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Hijacked UPS Truck Police Chase and Shootout Leaves Four Dead

Photos taken from the aftermath of the shootout and victim Frank Ordonez, taken hostage by armed robbers.

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

On Dec. 5, 2019, a police chase that ended in 4 casualties involving armed robbery suspects, Lamar Alexander and Ronnie Jerome Hill, both at the age of 41, began at a Coral Gables jewelry store on Miracle Mile and extended well into Miramar. "I remember that day I walked through Miracle Mile with...

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

The goal of the week-long protest was to bring safety and security to the roads of Bangladesh.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 13, 2018

When thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bangladesh on July 29, they expected safer roads, accountable governance and the upholding of the rule of law.  Instead, they were met with tear gas and rubber bullets from security forces and violent attacks from counter-protesters. The protests...

Red Light, Blue Light, One Light, Two Light

Red light cameras have become increasingly controversial in Miami-Dade.

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

As technology continues to develop at an exponential rate, governments have found ways to incorporate the new developments in law enforcement. In recent years, one of the most common uses has been the red light traffic camera. For the most part, the cameras can be found at busy intersections where there...

Police NOT in Formation

Beyoncé's Superbowl 50 halftime show paid homage to the Black Panthers, which caused concern for police officers.

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016

Beyoncé's performances are known to be lavish, and her Superbowl 50 halftime show performance was no different. However, her performance began to make people wonder whether or not Beyoncé is "anti-police" because her halftime show promoted the Black Panthers, a black political organization that endorsed...

Crime in Miami

Art Basel is a popular art event with heavy security but heavy security but crime can always happened.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

December 13, 2015

Two major crimes happened this past weekend during Miami's famous Art Basel, which consists of modern and contemporary art shows. At the event, which is considered the be relatively safe by most who go, a violent stabbing occurred. Miami Beach Police also fatally shot a man for suspected robbery, the...

Police Officer Attacks Student in Classroom

It's hard to believe that an officer would be so aggressive to a student sitting at her desk.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015

Recently, multiple videos of an officer's violent attempts to arrest a girl after disrupting a class in Spring Valley High School, South Carolina has gone viral. The teacher reportedly asked for the student's phone after she was using it during a lesson, when she did not comply the teacher called...

Recap: May 11-May 17

Recap: May 11-May 17

Daniela Quijano, Editor

May 18, 2015

International Affairs 5 shot dead in Switzerland town "Five people died in the northern Swiss town of Wuerenlingen after residents heard shots fired late Saturday"."Authorities have not established a motive or identified the victims.". ISIS takes control of Iraqi city, Ramadi "The key Iraqi ci...

Police Begin Using Eye Scans

These eye scans will assist in capturing criminals more efficiently.

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

Recently, police around the world have been using technologies that we may consider old, such as paper databases and fingerprints. Now instead of using fingerprints, the world is taking a step forward by attempting to use eye scanners and digitalizing their case files and data. The usage of fingerprints ...

Ferguson: War Zone or US City?

Protester holding up a sign that says

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

August 27, 2014

The police's militarization has come to a boiling point, and their abuse of power needs to be controlled. Earlier this month, a police officer from the Ferguson police department shot an unarmed, black teenager named Michael Brown. This occurrence sparked riots, violence and plain outrage. Local...

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