AAA predicts busiest Memorial Day travel since 2005
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Carolina Borges
6m ago
AAA predicts this Memorial Day travel period will be the busiest since 2005, with nearly 44 million people expected to travel more than 50 miles from home. Thursday is anticipated to be especially hectic on the roads. “Thursday and Friday are work days for most people, so you’re going to have a mix of commuters, people just going to work, and travelers trying to hit the road,” said Aixa Diaz, a spokesperson for AAA. AAA advised travelers to plan ahead to avoid rush hour. “Have everything done ahead of time, so that means fill your tank the night before. Don’t wait until that morning of. Pack a ..read more
Visit website
Michigan farmworker diagnosed with bird flu, becoming 2nd US case tied to dairy cows
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Carolina Borges
6m ago
A Michigan dairy worker has been diagnosed with bird flu — the second human case associated with an outbreak in U.S. dairy cows. The male worker had been in contact with cows at a farm with infected animals. He experienced mild eye symptoms and has recovered, U.S. and Michigan health officials said in announcing the case Wednesday. A nasal swab from the person tested negative for the virus, but an eye swab tested Tuesday was positive for bird flu, “indicating an eye infection,” U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said. The worker developed a “gritty feeling” in his eye ea ..read more
Visit website
Lauderhill Police investigating after crash engulfs car in flames
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Carolina Borges
1h ago
A crash on Thursday morning ended with a car in flames, leading to the closure of southbound lanes on Northwest 31st Avenue near Northwest 14th Street as Lauderhill Police investigated the scene. Live video footage showed glass ad debris scattered on the street, with earlier footage capturing the car engulfed in flames. Firefighters rescued a woman from the burning vehicle. Her condition and the cause of the crash remain unclear. The woman was placed on a gurney and rushed to the hospital by paramedics. In a separate incident, a crash in Miami’s West Little River neighborhood damaged the New S ..read more
Visit website
Fire extinguished at restaurant in Oakland Park
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Carolina Borges
1h ago
Oakland Park Fire Rescue extinguished a structure fire at 195 West Oakland Park Boulevard on Thursday morning. The fire broke out at a restaurant in the Days Inn property. The affected building is adjacent to but not connected to the main hotel building. Although the blaze was put out, the scene remained active around 7:30 a.m. as fire crews continued to monitor hot spots. No injuries were reported and no one needed to be transported to the hospital. Authorities are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire ..read more
Visit website
Another Warmup Ahead for Holiday Weekend
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Jackson Dill
1h ago
We finally have felt some minor heat relief this week with the second longest streak for May of highs in the 90s getting snapped yesterday with a high of 89F, which was still above average. This Thursday will basically be a copy-and-paste forecast of what we had on Wednesday: mostly sunny skies, a spotty shower, high temperatures near 90F and a nice, late-day ocean breeze. Enjoy these conditions while you can though because another warmup is ahead as a heat dome — mid-level area of high pressure — that has been parked over Mexico for weeks will start to intensify and expand in the coming day ..read more
Visit website
Use of Wegovy and other weight-loss drugs soars among kids and young adults
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Carolina Borges
1h ago
At 17, Israel McKenzie was so burdened by obesity that he stopped going to high school in person and was embarrassed to speak to people at his restaurant job. “I was in a really dark place,” says McKenzie, whose weight had climbed to 335 pounds on his 6-foot-1 frame, despite repeated efforts to diet and exercise. “I had given up hope.” But last year, the weight-loss drug Wegovy helped him shed 110 pounds in nine months, making the rural Tennessee teen part of a surge of adolescents and young adults using diabetes and obesity medications known as GLP-1 receptor agonists, new research shows. Eve ..read more
Visit website
Fatal crash on I-95 shuts down northbound lanes in Fort Lauderdale
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Carolina Borges
1h ago
A crash involving motorcycles on Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale has led to a fatality and major highway closures on Thursday morning. The incident occurred around 3 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95 at Sunrise Boulevard. All northbound lanes, including the express lanes, are shut down between Broward Boulevard and Sunrise Boulevard as police investigate a fatal crash. Drivers traveling into the area are being redirected off I-95 at Broward Boulevard. On-ramps from Interstate 595, Broward Boulevard and Davie Boulevard to I-95 north are also closed, affecting morning commuters who will not ..read more
Visit website
‘Sheer terror’: Passengers describe turbulence-hit flight that put 20 in intensive care
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Carolina Borges
3h ago
BANGKOK (AP) — Passengers on the Singapore Airlines flight that descended sharply after hitting severe turbulence described the “sheer terror” of the aircraft shuddering, loose items flying and people wrenched so badly that 20 remained Wednesday in intensive care. “I arrived back in the airport and I couldn’t stop vomiting. I couldn’t walk, it was pretty bad,” said Josh Silverstone, 24, who was discharged from a hospital with a cut in his eye and a chipped tooth. He said it could have been “way worse.” The British man said he was so scared that he bought in-flight internet access to message hi ..read more
Visit website
Senate border bill exposes Democratic divisions as White House attempts to ramp up pressure on GOP
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Carolina Borges
3h ago
(CNN) — The Senate will vote Thursday on a border security bill that is dividing the Democratic caucus and failed earlier this year, exposing rifts within the party even as they try to shift the narrative on border security. As immigration remains top of mind for voters, the White House and top congressional Democrats have discussed a series of moves aimed at strengthening their hand on border security ahead of the first presidential debate next month. Sources say those talks included reviving the stalled border security measure that initially ..read more
Visit website
Crash in NW Miami-Dade damages church
WSVN 7 News Miami
by Carolina Borges
3h ago
A crash in Northwest Miami-Dade on Thursday morning left the New Solid Rock M.B. Church damaged. The incident occurred at the corner of Northwest 26th Avenue and 91st Street. Miami-Dade Police officers were on the scene investigating how the crash unfolded. Video from the site showed two cars crashed into a wall of the church. One car, a red Dodge Challenger, crashed head-first into the church, while the a silver vehicle damaged from behind was next to it. The aftermath of the collision revealed the chaos that ensued as tire marks were evident on the grass of the property and hole remains on t ..read more
Visit website

Follow WSVN 7 News Miami on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR