Jun 11, 2024 - News

Cafecito: Large fire engulfs apartment building

Illustration of  "Cafecito" spelled out in the wake of a speedboat.

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🚨 A three-alarm fire engulfed a Miami apartment building yesterday and authorities discovered a building employee with a gunshot wound inside. (Local 10)

  • The suspected shooter, who was taken into custody, is also suspected of starting the fire, Mayor Francis Suarez said.
  • The shooting victim was hospitalized in critical condition. A resident of the building was hospitalized due to smoke inhalation and three firefighters were taken to the hospital "for further evaluation."

🏒 The Panthers beat the Oilers in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final last night, 4-1. Florida now leads the series 2–0. (ESPN)

💲 Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that $1.25 billion of the state's budget will be allocated for teacher raises. (Sun Sentinel)

  • Educators say the increase falls short. A recent study by a national education group ranked Florida 50th in the country for teacher pay.

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