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  1. NJ woman killed in Chesterfield crashRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NBC12

    ... point the front seat passenger was ejected from the vehicle. The driver of the Toyota, Xaviar N. Sanders, 19, of Homestead, FL, and a 4-year old passenger were transported to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The front seat ...


  2. Mexican Miami: South Floridaa s Surging Immigrant Group Shines At ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... recreate Mary's search for a place to give birth to Jesus. During one procession last week through downtown Homestead, home to Miami-Dade County's largest Mexican community, Mary and Paco got turned away from shops and restaurants until they came to ...


  3. Robert McCabe, Miami Dade College president and advocate for remedial education, dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... accomplishments." During his 15 years steering the college, McCabe led educational reforms, opened the Kendall and Homestead campuses and several branch centers and revolutionized the way teachers were rewarded by giving pay raises based on ...


  4. Miami-Dade, Broward restaurants ordered to close temporarily for failing health inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    Inspectors temporarily closed restaurants in Homestead, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Key Biscayne for failing health inspections due to problems with roaches and rodents last week.


  5. Court file: Sex-trafficking suspect a testeda teen girls in HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    Disturbing new details emerged this week in the federal sex-trafficking case against a former Florida Keys Children's Shelter worker accused of leading two teen girls, then-residents of the shelter, into prostitution. Until now, all that was known about the government's case against Ricky Jermaine Atkins was that he was accused of driving the girls to a motel in Miami-Dade County and that a Homestead woman, Sandra Simon, photographed the girls and arranged prostitution meets.


  6. 22 months' prison for convicted ex-Homestead mayorRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Miami-Dade County judge imposed the sentence Friday on former Homestead mayor Steven Bateman, who was convicted by a jury of illegal compensation and illegal lobbying charges. Bateman will remain free on bail while he pursues appeals.


  7. Student Who Was Statutorily Raped By Teacher Sues Miami-Dade SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Miami New Times

    ... and oral sex," attorney John Leighton told CBS 4 . Jansen was a geometry teacher at South Dade Senior High in Homestead. He was arrested on school grounds on January 9th, and plead guilty to unlawful sexual activity with a minor in September. He ...


  8. Girl, 16, who claims teacher took her virginity, sues Miami-Dade School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Miami Herald

    ... Board was aware of Mones' history and should have been more protective of its students at South Dade High in Homestead. The girl's attorney provided the Miami Herald with the results of an investigation by Schools Police into an incident in 2008 in ...


  9. Photo Gallery: Jingle Bell Run at Harris Field | Dec. 13, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Miami Herald

    More than 200 people took part in the Jingle Bell Run at Harris Field in Homestead, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. The 5K began at Homestead Hospital and ended at Harris Field.


  10. Seminole mayor to ring for Salvation ArmyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... to distribute food and bottled water during the difficult days and weeks after Hurricane Andrew demolished Homestead, Florida. I value their humanitarian efforts overall, their handling of quality of everyday life issues for their clients, as well ...


  11. Families In Need Get Some Help For The HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | CBS Local

    ... and Florida Panthers. Additionally, our talent consistently delivers entertaining analysis and news covering [] HOMESTEAD (CBSMiami) - South Florida families in need are getting some help for the holidays in the form of food on Saturday. Starting at ...


  12. Cutler Bay Council supports water trolley stop at Black PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Miami Herald

    ... sponsored by Bell and Council member Sue Ellen Loyzelle, coincides with a resolution adopted by the city of Homestead calling for the development of the service, which would link to Homestead's land trolley. The land trolley is a free service that ...


  13. Homestead woman pleads guilty to stealing public grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Miami Herald

    A woman who operated a non-profit group tasked with helping fledgling business owners flourish in Homestead pleaded guilty to stealing public grants. Hilda Hall-Dennis, who among other acts bilked a blind employee out of much of her salary, pleaded guilty Wednesday to scheming to defraud and identity theft.


  14. Miami-Dade funeral homes and cemeteries soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Business Journal

    ... neraria San Jose in Hialeah; Memorial Plan-Westchester Funeral Home in Miami; Memorial Plan Branam Funeral Home in Homestead; and cemeteries Mount...


  15. Jason Aldean Scores Only Platinum-Selling Country Album of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | RollingStone

    Jason Aldean performs during the pre-race at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. The country star is one of only three artists to achieve platinum sales on an album released this year.


  16. Solution Found For Disease Threatening Avocado ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... more tools to manage the problem," said Daniel Carrillo, an entomology research assistant professor at the TREC in Homestead. ""(Insecticides) are just one tool more to try to control the problem." The biological control strategy could help growers ...


  17. Faith, Family, FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | CNN

    ... just to see her even if it's like for five or ten minutes, then I go on about my day," he said. Herb was raised in Homestead, Florida. One of the biggest obstacles he faced growing up was making it out of the environment he lived in which was not ...


  18. The EDGE Charitable Foundation in collaboration with The Hispanic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Biscayne Bay Tribune

    ... event will be held on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 4:30 p.m., at Harris Field (located at 1034 N.E. 8th Street, Homestead, FL. 33030). The EDGE Charitable Foundation will begin collecting unwrapped toys starting on Thursday, November 20th and ...


  19. Homestead man dies in 1-car crash in Key LargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Miami Herald

    A one-car accident on Card Sound Road in North Key Largo killed a Homestead man who worked in the exclusive Ocean Reef Club residential community. Jean Evens Bellevue, 40, was driving south when his 1992 Acura Vigor crossed the road's center line and drove onto the east road shoulder, where the car crashed into a large utility pole.


  20. New quarter to feature Everglades National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The U.S. Mint is set to release a new quarter featuring the Everglades National Park. A ceremonial release is scheduled for Thursday morning in Homestead, just on the eastern edge of the Everglades.


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