Passion for soccer fuels lawsuit against North Bay Village, mayor
In a 12-page lawsuit, World Eleven blames North Bay Village for The Argentine Football Association’s decision to cancel a franchise contract in April, which resulted in an ongoing contract dispute in Argentina’s judicial system, according to the lawsuit.
South Florida commissioner convicted of lying to get into ICE detention center to see lover
North Bay Village Commissioner Julianna Clare Strout has been convicted of lying to get into the Krome Service Processing Center in order to see her lover who was being held there, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Cops nab catalytic converter theft suspects after dramatic escape at open drawbridge
A witness’s report of suspicious activity in North Bay Village led police to bust three men in a multi-county catalytic converter theft ring, officials said Wednesday, but not before they made a dramatic escape from cops.
Experts, city officials hoping for restoration after pollution kills thousands of fish in Biscayne Bay
After witnessing more than 4,000 pounds of dead fish that have been pulled out of the water by a contractor working for Miami Dade county, experts said on Tuesday they believe the fish kill is coming to an end but are also investigating the matter at hand.
North Bay Village police attempted to stop vehicle before fatal crash in Miami, city says
North Bay Village police attempted to pull over a vehicle shortly before it crashed in the city of Miami, leaving one woman dead and another woman injured, a spokeswoman for the city of North Bay Village confirmed.
Another fish kill on Biscayne Bay: Big trouble from Little River
“We really are down to what is coming off the land from the west, down the canals, down the Little River, down the Miami River into the Bay,” Crowl said. Garbage and pollution from Little River Canal is a big contributor to pollution in Biscayne Bay. The Little River Canal is a big source of the problem. The latest catastrophic events are yet another indication that Biscayne Bay is in crisis. WATCH SPECIAL REPORT BELOW: ‘Saving Biscayne Bay’
North Bay Village hosts march to help protect troubled Biscayne Bay
NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. – Dozens of activists hit the streets in North Bay Village on Saturday. It’s been two weeks since the massive unprecedented fish kill in the middle of Biscayne Bay followed by last weekend’s devastating algae bloom that stretched from the Haulover Inlet south to North Bay Village. Two big warning signs that Biscayne Bay has reached a critical tipping point. On Saturday, group of marchers met outside Shuckers in North Bay Village, wearing required masks and keeping social distance. The Mayor of North Bay Village, Brent Latham, spoke to Local 10 News’ Louis Aguirre before the event.
Boat capsizes in North Bay Village
NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. – Two people had to be rescued from a boat that reportedly capsized in the waters at North Bay Village. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to a call around 2:40 p.m. Thursday of a boat that had capsized and possibly sunk. Early reports are that there were multiple people in the water. Two people were transported to a nearby hospital. (Local 10 News and Local10.com will continue to follow this developing story.)
Supermarkets stick with social distancing rules as people stock up on supplies
That's because they are only allowing 25 people in at a time, trying to follow social distancing guidelines while people stock up for hurricane supplies in the midst of a pandemic. Everyone in line as wearing a mask, but the social distancing outside is a little too close for comfort. Store managers are trying their best to enforce social distancing inside by only allowing 25 customers at a time in the store. In Palmetto Bay, residents prepared for Hurricane Isaias by loading sandbags in their cars. South Florida residents Local 10 spoke to said they weren’t really worried about Hurricane Isaias, they just wanted to be prepared.
Facing public corruption charges, commissioner resigns
NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. – North Bay Village Commissioner Andreana Jackson resigned on Wednesday after admitting to using an educational event funded by local business owners to earn a consultancy fee. She managed to earn a $2,950 consultancy fee for hiring Melissa Frantz as an event planner, prosecutors said. Jackson pleaded guilty to charges of extortion by officers of the state, a first-degree misdemeanor, and exploitation of official position, a second-degree misdemeanor. Prosecutors ordered Jackson to stay away from running for public office for a year and to pay a $3,950 fine ― the return of the $2,950 consultancy fee and $1,000 to cover investigation costs. “The prospect of a public official soliciting funds to benefit school children and pocketing a portion as a commissioner is both wrong and offensive,” Miami-Dade County State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle said.
Family members say teen dies after being shot in the head
MIAMI – A 15-year-old girl was shot in the head early Tuesday morning in Miami, police said. Family members have identified her as Arya Gray, and say the girl has died. It took police over 12 hours to process the scene, and they said it may have been an accidental shooting. The girl’s family said they can’t comprehend this and want to know where the gun came from. “(She was a) very peaceful person, she loved to be around her family, her friends, her brother and sister, and her sister actually witnessed everything -- witnessed her take her last breath.”Family members say 15-year-old Arya Gray (pictured) was shot in the head and killed.
Fender bender victim taken for ride on hood of car that hit him
According to investigators, the only verbal interaction the two had was when Logan shouted from her window that she didn’t hit Cynamon’s car. Cynamon took out his phone to document pictures of the damage, as well as Logan and her vehicle for documentation. “She hit me in the legs with the front of her car,” Cynamon said. Logan also turned on the windshield wipers to shake Cynamon off the hood, investigators said. As Logan approached 71st Street, good Samaritans boxed Logan in and Cynamon was able to roll off of the hood.
North Bay Village police sergeant accused of drunken driving in police cruiser
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A North Bay Village police officer is accused of drunken driving while behind the wheel of his cruiser in Pembroke Pines. James McVay was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of driving under the influence. Pembroke Pines police spokeswoman Amanda Conwell said McVay was driving a marked North Bay Village police cruiser, traveling north in the southbound lanes, with its emergency lights activated when he was pulled over on U.S. Highway 27. According to the report, McVay, who was not wearing his uniform, was unsteady on his feet and had vomit on his shirt. The North Bay Village Police Department has suspended McVay pending the outcome of an internal investigation.