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Latravia Chantae Reed of Doral, Florida was arrested in connection to a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a Miami Beach tourist over the Memorial Day weekend. The tourist was identified as Steven Beech, 38, of California.

Reed, 33, is charged with first-degree murder, leaving the scene of a crash involving death, credit card fraud involving more than $100, and strong arm robbery. She is being held without bond at the Turner Guilford Knight correctional center. The press did not name an attorney for her.

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Marcos Gonzalez-Balboa of Hialeah, Florida was arrested on Thursday for his alleged involvement in the hit-and-run death of Tatum Holloway of Cape Town, South Africa.

Gonzalez-Balboa, 65, faces charges of vehicular homicide, DUI manslaughter, and leaving the scene of a crash involving a death. He is being held on $75,000 bond. He will be placed on house arrest and won’t be allowed to drive if he manages to post bail. It is unclear if he has sought legal representation.

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Police have arrested Earl Lewis of Miami-Dade, Florida for allegedly crashing into Jose Eduardo Cepeda Luna, 57, and his son Eduardo Cepeda, 34, on the side of the Dolphin Expressway. Lewis then allegedly stole the car of one of the victims to escape.

Lewis, 32, faces charges for leaving the scene of a fatal accident, driving without a license, and grand-theft auto. He was booked into Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, where he is being held on $2 million bond. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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Miami-Dade police officials announced that at least six people are confirmed dead and nine others injured after a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Florida International University (FIU) in Miami.

The 950-ton, 174-foot-long bridge collapsed over the eight-lane Tamiami Trail on Thursday afternoon, crushing at least eight vehicles, officials said.

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Two South Florida girls were ordered to serve 21 days of house arrest Friday after allegedly threatening to shoot up their school.

According to authorities, a 12-year-old girl who attends Nova Middle School was arrested Thursday after writing a note threatening to shoot up her school. Investigators said the student placed the note under the assistant principal’s office door.

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