SFNS/FIU Survey of Gun Dealers and Pawnshops

A survey of federally licensed gun dealers and pawnshops in South Florida found wide agreement that the state should continue to allow the sales of weapons like the AR-15 -- the weapon used in the shooting in Parkland Feb. 14 -- but disagreement on whether arming teachers would make schools safer. People in Broward and Miami-Dade

2018-04-10T08:42:03+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Business, Data Desk, MSD Aftermath, News, Pickups, Politics, Public Safety|

Detrás del movimiento #NeverAgain

Mientras unos viven el duelo en silencio y alejados, otros deciden salir y unirse para levantar su voz. Decididos a cambiar las leyes, los sobrevivientes del tiroteo de la escuela Stoneman Douglas en Parkland, perpetrado por Nikolas Cruz, alzaron su voz y unieron fuerzas al crear el movimiento “#NeverAgain” que comenzó con cuatro alumnos y

2018-03-22T10:56:32+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: MSD Aftermath, Noticias|

SOBE Fest Kidz Kitchen recap

On Feb. 24, as part of Food Network and Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival, the Badia Spices’ Fun and Fit as a Family Featuring Goya Foods Kidz Kitchen was held at the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Downtown Miami.   The two-day event included live demos, hands on opportunities and book signings by celebrity

Little Haiti artist says his new mural is for the community–and those who threaten it

Little Haiti artist Serge Toussaint’s latest mural is for and about his home, but according to him, it's also for those who threaten to hurt it.   The three-part mural, “Smile Lil’ Haiti,” is meant to serve as a beacon of pride for the community and a warning to developers who want to wipe out its culture.   Its first part features a cameraman wearing a Haitian flag T-shirt recording onlookers on a beach. Flanking him are

Bites on the Beach highlights include key to the city, Smash Mouth and more than 30 top chefs

Giada De Laurentiis received a key to City of Miami Beach from Mayor Dan Gelber Thursday night at Barilla's Italian Bites on the Beach, one of many events occurring this weekend at the 17th annual Food Network and Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF).  “There’s nothing like Miami anywhere,” she said. “And you know I love Italy, but there is something very

El desfile de millones en el “Yatch Show” del Sur de la Florida

El Miami Yatch Show atrajo a miles de fanáticos de todo el mundo con una exhibición de más de medio millar de embarcaciones nuevas y de segunda mano, además de un amplio despliegue de tecnología marina, todo valorado en más de un billón de dólares o mil millones de dólares. Video resportaje El Yatch Show

2018-03-01T11:51:10+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Noticias, Video/Audio|Tags: |

Tras el tiroteo: Maestros armados y estudiantes blindados

Sondeo en Twitter Que los maestros asistan al aula de clases armados y que los estudiantes vayan a la escuela con seis libras de más, pero no precisamente de peso corporal, sino por el uso de mochilas antibalas. Después de una semana del tiroteo que dejó un saldo de 17 muertos y 15 heridos en

Charlamagne Tha God talks education, individuality and modern opportunities at FIU lecture

Radio personality Charlamagne Tha God encouraged college students to  create their own opportunities by emphasizing individuality, ongoing education and technology in a lecture Thursday evening at Florida International  University's Biscayne Bay Campus. The 39-year-old New York Times Best Selling author and host of the nationally syndicated morning radio show, "The Breakfast Club," was a guest speaker at FIU's Student Government Association Lecture Series for Black History Month.  The event, held in

Broward County students walk out to honor Stoneman Douglas shooting [Video]

On Feb. 21, hundreds of Broward County students walked out of their classrooms, showing support for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High as well as protesting gun violence generally.  Piper High School in Sunrise organized “#MSDStrong Remembrance Week” with the help of Susan Ortiz, an English teacher. The planned events consist of a peace walk, butterfly release and a moment of silence on Friday. Throughout the week

Schools, guns and the aftermath: Shootings at Florida schools since Sandy Hook

On Feb. 14, Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, opened fire in the school. There were 17 fatalities and 30 injuries. In the aftermath of the worst mass school shooting in Florida’s history, South Florida News Service is taking a closer look at school shootings in Florida in the last five years.