Miami-Dade Police made a major bust at a jewelry store in Southwest Miami-Dade. Detectives said two people were arrested for selling counterfeit items at The Lord of the Rings Jewelry.
A Lakeland, Florida, man found himself behind bars after a viral video allegedly showed him eating pancakes in the middle of a busy roadway in the west part of the city. Police received a call on Tuesday of a man sitting in the crosswalk of the eastbound lanes of U.S. 92 sitting in a chair and eating something off a folding table. When police arrived the man had left. Video shot of the incident was placed on Facebook and appeared on the department’s page, where several people tagged the man’s name, Kiaron Thomas. Police went to the home of Thomas, who lives in the area, where he admitted to doing it as a prank, the said.
University of Miami junior Gina Panarese wrote to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres about a month ago - and got a bigger response than she ever expected.
Three teens were injured when in shots were fired in Miami at two separate scenes.
The Republicans' capstone health care overhaul seemed in dire trouble Friday as Speaker Paul Ryan weighed strategy at the White House with President Donald Trump. GOP lawmakers and aides said they lacked the votes to succeed in the House, just hours before a do-or-die showdown demanded by Trump. GOP leaders pushed toward a climactic House roll call, but their promise to stage the vote increasingly looked like a losing gamble for the new president and his GOP allies in Congress. Vice President Mike Pence was meeting near the Capitol with the House Freedom Caucus. That group's hard-right members, along with a growing band of party moderates, have been driving GOP opposition and threatening to crash one of Trump's and Ryan's top priorities. "I think the president has given it his all," White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters in what sounded like a concession that the measure's fate was bleak. He added, "The speaker has done everything he can. You can't force people to vote."
One person was killed in a deadly collision between a car and train Friday afternoon in Oakland Park. Officers responded to the scene shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Oakland Park Blvd. westbound, just to the west of I-95. Oakland Park Fire Rescue confirmed that one person in the car died and that no others were transported to the hospital. Oakland Park Blvd. remains closed in both directions as the investigation continues.