Month: September 2016

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

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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 or on foot.Cellphone video captured one of the apparent... [...]

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

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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 as five years in prison.How We Can HelpIf you, a friend or a family... [...]

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

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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 business owners.According to Miami Police, one person was taken into custody Wednesday night. However,... [...]

Man Admits To Murder That Kept Twin Jailed 13 Years | Huffington Post

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Man Admits To Murder That Kept Twin Jailed 13 YearsMore than a decade after Kevin Dugar was convicted of firing a gun into a small group of people, killing one man and wounding another, his twin brother has made a shocking courtroom confession.“I’m here to confess to a crime I committed that he was wrongly accused of,” Karl Smith, who has adopted his mother’s maiden name, testified on the witness stand, according to The Chicago... [...]

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

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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 noble sentiment, but flawed. So, here’s an open letter to any couple who may be in the same boat:Dear Couple... [...]