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Jewel thieves used Instagram to stalk the rich

Miami Dade - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 19:14
Police say a Miami ring of burglars targeted high-end jewelry, using social media and GPS trackers to stalk their victims. Yankees star Arnoldis Chapman was targeted, but his home never burglarized, police say. … Click to Continue »
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Police say 20-year-old missing from Brickell condominium might want to kill himself

Miami Dade - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 18:26
Edgard Hernandez drove away from Infinity at Brickell condominium in a red Hyundai Elantra around 6:20 Tuesday morning. He hasn’t been seen since. Miami police attached “Suicidal Adult” to the … Click to Continue »
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Firefighters battle early-morning house fire

Miami Dade - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 17:18
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to a house fire near NE 12 Avenue and NE 214 Street. Firefighters quickly pulled a hose line and began a fire attack in order to control the fire and prevent the fire from spreading to nearby structures. … Click to Continue »
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High-tech Miami jewel thieves stalked the rich, including a NY Yankees star, cops say

Miami Dade - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 16:30
Authorities early Tuesday busted a ring of Miami burglars they say used Instagram and high-tech surveillance to target wealthy marks, including New York Yankees star pitcher Aroldis Chapman. The ringleader, … Click to Continue »
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Another transit-oriented project is underway in Miami. This one is just for students

Miami Dade - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 14:00
University of Miami undergraduate and graduate students will soon have more housing options in arm’s reach. The Coconut Grove-based real estate investment firm TREO Group expects to start construction on … Click to Continue »
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Burglar Ring

Miami Dade - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 06:30
Authorities early Tuesday busted a ring of Miami burglars they say used Instagram and high-tech surveillance to target wealthy marks, including New York Yankees star pitcher Arnolis Chapman. The ringleader, … Click to Continue »
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Homicide detectives investigate shooting in Miami Gardens that left one dead

Miami Dade - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 02:10
Miami Gardens police are investigating a shooting that left a 29-year-old man dead on Valentine’s Day. Officers arrived at the 3900 block of Northwest 213th Street at 4:43 p.m. Friday … Click to Continue »
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A life lesson from Onionhead the clown: Never give up on your dreams

Miami Dade - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 23:59
About 20 years ago, Coconut Grove-born Robert Dunn read an Ebony magazine featuring Danise Payne, a former UniverSoul Circus clown, on the cover. That was enough of an inspiration for … Click to Continue »
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Say goodbye to Phillip Stoddard. Meet South Miami’s new mayor, Sally Philips.

Miami Dade - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 20:42
Sally B. Philips woke up Wednesday morning to countertops cluttered with Tuesday night’s celebration: half-full wine and champagne glasses. The chair of South Miami’s planning board and retired psychologist was … Click to Continue »
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Hotel’s completed remodel offers new jobs and new look for community

Miami Dade - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 18:41
A once abandoned, rundown hotel has been given a total makeover and is offering new opportunities to residence in the area looking for a good job. … Click to Continue »
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Real estate agenda for South Florida: Mark your calendars for the week of Feb. 17

Miami Dade - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 14:00
Real estate events this week include talks — think Wynwood and construction — and an evening of networking. Here are the week’s noteworthy events: ▪ Feb. 19: The New York-based … Click to Continue »
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Developer made promises 6 years ago, but Tequesta artifacts are still not on display

Miami Dade - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:15
People walk by the original Miami, Florida, every day and don’t even know it. Or they think the downtown corner where Miami’s first residents lived is a ruptured sewage line … Click to Continue »
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Archaeologist says Miami’s prehistoric legacy should be preserved just like sites in Rome or Paris

Miami Dade - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:10
Archaeologist Robert Carr says Miami's 3000-year-old prehistoric legacy should be preserved just like sites in Rome or Paris as he visits the remains of a former Tequesta Indian village at Met Square in Downtown Miami on January 24, 2020. … Click to Continue »
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The American women behind World War II were ‘the quiet heroes’

Miami Dade - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:00
When the United States entered World War II in 1941, women suddenly took on pivotal roles supporting America’s war effort, whether working on the factory floor, manning USO centers or … Click to Continue »
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Why prosecutors could hold off filing more cases against the ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ suspect

Miami Dade - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:00
Detectives first arrested the Kendall Rapist in 2009, decades after he robbed and attacked women in public spaces throughout Southwest Miami-Dade. Over the ensuing months, as more victims were interviewed … Click to Continue »
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Here’s why Interstate 95 looks like a rush hour mess on Sunday morning

Miami Dade - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 14:20
Sunday morning drivers should avoid southbound Interstate 95 in North Miami-Dade until at least the mid-morning. A 4:55 a.m. multi-car crash has shut down all southbound lanes at Northwest 62nd … Click to Continue »
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Planning on seeing a movie in downtown Miami? Think again, the Silverspot Cinema is closed

Miami Dade - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 02:30
The Silverspot Cinema, the only movie theater in downtown Miami, has closed its doors, but not forever. Watching movies or hanging out at the luxury spot will have to wait … Click to Continue »
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It wasn’t his first parachute jump but this soldier was injured when he fell too hard

Miami Dade - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 13:30
A U.S. Army soldier was hospitalized Thursday morning after landing hard from a parachute jump at Homestead Air Reserve Base. The soldier, who the Army has not named, is listed … Click to Continue »
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Want to vote on whether Trump stays? First come the primaries. Here’s what to know

Miami Dade - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 13:15
Are you registered to vote? Do you want to switch parties? Who has your vote? If all those questions just gave you a migraine, you’re probably still trying to figure … Click to Continue »
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This Gables lawyer got an important state job 3 months ago. Why hasn’t he started yet?

Miami Dade - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 02:55
At this point, it might be official: the Commissioner of the Office of Financial Regulation is the most doomed position in Florida state government. In the last 20 months, Florida’s … Click to Continue »
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