Tag: Miami

  • 2 face felony charges for balloon pollution in Biscayne Bay; could face a prison sentence

    MIAMI – A 26-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man face criminal charges for throwing balloons into Biscayne Bay after they were used to decorate a yacht during a marriage proposal. A witness shared a video on Instagram and environmentalists were outraged. Marine animals often mistake deflated, non-biodegradable balloons for jellyfish. Turtles eat it. Seabirds feed […]

  • Lawyers: near $1 billion tentative settlement in condo collapse

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A nearly $1 billion interim settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit filed by families of victims and survivors of a condominium collapse last June in Surfside, Floridaa lawyer said Wednesday. Harley S. Tropin announced the $997 million settlement during a hearing before Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Michael […]