A woman whose voice could be heard by rescue crews from the rubble of the condo tower that collapsed in Surfside, Florida, last June has been identified. On Tuesday, the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department said it was the voice of 36-year-old Theresa Velasquez that first responders had heard from the rubble, but could not reach.
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The Miami Dade School Board Wednesday approved a slew of administrative and high-ranking roles within the district, including two new officers and a six-figure administrative position for Superintendent Jose Dotres’ wife.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami-Dade County Commission was poised to vote on a controversial development project in District 8, an area that includes Homestead and Cutler Bay. Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava has long been against the project, saying it’s a horrible idea. At issue, 800 acres stretching from SW 107th Avenue to the west at SW 122nd. From the south at 268th to the north at 256th. It’s proposed for the development that opponents say circumvents the comprehensive development master plan which restricts development in the Everglades and Biscayne Bay. “If we degrade our environment. That precious resource that supports us for our water...
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Another road rage incident in Miami-Dade County. This time, it happened in the middle of morning rush hour traffic. Police said a man was shot while driving his car near 7th Avenue and NW 103rd Street. “I ran over to see, and I didn’t see a problem but then he lifted his shirt, and his undershirt was all full of blood,” said Scott Hidnert, an employee at Traffic Ticket Office. Hidnert said the man who was shot this morning is David Beasley. “He came running in and said someone shot him,” explained Hidnert. The shorts were fired right near a Traffic Ticket...
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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade police are investigating a road rage incident that led to a shooting Thursday morning. The shooting occurred in the area of Northwest 119th Street and 10th Avenue. Surveillance video shows before the shooting occurred, a man in a dark-colored sedan pulled up to the...
MIAMI (WSVN) - A South Florida teacher is in trouble after being accused of trying to pursue a relationship with a former student. Sean Loret de Mola is a 37-year-old teacher at Glades Middle School in Miami. Miami-Dade County Public Schools has placed him on an “alternate assignment,” as they...
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The welcome sign at the entrance to the City of South Miami touts the Miami-Dade suburb as "The City of Pleasant Living." But in a recent instance of either cosmic irony or cynical vandalism shared on social media by Islandia Journal publisher Jason Katz, the letter L on the sign has gone missing, and the municipality's motto now reads: "The City of Peasant Living."
South Floridians can find a celebration of culture, history and pride in Little Haiti during the second annual Best of Haiti Music Festival. Organizers say the event, which takes place Saturday, is an extension of Haitian Flag Day that fell on a weekday this year. “It’s important to know where...
Police are searching for a gunman who shot a man during a road rage incident that was caught on camera in northwest Miami-Dade Thursday morning. Miami-Dade Police officials said the incident started at Northwest 119th Street and 10th Avenue, where a man was shot in the back and grazed in the shoulder.
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"Voice in the rubble" victim of Surfside condo collapse identified as music executive Theresa Velasquez by Miami Dade Fire Rescue
Who was the voice in the rubble? That question has been one of the heartbreaking mysteries of the Surfside building collapse. A review by Miami Dade Fire Rescue has concluded that it was Theresa Velasquez, a 36-year-old music industry executive from Los Angeles who was visiting her parents at the Champlain Towers South on the night of the collapse, according to a memo obtained by CBS Miami.
The scene Wednesday played out live for South Florida on NBC 6. From Chopper 6, viewers saw a dark car that police believe had been stolen racing on the highway, dodging drivers as they sped by. And above in the Broward Sheriff's Office helicopter were Pilot Carl Spear and Tactical...
MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The 20th Annual Ride of Silence took place Wednesday evening. The 5.5-mile double loop on Crandon Boulevard is meant to commemorate cyclists who have been killed in accidents and raise awareness for safety. “We talked about the fact that it would happen again if nothing gets done, and, sadly, it did,” says Maribel Reyes. She was devastated to learn of the two lives lost this past weekend on the Rickenbacker Causeway. Her husband, Walter, was the last cycling fatality on the Causeway seven years ago. “It draws cyclists. It draws people walking. It’s just a beautiful section of Miami,” she...
A man is in stable condition after being shot in the back and shoulder during a road rage incident Thursday in North Miami-Dade, police say.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials release report on Surfside condo collapse, identify woman trapped under rubble
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials identified a woman trapped under the rubble of the Champlain Towers South condo as 36-year-old Theresa Valasquez.