in a residential North Miami Beach neighborhood. Police said the man killed was Kyron Richmond Elderly, 49, who some witnesses said appeared to be mowing his lawn across the street from a group of people who may have been targeted. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via The Miami Herald
A man arrested two weeks ago for allegedly vandalizing a Miami Beach synagogue - and sent to a halfway house over the objections of the state - has escaped. Now, as the Jewish High Holy Days begin, police are looking for Maximo de la Cruz-de Jesus, 43, who was charged with criminal mischief at a place of holy worship for allegedly defacing a banner in front of Temple Emanu-el with a swastika and the letters "KKK." Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via WIOD-AM Miramar
The man accused of spray-painting hateful messages onto a local synagogue has broken out of the mental health facility he was being housed in. 43-year-old Maximo de la Cruz was arrested earlier this month for painting swastikas and the letters "KKK" on the Temple Emanu-el. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via CBS Local
Maximo De La Cruz-De Jesus, 43, was receiving mental health evaluations at Harbor House in lieu of being taken back into custody to post his $5,000 bond. De Jesus was arrested after he allegedly scrawled hate messages on a banner in front of Temple Emanu-el; symbols such as a swastika and skulls and the letters "KKK". Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via CBS Local
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested a man on Miami Beach who is wanted for an alleged murder in Argentina. Gabriel Hernan Garcia Rodriguez, 36, was indicted in Argentina Nov. 6, 1999, for his alleged role in a homicide in Buenos Aires. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Government Executive
MIAMI BEACH, Florida: Higher-than-normal tides that can swamp parts of low-lying Miami Beach typically arrive around Oct. 9. But the city, according to The Miami Herald 's Joey Flechas , is working to get five pumping station up and running before the so-called "king tides" flood vulnerable areas of the city. It's part of the city's $300 million plan that will deploy 60 pumping stations around the city. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via Miami New Times
Miami Beach is no stranger to contentious claims of police abuse, from the case of an allegedly drunken officer joyriding on an ATV to multiple fatal shootings. Now, Beach officers -- for better and for worse -- will catch all those incidents on film. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via The Miami Herald
Miami Beach police arrested a man who they say scrawled hate group markings on a synagogue, less than 24 hours after the desecration. Maximo de la Cruz-de Jesus, 43, was picked out of a lineup early Tuesday night by a witness, and was later arrested and charged with criminal mischief at a place of worship by Beach police. Comment?
Monday Sep 8 | via Yahoo!
The troubled pop star was accused of attacking a limousine driver in Toronto last year, but officials withdraw the charge against the 20-year-old star during a hearing at a court in the city. Officials insist they could not prove "beyond a reasonable doubt" Bieber was the offender because there were several other passengers in the car at the time of the incident. Comment?
Monday Sep 8 | via CNN
Trouble seems to pursue pop star Justin Bieber. In January, he was charged with driving under the influence in Miami, a case he settled in August by pleading guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest. Comment?
Monday Sep 8 | via WENN Blog
Justin Bieber is "relieved" after prosecutors in Canada dropped an assault charge against him on Monday. The troubled pop star was accused of attacking a limousine driver in Toronto last year, but officials withdrew the charge against the 20-year-old star during a hearing at a court in the city. Comment?
Monday Sep 8 | via CBS News
Prosecutors in Toronto, Canada, said Monday they have dropped an assault charge against Canadian pop star Justin Bieber in connection with an incident involving a limousine driver . The withdrawn charge stemmed from an early-morning incident late last December, when Bieber and five other people were picked up by a limousine from a Toronto nightclub. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 3 | via NewsNet5
JUSTIN BIEBER has been charged with dangerous driving and assault following an altercation in his native Ontario, Canada on Friday . Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via Capital Soup
On August 28, 2014, a jury in Miami-Dade County found Joseph Patrick Fox guilty of second degree grand theft following a three-day trial. Comment?
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