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Miami Beach struggles with spring break violence, big crowds

Mar. 20, 2023 19:02 PM EDT

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — For the third year in a row, Miami Beach finds itself struggling with spring break violence, including two fatal shootings and unruly crowds, despite a massive police presence and activities designed to give people alternatives to drinking alcohol and roaming the streets....

Miami Beach sets spring break curfew after 2 fatal shootings

Mar. 19, 2023 18:26 PM EDT

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami Beach officials imposed a curfew beginning Sunday night during spring break after two fatal shootings and rowdy, chaotic crowds that police have had difficulty controlling. The city said in a news release the curfew would be from 11:59 p.m. Sunday...

Judge: Miami Beach can end liquor sales in area at 2 a.m.

Mar. 15, 2023 17:04 PM EDT

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami Beach officials can move forward with plans to end alcohol sales after 2 a.m. in certain parts of South Beach, an internationally famous tourist spot. A Miami-Dade circuit judge ruled against a challenge by Story nightclub on Tuesday to an ordinance...