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2 years 10 months ago

Police chief punishes speeding officers

MIAMI (AP) - Miami's police chief is cracking down on officers who speed while off duty. Chief Manuel Orosa announced Monday that he's taking action against 36 officers. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that the first wave of disciplinary action includes an officer who made headlines after leading a...

3 years 8 months ago

Miami-to-Washington flight diverted to Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - An American Airlines flight that hit severe turbulence landed in Charleston, S.C., and officials say one flight attendant and two passengers were treated for minor injuries. American Airlines spokesman Tim Smith said Flight 734 hit rough air near the Florida-Georgia border. The flight was headed...

3 years 9 months ago

CC is part of new hockey "super" Conference

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Six of the top college hockey programs will become the National Collegiate Hockey Conference at the start of the 2013-14 season. NCAA champion Minnesota Duluth, Colorado College, Denver, Nebraska-Omaha and North Dakota of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association will join current Central Collegiate Hockey Association...

4 years 5 months ago

Hole found in airliner that depressurized

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a 1-foot-by-2-foot hole was found in the fuselage of a commercial airliner that suddenly lost cabin pressure shortly after taking off from Miami. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says oxygen masks were deployed when American Airlines Flight 1640 lost cabin pressure about 30...

4 years 6 months ago

Blue skies and flooding in Miami

Residents of Miami who live near the beach are driving through flooded streets on Friday. Not a drop of rain has fallen from the sky--instead, the flooding was caused by unusually high tides that combined with high winds. Besides the street flooding, beach erosion is reported.

4 years 7 months ago

Miami (Ohio) rolls past Colorado State 31-10

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Zac Dysert threw three touchdown passes as Miami (Ohio) defeated Colorado State 31-10 on Saturday to win back-to-back games for the first time since 2007. After falling behind 3-0, the RedHawks (2-1) scored 31 unanswered points before the Rams (0-3) scored their first touchdown of 2010...

4 years 9 months ago

Feds pull off huge Medicare fraud bust

Federal authorities are conducting the largest Medicare fraud bust ever, with raids in five states leading to the arrests of dozens of suspects. Several doctors and nurses were among those authorities hoped to arrest Friday in Miami, New York City, Detroit, Houston and Baton Rouge, La. Authorities said 36...

5 years 6 days ago

Marshall to Miami

A person familiar with the deal says the Denver Broncos are trading Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the Miami Dolphins for a pair of second-round draft picks. Marshall will fly to Miami on Wednesday for a physical, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Two rescued from fair ride

Two people stranded high in the air aboard a stalled fair ride have been rescued after nearly an hour. A fire department spokeswoman says a call came in at 1:54 p.m. Tuesday to report the stalled ride at the Miami-Dade County Fair. News footage showed the seemingly calm riders...

5 years 2 months ago

Final countdown for Saints and Colts

The countdown for Super Bowl 44 is on as the Indianapolis Colts try for their second NFL title in four years when they take on the New Orleans Saints, who are making their first appearance in the big game. Oddsmakers rate Peyton Manning's crew about a five-point favorite over Drew...

5 years 2 months ago

Delta adding Super Bowl flights

Delta Air Lines is adding flights to and from Indianapolis and New Orleans to help carry the crush of fans heading to Florida for the Feb. 7 Super Bowl. The world's biggest airline will add another flight on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 from Indianapolis to Atlanta, to go...

5 years 3 months ago

Record cold in Miami; South an icebox

The South is still an icebox this morning. Miami tied, then broke a low temperature record of 37 set in 1927. The National Weather Service has issued a hard freeze warning for South Florida through this morning. A freeze watch will continue through tomorrow. For the first time in at...

5 years 3 months ago

Man threatening Jews taken off flight

A Florida airline passenger who witnesses say proclaimed "I want to kill all the Jews" before police forced him off a Detroit-bound plane has been arrested. Miami-Dade police said in a statement Thursday that 43-year-old Mansor Mohammad Asad of Toledo, Ohio, faces several charges including disorderly conduct. Police say a...

5 years 4 months ago

Billion dollar fraud scheme in Florida

A once high-flying South Florida attorney is now facing federal criminal charges that he operated an investment fraud scheme using faked legal settlements. Prosecutors are expected to file criminal racketeering charges Tuesday against lawyer Scott Rothstein, according to two law enforcement officials speaking on condition of anonymity because of the...

5 years 5 months ago

Longtime Pueblo bishop welcomes successor

On Tuesday Bishop Arthur Tafoya held a news conference to welcome his successor, Fr. Fernando Isern from Miami. Tafoya, who has been the bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo for 29 years, will retire in mid-December. "I want to thank the good people of Southern Colorado for the warm...

5 years 6 months ago

Company makes bulletproof clothing

The makers of the bulletproof polo and the Kevlar raincoat recently opened a store in northwest Miami to handle all your crime fighting needs. Or maybe you just need a little something to make sure you make it home from a trip to the corner store. Miguel Caballero USA's...

5 years 7 months ago

Tropical depression forms off Mexico's coast

Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed in the Pacific, off Mexico's western coast. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the depression could reach tropical storm strength sometime Wednesday. The center of the system is located about 340 miles south-southwest of Cabo San Lucas and moving north-northwest...

5 years 7 months ago

Oops! Charity returns $500,000 sculpture

A valuable bronze sculpture that was donated to charity without the donor or recipient realizing its worth is going back to its owner. The 2 1/2-ton sculpture, titled "Vanessa-Helena-Katharina-Landegger," by prominent American sculptor Sterett-Gittings Kelsey, was donated to Goodwill Industries of South Florida in May by a Miami investment...

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