Tag Archives: Miami

Miami Floods After Storm Dumps Foot Of Rain [VIDEO]

Miami’s NBC News affiliate reports: Portions of South Florida were experiencing the impacts from Potential Tropical Cyclone One from major rainfall across the area. The National Weather Service reports 11.8 inches of rain fell over the downtown Miami as of 9 a.m. Saturday. South Miami has record just over nine and a half inches while Kendall recorded nearly seven and …

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Proud Boys Are Taking Over Miami Republican Party

The New York Times reports: At least a half-dozen current and former Proud Boys have secured seats on the Miami-Dade Republican Executive Committee, seeking to influence local politics from the inside. Their ranks include adherents who face criminal charges for participating in the Capitol attack: Gilbert Fonticoba has been charged with obstructing Congress. Gabriel Garcia, a former Army captain who …

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Blinded Victim In Brutal FL Gay-Bashing Speaks Out

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: For the first time, the man who cops say was brutally beaten by an entire family because of his sexual orientation is speaking about what happened. “Because I’m gay, yes,” the victim told Local 10 News’ Rosh Lowe. “Because I’m gay, they think I turned his son gay.” As a result of that beating, the …

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Police: Brutal Beating That Left Florida Gay Man Blind Came Because Victim Was Dating Family’s Son [VIDEO]

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: Members of a Ukrainian refugee family appeared in a South Florida courtroom on Wednesday. That’s where they are facing hate crime and attempted murder charges for an alleged family ambush. Police say Oleh Makarenko was in a nine-month homosexual relationship, which would end with his lover being beaten so badly by Makarenko’s family that the …

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Son Of GOP Rep Charged With Slapping Miami Official

The Miami Herald reports: The son of U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez was arrested Wednesday after police say he slapped a Miami city commissioner earlier in the day at Morton’s Steakhouse in Coral Gables. What triggered the spat, the latest episode in the long-running telenovela of Miami politics, was not immediately clear. But the two men involved — Miami commissioner Alex …

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Passenger Storms Cockpit, Damages Controls [VIDEO]

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: A passenger was arrested after reportedly breaking into the cockpit of an American Airlines flight Tuesday, while boarding was underway, officials said. American Airlines officials confirmed the incident happened in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, as people were boarding a flight for Miami, Florida. The airline said a passenger entered the open flight deck and caused …

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TSA: Man Flew To Miami With Loaded Gun [VIDEO]

Miami’s NBC News affiliate reports: A man carrying a fully loaded gun boarded a commercial flight in Barbados and flew to Miami with the firearm in the plane’s cabin, the NBC 6 Investigators exclusively learned — a hair-raising incident that triggered an immediate investigation by the TSA into the security lapse that aviation experts say could have caused a disaster. …

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Miami Moves To Fire Embattled Police Chief [VIDEO]

The Miami Herald reports: Miami City Manager Art Noriega moved to fire embattled Police Chief Art Acevedo Monday night, ending weeks of speculation following two circus-like public hearings where city commissioners slammed the chief for everything from a tone-deaf statement about “Cuban Mafia” running the department to a tight jumpsuit he wore years ago during a fundraiser in another city. …

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Miami Mayoral Candidate Charged With Impersonating Cop, Allegedly Flashed Badge Claiming To Be Deputy

The Miami Herald reports: Frank Pichel, a controversial candidate for mayor of the city of Miami, was arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office early Friday morning on a felony charge of impersonating a police officer. According to the sheriff’s office, he was booked into county jail at midnight. He was released about two hours later after posting a $5,000 …

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MIA Passenger Leaves By Opening Emergency Exit

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: A passenger on a flight that arrived in Miami from Colombia was apprehended after exiting the plane before it reached the terminal. According to police, the passenger opened an emergency door and jumped onto the wing of the aircraft as it was pulling into its designated gate. It happened at approximately 7:16 p.m. Wednesday. Local …

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MIA Is First US Airport To Deploy COVID-Sniffing Dogs

The Washington Post reports: Cobra, a female Belgian Malinois, and One Betta, a Dutch shepherd, are 7-year-old dogs trained to detect the presence of the coronavirus. The keen-nosed canines are part of a pilot program at Miami International, one of the nation’s busiest airports — and the first to employ dogs in the battle against the coronavirus. Cobra and One …

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VIRAL VIDEO: College Football Fans Catch Falling Cat

ESPN reports: The most notable catch on Saturday during the game between No. 22 Miami and Appalachian State didn’t even happen on the field. Wasn’t even a football. It was a cat. The cat somehow got into Hard Rock Stadium, then got caught by one of its paws off the facade of the upper deck. It eventually fell to the …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Man Goes On Violent Rampage At Miami Airport After Being Denied Boarding For Being Drunk

Newsweek reports: A viral video shows a man going on a violent, racist rampage in Miami International Airport on Friday night, hurling obscenities and stanchions. In the minute-long clip, posted to Twitter by user @ONLYinDADE on Saturday, the unmasked man is seen in a heated confrontation with an airport worker at a gate, while other passengers appear to be waiting …

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Cultist FL Cop Suspended For “White Power” Gesture

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: A City of Miami Police officer is under investigation because of what he was doing in a photo taken while on duty. The picture in question was taken Friday after Miami police made a big gun bust, but now top department brass are taking a closer look. A commander posted the photo on Twitter, and …

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Another “Unsafe” Miami Condo Building Evacuated

Miami’s NBC News affiliate reports: A condominium in Miami is being evacuated Monday after officials deemed it an unsafe structure. An evacuation noticed was posted at the entrance of the building at 5050 NW 7th Street. Hundreds of residents from 137 units had only hours to leave, according to a city official. “We have a lot of elderly owners here …

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Assault Charges For Duct-Taped Frontier Passenger

NPR reports: A passenger aboard a Frontier Airlines flight has been charged with three counts of battery. The passenger is accused of inappropriately touching two female flight attendants and punching a male attendant on Saturday. The flight crew then restrained the unruly passenger and used tape to ensure he stayed seated for the remainder of the flight. While traveling from …

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Frontier Passenger Duct-Taped To Seat After Groping Flight Attendants, Punching Male Crew Member [Video]

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: A belligerent passenger was arrested after causing chaos during a flight to South Florida, authorities said. The situation got so bad that flight attendants had to duct tape the man to his seat. That man, 22-year-old Maxwell Berry, was arrested on three counts of battery. It happened on a Frontier Airlines flight from Philadelphia to …

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Miami Mayor: Air Strikes On Cuba Are An “Option”

Mediaite reports: Miami mayor Francis Suarez appeared on Fox News Tuesday to offer suggestions on the United States should respond to the unrest in Cuba, where tens of thousands of protestors have risen up against the communist regime. Suarez told Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum he thinks military options should be on the table. “Are you suggesting air strikes in …

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Hurricane Center: Elsa On Path Hit FL Tomorrow Night

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports: Tropical Storm Elsa is on a path to hit southwestern Florida and the Florida Keys by late Monday, though all of South Florida will likely be subjected to rain bands, sustained tropical-storm-force gusts and the potential for a few tornadoes, the National Hurricane Center said. Tropical-storm-force winds are most likely to arrive in the Keys …

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Florida Couple Sentenced To Prison Over $1.1M Bailout Scam: Claimed To Employ 47 People In Backyard Farm

Via press release from the Justice Department: A Florida couple was sentenced to prison today for their participation in a scheme to file four fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $1.1 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) loans guaranteed under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Latoya Stanley, 38, and …

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