South Florida cities use license plate readers to track drivers, search for criminals
License plate recognition technology is not new, but in recent years more and more law enforcement agencies are using the cameras to keep track of who is passing through, with the goal of flagging anyone linked to criminal activity.
In Florida, unwanted sexual touching for victims 16+ is not a felony
Several more women in a civil complaint are now accusing a former Biltmore Hotel massage therapist of being a sexual predator. For one of these women, it was not just the incident that she says has left her traumatized, but the related criminal charge he is facing in her case, simple battery, a misdemeanor.
From jail, man who killed women in 1993 and this year: ‘I have got to live with it every day’
Erika Verdecia walked out of her Broward County home on Sept. 24 to buy cigarettes and never came back. Her parents Erico and Carmen Verdecia grew concerned when they realized her phone was off, she wasn’t sharing anything on social media and her friends didn’t know where she was.
City plans to temporarily pause construction of Miami’s ‘deepest’ underground parking garage
Miami building officials decided to pause construction of the city’s “deepest” subterranean parking garage to conduct a holistic engineering evaluation after a series of groundwater breaches and complaints from concerned Brickell residents.
Special unit patrols amid ‘dangerous’ surge of migrants trying to reach South Florida shores
Agents with Air and Marine Operations, a specialized law enforcement branch of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, gave Local 10 News a firsthand view of the work they do patroling South Florida from the sky and in the water.
‘Money plays a big part’: Audio reveals Miami Beach mayor, developers planning re-do of Ocean Drive
Miami Beach voters are being asked to stop alcohol sales at 2 a.m. instead of 5 a.m. Proponents of the measure backed by Mayor Dan Gelber link the three-hour rollback with stopping crime and chaos on South Beach.
Air quality concerns arise in Surfside following condo collapse
It’s been more than two weeks since the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominiums in Surfside, and now questions about the safety of search crews and residents have arisen due to the recent demolition of the standing structure and all the debris.
Global chip shortage affects supply at car dealerships in South Florida
A tiny part is causing a huge problem in the auto industry. The parking lot at Sawgrass Ford of Sunrise used to be full of new F-150 pickup trucks. On Friday, it was mostly empty. AutoNation Toyota Weston was also low on inventory.