CRIME & SAFETY
Murder-Suicide At South Florida Big Lots
A murer-suicide at a Miami Gardens Big Lots is under probe.
Murder-suicide Incident at Big Lots Store in Miami Gardens
A tragic case of murder-suicide occurred in Miami Gardens on Tuesday evening. A man allegedly entered a Big Lots store and shot a woman, then committed suicide. The area around the store, located near the intersection of Northwest 57th Avenue and 167th Street, was subsequently cordoned off by authorities. The identities of the deceased and their potential relationships are yet to be revealed.
DUI crash near Hollywood leads to arrest
A weekend wreck in northern Habersham landed an Elberton driver in jail for DUI. The wreck was reported just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, on GA 15/US 441 north of Grandis Heights Circle in Hollywood.
South Florida business owner says he knows who took thousands of dollars in equipment from restaurant
(WSVN) - A South Florida business owner says he knows who took thousands of dollars worth of equipment from his restaurant. While police are investigating, his employees are afraid it could happen again. 7’s Karen Hensel investigates. Munchie is the face of Munchie’s Pizza Club in Fort Lauderdale.
Birthday Suit Incident Lands Hialeah Man in Trouble at Florida Keys Resort
A Hialeah man's bizarre behavior during his birthday celebration at a Florida Keys resort led to his arrest for indecent exposure after he was seen in a hot tub engaging in inappropriate behavior.
Convicted killer would rather risk death than let jury off hook for misconduct allegations
Convicted killer Peter Avsenew told a Broward judge Tuesday that he would rather risk the death penalty, again, than let the jury in his double murder retrial last year off the hook for allegations of misconduct. Avsenew, 38, was convicted twice of the murders of Kevin Powell, 52, and Stephen Adams, 47, a Wilton Manors couple who took him into their home during the 2010 holiday season only to ...
Pedestrian dies in Lauderdale Lakes crash that shut down State Road 7
LAUDERDALE LAKES — A pedestrian died in an early-morning crash in Lauderdale Lakes on Wednesday, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. BSO Lauderdale Lakes District Deputies responded to a report of a crash about 6:30 a.m. near the 3300 block of State Road 7, the Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. There, they found a woman with “injuries consistent with a traffic crash.” Broward ...
Inmate in Florida Psychiatric Hospital Permanently Blinded Following Towel Dispute
In a serious incident at the Pembroke Pines psychiatric hospital, a patient was permanently blinded after an alleged violent disagreement with his roommate over a towel. The accused, 34-year-old Reinaldo Bermeosolo, reportedly initiated the altercation by striking his roommate, leading to a severe physical fight.
Sheriff: Miami man wanted for probation violation in homicide case arrested in Key Largo
KEY LARGO, FLA. (WSVN) - A 24-year-old Miami man wanted for violating probation in connection with a homicide case in that jurisdiction was arrested in Key Largo following a routine traffic stop, authorities said. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Brandon Antonio Mejia was taken into custody on Tuesday...
SWAT responds to robbery suspect who barricaded self at apartment in Fort Lauderdale
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A suspect who barricaded themselves at an apartment in Fort Lauderdale prompted a quick response by SWAT teams. Fort Lauderdale Police arrived at the scene of the barricaded subject at 841 NW 12th Ave., Wednesday. According to police, the suspect was connected to a robbery...
Family of BSO helicopter crash victim seeks $50M in damages
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – The family of a woman who died after a Broward Sheriff’s Office helicopter crashed into a Pompano Beach apartment building nearly one month ago is taking legal action. The family of Lurean Wheaton has asked the agency for up to $50 million in damages.
Motorcyclist crashes into parked car on shoulder of I-95 in fatal accident
BOCA RATON, Fla. (CBS12) — A 37-year-old motorcyclist reportedly drove into the back of a parked vehicle on the shoulder of I-95 Tuesday afternoon, dying from the impact. The Miami man, who has not been identified yet, was riding a 2022 Triumph Bonneville T120 southbound on the interstate when he "failed to maintain safe control" and veered outside of the roadway, according to a Florida Highway Patrol news release. His next of kin has not been notified yet.
Florida Man Dances And Does Yoga On Top Of Ambulance
For some reason, a Florida man decided to work out on top of an ambulance yesterday. Miramar police arrested a man after more than two hours of negotiations while he danced and did yoga poses atop an ambulance in the middle of traffic. City of Miramar cops responded to initial...
Triple shooting near a Broward restaurant kills one person, hospitalizes two, police say
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WATCH: Jack-In-The-Box employee shot at Florida family in drive-thru over curly fries, according to court docs
A newly released video shows a Jack-In-The-Box employee shooting at a Florida family in a dispute over curly fries, according to court documents.
Miramar Man Baker Acted Following Police Stand-Off
An odd scene in the city of Miramar...causing a bit of a traffic tie-up.
Missing Teen: Margate Police Seeks Help in Locating 13-Year-Old
The Margate Police Department is once again seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing teen with a history of running away from home.
Police search for missing 13-year-old girl in Hollywood
HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - The Hollywood Police is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing 13-year-old girl. Mariah Dukes was last seen Monday afternoon at an apartment complex along South 52nd Avenue and Hollywood boulevard. She was wearing black and red checkered pajama pants, a white shirt that...
Woman Suffered Severe Injuries After Hitting Multiple Parked Cars in Tamarac Mall
A multi-car accident occurred at a shopping center in Tamarac. In this severe mishap, a woman hit several parked vehicles at the Nob Hill Road strip mall. Resultantly, she suffered critical injuries and needed immediate rescue.
10-Year-Old North Miami Boy Dies in Accidental Self-Inflicted Shooting
A tragic accident in North Miami, Florida resulted in a 10-year-old boy fatally shooting himself. This incident unfolded at his home on Monday evening. The firearm, owned by the boy's father, discharged accidentally, which led to the unfortunate death of the boy. Family members confirmed the young victim as Melvin Cockroft.