A tale of two towers: Crews remove decades-old radio towers from WSVN to make way for the future

A piece of history that towered over this town since the 1940s has come down, but it’s a good thing, because it allows the futureRead More

Paradise Lost: South Florida seniors struggling to keep roof over their heads due to rising housing costs

Florida’s housing crisis is putting the state’s most vulnerable population at risk. While seniors should be enjoying their retirement, some are fighting homelessness and strugglingRead More

Paradise Lost: Broward tenants say landlords won’t repair homes amid growing rental crisis

South Florida has a very competitive and expensive rental market. Some tenants say landlords are taking advantage by skipping out on repairs. Here’s Karen HenselRead More

Paradise Lost: Sky-high insurance premiums, required reserve funds and major repairs have some condo associations and owners in dire financial straits

As we continue our series on South Florida’s housing crisis, tonight we focus on condos. Some of the estimated 3.5 million Floridians living in condoRead More

Paradise Lost: Is Florida becoming an uninsurable state?

We know insurance rates are sky-high in Florida, but now industry insiders say people living here might not be able to get insurance at all.Read More

Paradise Lost: Homeless woman living at Ft. Lauderdale airport — and she’s not alone 

The South Florida housing crisis has residents living on the edge. The prices of homes, apartments, insurance, and condo assessments keep going up and thereRead More

Behind the Badge: 3 Black female police chiefs from Miami-Dade share their stories

Miami-Dade County is the first in the state of Florida to have four Black female police chiefs. Now we’re meeting the women “Behind the Badge.”Read More

‘I have that sorrow, that guilt’: Surfside survivor struggles 2 years after family escaped condo collapse 

Survivors are understandably struggling two years after the Surfside condominium collapse. While one man escaped with his family, he says he is still haunted byRead More

Remembering Surfside: 92-year-old Hilda Noriega’s legacy honored by grandson in new book about healing after heartbreak

Saturday marks two years since the collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside. As 7’s Karen Hensel reports, one victim’s family member is turning hisRead More

Scarred for life: Woman who ‘intentionally’ burned ex-boyfriend with scalding tea pleads guilty, sentenced to 2.5 years in prison

A case of alleged infidelity left a man with horrible burns from scalding tea, but it’s now emotions that are boiling over in a Miami-DadeRead More