Officials: Man On American Airlines Flight From Guatemala Hitched Ride To Miami Inside Plane’s Landing Gear

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A 26-year-old man was taken into custody Saturday morning at Miami International Airport after authorities say he hitched a ride inside a plane’s landing gear compartment. Authorities said the unidentified man was on American Airlines flight number 1182, with service from Guatemala to Miami. READ MORE: North Miami Beach PD Needs Help …

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Driver Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Lauderhill Daycare

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Lauderhill police are investigating just how a car ended up crashing into a daycare on Thursday night. Police said it happened at around 11 p.m. in the 3400 block of W. Broward Boulevard. READ MORE: New Travel Restrictions In Place, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns “The initial investigation …

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Firefighters Rescue Water Department Worker Stuck In Hole In South Shore

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago firefighters freed a Water Department worker who got trapped in a hole Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. The worker got trapped in a muddy hole near 67th Street and East End Avenue, prompting CFD crews to use a vacuum and other tools to remove water, dirt, and other debris …

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Native American Chicagoans Share What Thanksgiving Means To Them

CHICAGO (CBS) — November is Native American Heritage Month. It falls within the same month as the holiday that many Native Americans describe as a painful one. CBS 2 Morning Insider Marissa Parra shares what Thanksgiving means to Native American Chicagoans. READ MORE: Suspect In Waukesha Christmas Parade Tragedy, Darrell Brooks, Charged With Murder; He Has …

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Loved Ones Gather To Demand Justice For 16-Year-Old Christopher Walls Who Died In Police Custody

HOLLYWOOD (CBSMiami) – A week after 16-year-old Christopher Walls crashed after being chased by police, family and friends laid flowers and candles for their loved one. “We wanted to show him that we care for him. He was a good person. He was never bad,” said Destiny Werby, a friend. READ MORE: New Clue In …

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Miami Proud: Weston Teen’s Business Combines Fashion And Philanthropy

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Combining fashion sense with philanthropy, a Weston teenager has started a business that rings true to her spirit. Stefania Rivas has always been been interested in fashion, but it took the pandemic lockdown to light the creative spark in this senior at Cypress Bay High School. READ MORE: Millionaire Dog Gunther VI …

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A Hero Is Back Home: Miami Beach Officer Released From Hospital After Months Long Treatment For COVID

MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — After being hospitalized in July with COVID-19, Miami Beach Police Officer JC Sampedro is back home. Sampedro spent 11 weeks in the ICU where he had to be intubated and placed on a ventilator. READ MORE: Triple The Fair Fun As Youth Fair and Broward Fair Join Santa’s Enchanted Forest Miami …

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SEE IT: Owl Flies Around Classroom Of Plantation Elementary School, Whose Mascot Is An Owl!

PLANTATION (CBSMiami) – A South Florida teacher got a very special visit from a real life owl. It happened at the Central Park Elementary School in Plantation on Monday after students were already dismissed for the day. Not only are owls considered symbols of wisdom in some cultures around the world, this particular one decided …

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Mechanic Steering Vintage Vehicles Into The Future

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Electric cars are growing more popular, but some drivers can’t bear to part with their old classics. Matthew Quitter is helping those people keep their old rides. He’s converting classic cars into electric rides at his London based garage. “We have customers from all over the world,” he says. READ MORE: Attorneys …

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‘We Want To Send A Very Clear Message To Thugs In Power;’ Hundreds Rally In Miami In Support Of Planned Protests In Cuba

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Miami Sunday hoping their cries for freedom will reach the Cuban people, who are planning on taking to the streets of the island nation on Monday to launch protests against the government. The demonstrators chanted slogans such as “down with the dictatorship” or “Freedom, freedom,” in …

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