Tim Swift, WPLG Local 10 News

Tim Swift

WPLG Local 10 News

Miami, FL, United States

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Past articles by Tim:

South Florida plastic surgeon kidnapped, tortured with blowtorch, prosecutors say

A Deerfield Beach man is awaiting trial after federal prosecutors said he and an accomplice kidnapped and brutally tortured a South Florida plastic surgeon with a blowtorch in an elaborate plot to steal money. → Read More

Miami-Dade police officers fired on after making traffic stop

Miami-Dade County police officers conducting a traffic stop Monday were fired at as at least one suspect bailed out their vehicle and fled on foot, authorities said. → Read More

Engineer ignored warning signs before FIU bridge collapse, report says

Federal officials investigating the Florida International University Bridge collapse revealed in a new report that Southwest Eighth Street should have been closed after the chief engineer inspected the bridge hours before the collapse. → Read More

Filing errors led to inmate's mistaken release, sheriff's office says

Deputies mistakenly released an inmate facing a murder charge last month because the jail had not been properly informed by the Clerk of Courts of his revised charges, an internal Broward County Sheriff's Office review has found. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Family, friends, viewers celebrate life of Todd Tongen

Family, friends and colleagues celebrated the life of Local 10 anchor and reporter Todd Tongen at a memorial service Saturday in Pembroke Pines. → Read More

Stripper charged in deaths of 3 teenage soccer players, reports say

A South Florida stripper was arrested late Tuesday after police said she was driving while drunk when her car struck and killed three teenage soccer players last weekend in North Miami, according to multiple news outlets. → Read More

Denied free fries, woman brawls with Burger King workers, prosecutors say

A Hialeah woman was arrested Monday after police said she tried to rob a Miami-Dade County Burger King because employees would not give her and her girlfriend free french fries. → Read More

Pembroke Pines toddler who nearly drowned expected to recover

A 3-year-old boy who nearly drowned over the weekend has been transferred out of an intensive care unit and is expected to recover, Pembroke Pines police said. → Read More

2 dead, 1 hurt in fiery crash in Miami Springs

Two people were killed and another was seriously hurt Monday in a fiery car crash in Miami Springs, authorities said. → Read More

Garbage truck slams into building in South Miami

A garbage truck collided with an SUV and then slammed into a building early Monday in South Miami, authorities said. → Read More

Body pulled from canal in Miami Gardens

Police are investigating after a body was found in a canal in Miami Gardens. → Read More

Attacker fatally stabs man before killing himself, deputies say

A man fatally stabbed another man before killing himself outside a home in North Lauderdale, authorities said. A woman was also wounded in what deputies called a possible domestic violence incident. → Read More

Apartment building fire in Little Havana leaves 11 without homes

Residents were forced to evacuate their homes early Sunday after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood, authorities said. → Read More

3 teen soccer players killed after being struck by SUV in North Miami

Three teenage soccer players were killed early Saturday after they were struck by an SUV in North Miami, authorities said. → Read More

Trooper struck by car in hit-and-run crash in Hollywood

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was struck by car in a hit-and-run crash Saturday in Hollywood, authorities said. → Read More

Driver hits officer with mirror, then speeds away, police say

A Homestead police officer was hurt Saturday after a man pulled over for a traffic stop struck him with his car’s mirror and then led police on brief chase, ultimately crashing, authorities said. → Read More

Man accused in double stabbing near rail station arrested in Miami

Police have arrested a man accused of stabbing two people Friday near the Government Center Metrorail Station in Miami, authorities said. → Read More

Coast Guard intercepts small boat packed with Haitian migrants

A small boat overloaded with Haitian migrants was stopped this week by the U.S. Coast Guard about 45 miles off the coast of Cap-Haitien, authorities said. → Read More

Miami Beach decides to not pursue Ultra for 2020

After spurning Miami, Ultra, one the world’s biggest electronic music festivals, is looking for a new home in South Florida, but it won't Miami Beach, where it debuted in 1999. → Read More

At least 1 hurt after police chase ends in multicar crash

A driver wanted in several burglaries crashed a car into several vehicles as Miami-Dade police pursued the black BMW through Hialeah, authorities said. → Read More