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Bicyclist dies after collision with Miami-Dade police vehicle

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Two cyclists hit by marked police car early Sunday morning VIRGINIA KEY, Fla. – A cyclist has died, and another is injured after they were involved in a crash with a Miami-Dade Police Department marked vehicle. According to police, the crash happened at approximately 7:17 a.m. Sunday on Arthur Lamb Jr. Road near Virginia Key Beach. “The officer involved in this incident is assigned here and regularly patrols the causeway and... [...]

What happens if my ex-spouse is not working due to layoffs during the COVID Pandemic—do they still have to contribute to child support?

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When child support is ordered, the parent who is obligated to pay is expected to make the payments. Because it is a court order, failure to pay could result in imposition of various penalties. In the present environment, many parents have experienced job loss, furloughs and layoffs as a result of COVID-19. For legal advice about a parent's child support obligations when a parent has had their job affected by the pandemic, contact the Miami FL... [...]

Heat’s Derrick Jones tests positive for coronavirus, source confirms

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MIAMI – Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. has tested positive for COVID-19, Local 10 Sports has confirmed with a source. The news was first reported by the Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald. The NBA began testing players for the coronavirus this week as it prepares to return to play late next month at Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex near Orlando. Jones, the reigning NBA slam dunk contest champion, still plans to play next... [...]

Helicopter crashes into wooded area in Coconut Creek

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COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Authorities are working to rescue a pilot whose helicopter crashed into a heavily wooded area in Coconut Creek, police confirmed. The crash was reported early Thursday afternoon in the 3600 block of West Sample Road. Coconut Creek police spokesman Scotty Leamon said construction work was being done in the area when the crash occurred. He said the pilot is believed to be the only person on board the... [...]

Protesters from violent demonstration in Miami in May arrested

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One charged with stealing bulletproof vest from smashed patrol car, the other assaulted officer with large rock MIAMI, Fla. – A 19-year-old man who police said stole a bulletproof vest out of a marked Miami police car and a 25-year-old woman who threw a large rock that injured an officer during the first weekend of protests at the end of May were arrested Monday. On Saturday, May 30, a group of protesters blocked the roadway in the... [...]