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City leaders say ‘Get to NoMi’

At its inception in 1926, North Miami was an all-white farming community where laborers worked fields that provided fresh produce for Northerners in the wintertime. After World War II, former soldiers and Marines, who trained in Miami Beach, settled there ...

West Grove gives nod to pursue trolley depot

Residents of West Coconut Grove are cheering a decision by the Miami City Commission to start negotiations with a developer to purchase a building that would have housed a controversial trolley garage. But the homeowner whose eventual federal lawsuit halted ...

Ex-administrator files whistle blower lawsuit

As Opa-locka and the new state-appointed oversight committee formalize their new relationship, an old administrator has hit the city with a lawsuit, and fired City Manager Steve Shiver said he will follow with one of his own. Former Assistant City ...

FIU brings police, teenagers together with chats

FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts has teamed up with the Miami-Dade Police Department to coordinate a series of dialogues between high school students and police officers, aimed at de-escalating tensions and promoting positive relationships between officers and the ...

Force unjustified in Corey Jones case, jury says

Attorney Benjamin Crump and other attorneys, and family members of Corey Jones June 2 spoke outside the courthouse in West Palm Beach where, that morning, former Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Nouman Raja was charged in connection with the death ...

Crime Stoppers Kids combat crimes against all children through initiative

They are banking on money being a motivator. In hopes to break the silence concerning crimes against children, Miami-Dade County government, Crime Stoppers Miami-Dade, The Children’s Trust and United Way have joined together to create a fund to give rewards ...

Who is really being bullied in Opa-locka?

When the late Commissioner Terence Pinder crashed his vehicle into a Banyan tree at Opa-locka Airport it caught everyone completely by surprise. There were several city employees who knew the pressure that Opa-locka City Manager David Chiverton was under by ...

Street Talk

In my opinion, they should be punished just like civilians are punished. They shouldn’t be allowed to hide behind their badges. Right is right; wrong is wrong. If it is not justifiable, then they should be held accountable and maybe ...

Force unjustified in Corey Jones case, jury says

Attorney Benjamin Crump and other attorneys, and family members of Corey Jones June 2 spoke outside the courthouse in West Palm Beach where, that morning, former Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Nouman Raja was charged in connection with the death ...

Aaron Willis walks away with diploma

By the sheer number of television news cameras, you could tell that the graduation ceremony for the 2016 class of Miami's Booker T. Washington High School was going to be something special. Counted among the dignitaries in attendance were Miami-Dade ...

City of Miami Gardens close to gaining some control over Dolphins Stadium

Miami-Dade County Commissioners unanimously agreed to settle a lawsuit Miami Gardens filed against it relating to land use and permitting jurisdiction over the New Dolphins Stadium and surrounding properties. On Tuesday, June 7, at their regular meeting, commissioners voted 13-0 ...

Muhammad Ali, the great one: 1942-2016

Muhammad Ali, a three-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, will be laid to rest on Friday, June 10, in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. Bob Gunnell, Ali’s spokesman, held a press conference Monday morning where he discussed plans for the late ...

Pinder gets old-fashioned, moving home-going service

Terence Pinder craved the political spotlight and the power that came with elected life. In the end, however, it was those who knew him best — family members and friends — who spoke in remembrance at funeral services for the ...

Alexandra Dean, recent nursing school grad, shot dead

On June 5, just before the beginning of Sunday school, Pastor Paul Nicholson gave the teachers of Northside Church of God (NCOG) news not even strangers want to hear about. The news was that someone trying to shoot someone else ...

The Children’s Trust Provider Profile

Magic City Kids was established on March 8, 2008 by its founder, Tamika R. Robinson. Since its inception, the community-based organization has been fortunate enough to employ some of the county’s experts in youth programming. Magic City Kids’ signature program ...