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Past articles by Carli:

It’s A Baby Boom At Zoo Miami. Get Your Cute Animal Fix Right Here

If you like cute animals, Zoo Miami will not disappoint. In the span of a week, Zoo Miami has added six newborns — all female — to its mix, including two → Read More

An Uber driver told her to get out. She bit him and hit him instead, cops say

A woman was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and battery on a law enforcement officer after Miami police say she punched and bit an Uber driver who told her to get out. She then attacked a cop, police said. → Read More

Miami Beach cop stops a car with a stolen license plate. That wasn’t the only problem.

A Miami Beach police officer stopped a Hyundai SUV on July 5 after the tag came back stolen, the department said. A search of the car led to officers finding 73.6 grams of crystal meth. → Read More

They tried to steal a pickup truck at a busy 7-Eleven; the owner fought back, cops say

Miami police released video Tuesday that shows an armed carjacking at a Miami 7-Eleven. The owner of the truck, the victim, jumped into the bed of the truck, where he kept a shotgun, police say. → Read More

This puppy survived being left in a hot car. He’s doing much better, rescue group says

The only puppy out of three to survive being left in a hot car last week in Orlando is recovering. The rescue group says the pup, named Gruff, showed other signs of neglect. → Read More

Cops tried to buy Jet Skis from OfferUp. The ‘seller’ turned out to be an armed robber

Two off-duty Florida officers tried to buy Jet Skis from an OfferUp ad, but the ”seller” turned out to be an armed robber, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office said. → Read More

16-year-old girl killed in parking lot of popular restaurant near Miami airport, cops say

Ana Alvarez-Hernandez, 16, was killed Sunday morning in the parking lot of the 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant near Miami International Airport, Miami-Dade police said. Police did not say how she was killed. → Read More

Woman dies after riding her bicycle into a pickup truck, cops say

A woman was killed over the weekend after she rode her bicycle into a Toyota Tundra pickup truck, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. → Read More

$3.7 million seized by border patrol after it’s found in abandoned boat near Puerto Rico

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection, along with the Drug Enforcement Administration, seized $3.7 million in cash from an abandoned boat near Puerto Rico. Agents tried to stop the suspicious vessel to no avail. → Read More

Already jailed ‘career offender’ charged with killing man found in trash can, cops say

A career offender already in jail because he failed to register his new address has been charged with murder. Police say he is responsible for the death of a man found in a trash can in May. → Read More

She thought he was cheating on her. Then she stabbed him with a steak knife, cops say

An 18-year-old woman was charged with attempted murder after the Broward Sheriff’s Office says she stabbed her boyfriend in the chest with a steak knife. → Read More

Arrests break ‘largest current source of cocaine’ to Miami-Dade neighborhood, feds say

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced the drug trafficking network known as King Enterprise, which authorities say supplied most of the cocaine in Perrine, had been stopped and five people had been arrested. → Read More

They took his wallet at gunpoint. But it was the pizza that did them in

A man and woman are both facing armed robbery charges after detectives say they took a man’s wallet at gunpoint and then ordered a pizza with one of his credit cards. Cops found the pair with the pizza delivery address. → Read More

Three dogs were left in a hot SUV and two of them died. Their owner is now behind bars.

A woman vacationing in Orlando from Mississippi is arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty after deputies say she left three dogs in a hot SUV while she stayed in a motel. Two of the dogs died. → Read More

Violent hit-and-run crash leaves one woman dead, man critically hurt, cops say

A woman was killed and a man was critically injured in a violent hit-and-run crash at a Hialeah intersection Monday night. → Read More

He’s been performing dental procedures for years, cops say. The problem: No license

A man was arrested and charged with practicing dentistry without a license after detectives say an 83-year-old reported that she developed oral cancer from badly fitting dentures she received at J & D Dental Laboratory. → Read More

A deputy is dragged and then thrown from an SUV during routine traffic stop, video shows

A Florida deputy was injured Saturday when he was dragged and thrown from an SUV during a routine traffic stop in Seminole County, newly released video shows. Rocky Rudolph, a convicted felon, was later arrested. → Read More

Hoax call about a murder sends cops to columnist Leonard Pitts Jr.’s door. Cops apologize

More than a half-a dozen officers showed up at longtime Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr.’s Maryland house early Sunday morning after a call came in to 911 reporting that someone had been murdered inside the home. → Read More

Florida sheriff’s office called this man a ‘modern day Hamburglar.’ Here’s why

A Florida man has broken into at least two Martin County restaurants, cooked himself a burger and left with cash or other items, the department said. Deputies are asking for help finding him. → Read More

Two brothers stole millions in an insurance fraud scheme. Now both are going to jail.

North Miami Beach, FL, man Stuart Starr was sentenced to 8 years in prison and has to pay more than $20 million for his role in an insurance fraud scheme. His brother Glen Starr was given the same sentence in Oct. → Read More