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Making a Difference

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Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10:43 PM EDT

Nonprofit Throws Baby Shower for Moms-To-Be for Mother's Day

Nonprofit Throws Baby Shower for Moms-To-Be for Mother's Day

Mother's Day was conceived to honor mothers but many moms lack resources and support. One local nonprofit organization wants to help their transition into parenthood.

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 07:02 PM EDT

Monsignor Pace Senior Is a Leader for Young Women in STEM

Monsignor Pace Senior Is a Leader for Young Women in STEM

Vanessa Perez-Robles heard all the numbers and decided to take action. She created the Women in STEM Club at Monsignor Pace High School in Miami Gardens.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 07:07 PM EDT

Hialeah-Miami Lakes English Teacher Has Been Inspiring Students for Decades

Hialeah-Miami Lakes English Teacher Has Been Inspiring Students for Decades

Elena Sanchez is a treasure, the kind of teacher who sets the template for other teachers to follow.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 07:00 PM EDT

Attorney Turned Teacher Making a Difference at Nova Middle School

Attorney Turned Teacher Making a Difference at Nova Middle School

There's a reason Kristin Murphy feels at home in the realistic mock courtroom at Nova Middle School. She's a licensed attorney who left that profession to teach law full time at Nova Middle School in Davie.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 02:54 PM EDT

Teacher Appreciation Week: Educators Making a Difference

The community in South Florida is recognizing educators who have made a differen...View gallery

  • The Pre-K Team – Greynolds Park Elementary School
  • Ms. Schneeberger and Ms. Takacs – Silver Ridge Elementary
  • Ms. Manzieri – Key Biscayne K-8 Center
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17-Year-Old High School Football Star Killed in Miami Gardens
17-Year-Old High School Football Star Killed in Miami Gardens

A 17-year-old star football player described as a "great athletic talent" was shot and killed Tuesday in Miami Gardens.

'He Ain't Coming Back': King Carter's Parents React to Killer's Sentence
'He Ain't Coming Back': King Carter's Parents React to Killer's Sentence

The man who started the gun fight that killed 6-year-old King Carter was sentenced to 40 years in prison Monday -- but justice does not remove the sting of the boy's death.

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There have been a number of incidents involving cruise ships caught in dangerous storms. Some cruise lines are taking extra steps to keep passengers protected in the event of a powerful storm at sea.

Police: Surveillance Shows Gunman Kill Man in Opa-locka
Police: Surveillance Shows Gunman Kill Man in Opa-locka

Chilling surveillance video shows the moments a gunman murdered a man in broad daylight in Opa-locka over the weekend.

Abortion Rights Advocates Protest Across US to #StoptheBans
Abortion Rights Advocates Protest Across US to #StoptheBans

Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women's access to abortion that have passed in several...

Plane Makes Emergency Landing Safely on South Florida Road
Plane Makes Emergency Landing Safely on South Florida Road

Chopper 6 was over the scene along Krome Avenue just north of the line between Miami-Dade and Broward, where the Piper single engine aircraft landed in a turnaround area between lanes of traffic.