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Rinkins Report: Overtown: A Sanctuary in the Segregated South

Zach Rinkins | Posted 06.28.2015 | Miami
Zach Rinkins

The present day Overtown community pre-dates the incorporation of the City of Miami. It remains one of the city's oldest communities. Before the turn of the nineteenth century, it was one of the few places black residents could live in relative freedom and own property.

WATCH: Buyback Nets Sawed-Off AK-47

Posted 03.29.2013 | Miami

Miami's second gun buyback program of the month hauled in 79 firearms Saturday -- including an AK-47 assault rifle with a 40-round clip. There was...

Pregnant Woman Shot Blocks From Art Walk (VIDEO)

Posted 12.10.2012 | Miami

A pregnant woman and a man were shot Sunday night when they were reportedly caught in crossfire outside an Overtown convenience store. The incident...

Repeat Rapist Caught, Suspected Of Third Woman's Murder

Posted 03.10.2012 | Miami

Miami-Dade police say a repeat rapist is in custody after leads resulted in the arrest of Steven Warren on December 31. The 37-year-old is though...

Meatless Monday: Roots in the City -- Growing More than Green

Ellen Kanner | Posted 06.04.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Roots trains and employs people right from the neighborhood who've transformed what were once abandoned lots into thriving green space.