Patient Dies from Complications during Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure by Miami Doctor

Dr. Ernesto Torres performed a Brazilian butt lift surgery that led to a patient’s death. He injected fat into the patient’s gluteal muscles, violating regulations. The patient experienced rapid heartbeat, dropping blood pressure, and staff called 911 and performed CPR. However, the patient died that day due to bilateral pulmonary fat emboli caused by the improper fat injection.


South Florida hit by severe flooding, triggering rescues and extensive damage

South Florida experienced severe flooding due to heavy rainfall over several days. The flooding caused extensive damage to homes, vehicles, and businesses. Hundreds of people had to be rescued from flooded areas. Some key facts: At least 100 homes sustained water damage in Hollywood alone. Over 600 flood-related auto insurance claims were filed with State Farm. Dozens of water rescues occurred, including over 200 calls in Broward County on a single day. Pumps were deployed by local governments to help drain flooded areas. Small businesses impacted by flooding may qualify for disaster assistance.


Teen fatally shoots 15-year-old boy in Florida courtyard

A 15-year-old boy, Damarion Bailey, was fatally shot in the head by 18-year-old Jeron Smith in a Florida City courtyard. Smith fired at two people on bicycles unprovoked, striking Bailey. Smith confessed and was arrested for second-degree murder; he was previously out on bond for a firearms charge. The shooting occurred around 10:30 AM on Saturday.


Florida Lottery Winner: $66,935 Fantasy 5 Tickets Sold in Miami Gardens and Boynton Beach

A $66,935 winning Fantasy 5 Florida Lottery ticket was sold at a Publix in Miami Gardens. Another winning $66,935 ticket was sold in Boynton Beach. No winner for Powerball, Cash4Life or Florida Lotto draws on that day.


Family-Run Sunshine Meat Market Continues Miami Gardens Legacy, VOUS Church’s Growth Rooted in Community Building

The Disla family operates Sunshine Meat Market in Miami Gardens. Sisters Vanessa and Karissa now run the beloved family business their father Rafael started over 20 years ago. The church VOUS is one of the fastest growing in Miami, recently opening its fourth location in Miami Gardens. Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr. leads the church known for its social media presence and casual, welcoming vibe appealing to young people. VOUS focuses on building community through small groups and therapeutic messaging to meet people’s spiritual needs.


Precautionary Boil Water Order Issued in Hialeah Heights Neighborhood

A boil water order has been issued for the Hialeah Heights neighborhood by the city’s public works department. The order covers the area north of West 116th Street, south of West 84th Street, east of Southbound I-75, and west of West 44th Avenue. Residents are advised to boil water for at least one minute before drinking, cooking, or brushing teeth as a precautionary measure due to potential contamination. The order will remain in effect until sample tests confirm the water is safe for consumption.


Baby Critical After Near-Drowning in Coral Springs

1-year-old baby left in critical condition after near-drowning incident in Coral Springs. Bystanders performed CPR until officers arrived and took over. Baby transported to hospital by fire department crew.


Man Pushes Dog into Water, Confronts Rescuers at Brickell Key

A man pushed his dog into the water and prevented others from rescuing it. Jadee Guidice tried to rescue the dog but the owner became aggressive and pushed her to the ground. Three men pulled Guidice out of the bay. Eventually, the owner allowed three men to pull the dog out to safety.


Suspect apprehended after car chase, crash with police in Miami-Dade

Man allegedly tried to force woman into car. Police pursuit ensued after he fled scene. Man crashed into police car during chase. Man later apprehended by officers.


Miami Police Officers Indicted for Manslaughter in 2019 UPS Shootout

Four Miami-Dade police officers turned themselves in after being indicted for their involvement in a 2019 shootout that killed an innocent UPS driver and bystander. Richard Santiesteban, Rodolfo Mirabal, Jose Mateo, and Leslie Lee face manslaughter charges related to the incident. The police union expressed disappointment with the indictment, claiming the officers acted according to their training. Families of the victims have been waiting for justice and closure for over four years.


Fort Lauderdale Drive-by Shooting Leaves One Dead, Four Injured

A shooting occurred on Friday evening around 7:10 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. One person, identified as Michael McKinney, was killed. Four others were severely injured with life-threatening injuries. One remained in critical condition as of Friday night. Police located the suspect vehicle involved in the apparent drive-by shooting. The investigation is ongoing as authorities request public cooperation to identify suspects.


Flamingo Population Rebounds in South Florida Through Habitat Restoration

The American flamingo is making a comeback in South Florida after being almost entirely wiped out in the region due to hunting and habitat destruction a century ago. Around 101 flamingos were spotted in various areas like Florida Bay and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in a recent census. Their return is credited to environmental restoration efforts and favorable conditions. Flamingos are monogamous birds that only breed if at least 30 others are present, sometimes relying on mirrors in zoos. Their comeback holds environmental, cultural, and economic significance for the region.


Oilers stave off sweep, Panthers lead Stanley Cup Final 3-1

The Edmonton Oilers avoided being swept in the Stanley Cup Final with an 8-1 victory over the Florida Panthers in Game 4. The Panthers had a 3-0 series lead entering the game. Connor McDavid and the Oilers put up a dominant performance to force Game 5 in Florida. Vladimir Tarasenko, who previously won the Stanley Cup with St. Louis in 2019, has played a key role for the Panthers in their quest for the franchise’s first championship.