Sunny Isles Beach mom made cry for help hours after brutal beating, but before video surfaced
In a gut-wrenching video still sending shockwaves throughout South Florida, police say Sunny Isles Beach mother Yulia Storozhuk was caught on a neighbor’s doorbell camera tossing and kicking her defenseless 3-year-old son.
‘Evil’ pet sitter bonds out of jail after allegedly starving 2 dogs in Sunny Isles Beach
A woman accused of neglecting two dogs, one of whom starved to death, after she was hired to watch over them in Sunny Isles Beach bonded out of the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center Friday afternoon, but didn’t have much to say to Local 10 News as she walked out.
Body cam video shows arrest of ‘violent’ armed robber who led police on chase throughout Miami-Dade
Local 10 News obtained exclusive body camera video Thursday of authorities arresting a “violent” armed robbery suspect who was part of a crime ring that led police on a chase throughout Miami-Dade County.
South Florida trio charged in Trump media firm insider trading case, accused of making $22M
Three Florida men have been charged with making $22 million illegally by insider trading ahead of the public announcement that an acquisition firm was going to take ex-President Donald Trump's media company public.
More video released of women suspected of drugging, robbing man of $355K chain in Sunny Isles Beach
Sunny Isles Beach police released more video Thursday as they sought the public’s help identifying a pair of women they said robbed a man claiming to be related to boxing champion Floyd Mayweather early Sunday morning.
New video shows arrest of man accused of wrecking stolen Ferrari, coming back for stolen Benz
New cell phone video is showing the moments police arrested a man accused of stealing a luxury car in Sunny Isles Beach, crashing it and then returning to the scene of the crime to retrieve another stolen car.
In this South Florida melting pot ‘you don’t feel any sense of hostility’ between Ukrainians and Russians
Between the nail appointments and hair trimmings, a salon is a gathering place of people, and at Shai Salon International in Sunny Isles Beach, clients with families in Ukraine and Russia are talking about the war.
Woman drunk behind wheel of Maserati hit Ferrari driver tossing him over bridge, police say
She was driving a Maserati while drunk and hit a man who had gotten out of his Ferrari to check the engine and, according to police, the impact sent him over the side of the bridge. He ended up in the Intracoastal Waterway where he died.
Mother who saw man kiss 5-year-old daughter in the mouth says ‘it happened so quickly’
Surveillance video shows 43-year-old Fariz Feyzullayev, of Brooklyn, New York, used a bag of M&M candy to lure a 5-year-old girl a few steps away from her mother at the checkout line of a Publix Supermarket in Sunny Isles Beach.
Cubans on ‘styrofoam vessel’ picked up off shore of Aventura
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – Four Cubans on a “styrofoam vessel” were rescued about five miles east of Aventura on Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. Coast Guard said. They were picked up by a Coast Guard cutter around 2:15 p.m.Three were on the vessel and authorities say a good Samaritan helped rescue one Cuban who jumped into the water. “The four Cubans have no medical concerns and reported leaving Cuba seven days ago,” the Coast Guard said in a statement. “The Coast Guard will be working with interagency partners to work through the standard disposition process.”
Driver who ran red light, killing 11-year-old boy, has numerous citations
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – The crash that ultimately claimed the life of 11-year old Anthony Reznik happened nearly a month ago. But the driver of the red Mercedes, 32-year-old Samentha Toussaint, has yet to be charged criminally — even though police say she ran a red light that night, hitting the boy as he crossed the street in a crosswalk with his family near A1A and Northeast 163rd Street. Anthony’s mother Inna Trachtenberg, who held a memorial for her son Sunday, has been pushing for prosecutors to file charges in the case. Records show Toussaint still owes big fines for some of those past driving citations. Because if it wouldn’t be for numbness, no words can describe.”ALSO SEEBoy struck by car in Sunny Isles by red-light runner declared brain-deadPolice increase safety enforcement after boy struck and killed in Sunny Isles Beach
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At $59 million, one of Miami’s priciest new penthouses sports Sunny Isles Beach zip code
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – If you had $59 million to spend on a home, what would you buy? One of the most expensive penthouses ever offered on the Miami market is set to go on sale later this year. Estates at Acqualina in Sunny Isles Beach. All of these extras may just be enough to attract buyers looking into luxury real estate. It’s part of a trend in a hot South Florida market.
Police increase safety enforcement after boy struck and killed in Sunny Isles Beach
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – Law enforcement officials are increasing pedestrian safety enforcement two weeks after an 11-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle in Sunny Isles Beach and later lost his life. According to Sunny Isles Police Sergeant Brian Schnell, people are unaware of just how dangerous stretches of highways in South Florida truly are – and this most recent tragedy is an example of that. On Friday, Sunny Isles Beach Police were seen patrolling Collins Avenue doing high visibility enforcement to try and prevent a tragedy before it happens again. The enforcement program is a partnership between Sunny Isles Police Department and researchers from the University of North Florida. According to Sunny Isles Police, they reached out to the department in November of 2020 to uncover how Collins Avenue, between 170th and 189th streets, was a hot spot for dangerous accidents.
Boy struck by car in Sunny Isles by red-light runner declared brain-dead
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – The family of an 11-year-old boy hit by a car two weeks ago say his injures are too severe to save him after doctors have declared him brain-dead. His mother said the two were crossing the street to go to the CVS store across the street from where they live. “It’s just unfortunate that someone was reckless driving, on a solid red,” Reznik said. The driver who hit the boy remained at the scene the night of the accident police said. A petition has gathered nearly 2,500 signatures seeking to rename Sunny Isles Boulevard to Anthony Reznik Boulevard in memory of the 11-year-old boy.
Man accused of tormenting ex-girlfriend over 8-hour period at Sunny Isles Beach apartment
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – A 42-year-old man from New York was arrested Tuesday on accusations that he barged into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment in Sunny Isles Beach and assaulted her because she wanted to leave him. According to his arrest report, Yossef Azour, who also has an apartment in Sunny Isles Beach, hid behind the wall of the victim’s home on Monday as she opened the front door, thinking her food delivery had arrived. According to his arrest report, Azour then grabbed a rope, cut it into several pieces and used it to tie the victim’s wrists behind her back, as well as her ankles. AdThe roommate left but returned 10 minutes later and told Azour to get out or she would call the police, the arrest report stated. According to the arrest report, the victim said she had been in a three-year-long relationship with Azour, which she ended on Feb. 6.
After boy struck by car, Sunny Isles Beach stresses zero tolerance for red-light runners
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – A witness recounted to Local 10 News what happened that led to an 11-year-old boy being struck by a car. While two cars did stop at the red light, a third did not and hit the child. On Thursday, Sunny Isles Beach Police Chief Dwight Snyder was joined at a news conference by Vice Mayor Larisa Svenchin. The child was struck by a car wile crossing Sunny Isles Boulevard near A1A on Wednesday night. Detectives questioned the driver, who did stop, as to while she failed to stop for the red light.
11-year-old suffers head injury after being hit by car running red light in Sunny Isles Beach
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – A child was hit by a car that police said ran a red light in Sunny Isles Beach. According to police, the 11-year-old was in the crosswalk when struck by a red Mercedes-Benz. It happened early Wednesday evening in the eastbound lanes of Sunny Isles Boulevard near A1A. Police on the scene after an 11-year-old boy was struck by a car that ran a red light. “You are not expecting the light to be red, so a lot of people often run the red light,” said Tchogorian.
Mother confronts woman accused of killing her son in car crash
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – A grieving mother told Local 10 she couldn’t control her emotions when she came face-to-face with the woman accused of killing her son a year ago in a drug-infused car crash on I-95 in Miami. Joel Josue Romero was 15 when he was in a car with his mother that was rear-ended by an out-of-control driver. She said not only is she heartbroken over the death of her son but now she’s traumatized that Capozzi is living nearby. “He was a really good kid and I see a lot of him through my younger son, Matthew,” Maria said. Capozzi will appear in court for a hearing on charges stemming from the crash on Oct. 6.
Billionaire leads ‘Wall Street of the South’ migration to Miami-Dade County
Icahn moved his company headquarters into a more than 23,000-square-foot-office at Milton Tower in Sunny Isles Beach with an oceanfront view. He is the anchor tenant and Milton Tower management said they are already getting requests from financial sector firms in New York who want to occupy other parts of the building. “We have other hedge funds reaching out,” Guy Gil, Milton Tower executive director, said. Guy Gil, executive director of the Milton Tower, said that Icahn had other choices in Brickell or Wynwood. The MDDA has been working to position South Florida as the “Wall Street of the South.”“This does not look like a short-term trend.
Coronavirus: Daughter pleads to find donor to save father from dying
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – A family is desperate for a donor as their father, Carlos Amador of Sunny Isles Beach clings to life while suffering from COVID-19. “The thing they said is we could try plasma.”Her father is just 49 years old. Nikole said the battle began two weeks ago when her father was taken to Aventura Hospital unable to speak and barely breathing. Nikole said that on Saturday the hospital was going to try plasma. The family is seeking a plasma donation from any recovered COVID-19 patient with Type O negative or positive blood.
Driver struck father pushing stroller in Sunny Isles Beach, police say
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – A driver struck a father who was pushing a stroller on Monday afternoon in Sunny Isles Beach, according to the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department. Officers and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel responded to a report that a driver had struck several pedestrians in the area of Collins Avenue at 178th Street. Police said the driver bumped into the father, but no injuries were reported.
Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for crash that killed South Florida attorney
MIAMI – A 28-year-old man took a plea deal Wednesday in connection with a crash that killed a South Florida attorney, who was also a beloved husband and father. Zulma Guillot Pelleg appears to slap a woman outside the courtroom after a man who killed her husband in a crash in June 2018 accepted a plea deal in the case. After the sentencing, the Franco family released a statement through their attorney that read:“On behalf of Joseph Franco and the Franco family, we want to express our sincere condolences to the Pelleg family. That’s what you always want for me,'” Guillot Pelleg said, reading from letters written by her children to their late father. Guillot Pelleg was initially in a coma and Pelleg died from his injuries.
Heavy downpours cause flooding throughout South Florida
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Many parts of South Florida are drying out after downpours that flooded streets overnight Sunday into Monday. The flood water even seeped into Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s garages and flights were delayed early Monday morning. In Broward County, Hollywood got battered with the quick rains that eventually forced street closures. In Aventura, flooding overtook Biscayne Lake Gardens, which lived up to its name and literally became a lake. In Miami-Dade County, totals in Coconut Grove recorded 5.02″ and in Miami, 3.10″ of rain fell.
Man claiming to be 'real son of God' threatens Jewish men with knife, police say
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. - A homeless man was arrested Monday after he threatened two Jewish men with a knife and made several anti-Semitic remarks, police said. Greene continued yelling at the pair when he pulled out a knife and threatened to kill them, police said. One of the victims told police he believed the knife-wielding man would have tried to kill him "or any other Jewish person." Larry Greene is accused of pulling out a knife and threatening a Jewish couple leaving a synagogue in Sunny Isles Beach. According to the affidavit, Greene told police he considered himself to be "a black Israelite and real Jew, not like these fake Jews."
Man claiming to be 'real son of God' threatens Jewish couple with knife, police say
Larry Greene is accused of pulling out a knife and threatening a Jewish couple leaving a synagogue in Sunny Isles Beach. SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. - A homeless man was arrested Monday after he threatened a Jewish couple with a knife made several anti-Semitic remarks, police said. Greene continued yelling at the couple when he pulled out a knife and threatened to kill them, police said. One of the victims told police he believed the knife-wielding man would have tried to kill him "or any other Jewish person." According to the affidavit, Greene told police he considered himself to be "a black Israelite and real Jew, not like these fake Jews."
William Lehman Causeway's westbound lanes remain closed
AVENTURA, Fla. - Drivers are still unable to use the William Lehman Causeway to get from Sunny Isles Beach to Aventura on Saturday. A damaged 24-inch sewer line ruptured a westbound lane Thursday night between Biscayne Boulevard in Aventura and Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles Beach. The wastewater polluted a nearby retention lake, and prompted authorities to temporarily close the causeway, also known as the FL-826, in both directions. Drivers are experiencing delays on Collins Avenue and West Dixie Highway. Miami-Dade County officials warned the wastewater spilled into the drainage retention lake near the causeway.
William Lehman Causeway to reopen Saturday, officials say
AVENTURA, Fla. - The William Lehman Causeway could now be closed for days. Sunny Isles Beach police said Friday that the scope of work needed to repair a sewer pipe leak is more extensive than previously thought. Two lanes reopened by 10 p.m. Friday and officials expect to reopen all lanes on Saturday. Officials said the break is located about a quarter-mile east of where the causeway intersects with Biscayne Boulevard. Police initially only closed the westbound lanes of the causeway, but they've since closed all lanes as a precaution.