cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Homestead, Florida logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube

updated Sun. March 6, 2022

... Touch-A-Truck event on June 24, 2017, at the Cooper City Sports Complex. Leslie Ovalle / South Florida Sun Sentinel ... Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. April Pools Day, Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Entertainment, free food, giveaways a ...
A total estimated project cost, including interest, of $27.2 million would be funded by a $10.5 million grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and a $10.3 million contribution over 10 years from a possible fifth-cent to be tacked onto the county's bed tax, leaving a $6.4 million hole to be ...

Florida's famed Highwaymen painters will exhibit and sell their colorful works of an unspoiled Sunshine State on March 23-25 in Pompano Beach. ... The annual show benefits preservation efforts for the 4,500-square-foot pioneer homestead built in 1916, which is listed on the National Register of Historic ...
According to Bogue, Anderson admitted to private investigator Wayne Black that she took the money during a meeting between the two at a Homestead coffee shop on Nov. 17, 2014. In February 2015, she told both Black and Ocean Reef's director of internal auditing, that she began stealing shortly after her ...
MIAMI, FL — A 45-year-old Homestead man was killed early Tuesday morning when his Nissan Altima collided with a police cruiser driven by two Miami-Dade police officers. The victim was identified as Emilio Jesus Vizcaino. The incident occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m. at SW 260 Street and SW 147 ...
South Florida Developers just launched sales for its planned 144-unit townhome community in Florida City, Forest Park, and is planning to break ground ... Other real estate players investing in south Miami-Dade include Starwood Capital, with its recent acquisition of a 312-unit complex in Homestead and ...

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A Homestead man was killed and two Miami-Dade police officers were injured Tuesday morning after a crash in southwest Miami-Dade County, police said. Detective Lee Cowart, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade County Police Department, said the two officers were traveling ...
Families have a lot of choices with the incredible array of events planned in South Florida this weekend. Culture is ... “Cars 3,” 7:30 p.m. Friday at Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, 15151 NW 82nd Ave., Miami Lakes ( ... 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead.
Two cities in Palm Beach County, along with six other cities in Florida, ranked among the top 100 most dangerous cities in the United States, according to a new report by Neighborhood Scout. The most dangerous cities ... Other Florida cities that made the list are Homestead at No. 45, Miami Beach at No.
MEQUON -- Students in Mequon are planning to take action to raise awareness of gun control issues after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14. ... In the wake of last week's shooting in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed, the students planned to take public transportation to the U.S. ...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Three South Florida cities are ranked among the 100 most dangerous in the U.S., according to rankings released Tuesday. Homestead (No. 45), Miami Beach (No. 72) and Lauderhill (No. 99) all made the list put out by
Two 15-year-old students at Homestead Middle School were arrested Tuesday after officers said they brought a pistol to campus. The two teens, both suspected gang members, told Miami-Dade schools police that they brought the .25-caliber pistol to campus because of tensions between rivals, according ...
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in identifying an unknown suspect who robbed a Lehigh Acres Walgreens at gunpoint early Monday morning. Just before 4 a.m., the suspect, who was wearing all black clothing and a mask, entered the store, located at 38 Homestead Road.
His comments came after Combee posted an item on Facebook on Thursday about a higher homestead exemption for Florida homeowners and his support of ... Combee attempted to tie in some of the county commissioners' support of Spath with their opposition to the increased homestead exemption.
The U.S. Air Force is training to station fighter jets in Fort Lauderdale as part of its mission to protect President Donald Trump when he visits Mar-a-Lago, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command said. Low-flying jets roared over South Florida as part of military exercises ...
HOMESTEAD (CBSMiami) — Firefighters in southwest Miami-Dade are working to keep residents safe after a brush fire came dangerously close to ... Last night, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue poured water over a home as Florida Forestry Service was fighting the brush fire off of SW 352 Street and 177th Court.
The owner of the soon-to-be revived Homestead Restaurant announced that the location of the planned restaurant has changed. Former Homestead Restaurant chef Bo Johns said the new restaurant will now be located at 1253 Penman Road in Jacksonville Beach, in the former Tomo Japanese ...

FLORIDA CITY, Fla. - A man was shot and killed late Saturday in a dispute over a woman, Florida City police said. Police said a group of people approached the victim about 10 p.m. outside a home in the 800 block of Northwest Fifth Court. An argument ensued and the man wounded, police said. The victim ...
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- We're getting new information about an armed robbery early Friday morning at a Lehigh Acres Walgreens store. The Fox 4 Breaking News Tracker was at the scene around 1:30 a.m. at the Homestead Road and Alabama Road location. According to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, ...
UPDATE (Tuesday 9:45 a.m.- The FDLE has cancelled the Missing Child Alert and said the case has been resolved. No other details have been released.) HOMESTEAD, Fla. (WFLA) – A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old girl from Sebring. Michaela Graham was last seen in the ...
Democrat Jeff Porter, three-term mayor of Homestead, is entering the race for Florida agriculture commissioner. Porter, 58, is the second ... Porter will base his campaign in Broward County, which the announcement said is home to the largest Democratic voter bloc in Florida. Broward also is Walker's home ...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - A woman was fatally shot Tuesday at an apartment complex in Homestead, authorities said. The killing was reported at 2:47 p.m. at the Homestead Colony Apartments at 814 E. Mowry Drive. Miami-Dade police identified the victim as Ashley Francois, 24. Witnesses told Local 10 News ...
Located some 35 miles south of Miami, Homestead sits in the southernmost section of the continental U.S., where the mainland gives way to the Florida Keys. And with the Category 5 hurricane forecast to slam into Florida as early as Friday, Porter said there has been a steady of stream of “Keys folk” ...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Gloria Fluitt said she knows what it's like to be in an abusive relationship. She said it pained her to watch her son be abusive to the mother of her ... The Florida Department of Children and Families spokeswoman Beatriz Lopez said the four children and the teen were in their custody.
The flames threatened mobile homes at the Gateway Estates Park Condo community earlier Sunday afternoon. Public information officer Scott Peterich says the fire had charred 40 acres of land and is 40% contained. At this time, he says, no homes are threatened and no evacuations have been ordered.
By late Friday evening, Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) investigators combed through the Chevy Camaro at FHP headquarters searching for clues and possible DNA evidence that could lead them to the driver. An FHP spokesperson said they located the stolen Chevy Equinox abandoned in Homestead, ...
UPDATE (Tuesday 9:45 a.m.- The FDLE has cancelled the Missing Child Alert and said the case has been resolved. No other details have been released.) HOMESTEAD, Fla. (WFLA) – A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old girl from Sebring. Michaela Graham was last seen in the ...
HOMESTEAD (CBSMiami) – An army veteran is desperate to find his service dog and best friend, missing in Homestead since Tuesday night. That's when Max accidentally slipped out of Jonathan Arencibia's home on Northeast 1st street. Max has been Jonathan's lifeline for over three years. Back in 2014 ...
Democrat Jeff Porter, three-term mayor of Homestead, is entering the race for Florida agriculture commissioner. Porter, 58, is the second Democrat into the field, following South Florida environmentalist David Walker. Three high-profile and well-funded Republicans also are in the contest to succeed ...
Homestead Child Airlifted After School Injury. HOMESTEAD, FL — A young child had to be airlifted on Tuesday after suffering an injury at a Homestead elementary school, according to Lt. Felipe Lay of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. The incident happened before 2 p.m. The child and elementary school were not ...
HOMESTEAD, FL — Christina Marie Hurt told Miami-Dade police that she left her three young children unattended on Wednesday evening when she took out the trash. By the time the 35-year-old waitress returned, she found her one-year-old son screaming in the arms of her 10-year-0ld daughter.
As a dysfunctional Washington stumbled toward the brink of a midnight shutdown of the federal government, state officials scrambled to prepare for its impact on Florida. Many aspects of everyday life involve the federal government, from Everglades National Park in Homestead to MacDill Air Force Base in ...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - A South Florida mother was arrested early Friday after her son died of untreated burns because she was too afraid to take him to a hospital "for fear of losing custody of her children," according to an arrest affidavit. Christiana Hurt, 35, of Homestead, told police that she set her 1-year-old ...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (WFLA) – A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old girl last seen in Homestead. Monica Ponce De Leon was last seen in the area of 100 block of SE 28th Place. Ponce De Leon is described as a white/Hispanic girl who is 5'9” and weighs 120 pounds. She has ...
SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A death investigation is underway after a child was found dead in Southwest Miami-Dade. According to officials, a 911 call came in with reports of a 1-year-old not breathing, just after 11 a.m., Thursday. Authorities responded to a house located near Southwest ...
Miami, FL -- (ReleaseWire) -- 01/16/2018 -- Almost 80% Americans are reported to be suffering from sleep disorders of them, around 60% claim they have sleep apnea which is a peculiar sleeping ... Apart from CPAP machine, one of the most effective apparatus they provide is Devilbliss in Homestead and Miami, Florida.
UPDATE: Anaise was found Sunday afternoon, FDLE announced. Nobody has seen Homestead 14-year-old Anaise Rodriguez since Saturday. She was last spotted in the 1200 block of San Remo Circle. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has issued a Missing Child Alert for her. When last seen ...
Homestead Police have found a 14-year-old girl they said left her home Saturday after leaving a disturbing note. Anais Rodriguez had not been seen since leaving that note saying she had taken pills. The teen reportedly left on foot and did not have a cell phone. Police recovered Rodriguez on Sunday ...
HOMESTEAD, FL — Two teenagers were charged with murder on Wednesday in connection with the weekend slaying of 17-year-old Jatavious Williams, who was gunned down as he sat on a park bench. The incident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. in the area of Blakey Park at 600 SW 14 Avenue.
Families in South Florida can try acting classes at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts open house, get fitness tips at Zo's Winter Groove in Miami .... of nonviolence and service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Bennett M. Lifter Park, 20701 NW 22nd Ave., Miami Gardens.
Immigration agents descended on five South Florida 7-Eleven stores Wednesday to interview workers and review records as part of what officials ... Agents visited stores in Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Homestead, Miami Beach, and Haverhill in Palm Beach County, said Nestor Yglesias, a spokesman for ...
Two Miami teenagers have been arrested for Sunday afternoon's fatal shooting of another teenager at Homestead's Blakey Park. Eddy Moore, 16, and Keyondric Daniels, 15, will be charged with second degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Jultavious Williams, a Killian High student and football player ...
The deadly shooting took place Sunday afternoon around 5 p.m. at Blakey Park, which is located on the 600 block of Southwest 14th Avenue in Homestead. According to investigators, three unknown black subjects arrived on foot at the park and approached someone that was friends with Williams.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade makes its way down the streets of Homestead and Florida City on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project's Scholarship Breakfast: Award-winning producer, director and actor Tyler Perry will be the keynote speaker at the 25th anniversary of the ...
To honor his legacy, many events are planned throughout South Florida, ranging from concerts to parades to community service projects. ... Homestead Annual Breakfast Celebration: The keynote speaker will be Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Fred Seraphin, who made Miami-Dade history in 2001 by becoming ...
The population of Minneola, a suburb of Orlando, has been experiencing strong growth, and the city recently received its own exit on Florida's Turnpike, according to Michael Wachsman, Andover's director of acquisitions. In November, Andover purchased a 3-acre parcel in Homestead, Fla., on which it ...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed Sunday in Homestead, police said. Miami-Dade police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta said the teenager was at a park at 600 SW 14th Ave. when three males approached him and opened fire.
HOMESTEAD, FLA. (WSVN) - Police said a 17-year-old male was shot and killed at a park in Homestead, Sunday evening, the second fatal shooting of a minor in Miami-Dade County in less than 48 hours. Homestead and Miami-Dade police officers responded to the scene of the shooting at Blakey Park, ...
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - The big chill making its way across the southeast didn't spare South Florida. Temperatures dipped into the 40s in Broward and Miami-Dade counties Thursday morning, while temperatures in the Florida Keys dipped into the 50s.
Perhaps the most notable winter weather event in South Florida was on January 19, 1977, when snow fell in Miami-Dade County as far south as the city of Homestead. For Southwest Florida, our temperatures will continue to be below normal for the next few nights with the coldest temperatures occurring ...


news and opinion




Florida towns:
         bal harbour
         boca raton
         cape coral
         coconut creek
         daytona beach
         delray beach
         fort lauderdale
         fort meade
         fort myers
         fort pierce
         indian creek
         new tampa
         north miami beach
         north port
         oakland park
         palm bay
         palm beach
         palm beach gardens
         panama city
         pembroke pines
         pompano beach
         port st. joe
         port st. lucie
         san carlos park
         st. petersburg
         tarpon springs
         west palm beach
         winter haven

cross-references for

Homestead, Florida