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Legislation Proposed to Repeal Red-Light Cameras

As many South Floridians can attest to, red light cameras located at intersections throughout the region have produced thousands of citations for everything from blatantly blowing a red light to slowly rolling through a right turn.  If you haven’t been ticketed, you probably know someone who has. Recently, multiple legal challenges have called the constitutionality

Florida House of Representatives Passes Bill to Regulate Uber and other Ride-Sharing Services

The Florida House recently passed a bill regulating “transportation network companies” such as Uber and Lyft, mandating insurance and various other requirements. Included in the legislation is also a provision that may prove to be an obstacle in the Senate.  The bill vests the regulatory power overseeing these services solely with the state, and leaves

Woman Dies in Crash Involving Police Officer

A woman died after a police officer-involved automobile accident in Pembroke Pines on January 27, 2016.  The accident occurred just after 2 a.m. at the intersection of Pines Boulevard and Northwest 114th Avenue. Witnesses claimed that the woman, Jessica Lee Bonilla, of Miami Lakes, allegedly ran a red light causing the devastating accident.  Rescue crews