Tag: Miami

Miami Bridge Collapses, Police Say ‘Mass Casualties’

A pedestrian bridge under construction in at Florida International University in Miami collapsed Thursday afternoon, killing “multiple” people, The Miami Herald reported. The bridge covers a major highway at Southwest 8th Street near 109th Avenue, and it runs through downtown Miami. Multiple people were trapped underneath in cars. The bridge was not scheduled to open…

Threats Sent to Miami, Houston Schools [VIDEO]

Schools in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Houston will be open Thursday, even after receiving threats on Wednesday night. Officials say the messages were “less than credible” and nearly identical to ones sent to New York City and Los Angeles schools Tuesday. The Los Angeles Unified School District shut down schools, while schools in New York…

George Zimmerman Retweets Photo Of Trayvon Martin’s Body

Responding on Friday to a fan on Twitter who called him a “one man army”, George Zimmerman retweeted out a picture of the body of Trayvon Martin as lay in the grass. Twitter user @SeriousSlav tweeted out the photo, writing, “@TheRealGeorgeZ Z-Man is a one man army” Last month, the acquitted killer of Trayvon Martin…

Drug trafficking suspected on jet missing in Dominican Republic

U.S. Aeronautics security agencies in Miami determined that the plane reported missing after takeoff from Las Americas International Airport headed to Punta Cana changed course toward Venezuela, and to Honduras from there. Although information is still sketchy the aircraft is suspected of heading towards Venezuela to pick up drugs, fly to Honduras and then Mexico,…

Tropical Storm Forms Along US Coast Ahead Of July 4

A tropical depression swirling Tuesday over Miami and the Bahamas was upgraded to a tropical storm and given the name Arthur. It’s projected to strengthen — and some forecast models have it sweeping straight up the Atlantic coast as the holiday approaches. Photo: NOAA via Getty Images and NBCNews.com

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick being investigated by Miami police

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, along with a teammate and a Seattle Seahawks player, is being investigated by Miami police. The alleged incident took place April 1 at a luxury Miami hotel. Kaepernick, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette and 49ers wide receiver Quinton Patton are mentioned in the incident report along with a…

Angry Mob runs George Zimmerman out of Miami

George Zimmerman reportedly received a small taste of vigilante justice on a recent beach trip in Miami. According to reports on (ever reliable news site) TMZ, Trayvon Martin’s killer was run off a beach when recognized by an angry crowd. Zimmerman, who had been in Miami to film a series of interviews and garner yet…

Baby Rescued On Florida Highway

Pamela Rauseo performs CPR on her nephew, 5-month-old Sebastian de la Cruz, after pulling her SUV over on the side of the road along Florida state road 836, just east of 57th Avenue. At right is Lucila Godoy, who stopped her car to assist in the rescue. NBC News

20-30 Whales Stranted At The Everglades

A pod of 20-30 whales has been stranded in shallow waters in a remote area of Everglades National Park, officials said The whales were spotted around 2 p.m. Tuesday near Highland Beach, according to Everglades National Park spokeswoman Linda Friar. Friar said rangers and workers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration responded and found…