Newly released video shows when man breaks into home to shoot neighbor in Westchester
The surveillance video shows a man using a sledgehammer to break down the door, walked inside, and another man who was armed with a baseball bat followed. Detectives identified the gunman as Julio Perez and the victim as Robert Muina.
Trump's lavish Seven Springs estate under scrutiny by Manhattan district attorney
Trump's lavish Seven Springs estate under scrutiny by Manhattan district attorney A lavish Trump family property in Westchester, New York, appears to be facing fresh scrutiny from New York prosecutors. An engineer who worked on the Seven Springs estate told CBS News he was recently subpoenaed as part of a criminal probe into Mr. Trump and the Trump organization. CBS News investigative reporter Graham Kates joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano to discuss that exclusive interview and why prosecutors are looking into a $21.1 million tax deduction.cbsnews.com
Break-in suspect shot dead by off-duty Miami cop, police say
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man suspected of trying to break into a Miami-Dade house was shot dead Monday afternoon by an off-duty City of Miami police officer, authorities say. The boy called his mother, who then called the boy’s father, a City of Miami police officer. “Her son called her that somebody was trying to break in,” said Christina Carmenate, a cousin of the homeowner. And five minutes later I see a lot of police cars, coming and coming and coming,” said neighbor Raul Artiles. His 13-year-old child was inside the house,” Miami FOP Vice President Mathew Reyes said.
Trump supporters in Miami-Dade say reelection is being stolen from him
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – For Cuban-American families who live in Westchester and Tamiami, La Carreta in southwest Miami-Dade County is the place to go for Cuban food and political outrage. They believed President Donald Trump when he said he had lost faith in the electoral process and the reelection had been stolen from him. Some supporters of President Donald Trump in Miami-Dade County were starting to meet on Thursday afternoon outside of La Carreta near Westchester. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 5, 2020Omar Barral is one of the many Trump supporters who were standing outside of La Carreta on Thursday night. Election officials reported Trump won 48.9% of the vote in Wisconsin and Biden won 49.6% of the vote there.
Private jet traffic to the Hamptons and Aspen is booming as the rich flee big cities
Flights at Aspen Airport in Aspen, Colorado rose 135% and flights at Vail were up 95%. By contrast, private jet traffic at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport — often the busiest private jet hub in the nation since it is used by the rich flying to New York City — plunged 52% in October. Private jet flights at Chicago's Midway Airport fell 47%, while flights at Washington Dulles — typically the second-busiest private jet airport in the country — saw flights drop by 48%. Gollan said top CEOs and business owners are also conducting business meetings at their homes, which has redirected typical business jet traffic. As for whether the private jet map is permanently changed by the wealthy's new work-from-mansion model, Gollan said, it's unclear.cnbc.com
Candidates in important South Florida congressional race say they are ‘optimistic’ for win
WESTCHESTER, Fla. – Democrat incumbent for Florida Congressional District 26, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell went to a polling site in Westchester Thursday for a big Republican endorsement. Mucarsel-Powell is finishing a strong first term in Congress, where she fought for Everglades restoration, gun control, immigration reform and affordable health care. “I feel optimistic, but cautiously optimistic, but you never know. Gimenez feels that the race is still a dead heat and he is also optimistic. Florida’s 26th Congressional District runs from Kendall to Key West.
Regeneron requests emergency use approval for antibody treatment taken by Trump; stock rises 4% in premarket
Regeneron's stock price rose over 4% in premarket trading Thursday after the company submitted an "emergency use authorization" request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Covid-19 antibody treatment. Its REGN-COV2 monoclonal antibody coronavirus therapy is what President Donald Trump took last week after being diagnosed with Covid-19. At this time, there are doses available for approximately 50,000 patients, Regeneron said, "and we expect to have doses available for 300,000 patients in total within the next few months." REGN-COV2 is a combination of two monoclonal antibodies and was "designed specifically to block infectivity" of the virus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes Covid-19. Trump was given an 8 gram dose of the antibody cocktail early in the course of his Covid-19 infection, despite it not being authorized by the FDA.cnbc.com
Trump Brands Black U.S. Senator to Crime and Avoids Denouncing Violence
So, you have this beaWutiful community in the suburbs including women right — they want security. In recent days since the end of the Republican Convention, Trump has made his 2020 election strategy clear: He will attempt to scare white sub-urban women. Barely trying to conceal his consistent racism, Trump appeared to be attempting to get white suburban voters to vote for him by using fear and channeling various stereotypes about violence, crime, and poverty. You had a group — you had a group on the other side that came charging in without a permit, and they were very, very violent.”At the time, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon was on staff at the White House. But no one has gone as far as Trump has in stoking fear and inciting violence.thewestsidegazette.com
Social distancing dispute turns into fatal shooting at Walmart in Miami-Dade’s Westchester
WESTCHESTER, Fla. – Magaly Gonzalez was working at Walmart in Miami-Dade County’s Westchester neighborhood when the store turned into a crime scene. Yvette Nyland said she was inside the store waiting in line to pay when the shooting happened. She begged store employees to let her back inside the store to help the shooting victim. Nyland and Miami-Dade police officers who arrived moments later both performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation before Brown was pronounced dead. The shooter remained on the scene, but officers had yet to identify the suspect on Monday.
SW Miami-Dade Walmart shooting may have been over social-distancing, witnesses say
SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Homicide detectives are still working on trying to find out what led up to a fatal shooting inside a Walmart in the Westchester area of Southwest Miami-Dade. But witnesses and customers are telling Local 10 that it may have been the result of a disagreement over COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions inside the store. “There is a possibility that it was about distancing," one witness told Local 10. Anna Grant, a witness inside the store, said. Our hearts go out to those close to the victim and those affected by the events of this morning.”
Heat playoff celebrations are different this year. Show us your photos.
MIAMI – The last time the Miami Heat made it to the NBA Finals, eager crowds with pots and pans and homemade signs gathered in the streets near downtown Miami, Westchester, and Hialeah. Some fans have said they plan to stay at home with family and bang their cookware in the privacy of their own house. Brian Nunez, a Heat fan originally from New York, said he knows sports bars and parties are out of the question. “Exclusive VIP,” he joked, “because the Miami Heat is the best team right now.”Miami Heat fans prepare to celebrate on FridayHow will you be celebrating the Heat’s victory against the Celtics? Send us your Miami Heat fan pictures at Share@Local10.com.
Bowling alley ready to get back in the game after being closed for months
WESTCHESTER, Fla. – It’s been six months since COVID-19 forced Bird Bowl bowling center in the Westchester neighborhood of Miami to temporarily shut down. Susan Coile, the program director at Bird Bowl, said the shutdown was devasting. But now, the 66-year-old business is preparing to welcome customers again as part of the phase 2 reopening in Miami-Dade County. Along with bowling alleys, movie theaters, concert and playhouses, auditoriums, arcades, casinos and other indoor amusement facilities are now allowed to reopen in Miami-Dade County at 50 percent capacity while following new normal guidelines. These are the businesses that were allowed to open on Sept. 18 as Miami-Dade County headed into Phase 2.
New York antibody study estimates 13.9% of residents have had the coronavirus, Gov. Cuomo says
An estimated 13.9% of the New Yorkers have likely had Covid-19, according to preliminary results of coronavirus antibody testing released by Gov. The results differed across the state with the largest concentration of positive antibody tests found in New York City at 21.2%. The Covid-19 pandemic across the rest of the state is relatively contained with just 3.6% of positive test results. "What we found so far is that the statewide number is 13.9% tested positive for having the antibodies," he said. "They were infected three weeks ago, four weeks ago, five weeks ago, six weeks ago, but they had the virus, they developed the antibodies and they are now recovered."cnbc.com
Turnpike crash in Miami-Dade leaves 1 injured
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – One person suffered a spinal cord injury on Thursday night after a crash on the Florida Turnpike in Miami-Dade County. Florida Highway Patrol troopers temporarily closed the Turnpike’s southbound lanes at Bird Road. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel responded. For the latest traffic updates, view the Local10.com interactive map.
Coronavirus field hospital at Tamiami Park is ready for 250+ patients
MIAMI – Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition tents went up just in time for the coronavirus pandemic. A tent that was once designed for livestock was turned into the temporary kitchen for a 252-bed field hospital at Tamiami Park. The field hospital will not be open to the public. Only out-of-capacity hospitals will be able to refer the patient to the field hospital. Rep. Anthony Rodriguez said Emergency Disaster Services, a company based in Kentucky, is under contract to build and run the field hospital.
New York late-night shows will ditch live audiences in an effort to prevent coronavirus from spreading
Comedian Seth Meyers during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on November 18, 2019Late-night TV shows filmed in New York will now be taped without a live audience as the coronavirus pandemic spreads. Andrew Cuomo announced 39 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the state's total to 212. The largest cluster of cases remains in Westchester where there are 121 confirmed cases, followed by 48 total cases in New York City. The show uses a live audience for both its rehearsals and broadcast, but is not scheduled to air again until March 28. Los Angeles-based late-night shows "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Late Late Show with James Corden" and "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" have so far not decided to remove audiences.cnbc.com
Crews work overnight to fix water main break in Miami-Dade’s Westchester area
A water main break along Bird Road between 87th and 89th avenues created traffic headaches for Tuesday drivers in Miami-Dade County’s Westchester area. A water main break flooded an area of Bird Road on Tuesday afternoon. (SKY 10)The 12-inch water main broke around 4 p.m. sending water gushing into the street and into a parking lot of a neighboring shopping center. A portion of the water main was isolated so that workres could excavate the pipe. A spokesperson with Miami Dade Water and Sewer told Local 10 that the break was not caused by construction, but was a “natural” break.
Suspects accused of breaking into vehicles in Westchester neighborhood
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Police have arrested four suspects accused of breaking into vehicles in a Westchester neighborhood early Thursday. Miami-Dade police said Kevin Aleman, 19, Josten Medina, 20, Randy Mejia, 19, and Michael Rucker, 18, each face charges of burglary and grand theft. Alerted by his security camera system, a Westchester man could see one of the suspects breaking into one of his vehicles. The suspects crashed their getaway car into a white Mercedes-Benz parked outside a home near Southwest 87th Avenue and Southwest 32nd Street. He said his wife usually takes the dog outside at about the time the suspects were snooping around his yard.
Young Americans risking lives for Israel
Young Americans risking lives for Israel What drives so many Americans to join the Israel Defense Forces? 21-year-old Noam Sohn from Westchester, N.Y., explains why he is ready to fight for another country. Produced by Suvro Banerji and Gilad Thaler.cbsnews.com