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Man, Woman Found Dead Inside Dania Beach Apartment

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Broward Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation after two people were found dead inside a Dania Beach apartment on Friday. Authorities said they responded to a domestic disturbance at an apartment complex in 3200 block of Southwest 44th Street, shortly after 4:30 p.m. BSO’s SWAT team entered the residence and discovered the bodies of a man and a woman. Paramedics pronounced them dead on the scene. BSO’s Homicide Unit and Crime Scene Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding their deaths. No other details were immediately available.
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Palm Beach County Clerk Now Mandates Masks At All Locations

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts just ordered all employees and visitors to Clerk-related offices to wear masks. From Clerk Joseph Abruzzo: “Face coverings will be required to enter any Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller office, […] The article Palm Beach County Clerk Now Mandates Masks At All Locations appeared first on BocaNewsNow.com.
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Miami Beach Police Chief Richard Clements Has ‘Serious Concerns’ Regarding Rough Arrest

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A lot of people are reacting to Monday’s rough arrest by Miami Beach Police, including Miami Beach Police Chief Richard Clements and Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber. François Alexandre is talking about the early Monday morning arrest. “These types of situations should never happen,” said Alexandre. According to the police report, Miami Beach PD made contact with 24-year-old Dalonta Crudup, for an illegally parked scooter near 9th Street and Ocean Court. But Crudup fled. He eventually made it to the Royal Palm Hotel, where he was taken into custody. A bystander, Khalid Vaughn was arrested in the hotel lobby. In a statement, chief Clements said, “I reviewed the...
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Weeks Away From Start Of School, Miami-Dade & Broward School Officials Desperate To Find Bus Drivers

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It’s a race against the clock for school bus drivers in South Florida, just weeks before the start of the new school year. “We’re a little over 150 drivers short for the opening of school term,” says Dr. Simone Clowers, a training supervisor with Broward County Public School’s Transportation and Fleet Services. The district is going to great lengths to try to recruit drivers in ways not done in about a decade. “We’ve been out to the swap shop,” says Jolene Mason, human resources administrator. “You might see us out a gas station, anywhere you might be,” adds Jason...
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Woman found in South Platte River identified

Authorities have identified the woman whose body was recovered from the South Platte River on Wednesday. Mary Lydon, 28, was found in the river near the 3500 block of Ringsby Court, near Interstate 70 and North Washington Street. Her cause of death has not been released, but police are investigating the case as a homicide.
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CDC: PALM BEACH COUNTY POSITIVITY NOW 18 PERCENT

May Be All-Pandemic Record High. BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Palm Beach County’s COVID-19 positivity rate just hit what we believe to be an all-time high for ALL of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC says Palm Beach County’s seven-day rolling positivity rate is 18.22 […] The article CDC: PALM BEACH COUNTY POSITIVITY NOW 18 PERCENT appeared first on BocaNewsNow.com.
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Hialeah Honors Doctors Jorge, Carlos Vallejo With Street Renaming

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The City of Hialeah is honoring the legacy of two renowned doctors in a big way. On Friday Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez, Chairmain for District 12 Jose ‘Pepe’ Diaz and other elected officials paid tribute to doctors Jorge Vallejo and Carlos Vallejo by renaming West 18th Lane to West 84th Street in their names. The Vallejos are CBS4’s Jessica Vallejo’s late grandfather and uncle. A gesture both family and friends say will keep their memory alive forever. “We name a lot of streets sometimes. The mayor and I have that job, but I will tell you, this one is very special. Not only for the people sitting here in front of me but for the two gentlemen that this name and this street represents,” said Diaz. “The legacy he leaves behind is us me and my brother we’re both going to be doctors,my sister is going to be a nurse. We’re going to continue on his name and continue the Vallejo legacy,” said Charles Vallejo. Doctor Jorge Vallejo and Carlos Vallejo died just months apart after contracting the coronavirus last year.
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AutoLenders CEO buys waterfront Boca Raton estate for record $25M

The head of a New Jersey car dealership and lending firm has a new South Florida driveway to park his cars. Property records show Michael J. and Mary Louise Wimmer bought the seven-bedroom, 8,664-square-foot mansion at 144 West Coconut Palm Road in Boca Raton for $24.5 million. Michael Rolnick, trustee of 144 W Coconut Palm Road Land Trust, sold the property along with his wife Yuliya.
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‘Down With The Chains’ Rally Set For Bayfront Park Saturday

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Activists from Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua will hold a rally Saturday afternoon at Bayfront Park calling for freedom for their countries. Organizers said the ‘Down with the Chains’ rally will begin at 5 p.m. at Bayfront Park. “The event will unite demonstrators with one voice to support the oppressed in the three countries, whose repressive governments have drawn protests and demands for freedom,” organizers said. Local politicians, activists and musicians such as Willy Chirino, Albita, Gente de Zona and Los 3 de La Habana are expected to attend. If you are planning to attend, click here for more information.
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Special Segment of HBO’s The Shop Kicks off More Than A Vote’s “Protect Our People” Criminal Justice Reform Campaign

The episode, shot in Miami, Florida, features a diverse perspective of voices having a frank and at times difficult conversation about what is needed to create a more just criminal justice system. The conversation covered the past year of activism following the murder of George Floyd, the need for permanent activism to bring about change, the importance of allyship in fights for racial justice, and the urgent need for passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, the fate of which is still unclear in the U.S. Congress. Participants who joined The SpringHill Company CEO Maverick Carter for this conversation include:
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