Ex-Miami school board member, 81, shoots at police in chase

U.S. 06/03/19, 00:40

An 81-year-old former Miami-Dade educator and school board shot at officers during a chase, before crashing his car, police in Florida said.Solomon Stinson faces charges in a series of events Sunday afternoon that began with him pointing a gun at a woman while driving slowly through a Miramar neighborhood, described ...

Alfaro has four hits, Marlins win 4-2

Baseball 05/29/19, 21:00

Jorge Alfaro had a career-high four hits and the Miami Marlins handed the San Francisco Giants their seventh consecutive loss with a 4-2 victory Wednesday night.Neil Walker had a tiebreaking, pinch-hit double in the seventh and Starlin Castro hit the first triple of the season for the Marlins, who have ...

Judge: Kodak Black should remain jailed until trial

Entertainment 05/29/19, 16:27

Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation.In a hearing in U.S. District Court, Judge Federico Moreno said the 21-year-old rapper was a "danger to the community" based on his lengthy criminal record.Black ...

Marlins send Giants to 6th consecutive loss, 11-3

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:11

Jorge Alfaro and Garrett Cooper hit the Miami Marlins' first three-run homers of the year Tuesday in an 11-3 win over the San Francisco Giants, who lost their sixth game in a row.Trevor Richards (2-5) gave up a homer to Joe Panik on the game's first pitch but blanked San ...

Mother of Trayvon Martin announces run for local office

U.S. 05/20/19, 17:56

The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke to supporters Monday at a small event space tucked away inside of a ...

Trump denies plans to fly migrants from border to Florida

U.S. 05/19/19, 16:48

President Donald Trump on Sunday denied reports that hundreds of migrants would be flown from the Mexican border to Florida and other areas in the U.S. interior to lessen the workload at crowded Border Patrol facilities. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, also on Sunday, acknowledged that federal officials did initially ...

Alcantara pitches 2-hitter, Miami beats reeling Mets 3-0

Sports 05/19/19, 14:23

Sandy Alcantara threw a two-hitter in a pitching duel with Noah Syndergaard, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling New York Mets 3-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.A day after being shut out on just one hit, the Mets lost their fifth in row. The latest defeat against a ...

Trayvon Martin’s mom announces run for office in Miami

U.S. 05/19/19, 13:19

A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami. The Miami Herald reports Sybrina Fulton will be entering the race to join the 13-member board of Miami-Dade County commissioners.Fulton said in a Saturday statement that ...

Lopez, Marlins team on 1-hitter, hand Mets 4th loss in row

Baseball 05/18/19, 18:33

Miami starter Pablo Lopez gave up a double on his first pitch, then combined with the Marlins' bullpen to hold the New York Mets hitless the rest of the way in a 2-0 win Saturday.The Marlins, with the worst record in the majors, beat the Mets for the second straight ...

Marlins beat deGrom and Mets 8-6 to end 7-game skid

Baseball 05/17/19, 21:21

The Marlins scored for the first time in 27 innings, pounded Jacob deGrom for seven runs and snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating the New York Mets 8-6 Friday night.Garrett Cooper's two-run single in the third brought home Miami's first runs since Saturday — also against deGrom. Jorge Alfaro ...

Mets select contract of OF Carlos Gómez; Conforto on IL

Baseball 05/17/19, 17:07

Twelve years later, Carlos Gómez is back in the New York Mets' lineup.New York selected Gómez's contract from Triple-A Syracuse and had him batting sixth and in right field Friday night at Miami.The Mets placed outfielder Michael Conforto on the seven-day injured list due to a concussion, and designated outfielder ...

Trump to provide rare look of finances in disclosure report

U.S. 05/15/19, 23:09

President Donald Trump's latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report, which is filed with the Office of Government Ethics and set for release Thursday, will be ...

7 Rays pitchers combine to hand Miami 7th straight loss, 1-0

Baseball 05/15/19, 21:29

Seven pitchers combined on a seven-hitter for Tampa Bay, and the Rays shut out the Miami Marlins for the second straight game, 1-0 on Wednesday night.The Marlins (10-31) lost their seventh consecutive game and are on pace for 122 losses.Tampa Bay's run scored in the second inning when catcher Anthony ...

Tacko Fall among 11 players picked for NBA draft combine

Sports 05/15/19, 12:19

The NBA has picked 11 players from the G League Elite Camp to stay for the NBA draft combine that starts Thursday.UCF's Tacko Fall, Florida State's Terance Mann, Miami's Dewan Hernandez, Syracuse's Oshae Brissett, Nevada's Cody Martin, Tulsa's DaQuan Jeffries, Auburn's Jared Harper, Iowa's Tyler Cook, Iowa State's Marial Shayok, ...

Rapper Kodak Black due in court on federal weapons charges

Entertainment 05/15/19, 00:04

Rapper Kodak Black is due in Miami federal court on weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred.Court records show the 21-year-old Black is scheduled to enter a plea Wednesday and learn whether he will be released ...

Morton, Garcia lead Rays to 4-0 win over Marlins

Baseball 05/14/19, 21:31

Charlie Morton pitched six strong innings, Avisail Garcia homered and drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 on Tuesday night.Morton (4-0) gave up three hits and struck out five while throwing 82 pitches before he was pulled for a pinch hitter in the ...

Fitzpatrick, Rosen embrace competition for Miami QB job

Football 05/14/19, 15:31

As Josh Rosen dropped back to pass during practice Tuesday, Ryan Fitzpatrick slapped and pushed him in the back, like an older brother trying to annoy.It was part of a drill, and those are the only swipes the two Miami Dolphins newcomers are taking at each other as they begin ...

Police look for connections in Florida hip-hop shootings

U.S. 05/14/19, 00:14

A fatal shooting outside a crowded South Florida beachfront hotel. Another on a busy Miami Beach street. A third with no serious injuries on a major highway. All involved hip-hop performers or guests of the Rolling Loud Festival, a three-day spectacular that concluded Sunday at the Miami Dolphins stadium. But beyond ...

Update: Phoenix Suns player arrested at hip-hop festival

Entertainment 05/13/19, 14:20

The Latest on a series of arrests connected to a South Florida hip-hop festival (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Authorities say Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson was arrested after refusing to leave a VIP area at a South Florida hip-hop festival. FILE - In a June 16, 2018 file photo, Lil Wayne performs ...

Police investigating rappers’ ties to shootings around Miami

Entertainment 05/13/19, 11:16

A weekend of shootings involving rap musicians and their entourages in South Florida for a huge hip-hop festival left two people dead and four wounded, multiple vehicles riddled with bullets and at least seven people detained for questioning. Police agencies across South Florida worked the crime scenes and appealed for help ...

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