The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopicts, is the type of mosquito that carries dengue fever and the Zika virus. (Courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami-Dade resident with Zika virus; Hialeah police officer arrested; Alex Rodriguez buys Kendall UFC gym

Good morning South Florida! Today is Wednesday, March 22. Miami is expected to have a high of 81 and a low of 64 with a mix of clouds and sun in the afternoon, while Key West will be sunny with a high of 76 and a low of 68. Fort Lauderdale will be sunny with a high of 83 and a low of 64, while those ...

Read More »
Publix grocery store (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Florida Believe it or Not: Man brings daughter along to meet with prostitute; Sergeants caught fornicating on the job; Man chops up money

While seasons may have changed, news in Florida remains the same — strange. A teenager was arrested on Friday afternoon after police found seven cases of beer and marijuana in his vehicle. The 19-year-old was driving from Alabama and was taking advantage of the Spring Break vacation, according to police. The teen was pulled over in Florida, on suspicion of ...

Read More »
Red light camera (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

The SoFlo Scoop: VP Pence at Coral Springs church; State house to take up red light camera reversal; Miami Heat loses second home game

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, March 21. Miami is expected to have a high of 77 and low of 60 with a mix of clouds and sun in the afternoon, while Key West will be sunny with a high of 76 and a low of 67. Fort Lauderdale will be generally cloudy with a high of 77 and a low of 59, while those ...

Read More »
Jose Fernandez (Photo via Wikicommons)

The SoFlo Scoop: VP makes debut in Florida; Fernandez was probable driver of boating accident; Trump meets with supporters at Mar-a-Lago

Good morning South Florida! Today is Monday, March 20. Miami is expected to have a high of 74 and low of 60 with cloudy skies in the afternoon, while Key West will be mostly sunny with a high of 74 and a low of 67. Fort Lauderdale will have some clouds and a high of 73 and a low of 59, while those in Naples will have mostly ...

Read More »
A polling station (Image via Wikicommons)

Voting guide for Broward and Palm Beach counties

Some Broward and Palm Beach County voters will head to the polls Tuesday to choose city and town leaders. Municipalities holding elections include: Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Coconut Creek, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Highland Beach, Lighthouse Point, Ocean Ridge, Miramar and Weston. In Hillsboro Beach, charter changes are on the ballot. Where do I vote? Polls will be open from ...

Read More »
Isabella Menendez (left) and Laura Guerra-Lopez (right) after a Saturday training. (Courtesy photo)

Two teens from Kendall to serve as Miami Open ball persons

After four weeks of training, two Kendall teenagers will get to work up close and personal with some of tennis’ biggest stars at the Miami Open. Best friends Isabella Menendez, 14, and Laura Guerra-Lopez, 15, trained once a week for five hours at Key Biscayne’s Crandon Park Tennis Center before being selected as two of the 400 ball persons needed ...

Read More »
Mario Rojzman, rabino de Beth Torah Rok Campus, en Aventura, en su oficina durante su entrevista con (SFNS / Sergio Sacristán)

El antisemitismo tambien golpea al sur de la Florida

“El pueblo judío tiene un Ph.D. en sufrimiento”, dice Mario Rojzman, rabino de Beth Torah Rok Campus, en Aventura, al referirse a los cientos de ataques a cementerios y amenazas sufridos por esa comunidad en las últimas semanas en varios estados de la unión americana. La Florida no es la excepción. El pasado martes, la policía de Miami Beach detuvo ...

Read More »
Teenear Lucas (Courtesy photo)

Q&A: Teenar Renee looks to tear up the Miami music scene [Audio]

Teenear Renee, more commonly known as “Teenear,” is an emerging vocal artist dreaming of making it big in the Magic City and beyond. The 19-year-old Miami native will be touring across Florida and into Georgia as part of the Juice Tour with iHeartRadio. She will also be performing at Rolling Loud, a two-day concert series at Bayfront Park in Downtown ...

Read More »
Alligator near water (Photo via Pixabay)

Florida Believe it or Not: Woman exposes private parts in public, police say; Man accused of flashing women; Alligator found in resident’s pool

Good morning South Florida! With possicle showers and more weird news, you may want to start your Spring Break vacation a little earlier. A woman was arrested Saturday in Jacksonville for pulling her pants down in public, police said. Virginia Sullivan, 32, was seen, police said, shouting at another woman in the middle of the street. She proceeded to pull her ...

Read More »
Las Olas Art Festival Part II flyer (Photo via Art Festival)

Facebook Live at Las Olas Art Fair [Video]

Though art may be found in Wynwood or the nearest museum, you may not have the time to experience it. But today, managing editor Nyamekye Daniel talked to residents on March 4 at the 29th Annual Las Olas Art Fair [Part II] . Prepare to experience artwork ranging from ceramics, sculptures, jewels and paintings. Check out what she discovered:

Read More »