Good morning Miami! Welcome back to the latest edition of the Miami Daily.
Here’s a quick look at what’s happening in town:
- 🚑 Two Miami-Dade police officers were hospitalized in a stabbing incident Wednesday.
- 📺 A Miami couple was featured on “The Amazing Race” in Munich, Germany.
- ⚖️ A former Hollywood police officer is fighting battery charges in court.
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Here are the top stories in Miami today:
1. Two Miami-Dade Police department officers were hospitalized after they were stabbed by a suspect during an incident in northwest Miami-Dade Wednesday morning. The incident happened in the 300 block of Northwest 157th Street. (NBC Miami)
2. “The Amazing Race” on CBS premiered with a Miami team. Teams are competing in an epic race around the world and started off in Munich, Germany. They will also visit Austria, Italy, France, Spain, and Nashville. (CBS Miami)
3. Former Hollywood police officer Matthew Barbieri was charged with battery in August of 2019. He was accused of hitting Raymond Schachner while he was handcuffed inside of his house. Barbieri could face a misdemeanor battery charge and one year in jail if convicted. (WSVN)
4. A South Florida man was found guilty of charges related to January 6th Insurrection on Capitol Hill. 37-year-old William Rogan Reid is guilty of obstruction of an official proceeding and corruptly altering, destroying, mutilating, or concealing a record, document, or other objects, both felonies, as well as five related misdemeanor offenses. He could face 20 years in prison for each felony as well as more time for the other charges. (Miami Patch)
5. City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez teased a potential 2024 presidential run during an interview with Fox Business. Suarez is an attorney and son of a former mayor, Xavier Suarez, and wasas Miami mayor in November. (Miami Patch)
Today in Miami:
- Dogfish Head Miami Partners With Speak Miami To Host “Sip & Speak: Open Mic Night.” (9 am)
- Back To School Cooking Show With Thermomix at Cosentino City Miami. (11 am)
- Movie Afternoons at Miami-Dade Main Public Library. (2 pm)
- Let’s “Taco Bout” Harbor Society Mixer at Brown’s Harbor Campus. (6 pm)
- Thursday Ladies Night at Negroni. (6 pm)
From my notebook:
- South Florida law enforcement carried the casket of 29-year-old Cesar Echaverry, also known as Echy, into LoanDepot park, Wednesday morning. A final salute was then given. (WSVN)
- One of the biggest boosters for the University of Miami Hurricanes football team has revealed proposed renderings for a Hurricanes stadium at Tropical Park. (WPLG Local 10)
- The US Border Patrol apprehended 20 migrants from Cuba who made landfall in Big Pine Key Wednesday morning. All are expected to be repatriated to Cuba. (WPLG Local 10)
- Miami voters approved to new 100-year lease for the developers of thand proposed Dream Hotel project on the Miami River. (The Real Deal)
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That’s it for today. I’ll be back in your inbox tomorrow morning with another update!
– Carlos Hernandez
About me: Hello my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.
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