Rodeway Inn chaos: Employees, security guard allegedly witnessed sexual assault of elderly woman
A hotel in Northwest Miami-Dade is now the scene of multiple incidences — one involving a vicious attack of a tourist, and the other of multiple families who had been relocated there who felt unsafe. Now, some concerned people say Miami-Dade County has an obligation to come to the Rodeway Inn to investigate its safety.
2 killed and more than 20 wounded in mass shooting at a concert, Miami-Dade police say
Two people were killed and up to 25 people wounded in a mass shooting at a concert early Sunday morning in Northwest Miami-Dade, officials say. One of those injured is in critical condition, according to police.news.yahoo.com
Police on scene of bicyclist possibly hit by car in Northwest Miami-Dade
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Sky 10 is over the scene of a crash in Northwest Miami-Dade. It happened Wednesday morning at Northwest 143rd Street and 7th Avenue where a bicyclist may have been hit by a car. Local 10 News is working on gathering more information.
Police: Man dies after being shot, hit by car in northwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – An investigation is underway after a shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade. According to police, a man was shot and struck by a vehicle after falling into the road. It happened in the area of Northwest 7th Avenue and Northwest 112th Street. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded and pronounced the man dead at the scene. Police are asking anyone with information to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.
Lamborghini SUV crashes in Northwest Miami Dade after hitting pedestrian several blocks away
NORTHWEST MIAMI DADE, Fla. – At least one person has been taken to a local hospital after the driver of a silver Lamborghini SUV crashed into another car in Northwest Miami-Dade County. In video exclusively obtained by Local 10 News, police officers are seen surrounding the Lamborghini with their guns drawn. According to police, this all started a couple blocks down the street, near 119th Street and 15th Avenue. AdThat’s when police said the Lamborghini hit the pedestrian. The person hit has been identified as a 33-year-old Hispanic male, and he is listed in critical condition.
FEMA site at Miami-Dade College sees uptick after Gov. announcement for school employees
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Exuberance from Miami-Dade County Public School workers who showed up Thursday afternoon at the Miami-Dade College’s North Campus, the site of FEMA supported, state-run vaccination sites. For Pre K to 12 school employees 50-years-of-age or older, state planners say you can go to any state-run vaccine site. If you are a school employee between the ages of 18- to 49-years-old, you can only go to the FEMA supported, state-run vaccination sites, which includes the main hub at Miami-Dade North Campus. Employees who want a vaccination must show a school identification, according to state planners. A rule goes into effect on Friday that only those with the proper forms will be able to get the vaccine.
Videos show family trying to extinguish flames coming from kitchen, dog survives house fire
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – A family’s house in Northwest Miami-Dade filled with smoke on Thursday and when firefighters were able to access the home, they discovered a heavy blaze. AdFirefighters rescued a family dog named “Chichi.” There were three dogs in the home at the time of the fire. Local 10 News learned the dog is recovering at a neighbor’s house and is expected to be OK. Even after the blaze was under control, the area near the house remained blocked off hours later. Firefighters remained on the scene making sure that there are no hot spots and said they are continuing the investigation it how the fire started.
Vehicles badly damaged following early morning crash in Northwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Authorities are investigating a nasty car crash in Northwest Miami-Dade. It happened early Sunday morning in the area of Northwest 23rd Avenue and 54th Street. At least two vehicles were involved, and it appeared one of them hit a pole. Both were very badly damaged. Police have not said what led to the crash or if there were any injuries.
Police investigating as truck reportedly pulls into 7-Eleven parking lot with 3 people shot inside
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – A pick-up truck riddled with bullets sat in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven near Northwest 95th Street and 17th Avenue on Saturday night. Police are working to piece together what happened — the truck may have pulled in to the gas station with the victims inside already shot. Officers arriving to the gas station at 9455 NW 17th Avenue found one man shot and a 7-year-old injured in the gunfire. A 7-year-old, who was grazed by a bullet, was released after being treated at the scene, according to police. AdInvestigators said they don’t have much of a description of the shooter and need the public’s help to get information.
Miami-Dade police investigating stabbing in front of convenience store
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Police say they have detained a woman in connection with an investigation into a stabbing in front of a convenience store. On Saturday afternoon around 4:15 p.m., Miami-Dade Police were called to Northwest 79th Street and NW 32nd Avenue after a report of a fight. The man was transported to a local hospital by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. Detectives are investigating details of the stabbing and tell Local 10 that the information, at this time, is preliminary. There is no information about the condition of the person who was stabbed.
Police get zero tips about 8 people shot at park, but pastor says someone knows something
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE – Police said there hasn’t been a single tip since 8 people were shot at a park in Northwest Miami-Dade early Sunday evening. Pastor Keith Butler said his son was victimized by “two young terrorists.”On Thursday, Butler was speaking from the basketball court where, only a few days earlier, a mass shooting took place. Police need help finding the shooters and Butler is asking everyone to chip in. Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers is offering a $15,000 reward. If you know something, say something.”Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-8477.
Officer shoots at man with knife after dispute with mother allegedly turned violent
MIAMI, Fla. – The man who police say lunged at them with a knife has been charged with battery and assault on a law enforcement officer. According to Miami Police, 23-year-old Fitzroy Haughton and his 58-year-old mother were fighting at a home at Northwest 5th Avenue and Northwest 56th Street on Friday when a family member called police. When officers arrived around 8:37 p.m., Haughton was walking down the street with a knife, according to police. He refused commands to put down the knife and then lunged at officers and that’s when one of the officers opened fire once, but did not hit Haughton, according to police. Haughton has been charged with one count of simple battery and one count of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.
Miami police investigating shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE – Miami police are on the scene of a shooting of a 25-year-old man. According to reports from the scene, the man was shot in the leg and transported Jackson Memorial Hospital in stable condition. From Sky10, dozens of police could be seen in the 600 block of Northwest 10th Street, west of I-95 and north of the Miami River, at the scene of the shooting. Officers were also surrounding a box truck, which appeared to have hit a fence, but it’s not clear if that truck was involved in the shooting incident. (Local 10 and Local10.com are following this breaking story and will have updates.)
Family of 9 escapes early morning fire in Northwest Miami Dade
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Two boys alerted their mother to a fire that broke out in their room, according to a relative. Now, the family of 9 is staying with the relative after a fire destroyed their Northwest Miami Dade home. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue reported that crews responded Saturday at 2 a.m. to a first-alarm house fire near Northwest 29th Avenue and Northwest 29th Street. A room where a fire completely destroyed a house on Northwest 29th Street. Arias said the family, her sister, husband, and 7 children lost everything in the blaze, including prescription eyeglasses, clothes, shoes, computers, and Christmas gifts.
Woman fatally struck by SUV in northwest Miami-Dade
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Residents in a northwest Miami-Dade neighborhood said that a road where a woman was fatally struck by an SUV Sunday night is a place where drivers frequently speed. Gonzalez said she used to see her frequently cross busy Northwest 103rd Street at 13th Avenue to go to the convenience store. On Sunday, he was at the scene visibly upset and was tended to by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. “She was a beautiful person -- a very beautiful person,” Torres said. The victim’s daughter said she is grateful the driver who hit her mother did the right thing and remained at the scene.
WATCH: Surveillance video shows Northwest Miami-Dade restaurant owner tackling gunman
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – A restaurant owner is being hailed as a hero for his quick thinking after he jumped into action when a gunman came into his café. It happened at the Dominican restaurant Gran Parada on Northwest 10th Avenue near Northwest 119th Street around 2:15 p.m. Sunday. “Gracias a Dios mi esposo estaba allí” (“Thank God my husband was there),” de Jesús Perez said. The restaurant owner was taken to the hospital with injuries to his head and hands from the tussle. “Él inmediatamente reaccionó, sacando a la persona, del negocio del local para que todos estuvieran bien,” de Jesús Perez said.
Bizarre-acting man at NW Miami-Dade café shoots gun into air injuring 2 people
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – The owner of a Northwest Miami-Dade restaurant reportedly tackled a gunman who shot into the air injuring two people at the Gran Parada Café and Restaurant. She said he was swaying back and forth and acting “bizarrely.” That’s when he pulled out a gun and fired into the air, the woman said. It was then that the restaurant owner jumped up from the bar and tackled the gunman at the door. Miami-Dade police said one person struck was in the ankle and a bullet grazed the other victim. Two people were seen being taken inside Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
9-year-old safe after tree crashes through apartment during storm
Mae Frierson lives in one of the units in the multi-family unit along Northwest 4th Court near 69th Street. Her 9-year-old grandson was having dinner when the tree came crashing down and into the apartment and a ceiling fan fell within inches of the boy. Photographs show the weight of the tree as it sent debris flying through the ceiling. “Never underestimate any kind of storm especially when you have strong winds, the rains and a lot of flooding,” Carroll said. Inspectors came out to look at the property and they will return to make sure it is safe for anyone to come back once the storm passes.
Police investigating deadly overnight shooting in Northwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police are investigating a deadly shooting that took place at Northwest Miami-Dade gas station. Grieving loved ones arrived at the gas station on Northwest 167th Street near 2nd Avenue early Wednesday morning after police found a man shot to death. It’s in the Golden Glades neighborhood of Northwest Miami-Dade. Crime scene technicians placed evidence markers at the crime scene, which included the gas station and medical marijuana dispensary. Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.
Coach killed by 15-year-old ‘nephew,’ police say; more than $7,000 found in boy’s jeans
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – A Miami Senior High School football coach was murdered with his own gun by a teen who he considered to be his nephew, according to an arrest affidavit. Smith considered him to be like a brother, according to police. There is no word on a motive, but detectives said they did find more than $7,000 of Smith’s money hidden in the 15-year-old boy’s clothes. Detectives discovered jeans containing $7,450 inside the pocket that were discovered inside of a plastic garbage bag inside the home. The attorney said that the teen fell through the cracks despite all of his family’s efforts to get him help.
Questions continue to swirl around Miami football coach’s shooting death
He is the son of Lamar Alexander, one of two suspects killed in the hijacking of a UPS truck driver last December. Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said on Monday that the teen was not injured in the shooting Monday. Detectives have been in and out of Smith’s Northwest Miami-Dade home since Monday and were back on the scene Wednesday morning, collecting evidence. “Coach Corey,” as he was known, worked for 20 years for Miami-Dade Public Schools, most recently as head football coach at Miami Senior High School. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the fatal shooting to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
Pastor killed outside flea market may have been caught in crossfire of argument
Loved ones and the congregation are now mourning his death Boyd’s death after he was killed in a drive-by shooting outside The Village Flea Market and Mall in Northwest Miami-Dade Thursday. Miami-Dade Police said Boyd was walking by a shoe store when an argument between a woman and a group of men broke out. A second group of men approached as the argument heated up and gunfire erupted and the pastor was shot, according to the Associated Press. Police are investigating but believe that Boyd was caught in the crossfire of gunshots from the argument. Pastor shot outside flea market possibly caught in crossfire of argumentOne of what police believe was about 20 shots fire broke the glass at JS Fashion Jewelry, going right through to the cash register area.