Miami news

‘Every single mask makes a difference’ as Florida hospitals try to avoid coronavirus shortages

Miami Dade - 1 hour 10 min ago
Before the coronavirus, the protective gear doctors and nurses wear was treated as a “one-time thing.” “In a non-pandemic situation, you go see that patient, you come out of the … Click to Continue »
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Coronavirus has changed Miami’s landscape

Miami Dade - 1 hour 22 min ago
Coronavirus has changed the way we live. Gone are the tourists, shoppers and laborers leaving us with a very empty landscape. … Click to Continue »
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A truck hits a child playing on a Miami street — and it doesn’t slow down, video shows

Miami Dade - 2 hours 26 min ago
A 12-year-old boy who was playing with friends on the street is in critical condition after being struck by a truck in a residential neighborhood. Surveillance video from a home … Click to Continue »
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Hit-and-run leaves 12-year-old boy in critical condition

Miami Dade - 2 hours 32 min ago
A 12-year-old boy playing on the street with friends is in critical condition after a Ford F-150 truck struck him and didn’t slow down. The scene was captured on surveillance video and police are asking for the public’s help. … Click to Continue »
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Tractor trailer crash sparks fire, shuts down stretch of Palmetto Expressway

Miami Dade - 4 hours 2 min ago
A fiery crash involving an overturned tractor trailer has shut down a stretch of the Palmetto Expressway early Thursday. The crash happened in the westbound lanes of the expressway near … Click to Continue »
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How Miami’s small businesses can benefit from the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

Miami Dade - 7 hours 47 min ago
Miami’s small business-centric economy is crumbling in the face of a government-prompted recession to stop the spread of coronavirus. Washington has a solution—$350 billion in small business loans that do … Click to Continue »
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Developer claims Miami city officials, rival conspired to block big Overtown project

Miami Dade - 7 hours 47 min ago
Four years after walking away from a major redevelopment in Miami’s struggling Overtown neighborhood, prominent developer R. Donahue Peebles is now alleging he was pushed out of the project in … Click to Continue »
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Despite coronavirus, Miami construction projects are moving forward

Miami Dade - 7 hours 47 min ago
Despite closure of the Miami-Dade permit center and a plea from a prominent developer to impose a construction moratorium, many jobs are moving forward. At the Aston Martin Residences site … Click to Continue »
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Despite OK from De Santis, Miami archbishop says there will be no Easter Masses

Miami Dade - 15 hours 18 min ago
A few hours after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told people they could congregate at houses of worship, which he exempted from his mandatory stay-at-home order, the Archbishop of Miami on … Click to Continue »
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Florida announces 7,773 people have caught the coronavirus, as death toll surpasses 100

Miami Dade - 17 hours 12 min ago
As Florida’s governor finally issued a blanket “stay-at-home” order to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the number of diagnosed cases in the state hit 7,773 on Wednesday, while the … Click to Continue »
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Miami-Dade cutting transit hours again as ridership dips during coronavirus pandemic

Miami Dade - 18 hours 2 min ago
Miami-Dade County is reducing hours for the Metrorail and the Metromover again as ridership drops during the coronavirus pandemic. Starting Saturday, Metrorail and Metromover will run 5 a.m. to 10 … Click to Continue »
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A new coronavirus worry: causing long-term damage to Miami-Dade’s Census stats

Miami Dade - 18 hours 16 min ago
Since last year, Miami-Dade has been planning for Census Day to be the kick-off for an intense effort to get as many residents as possible to fill out the government … Click to Continue »
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As jails and prisons cut inmate populations, ICE detention centers remain crowded

Miami Dade - 18 hours 41 min ago
Over the plast few weeks, local and state governments across the United States have reduced their jail and prison populations in an effort to prevent a coronavirus outbreak behind bars. … Click to Continue »
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Goodwill needs goodwill for itself and 2,300 workers laid off amid coronavirus pandemic

Miami Dade - 18 hours 59 min ago
Goodwill Industries of South Florida still wants donations. But the non-profit organization also wants cash donations for its survival and the survival of the 2,200 workers laid off during the … Click to Continue »
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Series will take viewers on guided tours of Zoo Miami and county parks during quarantine

Miami Dade - 19 hours 27 min ago
A new, family-friendly video series entitled #ThePlayground will take viewers on guided tours of Zoo Miami and county parks. #ThePlayground also has fitness classes led by professional trainers. … Click to Continue »
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When will Miami’s coronavirus hospital surge hit? It could be late April or early May

Miami Dade - 19 hours 38 min ago
The largest non-profit hospital system in South Florida is preparing for a potential surge of COVID-19 patients to flood local emergency rooms in about 30 days. Anticipating that, Baptist Health … Click to Continue »
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Missing the outside? Miami-Dade Parks’ new video series is bringing fun to your home.

Miami Dade - 19 hours 51 min ago
Being inside doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the outdoors. Miami-Dade Parks plans to bring the fun to your front door with a new, family friendly video series entitled #ThePlayground. “We … Click to Continue »
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Popular hip-hop festival Rolling Loud rescheduled to February 2021 due to coronavirus

Miami Dade - 20 hours 18 min ago
Rolling Loud, one of the most popular hip-hop music festivals and which was supposed to be in May at Hard Rock Stadium, has been rescheduled until February 2021 due to … Click to Continue »
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Miami-Dade homeless shelter reports first confirmed coronavirus infection

Miami Dade - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 23:09
Someone living at a Miami-Dade homeless shelter has tested positive for the illness caused by the coronavirus. The Miami-Dade Homeless Trust said Wednesday that it was the first such case … Click to Continue »
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7 adults and children sent to hospital as trauma patients after Miami Gardens house fire

Miami Dade - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 21:28
A house fire on Wednesday afternoon sent seven adults and children to Ryder Trauma Center, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said. Fire-rescue didn’t have a breakdown of how many of the trauma … Click to Continue »
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