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Miami couple accused of stealing service dog, blackmailing owner

MIAMI -- The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said a Miami couple was arrested Monday for stealing a Marathon couple's French Bulldog and demanding $1,000 for its return.Authorities said Reinier Fuentes, 33, and Lilianne Dominguez, 26, face charges, including grand theft, dealing in stolen property and use of a two-way communication device to facilitate a felony. A woman told police that she was receiving texts from unknown persons demanding money for the safe return of Sailor, her husband's female French Bulldog/service dog. "She stated the dog had gotten out of her house earlier that day. She began canvassing the 5th Avenue...
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Swearing-In Ceremony for Interim Chief of Police Harvette S. Smith

The City of North Miami Beach will promote Interim Chief Harvette S. Smith to Chief of Police of the NMB Police Department (NMBPD). The Office of the City Manager will host a Swearing-In Ceremony at the Julius Littman Performing Arts Theater on Thursday, July 7, 2022, starting at 2:00 p.m. (located at 17011 NE 19th Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL 33162). After 32 years of service, Interim Chief Smith made departmental history by becoming the first African American to be promoted to her current position as Interim Chief on March 4, 2022. This event is free and open to the public.
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Angels bring road losing streak into matchup with the Marlins

Los Angeles Angels (37-45, fourth in the AL West) vs. Miami Marlins (39-40, fourth in the NL East) PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Shohei Ohtani (7-4, 2.68 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 101 strikeouts); Marlins: Trevor Rogers (4-6, 5.56 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 62 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels -169, Marlins +143; over/under is 7...

Less staffing and higher demand causing flying frustrations

MIAMI – People stood in lengthy traces Tuesday for safety and for the ticket counters at Miami International Airport. It has been a well-recognized sight this summer season. “I’ve seen people miss their connecting flights,” mentioned Alijah Caesar, who was ready for his baggage. “I’ve seen a lot of people frustrated at the airport.”

Bodyform's Surreal Ad Tackles Another Taboo: the Period Sleep Gap

How can you keep pace with an accelerating marketing ecosystem? Join us at Brandweek Sept. 12–16 in Miami alongside leading CMOs, founders and change makers from Gatorade, Marriott, Alo Yoga, Campbell's, Uncommon James and more. Book now. Search online for the words “woman sleeping,” and what will typically come...

Los Angeles Angels vs Miami Marlins 7/6/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

The Los Angeles Angels and the Miami Marlins will meet for the opening game series at the loanDepot park in Miami, Florida on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 6:40 PM ET. The Angels are in fourth place in the AL West standings with a record of 37-44. Los Angeles is entering this match with three straight defeats, following a 2-4 loss against the Houston Astros.

‘He’s just special’: Alcantara fires 2-hit masterpiece to shut down Ohtani, Angels

Sandy Alcantara is a throwback and it’s part of what makes him a modern marvel in MLB. He redefines the masterpiece start by going back to what the standard once was: If he gives up a run or two, or doesn’t hit double-digit strikeouts, then he doesn’t really care too much, just as long as he’s giving the Miami Marlins the seven or eight innings he knows he should.
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Gas Prices Drop Across Florida for Third Straight Week: AAA

For the third straight week, drivers in Florida are seeing some relief when it comes to the price at the gas pump. AAA reports gas prices as of Wednesday morning are at an average of $4.51 a gallon, down 11 cents from one week ago and 25 cents from one month ago. The price is still $1.50 more than at this point one year ago.

DUI Arrest For Boca Raton Woman, 64

BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Boca Raton woman is now out of jail following arrest early Tuesday morning for DUI. Karen Craker of the 700 block of Jeffrey Street was arrested by Boca Raton Police early Tuesday and booked into jail at 6:21 a.m. She was held for several hours and eventually released on her own recognizance at 11:49 a.m.

A Broward school tax increase once seemed a sure thing. But inflation and opposition could hurt it.

Four years ago, voters showed no hesitation in raising taxes to boost teacher pay, mental health and security in Broward schools. This year could be different. A tax of $50 per $100,000 of assessed property values passed by voters in a 2018 referendum expires next year unless voters renew it on Aug. 23. And that renewal would cost double as the proposal now is for $100 per $100,000 of assessed ...

Summer “School” – Part 2

Want to make your own jewelry? Try glass blowing, painting or other creative arts? Or soft adventure is your thing like sky diving in Miami or learning the flying trapeze? Here are more classes you may want to try in this, Part 2. In case you missed part 1, click here.

The beat goes on at live music clubs in South Florida. Here are some for you to visit

Though music clubs have come and gone through the years in South Florida, musicians always had a place to play. Today, not many of those places are left. Live music clubs like Little Havana’s Bar Nancy that feature Miami-based performers are still going. And Broward’s Revolution Live and Culture Room could have you feeling the 1990s never ended.
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6 to Know: Employees Grow Concerned After Hialeah Pregnancy Clinic Vandalized

No. 1 - A woman is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with last month's fatal shooting of her 15-year-old stepson in Pembroke Pines. Francy Marcos, 24, is facing a charge of manslaughter with a firearm in the June 11 shooting, Pembroke Pines Police officials said Tuesday. The shooting happened at a home inside the Coconut Reef community at 180th Avenue and Southwest 12th Street. Officials said the woman was handling a firearm inside of the home when it was unintentionally discharged, fatally shooting the boy. After the shooting police said the shooting appeared accidental and involved family members. A soccer coach identified the boy as 15-year-old Achilles Lopez, who was a member of the Miramar United Elite FC.