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Christopher Columbus High School Announces the Appointment of New President  Miami's Community Newspapers

Following an extensive nationwide search, the Board of Trustees of Christopher Columbus High School is pleased to announce that Thomas Kruczek will ...



Manny Diaz on Hurricanes' first scrimmage: 'Execution is a long way from where we wanted it'  Sun Sentinel

The Miami Hurricanes held their first scrimmage of the spring on Saturday. The workout was closed to media and fans, but coach Manny Diaz said in a statement ...



Manny Diaz wants Hurricanes to become 'mentally tough' in final weeks of spring drills  Sun Sentinel

The Hurricanes had their first scrimmage of the Manny Diaz era this past weekend and while the coach said he saw some players step up and deliver, he still ...



Christopher Columbus High School regrets using caged tiger, live animals at prom  WPLG Local 10

The principal of a Miami-Dade County high school said he regrets using a caged tiger as the main attraction at Friday's jungle-themed prom.



Manny Diaz says Hurricanes QBs 'much more poised' after second scrimmage  Sun Sentinel

The Hurricanes had their second scrimmage of the spring this past Saturday and coach Manny Diaz said he was encouraged by the progress Miami's ...



This Florida High-School Prom Included a … Caged Tiger?  The Cut

Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, Florida, is facing backlash after its staff used a caged tiger as “entertainment” for its jungle-themed prom.



Christopher Columbus High School Principal Apologizes For Tiger At Prom  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A South Florida high school's senior prom is getting national and international attention as the ...



Columbus Explorers to lean on Henry Parrish in state title game  Miami Herald

The game was already decided when Henry Parrish took his final carry late in the fourth quarter on Friday night against Deerfield Beach. Parrish's Columbus ...



Christopher Columbus High School – Statement Regarding Prom 2018  Miami's Community Newspapers

Christopher Columbus High School 3000 SW 87th Avenue, Miami , FL 33165. May 14, 2018. Statement Regarding Prom 2018. As a school community, we ...



High school football playoffs: Columbus vs. South Dade recap  Miami Herald

The Christopher Columbus High School Explorers shed the demons of a heartbreaking loss in last year's region semifinals by blowing out the South Dade High ...



Caged tiger at school's prom causes uproar, reports say  Broward Politics

At least one parent took to social media to express anger that caged animals, including a tiger, were on display Friday night at the prom for Christopher ...



Miami Columbus football coach Chris Merritt leaves for Bryant University (R.I.)  USA TODAY High School Sports

Longtime Christopher Columbus High School (Miami) head football coach Chris Merritt has taken the same job at Bryant University (R.I.),



Columbus High School principal apologizes for caged tiger at prom  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - The principal of Christopher Columbus High said the school regrets the decision to bring a caged tiger onto the ...



Eight South Florida football teams remain in the playoffs. Who will make it to state?  Miami Herald

If I may borrow a line that former and longtime ESPN anchor Chris Berman used to use: “That's why they play the game folks.” Never mind that Northwestern had ...



Recruiting: Miami-Christopher Columbus guard Federico Maranges commits to FAU  Palm Beach Post

BOCA RATON – Lane Kiffin has added his second offensive lineman to Florida Atlantic's 2019 recruiting class two weeks before National Signing Day.Federico ...



Caged tiger at Florida high school prom causes uproar  USA TODAY

Students and parents of a Miami-area high school were angry after school officials allowed a caged tiger and other animals as part of a jungle-themed prom.



Tiger at prom of Miami high school draws second-guessing and an apology  Washington Post

Other props at the Miami Catholic prep school dance included a live lemur, a macaw and a small fox passed around like a corsage.



Lack of driving experience believed to have caused crash that killed high school athlete  WPLG Local 10

Troopers believe a lack of driving experience led to the fatal crash that killed the son of University of Miami pitching coach J.D. Arteaga.



Dade, Broward high school football live scores and schedules  Miami Herald

Find live local high school sports coverage for all Broward and Miami-Dade games — including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more. Stay connected ...



Hurricanes fans celebrate 'The New Miami' with coach Manny Diaz at splashy waterside party  Sun Sentinel

Since taking over as Hurricanes coach a little more than three months ago, Manny Diaz has worked to create what he calls “The New Miami.” He's made ...



Caged tiger among live animals on display at Miami-Dade prom  WPLG Local 10

The theme of this year's prom for Christopher Columbus High School students was "Welcome to the Jungle" -- and some denizens of the jungle even made an ...



UM's Greg Rousseau regaining form after being sidelined by season-ending ankle injury in 2018  Sun Sentinel

Greg Rousseau, there is no doubt, stands out in the huddle. At 6 feet 6 and 251 pounds, the defensive end has the kind of frame and length that have his ...



Mandarin High School wins 8A State Championship  ActionNewsJax.com

Jacksonville's Mandarin High school defeated Miami's Christopher Columbus High school making them the 8A state champions.



Family mourns loss of 17-year-old killed in crash on I-95 in Miami  WPLG Local 10

MIAMI - A South Florida family is mourning a young man who was killed in a crash over the weekend involving a Miami fire truck. Relatives said James Villa, 17, ...



Christopher Columbus High inducts five into Hall of Fame  Miami's Community Newspapers

Christopher Columbus High School inducted five new members into its Hall of Fame on December 7 in a special ceremony in the school's cafeteria. They were ...



LeBron James spotted at South Florida high school  Palm Beach Post

LeBron James was seen Friday on the basketball court of Christopher Columbus High School in Miami. One Facebook post said he was with his sons. In a video ...



Bryant hires new head football coach Chris Merritt  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

On Friday afternoon Bryant University football officially announced its new head coach. Chris Merritt comes to Smithfield from Miami, FL where he spent the last ...



Enrollments, tuitions rising at Miami's private high schools  Miami Today

Written by Rebecca San Juan on April 3, 2018. Enrollments, tuitions rising at Miami's private high schools. More parents seeking personalized attention and ...



Family, friends greet Miami firefighter released from hospital  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

MIAMI (WSVN) - A South Florida firefighter has been released from the hospital after getting injured while responding to a deadly crash. Miami firefighter Javier ...



Police sergeant arrested for battery. The alleged weapon: a shoe.  Miami Herald

Miami, FL, police sergeant Yaosca Vanegas, a 13-year member of the department, was arrested for misdemeanor battery after her live-in boyfriend alleged a ...



HEAT And FOX Sports Sun To Celebrate Burnie’s Pajama Jam  Heat.com

MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT and broadcast partner FOX Sports Sun will join forces to bring young fans in attendance and viewers alike an up close and ...



Man arrested after climbing crane near FIU to ask Trump for mercy for Cuban exile bomber  Miami Herald

A man who said he was a Cuban exile climbed a construction crane just north of FIU's main campus Monday morning and unfurled a U.S. flag and a banner ...



Of Course It Happened In Florida: Remembering The Zombies, Club Horses, And Rabid Otters Of 2018  WLRN

Nobody does quirky news stories like Florida does. And from the Great Lake Worth Zombie Scare of 2018, to the one about the horse who walked into a bar,



South Florida will be well-represented in Orange Bowl  WPLG Local 10

When top-ranked Alabama and No. 4 Oklahoma take the field at Hard Rock Stadium for Saturday night's College Football Playoff semifinal at the Orange Bowl, ...



Woman gets scary surprise in her bedroom. Now police are involved.  Miami Herald

Miami-Dade police released surveillance video of a man who detectives say is responsible for a June home invasion that left a woman bound to her dresser in ...



Robert F. Lasky Named Special Agent in Charge of the Miami Division  Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBI Director Christopher A. Wray announced the appointment of Robert F. Lasky as the special agent in charge of the Miami Division. Mr. Lasky most recently ...



3 WSVN family members honored at CCNN Media Excellence Awards  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

MIAMI (WSVN) - Three members of the WSVN family were nominated and honored at the CCNN Media Awards over the weekend. 7News' Lorena Estrada ...



Man killed pregnant wife and kept body in his apartment for 8 days, detectives believe  Broward Politics

Cassandritz Blanc is accused of killing his pregnant wife and keeping her body in his apartment for eight days before putting her remains with the trash.



South Florida high schoolers meet Holocaust survivors during Student Awareness Day  Sun Sentinel

Four hundred Miami-Dade County high school students met 34 Holocaust and second generation survivors at the Miami-Dade County Student Awareness Day: ...



Bryant announces 2019 football schedule  FBSchedules.com

The Bryant Bulldogs have announced their 2019 football schedule, which includes six home contests.



Three former Pace High students sue ex-dean and Miami priest, alleging sexual abuse  MiamiHerald.com

Now in their mid-20s, the three Miami-Dade men shared a common bond: They were raised in the Catholic Church, played competitive sports and graduated ...



It’s back to business at Dolphin Mall after another shooting scare  Miami Herald

Dolphin Mall will be open regular hours, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday after Saturday night's panic and lockdown following inaccurate reports of gunshots fired.



Trajan Bandy has been a rock in Miami’s class, and is ready to step up as a leader  State Of The U

2016 has been a roller coaster of a year for University of Miami football fans. From a 4-0 start to a 4 game losing streak, and now a 2 game winning streak in late ...



South Florida staple fights back after rash of car break-ins  WPLG Local 10

A rash of car break-ins at a South Florida staple has the owner saying enough is enough.



Company that built collapsed FIU bridge has powerful friends  Miami Herald

Munilla Construction Management, the contractor whose bridge collapsed onto Southwest Eighth Street, crushing cars and their occupants, is politically wired in ...



Second victim in Coral Way restaurant shooting dies, and the gunman is named  Miami Herald

Miami-Dade police say Yenat Guardado, 38, died from gunshot wounds suffered when 84-year-old Jose Reina entered the Latin Cafeteria Restaurant and ...



Rhonda López Receives Most Voter Petitions of Any GOP Candidate in Race for State House District 115  Miami's Community Newspapers

Rhonda López, longtime District 115 resident, small business owner and community activist, announced today of her certification to be placed on the August 28, ...



What’s open and closed due to Hurricane Irma  7News - WSVN-TV

(WSVN) - Below is a list of what will be open and closed in South Florida as we monitor Hurricane Irma. This list will be updated as information becomes ...



Burger King manager met his online girlfriend for a hotel sex date, cops say. She’s 10.  Miami Herald

A 275-pound West Miami-Dade man was found in a Lakeland Motel 6 with a 10-year-old girl with whom he'd been discussing sexual fantasies electronically, the ...



Big New York High Schools Fall Hard but Are Not Going Quietly  New York Times

The boos cascaded over the auditorium as a city education official read out the case against Christopher Columbus High School, one of the last remaining large ...



‘Instant’ bridge aims to make a dangerous crossing safer for thousands of students  Miami Herald

FIU installed a new pedestrian bridge over the perilous Tamiami Trail in a single morning, part of a project to provide students a safe crossing and directly ...



Krome Avenue in Northwest Miami-Dade open again after being closed for fatal crash  Miami Herald

Florida Highway Patrol says the area of Krome Avenue and Northwest 122nd Avenue is reopened in both directions after being closed for four and a half hours ...



Miami FIU pedestrian bridge collapses, people trapped beneath  The Charlotte Observer

The pedestrian bridge at Florida International University in Miami FL has collapsed across Southwest Eighth Street. An unknown number of people and cars are ...



Obituary: Frederick Francis (“Fred”) Stockhausen III  Tampa Bay Newspapers

Frederick Francis (“Fred”) Stockhausen III, age 66 and resident of Largo, Florida, went to be with his Lord, Wednesday, July 19, 2017.



Rene Infante - A Story of Community, Leadership, Mentoring, Benevolence and Vision  South Dade News Leader

On March 26, 1961, under the guidance of the Catholic Church, a plane arrived from Cuba carrying a group of boys who were escaping the coming wrath of ...



Contamination along rail line puts damper on Ludlam Trail project  Miami Herald

The old rail corridor slated for conversion into a bikeway and park dubbed the Ludlam Trail in west Miami-Dade, already used for a series of rides and events, ...



Miami Hurricanes Baseball: Andrew Suarez Makes his Major League Debut.  State Of The U

Former Miami Hurricane and Christopher Columbus High School pitcher, Andrew Suarez, got his first taste of the Majors last night. Suarez was selected in the ...



Experts dissect FIU bridge collapse, but can't identify cause  Bradenton Herald

More than two weeks after a pedestrian bridge being constructed over busy Southwest Eighth Street near the FIU campus suddenly collapsed, killing six people, ...



Recall effort is ‘the root of all evil,’ Sweetwater mayor says  Miami Herald

Sweetwater Mayor Orlando Lopez says private investigators looking into a recall effort found evidence of fraud in the signature-collecting drive. But his ...



Miami Hurricanes: Trajan Bandy, your new favorite Cane  State Of The U

Freshman Trajan Bandy is quickly becoming a fan favorite in Miami.



Soccer coach arrested after teens say he exposed himself, police say  Miami Herald

A soccer coach was arrested after detectives say he exposed himself to two 13-year-old boys during a recent practice at Ruben Dario Park, according to a ...



'Innovative' FIU bridge was a modern take on an old design. And vulnerable to failure.  Miami Herald

The Florida International University pedestrian overpass that collapsed while under construction was a modern variation of an old bridge design that experts say ...



Why I'm a fan of the Miami Hurricanes: David Perez  State Of The U

In this new editorial series, the staff here at SOTU explains our allegiance to the 'Canes. Hopefully this allows readers to have a better understanding of the ...



He just bought OJ’s Miami house. Now come the jokes (and questions)  Miami Herald

Meet the newest homeowner who bought O.J. Simpson's old Kendall house where the disgraced football legend lived for seven years before he was arrested in ...



Blogger, ex-candidate continue feud months after Sweetwater election  Miami Herald

A South Florida blogger has accused a former Sweetwater commission candidate of making harassing phone calls and threatening 'to cause him pain,' ...



South Florida hospital worker raped mental health patient, cops say  Miami Herald

A South Florida hospital worker was arrested after police say he raped a mental health patient on New Year's Eve. Fernando Felix Ramos-Garcia, a Westchester ...



School Scene: 10 Scheck Hillel students receive merit scholarships  MiamiHerald.com

Ten students from Scheck Hillel Community School received merit-based scholarships from the school's Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program ...



Chinese Lantern Festival offers ‘something people in Miami have never seen’  Miami Herald

Spectacular Chinese lanterns are lighting up West Miami-Dade, thanks to the Lantern Light Festival now taking place at the Miami-Dade County Fair Expo ...



Miami DB commit Trajan Bandy will wear Sean Taylor's legendary Miami visor during senior season  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/BandyTrajan/status/762720465098043392?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Anyone who thought recent Miami commit Trajan Bandy might rethink his ...



Sweetwater police abuse was ‘appalling’ and total ‘breakdown in policy,’ chief says  Miami Herald

Sweetwater Police Chief Placido Diaz said Wednesday the arrest of an officer and former detective revealed the need to reform the police department.



Holocaust survivors share their stories with students  Sun Sentinel

Miami-Dade County high school students learned about the Holocaust through the testimony of many survivors at "Miami-Dade Student Awareness Day: A ...



27 Days until Miami Hurricanes Football: Top Canes to Wear #27  State Of The U

With 27 days until Miami's first game of the season, SOTU continues to count down the greatest players to wear a Miami uniform.



Oregon Hiring Marshall's Alex Mirabal as Offensive Line Assistant  Sports Illustrated

Oregon is hiring Marshall offensive line coach Alex Mirabal to work with the Ducks' centers and guards, SI has learned. Grad assistant Cody Woodiel will work ...



Major construction projects coming to West Miami  Miami Herald

West Miami will be increasing its population thanks to a couple of projects under way signifying a change to the landscape of the city. Three residential projects ...



Halloween gave this second-hand shop a second life  Miami Herald

Miami Twice, a Miami-Dade second-hand shop, is now a Halloween headquarters for people looking for holiday costumes.



Sweetwater elects 4 commissioners, tosses 2 incumbents  Miami Herald

Sweetwater residents tossed out two incumbents Tuesday as they elected four people to the eight-member Sweetwater City Commission.



South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union awards $197000 in scholarships to fifteen local students  CUinsight.com

MIAMI, FL (May 29, 2014) — South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union (FCU) is helping 15 college-bound students from several South Florida high ...



New memoir: Coming of age and coming out with Richard Blanco  Sun Sentinel

In his poetry, Richard Blanco has explored his triple identity: Cuban, American and gay. In his new memoir, "The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood," the ...



Cops begin investigation of The Beach Club at Fontainebleau Park  Miami Herald

The Miami-Dade Police Department released a statement Wednesday saying that it had started an investigation into possible fraud in The Beach Club at ...



Sweetwater’s history rich with circus-like troubles  MiamiHerald.com

A colony of Russian-born circus dwarfs heading out of Miami, after a show in 1939, drove a few miles along the Tamiami Trail then abruptly hit the brakes.



Former Cold War missile site in western Miami-Dade is no more  Miami Herald

A relic of the Cold War, an old Nike missile radar and tracking site in western Miami-Dade County, has been demolished. Bulldozers, cranes and dump trucks ...



Kendale Lakes golf course again a flashpoint between county and Miccosukee tribe  Miami Herald

The aging golf course may not be world renown, but for residents in the Kendale Lakes suburb, the rolling green fairways and lakes remain a point of pride.



Sergio Bendixen, pioneer pollster of Hispanics, dies at 68  Miami Herald

Sergio Bendixen, the first Hispanic to run a U.S. presidential campaign who later pioneered public-opinion polling among Latinos, died late Friday in Miami.



Sweetwater commissioners approve settlement on K-9 overtime pay lawsuit  MiamiHerald.com

Sweetwater commissioners have voted to pay $25,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by K-9 officer Jenna Méndez, who claimed she had been owed compensation for ...



Miami Is Once Again Good Enough to Ask a Program-Defining Question: Is The U Back?  Sports Illustrated

Every time the Hurricanes approach the level of their glory days of decades past, fans ask the same question. Mark Richt is hoping this Miami team might be the ...



Where’s the evidence? Guns, liquor, cash among 7,000 items missing from Sweetwater police room  Miami Herald

For the past several years, random cops have had unfettered access to the Sweetwater Police Department's evidence room. Signing a log sheet when entering ...



How Angel de la Portilla's connections can help your business grow  Orlando Business Journal

This prominent Orlando businessman has helped several ventures and projects succeed through local government.



Assault Rifles Are Big Business in Florida as Federal Ban Looms  Miami New Times

As Suleiman Yousef fires a sleek black AR-15-style rifle, orange and blue muzzle bursts flash inside the Trail Glades Gun Range in West Miami-Dade.



New student housing tower opens in Sweetwater, near FIU  MiamiHerald.com

Florida International University are moving into a new private apartment tower in Sweetwater, across the street from the main campus on Southwest Eighth ...



NFHS Network Recognizes Top Student Broadcast Teams from Across the Country at Inaugural Broadcast Academy  PR Newswire

ATLANTA, July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The NFHS Network, the nation's leading high school sports media company, hosted the inaugural NFHS Network ...



U.S. Century Bank appoints Luis de la Aguilera as CEO  Miami Herald

Luis de la Aguilera is taking over as president and CEO of U.S. Century Bank a day after resigning from the same position at TotalBank, which saw major layoffs ...



FIU says it knew about crack on bridge, and state's Transportation Department did, too  Miami Herald

Florida International University said it met with engineers and the Florida Department of Transportation about a crack on a new pedestrian bridge hours before it ...



In Memoriam: Thomas S. Shilen Jr.  Patch.com

Greenwich, CT - The Greenwich resident passed away Jan. 25 at the age of 56.



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



Nobody was shot, but panicked Dolphin Mall shoppers had a different reality  Miami Herald

A false report of a shooting at Dolphin Mall in Sweetwater triggered a panic, and social media heightened the chaos.



Shawnee (Okla.) stays No. 1, Spring Hill (Tenn.) moves to No. 2 in Super 25 baseball  USA TODAY High School Sports

Two unbeaten defending state champions are the top two teams in the Super 25 baseball rankings. Shawnee (Okla.) held onto the top spot as it improved to ...



Professional Bank Announces Daniel R. Martinez Promoted to Executive Vice President  PR Web

Daniel Martinez joined Professional Bank in 2009 as Senior Vice President, Client Management Group and has held several senior level positions within the ...



Nine running for four seats on Sweetwater Commission  Miami Herald

Three incumbents and six challengers are looking to fill four seats on the Sweetwater Commission during the city's election on Tuesday.



Sweetwater plans memorial to downed ‘Brothers to the Rescue’  MiamiHerald.com

The city of Sweetwater will build a plaza next year as a memorial to four men from Brothers to the Rescue whose unarmed planes were shot down by Cuban MiG ...



USA Football plans national 7on7 tournament  USA TODAY High School Sports

Daryl Patton first started coaching 7on7 football when he was at Bryant, Ark., in 1998. In the 30 years before his hiring there, the school had a winning season ...



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