A no-party candidate who ran in a Florida Senate race for a Miami district is under investigation because he is a Boca Raton resident. And because his last name was the same as the incumbent, his unlikely candidacy may have cost the incumbent his seat.
Notorious American serial killer Samuel Little has been identified as the murderer of two more women in Miami-Dade County — including one case in which another man served 22 years in prison before he was exonerated.
Lil Wayne has been charged with possessing a firearm and ammunition as a convicted felon stemming from a trip to Miami on a private plane last December, when authorities discovered the weapon during a search of the jet, the Miami Herald reported.
The Cheesecake Factory-owned Grand Lux Café will permanently close its Aventura Mall location Dec. 31 and lay off over 100 employees. No other Cheesecake Factory or Grand Lux Cafe closings are planned, a spokeswoman said Friday.
Holiday bookings in South Florida are expected to fall significantly this year, and it remains to be seen whether travelers will come in sufficient numbers for hotels and other tourist-related businesses to rehire more laid-off employees.
As of the latest official numbers Tuesday, Florida has confirmed 852,174 total cases of COVID-19. Also, the state reported another 69 deaths from the virus, increasing the total number of fatalities in Florida to 17,460.