Monthly Archives: September 2016

3 teens hurt in Miami Gardens shooting – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Three teenagers were transported to the hospital after a shooting erupted in Miami Gardens, Thursday afternoon.According to Miami Gardens Police, the shooting took place at around 1:30 p.m., in broad daylight, along Northwest 46th Avenue and Northwest 191st Terrace.Once officials arrived to the scene, the subject responsible had fled. It is unclear whether the subject got away in a vehicle Continue Reading...

Police sergeant found guilty after stealing gasoline – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Police sergeant found guilty after stealing gasolineA jury found a Miami-Dade Police sergeant guilty, Wednesday, for stealing gasoline intended only for use in his police cruiser.Miami-Dade Police Sergeant Emil Lugo was convicted of stealing the gas and using it to fill up his wife’s car.Lugo will remain out of jail while he awaits sentencing, which could result in as much Continue Reading...

Day care closed after child dies in hot van – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Parents have been showing up to the Vision for Life Academy day care center Thursday morning, only to turn back around. A “closed” sign posted on the door, just a day after a 2-year-old boy died, after he was found unresponsive inside a van in Miami.An official from the Department of Children and Families was seen Thursday, talking with the Continue Reading...

An Open Letter To The Couple Who Are Staying Together For The Kids | Huffington Post

An Open Letter To The Couple Who Are Staying Together For The KidsLately, I’ve had a handful of clients come into my office grappling with the idea of whether or not to divorce. It’s a fraught decision, loaded with complicated choices. One thing I hear over and over is “we don’t want to divorce because of the kids”. It’s a Continue Reading...

Report: Florida woman made bomb threat to halt man’s urine test – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Report: Florida woman made bomb threat to halt man’s urine testWINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Police say a Florida woman made a bomb threat in an attempt to keep her boyfriend from submitting a urine sample at a probation office.Winter Haven police say 31-year-old Deniz Martinez called 911 on Tuesday, saying a man outside the office was going to “blow Continue Reading...

New report finds chromium-6 in drinking water – CNN.com

New report finds ‘Erin Brockovich’ chemical in US drinking waterDangerous levels of chromium-6 are contaminating tap water consumed by hundreds of millions of Americans, according to a national report released Tuesday.Chromium-6 is the carcinogenic chemical that was featured in the popular 2000 movie “Erin Brockovich,” starring Julia Roberts as the titular activist. The US Environmental Protection Agency has never set Continue Reading...

Detectives: Suspect in Florida mosque fire confessed – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Detectives: Suspect in Florida mosque fire confessedFORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — An ex-convict who posted anti-Islamic rants online confessed to setting fire to a mosque that the Orlando nightclub shooter occasionally attended, and said he was embarrassed by the crime, according to an arrest affidavit released Thursday.St. Lucie County sheriff’s detectives wrote in the affidavit that after Joseph Michael Schreiber Continue Reading...

South Florida man sues Samsung for phone explosion in pocket – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

South Florida man sues Samsung for phone explosion in pocketPALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) – Samsung’s battery problem is heading into a courtroom, and a South Florida man is behind the suit.Jonathan Strobel lives in Palm Beach Gardens and filed a lawsuit against Samsung after his Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled due to battery issues, exploded in his pocket Continue Reading...

Matthew Apperson, who shot at George Zimmerman, convicted of attempted murder – CNN.com

Man who shot at George Zimmerman convicted of attempted murderA Florida man was found guilty Friday of attempted second-degree murder, stemming from a 2015 road rage incident involving George Zimmerman, a court spokeswoman said.Matthew Apperson, 27, also was found guilty of shooting into a vehicle and aggravated assault with a firearm, Michelle Kennedy, spokeswoman for the 18th Judicial Circuit, said.A Continue Reading...
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