Indian women and men whose family members were killed in the country's civil war celebrate the judge's guilty verdict for Guatemala's former dictator Jose Efrain Rios Montt after his genocide trial in Guatemala City, Friday, May 10, 2013.
Declaring it was necessary to "protect the safety of the community" and the "integrity of the [court] system," a judge ordered a western Miami-Dade woman to remain in jail, at least for now, while she awaits trial on charges she killed her infant son by leaving him to bake in a hot car.
The mother of a 11-month-old boy who was found unresponsive in West Miami-Dade County Thursday was charged in connection with his death .
The Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department is asking for the public's help in finding the couple responsible for the theft of Django, a 1-year-old intact male Belgian Malinois.
Last year, the Florida Legislature mandated Citizens Property Insurance Corp. to offer a cheaper, more limited coverage option to homeowners, potentially saving them up to 70 percent on their premiums.
Florida's crime rate hit a 42-year low in 2012, according to an annual report released Thursday by Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
Florida's legislative budget-writers went bombastic this week when a business-backed group suggested that with the help of surplus taxpayer cash they had spread more pork throughout the $74.5 billion state budget.
The newspaper has moved its operations to suburban Doral in western Miami-Dade County.
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz teamed up with local business owners to offer drivers some relief Wednesday on the final day of "14 Days of Neighborly Love," offering gas for just $2.27 a gallon at one gas station in Sweetwater.
Kristen Rivera and Didier Miles were two young Miami-Dade County waiters who came to Islamorada for the annual end-of-season bash for South Florida restaurant industry workers.
For the first time in nearly nine years, and just the second time in half a century, Miami-Dade County's teachers union has a new president.
Longtime Miami civil rights leader T. Willard Fair had been hearing stories about the casual use of marijuana among youth in Liberty City.
Brian Howell, who survived a raging inferno and shootout with police at a West Kendall grow house earlier this year that ended in two deaths won't face charges in the incident, his attorney Alexander Michaels said Monday.
By Catherine Lackner "Burn Notice," the spy drama that garnered top ratings and became synonymous with Miami, will end when the filming of its seventh season wraps up this summer, and its departure will create a void, industry sources said.
As Miami-Dade County moves forward with its $12.6 billion plan to fix the aging water and sewer collection system, Federal Chief Judge Frederico Moreno yesterday awarded a significant victory to the Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper, an environmental group that claims the county proposal does not address sea-level rises and catastrophic storm surge during a ... (more)