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El Nuevo Herald

El Nuevo Herald

Miami, FL

(305) 376-2820


Maduro reforzó las fronteras, pero Guaidó se prepara para recoger ayuda humanitaria
02/22/2019 2:58pm

Juan Guaid, el hombre que ha estado tratando de destituir al lder venezolano Nicols Maduro, hizo una aparicin sorpresa en la vecina Colombia el viernes y dijo que pudo salir Click to Continue

Trump amenaza con deportar a familiares de militares leales a Maduro que viven en EEUU
02/22/2019 6:45pm

El gobierno del presidente Trump est amenazando con deportar a familiares de oficiales militares venezolanos entre ellos algunos que viven en la zona de Miami que no desobedezcan a Maduro Click to Continue

El Partido Comunista de Cuba amenaza a un pastor por predicar contra la nueva Constitución
02/22/2019 4:37pm

El Partido Comunista de Cuba nico legal amenaz esta semana con considerar contrarrevolucionario al pastor bautista Carlos Sebastin Hernndez Armas por una prdica en la que el religioso llam a Click to Continue

Hace años tuvo que empezar de cero. Ahora ayuda a las personas sin hogar
02/22/2019 12:37pm

Cuando decidi huir de la relacin abusiva con su ex esposo, Anitrice Mckinnis, entonces de 32 aos y madre de dos hijos, tuvo que comenzar de cero. Hasta ese momento, Click to Continue

En vivo: estas son las últimas noticias de la crisis en Venezuela
02/21/2019 2:32pm

Siga minuto a minuto los ltimos acontecimientos en Venezuela: 9:34 pm: Nicols Maduro anuncia el cierre parcial de la frontera con Colombia. El gobierno del presidente Nicols Maduro anunci el Click to Continue

Miami New Times

Miami New Times

2750 NW 3 Ave
Miami, FL 33127   Directions

(305) 576-8000


U.S. Coast Guard Officers Destroy Giant Bahamian Pot Farm After Claiming They Smelled Weed "From the Air"
02/22/2019 4:08pm

In a case that illustrates Americas bizarre and quasi-colonial relationship with the Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard announced today that, while its officers were just buzzing around in Bahamian airspace over Andros Island, about 154 miles from Miami, its officers smelled marijuana...

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Charged for Soliciting Prostitution at South Florida Spa
02/22/2019 11:23am

In an absolutely staggering announcement, Jupiter Police today announced that billionaire and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being charged with soliciting prostitution in Palm Beach County. Kraft is one of 25 people who have arrested as part of a huge sex-trafficking sting. The TC Palm yesterday reported that,...

3 Sons Brewing Company Opens in Dania Beach
02/22/2019 10:00am

Dania Beachs 3 Sons Brewing Companywill open to the public on February 24, according to an announcement the brewery made on social media February 20.

Legendary Composer John Williams Will Conduct New World Symphony Fellows
02/22/2019 9:00am

John Williams, composer of indelible scores for films including the Star Wars franchise, Indiana Jones, and Jurassic Park, will conduct New World Symphony fellows at the organizations 2019 gala on Saturday, March 2. The event will be screened on the wall outside the New World Center at Soundscape Park for the public to view for free.

Eyes on Miami: III Points, Flo Rida, Lil Wayne, and Others
02/22/2019 8:11am

Its not easy having eyes all over the scene, being around to take in all the wild visuals at all the worthwhile places in the city. There are, however, those parties and gallery openings where a fortunate photographer can point and shoot. Every week, in collaboration with World Red Eye,...

Miami Today

Miami Today

2000 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33133   Directions

(305) 358-2663


Tri-Rail is on track to serve downtown Miami
02/19/2019 10:08pm

Tri-Rail trains are on schedule to arrive in downtown Miami by the end of 2019, said Bonnie Arnold, spokesperson for the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, the commuter systems parent. The end of the year is doable, she said. Work is being done on the two sets of tracks Tri-Rail will use in MiamiCentral, the Related Posts:Tri-Rail targets third quarter 2019 runs to downtown MiamiTri-Rail targets adding positive train control for safetyTri-Rail wont roll into downtown Miami this yearFunds fuel passenger rail link for Tri-Rail intoBrightline service advances with locomotive testThe post Tri-Rail is on track to serve downtown Miami appeared first on Miami Today.

American Dream Mall waits on Canadian developer
02/19/2019 10:06pm

Plans for the American Dream Mall have stayed in neutral since the megamall planned for the northwestern end of the county won approval from county reviewing agencies in July. County officials now wait for Canadian developer Triple Five to take the next step and submit a site plan. Triple Five first eyed Miami for what Related Posts:$4 billion American Dream mall rolls along road to OKMassive American Dream Mall under review microscopeAmerican Dream Miami battles land use, zoning issuesFYI Miami: October 18, 2018American Dream Miami mega-mall draws traffic concernsThe post American Dream Mall waits on Canadian developer appeared first on Miami Today.

Miami International Airport gains in on-time performance
02/19/2019 10:04pm

Miami International Airports on-time flight performance, as analyzed and reported by the Official Airline Guide OAG, brought it up to ninth place globally in 2018, an improvement over its ranking of 12th place in 2017. MIA was also the fifth most on-time airport in the US and the most on-time in Florida, said Greg Chin, Related Posts:Miami International Airport improves for on-time flightsDecline in on-time performance at MiamiAs MIA-Russia flights decline, Aeroflot to add flightInternational travel up 5 through MiamiMiami International Airport expands global offeringsThe post Miami International Airport gains in on-time performance appeared first on Miami Today.

Miami International Airport expands global offerings
02/19/2019 10:02pm

Miami International Airport continues to expand its international offerings, both for passengers and freight forwarders. Four international carriers have scheduled entries into the Miami market in 2019, said Greg Chin, communications and digital marketing director for the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, via email. Low-cost carrier Norwegian will begin first-ever service to London Gatwick Airport on March Related Posts:Miami International Airport adds airlines to Brazil, othersAs MIA-Russia flights decline, Aeroflot to add flightInternational travel up 5 through MiamiMiami International Airport has seen itsEL AL Israel Airlines filling seats fast for Miami launchThe post Miami International Airport expands global offerings appeared first on Miami Today.

Virgin Trains USA might roll into PortMiami
02/19/2019 10:00pm

Miami-Dade County may soon look at linking Virgin Trains USA to PortMiami, a move that would connect the port to Broward and Palm Beach counties and extend a valuable lifeline to the struggling passenger rail service formerly named Brightline. Commissioners in committee last week voted 3-0 to advance an item directing Mayor Carlos Gimnezs office Related Posts:After Brightline deal, Virgin Group gets seaportNorwegian Cruise Lines Bahamas getting newPortMiami sets global passenger recordBrightline startup potential: 4,800 passengers a dayFYI Miami: February 21, 2019The post Virgin Trains USA might roll into PortMiami appeared first on Miami Today.

South Florida Business Journal

South Florida Business Journal

80 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33130   Directions

(786) 533-8250


Joe DiMaggio Children’s Health opens Palm Beach facility (Photos)
02/22/2019 2:25pm

The new facility totals 30,000 square feet.

Women, men-owned businesses: Which US metros have the largest revenue gaps?
02/22/2019 1:39pm

Women-owned small businesses across the United States experience lower median first-year revenues and growth than male-owned businesses, but have the same long-term survival rates, according to a recent report from the JPMorgan Chase Institute. The report, titled Gender, Age, and Small Business Financial Outcomes, analyzed active Chase Business Banking deposit accounts from about 1.3 million small businesses in 20 major U.S. metros from 2012 to 2018. Nationally, median first-year revenues for

Housing goldmines: Where home prices are climbing fastest in South Florida (Slideshow)
02/22/2019 1:37pm

The largest increases in single-family home sales prices in South Florida occurred mostly in two very different type of areas: luxury coastal communities and low-income minority neighborhoods.Data from the Florida Realtors and the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale broke down single-family home sales in 2018 by zip code. For the entire tri-county area, single-family home sales increased 0.4 percent to 45,988, compared to 2017. Median home prices grew 6.1 percent

Apartment tower at Miami Worldcenter breaks ground
02/22/2019 1:31pm

The 44-story tower will have a long illuminated feature.

CEO counters Beckham MLS plan in Fort Lauderdale with promise of pro team, TopGolf
02/22/2019 11:42am

Both David Beckham and JP Reynal want to be awarded a USL franchise in Fort Lauderdale.

The Miami Herald

The Miami Herald

3511 NW 91 Ave
Miami, FL 33172   Directions

(800) 843-4372


Guaidó makes surprise visit to Colombia as Venezuelans demand aid and Maduro digs in
02/22/2019 9:50am

Juan Guaid, the man who has been trying to unseat Venezuelan leader Nicols Maduro, made a surprise appearance in neighboring Colombia on Friday, saying he was able to leave his Click to Continue

Trump threatens to deport Venezuelan military officials’ families that have fled to Miami
02/22/2019 6:21pm

The Trump administration is threatening to deport the family members of Venezuelan military officials including some who live in the Miami area who dont disobey the Maduro government Click to Continue

Can Florida import cheaper drugs from abroad? Not so fast, says Senate president
02/22/2019 5:36pm

A proposal from Gov. Ron DeSantis to reduce prescription drug prices by importing medications from Canada is drawing concerns from the leader of the Florida Senate, who said Friday he Click to Continue

It’s about to get easier for legal immigrants in Miami to get their papers. Faster, too.
02/22/2019 2:14pm

Legal immigrants in South Florida will soon be able to get real-time answers about their applications without having to wait for an appointment. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services USCIS Click to Continue

With Super Bowl on Miami’s calendar for 2020, watch for increase in sex trafficking
02/22/2019 3:52pm

As Miami-area officials prepare to host the 2020 Super Bowl the high-profile bust of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, charged with soliciting prostitution as part of a widespread sex-trafficking Click to Continue



Miami, FL

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Miami, FL

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Interstate 95 Ramp Shooting Investigated As Possible Road Rage
02/22/2019 10:39pm

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a reported shooting on an Interstate 95 ramp in Miami-Dade as a possible road rage incident.

Automotive History On Display At Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance
02/22/2019 10:22pm

Its an event that car lovers and collectors look forward to all year. The 13th annual Boca Raton Concours dElegance is being held this weekend.

‘Arrested Several Times For Feeding The Hungry,’ Champion Of The Poor Arnold Abbott Dies At 94
02/22/2019 10:11pm

South Florida has lost a champion for the homeless and less fortunate.

Venezuela’s Guaidó Attends Concert On Eve Of Humanitarian Aid Is To Be Delivered
02/22/2019 10:00pm

Venezuelan soldiers killed at least one person and injured a dozen others Friday near the Brazilian border in a standoff with civilians over international aid entering the country, according to a local mayor.

Top Burger Chefs To Compete For Best Burger Title At SOBE Wine & Food Festival
02/22/2019 10:00pm

One of the most anticipated events of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival this weekend takes place Friday night.



3401 W Hallandale Beach Blvd
Pembroke Park, FL 33023   Directions

(954) 364-2500


Two killed as violence breaks out on Venezuela border over aid, authorities say
02/23/2019 3:44am

Deadly violence broke out at a Venezuelan town near the border with Brazil over aid delivery, leaving two people dead and 17 others injured, local authorities said.The standoff between a local indigenous community and the military over aid delivery occurred Friday near the Venezuelan town of Gran Sabana, said its mayor, Emilio Gonzalez, who told CNN the military opened fire on an indigenous group trying to facilitate the passage of aid into Venezuela.Gonzalez said soldiers shot and killed a 34-year-old indigenous Venezuelan woman and injured 17 others.National Assembly member Americo De Grazia said on his official Twitter feed that two people had died. The second victim was an indigenous man, according to De Grazia.Gonzalez said indigenous guards detained 27 Venezuelan military members. Venezuelas Ministry of Defense told CNN it had no information on the incident.Tensions escalate over aidVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who invoked a constitutional provision last month to declare himself acting president, condemned the incident in a tweet Friday, saying such acts by the military will not go unpunished.Tensions are running high at Venezuelas borders amid opposition plans to usher aid into the country this weekend in defiance of Maduros wishes.Guaido has been working with a raft of global partners to bring Venezuelans desperately needed food and medical supplies. The White House urged the Venezuelan military to allow aid into the country in a statement Friday.The United States strongly condemns the Venezuelan militarys use of force against unarmed civilians and innocent volunteers on Venezuelas border with Brazil, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said.Egregious violation of human rights by Maduro and those who are following his orders will not go unpunished. The United States strongly urges the Venezuelan military to uphold its constitutional duty to protect the citizens of Venezuela. The Venezuelan military must allow humanitarian aid to peacefully enter the country. The world is watching.The violence came as dueling concerts kicked off on the countrys western border with Colombia, where aid deliveries from the United States have been languishing since Maduro blocked the Tienditas Bridge.But the US announced Friday preparations to bring aid in through another route.The US and its partners began pre-positioning additional humanitarian aid for Venezuelans in Boa Vista, Brazil, a tweet from the US Department of State said.The aid consists of food kits containing rice, beans, sugar, and salt to feed nearly 3,500 people for 10 days and additional rice to feed an estimated 6,100 people for one month, a fact sheet from the State Department says.Supporters host rival concertsBritish billionaire Richard Branson sponsored a Live Aid-inspired show Friday in Cucuta, Colombia, featuring Latin American stars such as Colombian musical legends Carlos Vives and Juanes, and reggaeton singer Maluma. Colombian President Ivan Duque, Chiles Sebastian Piera and Mario Abdo of Paraguay also joined the crowds.Maduro staged a rival concert a few hundred meters away on the Venezuelan side of the bridge in Tachira.The beleaguered President, who is facing growing calls to step down, denies that a humanitarian crisis exists in his country and suggests that aid efforts are part of a US plot to orchestrate a coup.

Amid fears of bloodshed, some Venezuelans turn to prayer in South Florida
02/22/2019 10:40pm

After a deadly showdown over aid near the Venezuelan border with Brazil, some Venezuelan migrants in South Florida feared for the safety of theadvocates for humanitarian aid who planned to defy the Venezuelan military.A group met to pray at the Iglesia DCN Doral on Friday night and there were other related religious events scheduled for this weekend in South Florida. They are among the estimated tens of thousands of Venezuelan migrants who live in Florida.Under the direction of Rev. Ricardo Alfonso Fernandez, the DCN Doral members bowed their heads to observe a moment of silence for the activists who have died while fighting for change in Venezuela.A trumpeter played Taps during the emotional service.I believe this is the time when we bend our knees, Fernandez said.Some of the members of the churchprayedfor the victims of a Friday shooting that left Venezuela&39s Kumarakapay indigenous village in mourning. Opposition lawmakers identified the woman who was killed as Zoraida Garcia, a mother who worked as a street vendor.Americo De Grazia, a parliamentarian who represents the areain the National Assembly, reportedthe shooting happened under the command of General Jose Miguel Montoya, who remains loyal to embattled President Nicolas Maduro.U.S. President Donald Trump has said he wants Maduro to step down voluntarily, butby saying that all options are on the table he has implied the possibility of military involvement. Some in South Florida fear thepossibility of yet more deaths.Amid the internal and external political tensions, Maduro&39s opposition leader JuanGuaid is leading an effort to deliver humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable communities in Venezuela. Maduro, who announced he was accepting aid from Russia,views the defiant effort as a political strategy.The Venezuela Aid Live concert that billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson organized in Cucuta, Colombia, with the help ofa long line of celebrity volunteers and the government of Colombia brought some comfort.It was beautiful, but the situation is so serious it&39s hard to feel hope, you know, they have killed so many people. The corrupt will fight to protect their businesses and they are ready to kill, said Natalia Sanchez, a Catholic praying in Key Biscayne. I am frankly scared to tears at what Maduro is capable of against his people. Please pray for us.Maduro has criminalized his political opposition, and human rights activists have criticized his administration over the treatment of dissenters with reports of extrajudicial killings and torture. On Friday night, De Grazia reported authorities were still shooting at civilians.22Feb 10:40 PM GNB persigue a civiles por el Casco Central de SantaElenaDeUairen, disparan a mansalva a los vehculos y motos que transitan, desde las tanquetas en alta velocidad. Pobladores e indgenas pemones permancen en las calles protestando y bloqueando vas. Bolivar Jesus M. Hernandez JesusMHD February 23, 2019

Man exposes himself to teenage girl, records her with cell phone, police say
02/23/2019 2:20am

Officers are searching for the driver of an old Jeep who exposed himself to a teenage girl after she got off a school bus, the Pembroke Pines Police Department reported late Friday night.The 17-year-old girl told police officers that the man followed her about 3:10 p.m., on Friday, in the area of 2040 North University Drive.The suspect&39s shorts were pulled down ... the suspect shouted a sexually charged claim and seemingly recorded content while holding a smart phone, said Capt. Adam Feiner, a spokesman for the police department.The man never got off the car and drove away. The girl walked home and called 911. Feiner said the suspect faces a lewd and lascivious charge when found.Officers were asking anyone with information about the incident to call detectives at 954-431-2200 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

Details about charges against Robert Kraft to be released next week, police say
02/22/2019 11:40pm

Authorities say Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots and a Palm Beach fixture, was caught on video at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, yet the 77-year-old billionaire denied any wrongdoing.Detectives planted cameras at establishments in Palm Beach County that they suspected were engaging in modern day slavery. They reporting finding that the women at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa were forced to live and work in deplorable conditions.Investigators said the establishment, which was openat a shopping mall thatincludes a dentist&39s officeand a Publix supermarket, charged $79 for an hour massage and $59 for 30 minutes.Jupiter Police Chief Daniel Kerr couldn&39t believe that a manwho is worth $6.6 billion, was paying for sex there.We are as equally stunned as everyone else,Kerr said.Aside from Kraft, authorities also identified Ken Wessel, a 75-year-old sponsor for the Boys and Girls Club of Indian River County and president of the John&39s Island Foundation, along with John Haven, the former president of Citigroup, and as two of the 173 people arrested for prostitution charges connected to thehuman trafficking sting. He was released on a $1,000 bail.Kraft, whofaces two countsof soliciting a prostitute, has not been arrested.Jupiter police said a warrant will be issued and Kraft&39sattorneys will be notified. They said details about the misdemeanor charges against the owner of the Super Bowl champion team will not be released until next week.According to Martin County Sheriff William Snyder,investigators found the women were averaging eight clients a day and were sleeping on the massage tables. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody said there are more arrests to come in the case,as prosecutors are working on filing more charges.Its very sad. I was very surprised to see it,Trump said at the White House on Friday. Hes proclaimed his innocence, totally.In a statement, Krafts representatives said they categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity.Kraft has an on-and-offrelationship withRickiLander, a 39-year-old actress who lives at his home in Los Angeles.Vero Beach police Chief David Currey, whose agency has been involved in the sex-trafficking investigation, said the prostitutes are victims of an international human trafficking ring and have been trapped into the trade.These girls are there all day long, into the evening. They cant leave and they are performing sex acts, Currey said, according to TCPalm. Some of them may tell us theyre OK, but theyre not.Authorities also connected Orchids of Asia Day Spa with Therapy Spa, Cove Day Spa, Bridge Day Spa, and the Sequoia Apple Day Spa.

Groups traveling to Colombia to get aid for Venezuela face threat of Maduro's paramilitary allies
02/23/2019 12:44am

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaid defied embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro&39s travel ban and opposition to U.S. aid, ashe was in Colombiaon Saturday.Guaid said he and other oppositionlawmakers walked to Colombia with the help of members of the Venezuelan military who support his push for elections. With the help of the United States and allies,Guaid was set to start delivering the aid to Venezuela.Guaid summoned Venezuelans to mobilize to the barracks while dressed in white and carrying signs with messages to the military for a show of patriotism to pledge allegiance to the flag of Venezuela.We go in peace, without violence and with determination, he wrote in Spanishunder 23FVzlaALaCalleon Twitter.The opposition was determined to start the processdespite Maduro&39s military blocks in the borders with Brazil and Colombia. Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, a Maduro loyalist, said the decision to close the border was due to serious threats.Sen. Marco Rubio said on Twitter the only threats to safety werefrom the government&39s paramilitary allies, who were armed with rifles and included armed members of Colombia&39s National Liberation Army&39s Marxistguerrilla, orELN.Military leaders of Venezuela, the historic moment is here, Rubio wrotein Spanish on Twitter early Saturday morning. In the coming hours, inspired by the ideals and actions of Bolivar, you can defend the dignity of the Venezuelan people and their homeland. Now is the time. Tomorrow will be too late.Agroup of Venezuelan opposition lawmakers and journalistsfrom Venezuela&39s VPITVreported a group of heavilyarmed men detained their bus for 30 minutes, beat them and robbed them early Saturday morning.Despite the armed group&39s robbery and kidnapping, the lawmakers and our VPITV team will continue their journey to Tachira to reach Cucuta to receive the humanitarian aid, VPITV tweeted.The U.S. State Department&39s Special Representative for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, visited a warehouse in Cucuta where the United States Agency for International Development was holding boxes that were still arriving to Cucuta from Miami under the supervision of the U.S. Southern Command.We dont even know whats in those boxes,Maduro&39sforeign minister Jorge Arreaza told the Associated Press adding thatMaduro hasthe support ofRussia, China, Iran, North Korea, Syria, South Africa and Bolivia at the United Nations.Arreaza told a press conference at U.N. headquarters in New York late Friday that there is a meeting pending with Abrams to work out, flesh outan agreement.Guaid was with Colombian President Ivan Duque, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera and President of Paraguay Mario Abdo Bentez on Friday, after British billionaire Richard Branson held the Venezuela Aid Live concert in Cucuta with a long list of celebrity volunteers and hundreds of thousands of attendees.Here is a Venezuela in search of freedom,Guaid told reporters. Thank you, to the people of the world for opening your doors to us.As the concert was livestreamed online, which not everyone in Venezuela was able to watch due to YouTube and Google outages, Guaid and opposition lawmakers shared their concernon Twitter about a fatal shooting near the border with Brazil.On Friday and Thursday, near the stage of Maduro&39s Hands Off Venezuela rival concert in Tachira, where there was a small crowdof Maduro supporters, there were armed civiliansin motorcycles. On Saturday morning, there were roadblocks every few miles in Urena and a strong military presence in San Cristobal.Aguirre is reporting from Cucuta. Weddle is reporting from Tachira. Torres is reporting from Miami.



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Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Charged With Soliciting Prostitute in Florida
02/22/2019 10:40pm

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was among a number of suspects facing charges as part of a prostitution and human trafficking investigation in Jupiter, Florida, police said Friday.Kraft, 77, is being charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution, Jupiter Police Chief Daniel Kerr said at a news conference.Kerr said the charges stem from two different visits Kraft allegedly made to a spa that was part of a months-long investigation into sex trafficking in the area. Kraft is not facing any sex trafficking charges.According to police, Kraft was one of 25 suspects charged as part of the investigation into Orchids of Asia Day Spa. The owner of the spa is also facing charges.Kraft was driven to the spa on both occasions and videotaped while there, investigators said.Were as equally stunned as everybody else, Kerr said about the charges against Kraft.Kerr said an arrest warrant was expected to be issued. The charges are misdemeanors.We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity. Because it is a judicial matter, we will not be commenting further, a spokesperson for Kraft said in a statement.Kraft is the founder, chairman and CEO of the Kraft Group, based in Foxborough, Mass. Kraft bought the Patriots in 1994 and has since won six Super Bowls, including Super Bowl LIII earlier this month.Check back with NBC 6 for updates on this breaking story.Photo Credit: AP

Pyrex Under Fire for Reported Explosions
02/22/2019 6:03pm

Pyrex, a well-known type of bakeware advertised as oven and microwave safe, has come under fire for shattering without warning, prompting a class-action lawsuit alleging the bakeware is dangerous and defective.Hundreds who have complained online have posted photos of shards of glass in ovens, microwaves and on countertops saying the shards came from their Pyrex dishes.Pyrex has been a kitchen staple for more than a century now and is manufactured by Corelle Brands.It originally was made of a type of glass called borosilicate that experts said is heat-tolerant and less likely to shatter, but somewhere along the way, that recipe changed and it now is made of the less expensive soda lime glass. Its unclear when the change was made.Fifteen minutes in, is it was just like, Kaboom one consumer told NBC Responds about her experience with a Pyrex dish. It was like a bomb had gone off.Corelle Brands called those type of cases unusual, saying it produces glassware of the highest quality that is safe to use in conventional, convection and microwave ovens.NBC 5 Responds in Chicago found 850 reports of shattering or exploding glass cookware, including Pyrex and other brands, submitted to the Consumer Product Safety Commission over the past seven years.Corelle Brands said that while any glass bakeware has a risk of breakage, Pyrex glassware has an exceptional safety record.So why is it happening In a demonstration, NBC Responds brought two brand-new baking dishes. One was Pyrex brand, made of soda lime glass, and one was a different brand, made of borosilicate.Using sand, which is common in this type of demonstration, glass expert Mark Meshulam filled both baking dishes and put them in a standard oven at 450 degrees.It has mass, Meshulam said of the sand. It can absorb heat and really hold it just like a liquid can.Nearly an hour later, Meshulam took out the Pyrex dish and placed it on a wet stone slab.Though this is an extreme condition and not advised, Meshulam said it can and does happen. The same thing can happen, he said, when a cool glass dish goes into a preheated oven.The Pyrex instantly exploded, sending shards of glass flying.This was an actual explosion brought about by thermal shock, he said after the demonstration. It was pretty sobering. Pretty scary.As soda lime glass heats up, Meshulam said, it grows and expands. If you put it on a cool surface, that movement is retracting suddenly.The surface quickly absorbs the heat, creating thermal shock. The bottom is trying to shrink really, really rapidly, and it just cant.The baking dish made out of borosilicate was kept in the oven for almost two hours and put on the wet stone slab.Instead of breaking catastrophically and spraying shards all over the place, it broke in what looks to me to be three pieces, Meshulam said.He said thats because borosilicate does not expand nearly as much as soda lime glass when heated.One thing the maker of Pyrex and its critics can agree on: The best place to put hot glassware out of the oven is onto a cloth potholder.The other questions may be answered in the class-action lawsuit filed in Chicago containing allegations that Correlle Brands has denied in court.The company said it does not comment on pending litigation.

Cohen Likely Providing New Information to NY Feds
02/22/2019 10:30pm

President Trumps former personal attorney Michael Cohen, facing jail in just over two months, has been speaking with and providing information to federal prosecutors in New York, three people familiar with the matter told NBC News.According to those sources and public statements, Cohen was questioned about a donor to the presidents inaugural committee, Imaad Zuberi, who is a political fundraiser with a history of donating to both Republican and Democratic candidates.In addition, the sources said Cohen has discussed matters relevant to the Southern District of New Yorks investigation into certain members of the Trump Organization and the Trump Inaugural Committee, investigations that have previously been reported publicly.Photo Credit: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images File

Man Shot in Possible Road Rage Incident on I-95
02/22/2019 10:38pm

A man was shot multiple times in a possible road rage incident Friday night on Interstate 95 in Miami-Dade.The shooting happened before 8 p.m. on the I-95 southbound exit at Miami Gardens Drive, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Footage from the scene shows a black Nissan with broken windows.The victim was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.Information on the shooter and the motive is under investigation.Photo Credit: NBC 6

Woman Wanted in $500,000 Watch Theft in Miami: Police
02/22/2019 5:02pm

Police in Miami are searching for a woman wanted for questioning in the theft of nearly $500,000 worth of watches from a man after she met his friend at a club.Miami Police on Friday released surveillance footage of the woman in the hopes of finding her.Officials said the woman met the man who was in town from the Netherlands at a club and they went back to the mans condo on Northeast 32nd Street.The man fell asleep at one point and his friend, who lives there, got home and was upset to see that he had brought a woman home, officials said.The woman decided she wanted to leave, and after she left, the victim realized his expensive watches were missing. Among the watches stolen was a Rolex worth about $200,000, and three or four other watches worth a total of $300,000, police said.We want to find out who this young lady is, we want to question her because we suspect that she was possibly the person who took these watches, Miami Police spokesman Officer Michael Vega said.Police are asking anyone with information to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.Photo Credit: Miami Police

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