The South Beach Charity Angels, led by volunteer Gustavo Briand, hosts a karaoke night Dec. 11 at Ronald McDonald House at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Farrari Khan, an 11-year-old with Burkett’s leukemia, was among the children who enjoyed a night of singing and a holiday visit from Santa Claus.
Tom Carroll and Heroine Ricketts in their front yard in Miami Shores on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The couple had to dig up their large vegetable garden in their front lawn after the Village of Miami Shores said their edible plants were not allowed in the front lawn.
Windsurfing business Sailboards Miami closed after Hurricane Irma, then they lost a Miami-Dade County bid to continue operating off the Rickenbacker Causeway. They’re now grappling with having to close for good.
Wynwood Walls is kicking off Art Basel with a theme called 'Human Kind' and new walls and sculptures by 12 new artists. CEO of Goldman Properties and founder of Goldman Global Arts, Jessica Goldman Srebnick, says that each year over 1 million people visit the Wynwood Walls from all over the world.
Jordana Rosales was sentenced to seven years in prison for killing Homeland Security special agent Scott McGuire in a hit and run accident on Miami Beach in Jan. of 2016. Rosales was also convicted of injuring another special agent that was not identified in court.
On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Francis Suarez is sworn in (while his wife, Gloria, holds the Bible) by Judge Robert Luck, right, during a public ceremony at City Hall. Mayor Francis had officially sworn in in an earlier private ceremony.
He was mayor once. Now at 98, he swore his son into the same office. Seymour Gelber stood in front of a packed chamber at Miami Beach City Hall where he once presided as mayor. Now 98, with a dose of pride and humor, he swore his son Dan into the office he once held, commending him for his record of public service.
In a video provided to the Miami Herald by a source who wishes to remain anonymous, a man makes it past Miami International Airport security Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, jumps onto a luggage carousel, and sprints onto the airport tarmac. Video has been edited by the Herald.
On November 2, 2017, the North Miami Police Department was conducting their weekly community bike ride, when officers noticed a suspicious vehicle at the rear of the apartment complex, located at 12990 NE 6 Avenue. As the officers approached the stopped vehicle, the driver put the vehicle in reverse and then accelerated forward and the driver attempted to drive over the officers. The driver continued at a high rate of speed through the driveway, running over one of the officer’s bicycles. The officers jumped out of the vehicle's path to avoid struck.