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Life Sentence for Man in Killing of Politician Dad
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Life Sentence for Man in Killing of Politician Dad

Jason Beckman was sentenced to life behind bars Friday for the 2009 death of his father, South Miami Commissioner Jay Beckman. Read »

34 minutes ago
Baby Receives New Heart at Hollywood Hospital

Baby Receives New Heart at Hollywood Hospital

A baby is going home from a South Florida hospital with a new heart just in time for the holidays. Watch »

2 hours ago
Haitian Machete Fencing at Miami Film Festival

Haitian Machete Fencing at Miami Film Festival

The Haitian art of machete fencing is being showcased at the Borscht Film Festival in Miami. Read »

4 hours ago
Woman Slaps 72-Year-Old For Denying Facebook Friend Request

Woman Slaps 72-Year-Old For Denying Facebook Friend Request

A 27-year-old woman is accused of slapping a 72-year-old woman who denied her friend request on Facebook. Read »

4 hours ago
Weather: Warm and Dry Friday, Weekend

Weather: Warm and Dry Friday, Weekend

Weather Forecast -- 5 AM -- December 19, 2014 Watch »

5 hours ago
Mixed Lawmaker Reactions to U.S.-Cuba Relations

Mixed Lawmaker Reactions to U.S.-Cuba Relations

Wednesday's announcement of normalized relations between the United States and Cuba has shown a political and... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Lauderhill Cop Injured in Crash

Lauderhill Cop Injured in Crash

A police officer was one of four people injured in a Lauderhill traffic accident Thursday night. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Panthers Notch 2nd Straight Shootout Victory

Panthers Notch 2nd Straight Shootout Victory

The Panthers went to a shootout for a second straight game and picked up another win Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Elderly Woman Dies in Miami Beach House Fire

Elderly Woman Dies in Miami Beach House Fire

An elderly woman has died after a fire broke out early Thursday evening at a home on Miami Beach. Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Reward Offered After Dog's Leg is Mutilated

Reward Offered After Dog's Leg is Mutilated

A dog is recovering after he was discovered with a horrific injury: a hiking carabiner was hooked straight through... Watch »

40 minutes ago
School Board Sued After Teacher Had Sex With Teen

School Board Sued After Teacher Had Sex With Teen

A teenager has filed a lawsuit against the Miami-Dade School Board and her former teacher after she alleges her... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Gas Station Raided for Alleged Food Stamp Fraud

Gas Station Raided for Alleged Food Stamp Fraud

A gas station worker in Davie was arrested for food stamp fraud after a store was raided Thursday. Watch »

14 minutes ago
Cuban Adjustment Act to Spark Renewed Debate

Cuban Adjustment Act to Spark Renewed Debate

The Cuban Adjustment Act, which includes the well-known "Wet Foot/Dry Foot" policy, remains as-is, but... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014

Broward Humane Society's Adoptable Pets: Dec. 18, 2014

Broward Humane Society's Adoptable Pets Dec. 18, 2014 View »

Dec 18, 2014
No Bond for Cop Accused of Aiding Drug Traffickers

No Bond for Cop Accused of Aiding Drug Traffickers

A Miami Police officer accused of assisting drug traffickers appeared before a judge today, asking for permission to... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
NASA's Orion Spacecraft Back in Fla. After Test Flight

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Back in Fla. After Test Flight

NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Spy Released by Cuban Government Identified

Spy Released by Cuban Government Identified

A former United States intelligence officer has confirmed to NBC News that the U.S. spy who was returned to the U.S.... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Lawmakers Discuss Cuba Policy Change

Lawmakers Discuss Cuba Policy Change

Prominent South Florida Republicans are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the new change in policy on... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Drug Supplier Pleads Guilty in MLB Doping Case

Drug Supplier Pleads Guilty in MLB Doping Case

A man who admitted working as a black market chemist at a garage lab in his suburban home pleaded guilty Thursday to... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
'I Want a Change Now': Mixed Reaction To Cuba News

'I Want a Change Now': Mixed Reaction To Cuba News

The debate among Miami's exile community continued Thursday, a day after President Barack Obama announced that the... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014

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