The Liberty Square housing project in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood is one of the deadliest places in the City of Miami.
This year, in and around the housing project, 43 people have been shot. Seven of them died.
On Thursday night, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, Miami Commissioner Keon Hardemon, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson and other local officials listened as residents shared their frustrations about the crime.
Jacqueline Hernandez-Llach hides her face behind a sign which reads “One year later... still no justice for Reefa.”
Her green eyes can’t keep the tears from rolling down her face as she begins to speak Wednesday night at the vigil for her son, 18-year-old Israel Hernandez-Llach.
“I can’t believe that it’s possible for 12 months to have gone by without any new information,” she said. “Every day that goes by I feel more pain, I think that State Attorney Katharine Fernandez Rundle wants to let the situation fade away.”
A cyber bullying game spreading across Florida cities and other states has arrived to South Florida.
People are taking to social media sites to post and encourage others to post nude photos of friends and acquaintances without their consent, according to a release by the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office.
Miami-Dade County taxpayers are most likely on the hook for settlement payments in a county police sting operation where three alleged home invasion robbers were killed, along with the confidential police informant working with the department.