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Drive-By Shooting In Miami Gardens Leaves Woman, Infant Hurt

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) — Shots fired in Miami Gardens has left two people hurt, including a 6-month-old baby. It happened Wednesday afternoon near a home at 1521 N.W. 175th Terrace. A gunman drove by and opened fire, however, no one was actually shot, a source told CBS4 News. The two victims, a woman…

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High School Student Facing 10 Charges For Pepper Spray Attack, Theft

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter PLANTATION (CBSMiami) – A Taravella High School student was back in court Wednesday morning, facing numerous charges for a string of violent robberies in both Broward and Miami-Dade. Erica Abraham, 18, was charged with 10 separate counts, including carjacking and aggravated battery on a person over the age of 65. Police said Abraham…

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High Tech Thieves Are Finding A Way Around Modern Automotive Technology


Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The number of stolen cars has dropped in half over the past 20 years as technology improved. But now some criminals are using technology to get into modern-day vehicles. Authorities are seeing an increasing number of break-ins. In one case caught on camera, two men get into two cars with…

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Miami Beach Launches Free Trolley Service Monday


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MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – Miami Beach city officials are trying to make it easier for residents and visitors alike to get to the businesses on Alton Road and West Avenue during all the road construction.

Beginning Monday, the city will launch a new, free trolley transportation service for Alton Road and West Avenue on Monday that will operate through the end of construction in 2015.

The Alton/West Loop trolleys will travel from Fifth Street to Lincoln Road, along Alton Road and West Avenue, with 20 stops along the way. The free service will run approximately every 10 minutes from 8 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Sunday. The trolley has a capacity of 25 passengers and has an external bike rack and will soon have free WiFi.

Trolley Route Map

The trolley service is accessible from several parking facilities along the way.

For instance, drivers can park the Fifth & Alton…

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Marijuana Hydroponics Lab Discovered In Miami Home


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SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade Police have raided and shut down an underground hydroponics laboratory that was so hazardous that detectives say it could have triggered an underground explosion in a Southwest Miami-Dade neighborhood.

Three people including the homeowner have been arrested on charges including trafficking in marijuana at the home on Southwest 301st Street near the Florida Turnpike.

“This is terrible,” said neighbor Nico Meseses. “This was right next to my door.”

His wife Aurea Meseses told CBS4’s Peter D’Oench, “It’s terrible because kids live around here.”

“It’s scary,” said neighbor Teresa Gomez. “I am freaked out.”

“It makes us not want to live here anymore,” said another neighbor Nicole Danford. “It makes us feel unstable and unsafe.”

Police also released dramatic video from their narcotics bureau showing how the lab had an open hatch leading to an underground crawl space and 82 marijuana plants worth $144,000.


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Man Injured In North Dade Gas Station Shooting


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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting early Sunday morning in north Miami-Dade.

The shooting happened just after 7 a.m.

The man, who was reportedly shot during a robbery, drove himself to the Chevron station at 15821 NW 7th Avenue.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue confirmed that an adult male with a gunshot wound to his leg was taken to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

No word on the extent of his injury.

Police have not released the injured person’s name.

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Police Search For Alleged Killer Of Elderly Caregiver


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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami-Dade Police are asking for the public’s help to located a 20-year-old man who allegedly beat his elderly caregiver to death last year.

According to our news partners the Miami Herald, Danei Washington Gordon is believed to be in the North Miami Beach or Miramar area.

The former Miramar High School student has been on the run since April when police say he beat and killed Neville Smith, 73, with a metal cooking pot at their home on the 142000 block of Northeast Second Court.

“From what I understand, my dad was making his breakfast and the breakfast was still there. I don’t know what would cause someone to do that to a 73-year-old,” said Joi Crockett, Smith’s daughter.

Recently, Gordon reemerged on social media. According to the paper, authorities had been unable to get a picture of Gordon until he began posting pictures of himself…

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Miami-Dade Cop Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Gas


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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Police arrested a Miami-Dade police officer and her husband on Tuesday for allegedly filling up their personal cars with gas from a county fueling station.

According to our news partners,the Miami Herald,  Rose Sabio, 41, has been charged with organized scheme to defraud and third-degree grand theft.  Her husband Husband Giomar Picon, 31, a security guard has also been charged.

Authorities told the paper,  the two would use a county gas card, only meant to fill up her patrol car, in order to fill up their cars at a South Miami-Dade County Fuel facility.

The theft allegedly took place over several months and amounted to hundreds of dollars. According to the paper, it was captured on hidden surveillance video.

Miami-Dade’s Professional Compliance Bureau headed the investigation.

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Miami Man Accused Of Attacking Tow Truck Driver

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TAVERNIER (CBSMiami) – A Miami man who reportedly backed into a tow truck driver as he attempted to tow his car away in the upper Keys was arrested Saturday evening.

Guy’s Towing received a call from a man at the Driftwood Trailer Park around 6 p.m. who said an unauthorized vehicle was parked in his parking space and he wanted it towed. The tow truck arrived and the driver began to hook the vehicle up to tow it.

That’s when Javier Ramos, 43, jumped into the car in an attempt to stop it from being towed. The driver was behind the vehicle when Ramos allegedly threw it into reverse. Ramos backed into driver and knocked him to the ground.

A second employee of the tow company sprayed Ramos with pepper spray in an attempt to get him to stop, so he wouldn’t further injure the driver, according to the Monroe…

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Miami Police Chase – Armed Robbery Suspect – Foot Pursuit