CRIME & SAFETY
Man pistol-whipped woman, forced her to transfer $2,500 to his bank account, Miami police say
MIAMI – The Miami Police Department arrested an 18-year-old man Tuesday who they said pistol-whipped a woman and then forced her to transfer $2,500 to his bank account in May. According to an arrest report, the victim told police that she went to a friend’s home just before 4...
Murder-Suicide At South Florida Big Lots
A murer-suicide at a Miami Gardens Big Lots is under probe.
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.
Mother speaks out after 3-year-old accidentally shoots hand with gun left unattended at home in SW Miami-Dade
SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida mother is making a plea to other parents after her little girl shot herself with a gun that was left unattended on a couch. Now, a relative is in trouble for what happened. Surveillance video on Sunday showed the moment Serenity ran...
Pregnant Woman and Dealer Busted in Alleged Drug Deal
In a recent operation, the Miami Springs Crime Suppression Team encountered Chelsey Shardriguez, who was allegedly eight months pregnant, attempting to buy narcotics from a blue pickup truck at a local hotel. The situation took a disturbing turn when officers discovered that Shardriguez had two active warrants in Miami-Dade County.
Mother stops child abduction at park in South Florida, police seek help identifying man
MIAMI, Fla. (CBS12) — Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man who tried to abduct a young child at a park. The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) said on September 15, between 12 p.m. and 12:15 p.m. an attempted abduction occurred at Southridge Park. Police say...
A man admitted to unlawfully dispersing more than $16 million worth of contaminated HIV medication.
A plea of guilt was entered by a man from Florida today, admitting to the distribution of at least $16.7 million worth of contaminated HIV medications that were ultimately given to unsuspecting patients across the nation.
Armed man accused of robbing Lyft passengers of jewelry, credit cards in Miami Beach
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Police arrested a 22-year-old man Tuesday who they said held four Lyft passengers at gunpoint and stole expensive jewelry, credit cards and government IDs from them in Miami Beach nearly two months ago. According to an arrest report from the Miami Beach Police Department, Daequan...
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.
Nude Hialeah man screams ‘It’s my birthday today’ after touching self in hot tub, cops say
KEY LARGO, Fla. – A Hialeah man was in his birthday suit on his birthday at a resort in the Florida Keys, according to deputies, and what he’s accused of doing in a hot tub has landed him in hot water with the law. Authorities arrested Julio Daniel...
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...
Hit-and-run suspect turns herself in after striking 2 teens in Miami Beach
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Police arrested a 40-year-old woman involved in a hit-and-run that injured two teenagers in Miami Beach. Carolina Celeste Araya Ortiz surrendered herself to authorities at the Miami Beach Police Department on Monday, at approximately 10:43 p.m., just after 7News aired a story about Mili Retamoza and Calvin Thomas speaking out about the incident.
Boat driver dead after losing control of his vessel in Biscayne Bay, police say
Two others were also hospitalized, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said.
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.
Video interrogation played in court of accused lookout in deadly El Mula Banquet Hall shooting
MIAMI — There are new developments in the trial of the 24-year-old man accused of being the lookout for the gunmen in the deadly mass shooting at the El Mula Banquet Hall in which three people lost their lives and more than 20 others were wounded.Authorities said the shooting that happened at 12:30 a.m. on May 30, 2021, stemmed from a dispute between two groups. Surveillance video from the scene shows frightened people who had been waiting to get inside the building for a party running for cover.For the first time during this trial, the video interrogation of...
‘What I signed up for’: Guard shot during French Montana video shoot speaks for 1st time
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – A security guard who was among 10 people shot and wounded at a Miami Gardens music video shoot for rapper French Montana is speaking publicly about the ordeal for the first time. Local 10 News spoke to Corey Smith from his hospital bed. Smith was...
Man taken into custody after climbing on top of ambulance in Miramar
MIRAMAR, Fla. – Miramar police officers took a man into custody Tuesday afternoon after he climbed on top of an ambulance and refused to come down. Miramar police said the fire rescue truck was at the intersection of Miramar Parkway and U.S. 441 when the man climbed on top of the roof.
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...
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.