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Woman holding ‘We are free’ sign arrested on Miami Beach

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A woman was arrested Sunday after leaving a designated protest area in Lummus Park in Miami Beach to sit on the sand while holding a sign that read “We are free,” authorities said. According to her arrest report, Kimberlee Falkenstine, 33, of Miami, and her husband were taking part in a protest Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of Lummus Park when Falkenstine decided to leave the area and sit on the beach “to... [...]

Broward County reopens beaches with a few coronavirus restrictions

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BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Broward County reopened public beaches at sunrise on Tuesday with a few restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic. Authorities will not be allowing sunbathing or lounging. Group gatherings of more than 10 people will also be prohibited. The barricades were removed along Fort Lauderdale Beach at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, and people wasted no time swimming, kayaking or simply walking to the shoreline to dip... [...]

Fugitive wanted in connection with fatal shooting extradited from Thailand to Miami

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Police: 2017 shooting was result of dispute regarding victim’s relationship with suspect’s girlfriend or ex-girlfriend MIAMI – A fugitive wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in 2017 on Miami Beach was found by authorities in Thailand and has since been extradited to Miami, authorities confirmed on Friday. According to a news release from the office of Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle, the... [...]

Fort Lauderdale to pay $18 million settlement, residents say old incinerator made them sick

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City commissioner calls settlement amount ‘insulting’ FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – After years of legal battles, a settlement has finally been reached in the toxic land fight in Fort Lauderdale. Nearly 200 people files a class action lawsuit after they say the land made them sick. A 13-year-long legal battle involving the City of Fort Lauderdale finally is nearing an end. "Were hopeful that this is the end of this for the... [...]

16-year-old arrested in Hollywood shooting that killed boy, 17, and wounded girl, 16

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A 16-year-old murder suspect has been arrested within a day of his identity being released to the public. Nicolas Al Mondesir was being sought in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy and wounding of a 16-year-old girl, Hollywood police said Tuesday. The shooting happened about 10:30 p.m. Thursday at the Holiday Motel, located at 1804 Funston Street. Police say Mondesir shot at three people, hitting two. Both were... [...]