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Home catches fire after lightning bolt strikes roof; residents safe Video included

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SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -- A lightning bolt struck the roof of a South Florida home Saturday morning, sparking a fire that caused significant damage to the property and forced out residents who have lived there for more than 30 years, officials said. More>>

Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

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The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody,... More>>

Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

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Even as the two-time defending NBA champions, the Miami Heat say they aren't overlooking any team heading into the playoffs. More>>

Officials probe potential threat on Delta flight

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DENVER -- Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport. More>>

David Beckham mulls plan for PortMiami stadium

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MIAMI -- Even though it is more expensive than other locations in the Miami area, David Beckham and his investment group say they are still considering a prime spot at PortMiami. More>>

Father charged with murder in son's stabbing

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Authorities say a South Florida father is facing murder charges in the stabbing death of his adult son during an argument over the mother's stabbing years earlier. More>>

Missing Miami child found safe Video included

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MIAMI -- Police have found the 5-year-old girl who had gone missing in the area of Northeast 85th Street and Seventh Avenue in Miami, Friday.



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Teen accused of stabbing Piper High student bonds out Video included

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SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Piper High School senior accused of stabbing a younger student has bonded out of jail, hours after his attorney requested his charges to be lowered from attempted murder to aggravated battery, saying his client is an honor student who has never been in trouble before. More>>

Driver arrested after striking off-duty officer and fleeing in Kendall

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KENDALL, Fla. -- A driver has been arrested and charged after hitting an off-duty police officer's vehicle twice and then trying to flee the scene, Friday night.

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Miami Heat fans gear up for NBA playoffs Video included

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NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -- As the Miami Heat are days away from beginning their post-season run for a third straight championship, fans are being urged to dress in all white for each and every game. More>>

Funeral held for boy electrocuted in family swimming pool Video included

7-year-old Calder Sloan 7-year-old Calder Sloan
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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. -- A 7-year-old boy who, police said, was electrocuted while swimming in his family's pool will be laid to rest Friday morning. More>>

Miami-Dade firefighter arrested on child porn charges Video included

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MIAMI -- Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Firefighter Gabriel Diaz has been arrested on child pornography charges. More>>

Dogs found living in filth getting some TLC Video included

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MIAMI -- Dozens of sick dogs removed from a South Florida home are now getting some much-needed care. More>>

Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

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Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith "to the ends of the Earth" as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica. More>>

Baby chimp, liger cub promote Easter celebration at Jungle Island Video included

A baby chimp and a liger cub at Jungle Island. A baby chimp and a liger cub at Jungle Island.
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WATSON ISLAND, Fla. -- Some of Jungle Island's fuzziest residents are ready to kick off Easter weekend festivities. More>>

  • On Deco DriveMore>>

  • Miami Heat Fashion

    Miami Heat Fashion

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:16:00 GMT
    We "Deco-ized" the animation. the Heat start their quest to three-peat this weekend. Let there be no doubt our Miami Heat is White Hot. We are so ready for another championship, and Heat fans aren't just the loudest, we're the most stylin'.
    We "Deco-ized" the animation. the Heat start their quest to three-peat this weekend. Let there be no doubt our Miami Heat is White Hot. We are so ready for another championship, and Heat fans aren't just the loudest, we're the most stylin'.
  • Cuban Fury

    Cuban Fury

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:21:57 GMT
    "Cuban Fury" star Nick Frost"Cuban Fury" star Nick Frost
    No city does the salsa like Miami, and no one can salsa like ... an Englishman?!?! Worlds collided when Nick Frost came to the 3-0-5 and talked to Deco about his new movie, "Cuban Fury."
    No city does the salsa like Miami, and no one can salsa like ... an Englishman?!?! Worlds collided when Nick Frost came to the 3-0-5 and talked to Deco about his new movie, "Cuban Fury."
  • Easter Drinks

    Easter Drinks

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:31:51 GMT
    Easter's almost here, that special time when kids bounce off the walls thanks to a candy-induced sugar high. Why let the little ones have all the fun? You can catch a holiday buzz at some Soflo watering holes with specialty drinks that are putting a brand-new spin on the words, "Easter eggs."
    Easter's almost here, that special time when kids bounce off the walls thanks to a candy-induced sugar high. Why let the little ones have all the fun? You can catch a holiday buzz at some Soflo watering holes with specialty drinks that are putting a brand-new spin on the words, "Easter eggs."
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  • Miami Heat fans gear up for NBA playoffs

    Miami Heat fans gear up for NBA playoffs

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:31:27 GMT
    NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -- As the Miami Heat are days away from beginning their post-season run for a third straight championship, fans are being urged to dress in all white for each and every game.
    NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -- As the Miami Heat are days away from beginning their post-season run for a third straight championship, fans are being urged to dress in all white for each and every game.
  • Home catches fire after lightning bolt strikes roof; residents safe

    Home catches fire after lightning bolt strikes roof; residents safe

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:04:33 GMT
    Crews respond to the fire in Southwest Miami-Dade.Crews respond to the fire in Southwest Miami-Dade.
    SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -- A lightning bolt struck the roof of a South Florida home Saturday morning, sparking a fire that caused significant damage to the property and forced out residents who have lived there for more than 30 years, officials said.
    SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -- A lightning bolt struck the roof of a South Florida home Saturday morning, sparking a fire that caused significant damage to the property and forced out residents who have lived there for more than 30 years, officials said.
  • David Beckham mulls plan for PortMiami stadium

    David Beckham mulls plan for PortMiami stadium

    David BeckhamDavid Beckham
    MIAMI -- Even though it is more expensive than other locations in the Miami area, David Beckham and his investment group say they are still considering a prime spot at PortMiami.
    MIAMI -- Even though it is more expensive than other locations in the Miami area, David Beckham and his investment group say they are still considering a prime spot at PortMiami.
  • Help Me HowardMore>>

  • Background Check

    Background Check

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:49:42 GMT
    To make ends meet she rents a room to men who have been cleared by the FBI and Homeland Security to work at a nuclear power plant, but that's not good enough for her mobile home park who wants her to pay for them to do the check. Can they make you do what she calls silly? Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser has the answer.
    To make ends meet she rents a room to men who have been cleared by the FBI and Homeland Security to work at a nuclear power plant, but that's not good enough for her mobile home park who wants her to pay for them to do the check. Can they make you do what she calls silly? Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser has the answer.
  • Paying to Not Have Smart Meter

    Paying to Not Have Smart Meter

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:59:46 GMT
    A smart meterA smart meter
    Do you have a smart meter on the side of your house? Many people love them, but others are afraid of them and don't want them, and now FPL is telling customers, if you don't let us install the new smart meters, we are going to charge you more each month on your power bill. Can they do that? It's why people across South Florida are calling Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
    Do you have a smart meter on the side of your house? Many people love them, but others are afraid of them and don't want them, and now FPL is telling customers, if you don't let us install the new smart meters, we are going to charge you more each month on your power bill. Can they do that? It's why people across South Florida are calling Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
  • Getting Out of a Contract

    Getting Out of a Contract

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:41:51 GMT
    You sign a contract and within a few hours, you realize, 'I don't need that, or I am getting ripped off.' Can you cancel the contract? It's why we keep Help me Howard with Patrick Fraser around.
    You sign a contract and within a few hours, you realize, 'I don't need that, or I am getting ripped off.' Can you cancel the contract? It's why we keep Help me Howard with Patrick Fraser around.
  • Carmel on the CaseMore>>

  • More Mold Misery

    More Mold Misery

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:37:53 GMT
    More trouble tonight for a low cost housing project in Fort Lauderdale. 7News has learned some residents with mold problems are now being threatened with eviction. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.
    More trouble tonight for a low cost housing project in Fort Lauderdale. 7News has learned some residents with mold problems are now being threatened with eviction. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.

  • 'Virtual Concierge' Arrests

    'Virtual Concierge' Arrests

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-04-09 00:41:24 GMT
    Virtual Concierge machinesVirtual Concierge machines
    It's happened again in South Florida. FBI agents say they have busted yet another multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme. Here's investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero with the story.
    It's happened again in South Florida. FBI agents say they have busted yet another multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme. Here's investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero with the story.
  • Club Cinema-BSO Battle

    Club Cinema-BSO Battle

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-04-03 14:57:02 GMT
    Club Cinema in Pompano BeachClub Cinema in Pompano Beach
    Club Cinema is a music venue in Pompano Beach that was first exposed in a 7News investigation. Depending on what happens in court this week, the club could be closed for good. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.
    Club Cinema is a music venue in Pompano Beach that was first exposed in a 7News investigation. Depending on what happens in court this week, the club could be closed for good. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.
  • Shireen's Favorite ThingsMore>>

  • Fabulously Fat (the return of the low & wide heel)

    Fabulously Fat (the return of the low & wide heel)

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:18:33 GMT
    I'll never forget the first time I met Jordana Green. She was beautiful and not just on the outside. She was standing across the newsroom with a big smile on her face. The first word that popped into my mind was "gamine."
    I'll never forget the first time I met Jordana Green. She was beautiful and not just on the outside. She was standing across the newsroom with a big smile on her face. The first word that popped into my mind was "gamine."
  • Kool Kicks

    Kool Kicks

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:31:11 GMT
    Okay, ladies...it's time to blow the whistle and cry "foul" on your high-heel sneaker wedges; even your throwback Chuck Taylor's need a time-out, too.
    Okay, ladies...it's time to blow the whistle and cry "foul" on your high-heel sneaker wedges; even your throwback Chuck Taylor's need a time-out, too.
  • The Softer Side of Structured Fashion (featuring Donna Karan)

    The Softer Side of Structured Fashion (featuring Donna Karan)

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:46:36 GMT
    Even though Donna Karan's eyes were bright and clear, they were aggressively smudged with dark black eye-liner: a signature look she's worn for years. Unfortunately, the make-up prevented me from getting a good read on her. At least, from across the room, where I was inconveniently standing.Donna was in town to promote her shop-in-shop (pictured in the blog) at Saks Fifth Avenue in Bal Harbour. She was also presenting her 2014 Spring Collection to a handful of Miami fashionistas at the SLS H...
    Even though Donna Karan's eyes were bright and clear, they were aggressively smudged with dark black eye-liner: a signature look she's worn for years. Unfortunately, the make-up prevented me from getting a good read on her. At least, from across the room, where I was inconveniently standing.Donna was in town to promote her shop-in-shop (pictured in the blog) at Saks Fifth Avenue in Bal Harbour. She was also presenting her 2014 Spring Collection to a handful of Miami fashionistas at the SLS H...
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  • Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:52:44 GMT
    A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.
    No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
  • Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

    Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:12:10 GMT
    Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and...
    Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too...
  • Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

    Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:02:12 GMT
    The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway in Massachusetts has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old.
    The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
  • Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:52:21 GMT
    Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.
    General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents...
  • APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

    APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:32:01 GMT
    A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.
    A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.
  • Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

    Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:02:08 GMT
    A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
    A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
  • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

    NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:02:14 GMT
    NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE (pronounced LAH'-dee) is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that LADEE crashed into the back side of the moon.
    NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more.
  • Fiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

    Fiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:42:04 GMT
    Fiat and Chrysler say they will build three new Jeep models in China for the local market, the biggest for Jeeps outside the U.S.
    Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind...
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