Suspect involved in Hialeah home invasion faces judge

first_imgHIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) – A man who is accused of robbing a Hialeah home and beating an elderly man faced a judge Wednesday.Police said the suspect was one of two men who broke into and robbed a home of cash and jewelry.A 76-year-old man and his granddaughter were in the home at the time.The victim tried to fight off the two intruders. He suffered a severe cut on his head after the men retaliated.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Hundreds of gallons of gas spill behind Miami business

first_imgMIAMI (WSVN) – Crews are working to clean up a major gasoline spill in Miami.According to City of Miami Fire Rescue, hundreds of gallons of gas spilled from a tanker truck that was parked behind Jet Ski of Miami, located along Northwest 39th Street and 29th Avenue.Hazmat crews were called to the scene just after 10:30 p.m., Thursday.There were no injuries reported.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

Orphaned manatees find new home at Miami Seaquarium

first_imgVIRGINIA KEY, FLA. (WSVN) – Two orphaned sibling manatees arrived at the Miami Seaquarium, Tuesday.The male and female were brought from the Columbus Zoo in Ohio after two years of rehabilitation.Millennium and Falcon were rescued after their mother was killed by a boat strike in 2016.The siblings will soon be released in the Florida Keys.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

Report Trump wants to cut off disaster relief to Puerto Rico

first_img(WSVN) – President Donald Trump reportedly wants to cut off financial assistance to millions of Americans in Puerto Rico who are recovering from the devastation left from Hurricane Maria.According to CNN, a congressional leadership aide said White House officials have told congressional leaders that the president does not want any more funding sent to the United States territory.The news was first reported by Axios.The aide said there are no talks to cut funds that have been set aside, but negotiations have been focused on keeping additional relief funds out of a spending bill that would pay for relief efforts in parts of the south that were hit by hurricanes.The aide also said that Puerto Rican officials haven’t yet spent all the money already set aside for the territory, but the administration is moving to stop more money from going to the island “because they don’t need it and will most likely not be able to spend it.”The president has previously accused Puerto Rican officials of mismanagement of funds, saying the money was used for reasons other than hurricane recovery.“The people of Puerto Rico are wonderful but the inept politicians are trying to use the massive and ridiculously high amounts of hurricane/disaster funding to pay off other obligations. The U.S. will NOT bail out long outstanding & unpaid obligations with hurricane relief money!” the president tweeted in October. Almost 3,000 people are estimated to have died as a result of the storm which hit in 2017.In February, Puerto Rico received $16 billion in federal aid under a disaster relief package signed by the president.However, officials estimate that about $94 billion would be needed to rebuild the island.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more