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Dozens evacuated in 2-alarm blaze at Florida condo complex

Dec. 12, 2019 4:35 AM EST

CUTLER BAY, Fla. (AP) — Two dozen units at a Florida apartment building were evacuated and multiple families displaced in a fire that broke out on the roof Wednesday evening. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the Le Club Condominiums in Cutler Bay just before 7 p.m., the agency said. Smoke and heavy fire...

Rapper Saucy Santana shot, wounded in Florida drive-by

Dec. 11, 2019 8:16 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The rapper known as Saucy Santana said he was one of three people shot and wounded during a drive-by shooting near Miami early Wednesday morning. The shooting occurred around 4 a.m. on an Interstate 95 entrance ramp, the Florida Highway Patrol said. A white Chevy sedan pulled up alongside the...

Heat use 22-0 late run to top Hawks, 135-121 in OT

Dec. 11, 2019 12:05 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Trae Young figured the game was over. Turns out, Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat were just getting started — on one of the craziest stat nights in team history. Duncan Robinson tied a franchise record with 10 3-pointers, Butler and Bam Adebayo each had triple-doubles and the Heat went...

Cornell widow sues Soundgarden members over solo recordings

Dec. 10, 2019 3:01 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The widow of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is suing the remaining band members and business associates over royalties from some of his solo records. The lawsuit filed Monday in Miami federal court by Vicky Cornell claims the band wants to use the seven recordings themselves and...

Lavish bday party for DJ Khaled closes Art Basel party week

Dec. 10, 2019 3:10 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — DJ Khaled and his wife Nicole held a joint birthday bash to close out a week of star-studded parties during Art Basel Miami. Haute Living hosted the private party after hours at the Perez Art Museum on Sunday night where guests including Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe and Future drank and danced at the...

Family honors Florida UPS driver slain in police shootout

Dec. 9, 2019 7:57 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Family and friends honored on Monday a UPS driver who was killed in a shootout between Florida police and the robbery suspects who had hijacked his delivery truck. Loved ones filed by Frank Ordonez's open casket at a Miami funeral home to pay respects to the 27-year-old driver. Some UPS...

Flores blames Dolphins' loss on more than disputed call

Dec. 9, 2019 4:31 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins coach who screamed and cursed and chased an official at the end of his team’s latest loss was in a more reflective mood 24 hours later. “I get over things pretty quickly,” Brian Flores said Monday. “It’s an emotional game. It’s...

Heat beat Bulls 110-105 for 10th straight home victory

Dec. 9, 2019 12:40 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 27 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 38.2 seconds left in overtime, and the Miami Heat held off the Chicago Bulls 110-105 on Sunday night to improve to 10-0 at home this season. Herro made three 3’s in overtime and another with 7.1 seconds left in regulation...

Herro the hero for Heat, who beat Bulls 110-105 in overtime

Dec. 8, 2019 10:00 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Game on the line, perfect home record on the line, and the Miami Heat turned to their teenager. Tyler Herro came through. The rookie guard scored 27 points — including 16 of Miami's final 18 — and the Heat held off the Chicago Bulls 110-105 on Sunday night. They improved to 10-0...

Unfamiliar rivals Florida, Virginia headed to Orange Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:18 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — There isn’t much of a history between Florida and Virginia. The schools met in the College World Series in 2015, the Cavaliers ousting the Gators on the way to the national championship. They’ve played in the NCAA basketball tournament twice in recent years, the...