The SoFlo Scoop: Shooting outside Sweet 16; New Miami Hurricanes uniforms; Opa-locka woes continue

2016-09-19T20:48:02+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Roundups|

Good morning South Florida! Today is Tuesday, Sept 20. Miami is expected to have scattered thunderstorms with a high of 87 and low of 78. Key West will be partly cloudy with a high of 88 and low of 81. Fort Lauderdale will have thunderstorms with a high of 89 and low of 77. Naples will be sunny with a high of 89 and a low of 76. Time to get smart fast:

  • Shots cut short a birthday celebration in Southwest Miami Dade Saturday, leaving six people wounded. The victims ranged in age from 12 to 17. WSVN
  • The Miami Hurricanes have unveiled 1980s-era uniform paying tribute to its championship football teams. The jerseys honor the squads that won five national titles between 1983 and 1991. NBC Miami
  • Opa-locka officials spent lavishly in the years leading up to its fiscal emergency, the Miami Herald discovered. With virtually no bookkeeping, officials gave out thousands of dollars in bonuses to city employees and traveled luxuriously on the city credit. Miami Herald
  • A project scheduled to start Tuesday will make I-95 in Miami a safer place to drive, transportation officials said, by installing sturdier poles by the express toll lanes. The Florida Department of Transportation will place the poles five feet apart in order to stop motorists from driving over the current poles. CBS Local

— Zarina Gutierez, South Florida News Service