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Florida takes step toward the catching of goliath grouper

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Florida game regulators took a tentative step toward allowing the catching and killing of goliath groupers. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told its staff on Wednesday to craft a regulation it has proposed that would allow 100 goliaths to be caught and kept annually during a four-year period. Supported by fishing groups, the proposed limited harvest calls for a lottery to issue... [...]

Miami code compliance officer fired after filing motion for protective order against city, commissioner

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MIAMI – A Miami code compliance officer who accused a commissioner of pushing her on the job has now been fired for insubordination. Suzann Nicholson filed a workman’s comp claim for injuries after she says she was pushed by Commissioner Alex Diaz de la Portilla when she encountered him at an illegal party in February and was told by her supervisors to cover it up. The alleged altercation isn’t apparent on police video that was... [...]

Fatal crash shuts down Okeechobee Road in Hialeah for hours

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HIALEAH, Fla. – Okeechobee Road was blocked in both directions Tuesday morning as police investigated a fatal crash. A Local 10 News crew was at the scene near West Fifth Street in Hialeah as a body on the ground was covered by a yellow tarp. A black pickup truck was spotted to the right with what appeared to be some damage to its front side panel. In addition to the pickup truck, there was also a motorcycle laying on the... [...]

Gunmen on loose after Miramar house party triple-shooting

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MIRAMAR, Fla. – Police are still looking for the shooters who opened fire at a home in a gated Miramar neighborhood over the weekend, injuring three people. Detectives believe it started with two women who were involved in an argument at a late-night house party Saturday night in the Pelican Cove community. They left and returned with two men. Both had weapons and shot up the house along Southwest 31st Court where the party... [...]

71-year-old man accused of molesting boy who was walking to school

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A 71-year-old man was arrested Friday, a day after he molested a 12-year-old boy while the child was walking to school in northeast Miami-Dade, authorities said. Police said the incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of Northeast 163rd Street. According to the suspect’s arrest report, the victim was walking to school when Pablo Romero, who is homeless, approached him and grabbed... [...]