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Sea level rise will affect 4 out of 5 Miami residents,...

The primary focus of research on sea-level rise has been the direct effects of flooding, but a new study also considers socioeconomic vulnerabilities.

Fired cop charged with battery and misconduct after attacking woman on...

“If [police] violate those professional standards, then we will terminate them. If their conduct rises to the level where it’s criminal, [State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle] is going to prosecute you.”

Video: Miami cops attack man for recording them on cellphone

Three Miami police officers are under investigation after assaulting a man for recording them on his cellphone. Although the officers claimed the man was standing too close to them, the video clearly shows...

Miami cop found not guilty for negligence after shooting unarmed man

“The difficulties posed by this case are clearly represented by the jury’s inability to come to a verdict on three of the four charged offenses.”

Miami bans the use of glyphosate in a step to improve...

Miami now joins Miami Beach and Stuart, two cities in Florida who have also banned glyphosate.

Lawsuit filed against former police chief and officers for false arrest

“Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano’s actions were intended to give his community a false sense of security and were a betrayal of his oath to protect the residents of Biscayne Park and all the people of Miami-Dade County.”

Police officer suspended for kicking handcuffed man’s head in video

Although several officers witnessed the assault against the restrained suspect who was not resisting, the arrest report failed to mention the overzealous officer's actions.

Juvenile detention officer arrested for civil rights violations resulting in teen’s...

“By and through this bounty system, Johnson caused, encouraged and induced juvenile detainees, in exchange for rewards and privileges, to forcibly assault.”

The great flood

The damage suffered by Houston, Tampa and Miami is not an anomaly. It is the beginning of the end.

Miami-Dade Commissioner Acquitted Despite Failing Sobriety Tests

Although Lyons failed to explain Diaz’s slurred speech, faulty memory, and refusal to take a breathalyzer test if he only had two drinks prior to his arrest, the jury shortly deliberated for a few hours before acquitting the Commissioner.

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16 Democrats join GOP to pass controversial Israel Security Assistance Support Act

In a surprising bipartisan move, 16 Democrats break ranks to support a GOP-led bill compelling U.S. military aid to Israel, despite President Biden’s veto threat and significant human rights concerns.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion campaign deal with Big Oil: $110 billion windfall revealed

An investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo offer to oil executives uncovers potential tax savings of $110 billion, raising serious ethical, legal, and environmental concerns.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion oil deal exposed: Media blackout raises alarms

A stunning quid pro quo promise to Big Oil executives by former President Donald Trump receives scant coverage, raising questions about media integrity and democratic accountability.

Florida bans sale and distribution of lab-grown meat throughout state

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis passed a ban on lab-grown meat with similar initiatives being considered in Arizona, Alabama and Tennessee.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US drug policy

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.