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Miami-Dade County, state sign $14 million agreement for more contact tracers

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Additional 250 contact tracers to work in Miami-Dade through end of year MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced Thursday that he has signed a $14 million agreement with the state to add an additional 250 contact tracers to Miami-Dade through the end of the year. That brings the total amount of contact tracers in the county to about 500. The mayor said the county and state’s legal teams worked... [...]

Several people detained for questioning after shots fired during house party

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POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Several people were detained for questioning Friday morning following a shooting in Pompano Beach. According to Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Gerdy St. Louis, someone called authorities around 5 a.m. to report a loud party near the 800 block of Northeast 23rd Terrace. St. Louis said deputies arrived to the area and heard gunshots. A perimeter was then established and the area was canvased. No... [...]

Police pursuit ends in Deerfield Beach with man connected to homicide in custody

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DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – A car chase on Interstate 95 with Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies and Fort Lauderdale police in pursuit came to an end around 6 p.m. Wednesday. Police said they were chasing a man wanted in connection to a homicide. The suspect was spotted by Fort Lauderdale police officers near the Galleria Mall, where they attempted to stop him. The chase ended in the area of Martin Luther King Avenue and Southwest... [...]

Mayor’s Miami-Dade order finally signed after days of confusion and criticism

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Order to close indoor restaurant dining won't kick in Wednesday as initially planned MIAMI – Gym owners got a reprieve Tuesday, finding out that they will no longer be forced to close as part of a new COVID-19 order that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced Monday. That came after Gimenez changed the order from closing all dine-in at restaurants to allow outdoor dining to continue. Now, that order that had been... [...]

Motorcyclist killed in Miami Gardens hit-and-run crash

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a motorcyclist dead on State Road 7 in Miami Gardens Monday afternoon. Surveillance video from a nearby camera captured what appeared to be a black sedan making a left turn onto Northwest 181st Street, right into the path of the motorcylist heading southbound. Video shows the driver of the black car continuing on Northwest 181st... [...]