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Miami Police to Offer Opioid Addicts Rehab Instead of Jail

Miami Police to Offer Opioid Addicts Rehab Instead of Jail

Miami police will use $1.6 million in federal grants to develop a pre-arrest diversion program where people with small amounts of opioids can enter a one-year outpatient treatment program.

2 hours ago

Video Shows Central FL Commissioner Shooting Alleged Thief

Video Shows Central FL Commissioner Shooting Alleged Thief

Prosecutors are trying to determine whether a Lakeland city commissioner should be charged in the fatal shooting of a man he accused of shoplifting a hatchet from an Army-Navy surplus store.

2 hours ago

Driver Arrested, Woman Hospitalized in Brownsville Hit & Run

Driver Arrested, Woman Hospitalized in Brownsville Hit & Run

A woman is in critical condition Monday night after a truck struck her and then took off in Brownsville.

2 hours ago

In Florida, Families Seeking the Missing Amid Storm Damage

In Florida, Families Seeking the Missing Amid Storm Damage

Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that withstood Hurricane Michael's devastating winds....

6 hours ago

Hurricane Michael Failed to End Florida's Red Tide: Experts

Hurricane Michael Failed to End Florida's Red Tide: Experts

The red tide began last October off southwest Florida after Hurricane Irma swept up the state, killing massive numbers of fish, along with scores of sea turtles and the state's beloved manatees.

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Blaze Engulfs Popular Southwest Miami-Dade Bakery

Blaze Engulfs Popular Southwest Miami-Dade Bakery

Fire crews arrived at the scene of the Delicias de Espana bakery at the corner of Southwest 57th Avenue and Bird Road early Tuesday, where they were able to eventually put out the fire and keep it from...

2 hours ago

Wisc. Teen Missing Since Parents' Death May Be in Miami: PD

Wisc. Teen Missing Since Parents' Death May Be in Miami: PD

Miami Police tweeted an alert message early Tuesday morning saying that 13-year-old Jayme Closs may have been seen in the area of Northwest 27th Avenue and 11th Street on Monday afternoon.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 06:15 PM EDT

Records Shine New Light of FDOT’s Role in Doomed FIU Bridge

Records Shine New Light of FDOT’s Role in Doomed FIU Bridge

NBC 6 Investigator Tony Pipitone offers the latest details related to the deadly bridge collapse.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 06:05 PM EDT

Curbelo Has Slight Edge Over Mucarsel-Powell: New Poll

Curbelo Has Slight Edge Over Mucarsel-Powell: New Poll

Republican Congressman Carlos Curbelo is facing a formidable challenge in his effort to be re-elected in South Florida's District 26, with Democratic rival Debbie Mucarsel-Powell slightly behind, according to a...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 07:10 PM EDT

MDPD Investigating After Video Shows Cop Hitting Suspect

MDPD Investigating After Video Shows Cop Hitting Suspect

Miami-Dade Police have launched a criminal internal affairs investigation after one of their officers was caught on camera allegedly hitting a handcuffed suspect.

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