Homeless Woman Beaten to Death on Miami Sidewalk

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Miami Police are searching for the suspect who beat a homeless woman to death on a sidewalk early this morning. The brutal murder has left the local homeless population and advocates shaken, and is just the latest act of ruthless violence against Miami's homeless.

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Yudenia Rodriguez Stabbed Her Elderly Mother to Death in Front of Her Teenager Daughter

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Yudenia Rodriguez stands accused of stabbing her elderly mother to death over a fight about housing and carrying out the gruesome crime in front of her own 15-year-old daughter.

The incident happened yesterday afternoon at a home on the 17300 block of SW 232nd Street. Rodriguez lived there with her three children and her 66-year-old mother, Sonia Santiesteban. When Santiesteban ordered her daughter to move out of the house, Rodriguez reacted violently to the news.

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Fernando Granados was High on Crack when He Killed Tiffany Cabreja

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Police have made an arrest this morning in the murder of 18-year-old Tiffan Cabreja. Fernando Granados, who is 20, is in custody and charged with second degree murder. Police believe that the man may have been high on crack when he killed Cabreja and then decided to dump her body in a Homestead construction site.

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Derek Medina, Facebook Wife Killer, Once Wrote Odd Self-Help Book Titled "How I Saved Someone's Life and Marriage..."

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Derek Medina, the South Miami man who ended his marriage and his wife's life this morning and then posted photos of her dead body on Facebook, once wrote an e-book titled How I Saved Someone's Life and Marriage and Family Problems Thru Communication.

Medina was a prolific publisher of self-help e-books and maintained a website at EmotionalWriter.com. The cover of his latest book, World Just Ask Yourself Why We Are Living a Life Full of Lies and How I an Emotional Writer Made All of My Professional Dreams Come True Blocking Society's Teachings, is currently his Facebook default photo. Update: Facebook has removed Medina's entire page.

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Derek Medina Kills His Wife in South Miami, Posts Pictures and Confession on Facebook UPDATED

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Derek Medina, 31, fatally shot his wife, Jennifer Alfonso, at their South Miami townhouse this morning and then posted a confession and a picture of her dead, bloody body slumped on their kitchen floor before he went to a police station and admitted to the murder.

See also: Derek Medina, Facebook Wife Killer, Once Wrote Odd Self-Help Book Titled "How I Saved Someone's Life and Marriage..."

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Two Teens on Bicycles Rob and Kill Man Outside Design Place

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One teen is in custody while another is still on the run after allegedly killing a man last night over his cell phone.

Police say the two teens were riding around Little Haiti on their bicycles with the intent of robbing someone when they spotted 54-year-old Jerry Wayne Sherrell near NW 54th St. and 3rd Ave. at 11:30 pm last night. The incident happened right outside the entrance to Design Place, a gated residential complex.

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Miami's Mysterious Dead: How DNA Technology Advances Help Coroners Identify Corpses

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Mina Coleman was standing in the driveway of her Tamiami home when she noticed her pack of puppies scrapping over something in the dirt. Vultures circled in the blue sky above. They must have gotten out through that damn hole in the fence again, she thought as she stomped through the backyard. They've probably dug up another dead animal.

When Coleman pulled the dogs apart, however, she didn't find a goat leg or cow rib. Instead, lying in the trampled grass were two bleached bones. Long, thin bones. Human bones.

That was the summer of 1997. Cops would spend weeks investigating, but it would be 14 years before they solved the riddle dug up by Coleman's canines.

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Landlord Fatally Shoots Bat-Wielding Tenant in Hialeah

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A confrontation early this morning in Hialeah between a tenant with a baseball bat and a landlord with a gun ended with the tenant shot through the chest and left dead.

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Nursing Home Janitor Dies After Being Stabbed in Neck by Visitor

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Danilo Jose Mejia Salazar, 63, showed up to work yesterday for his job as a janitor at the Coral Reef Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Southwest Miami-Dade and left after being airlifted to Kendall Regional Medical Center's Trauma Center.

For reasons police are still trying to piece together, Gregoria Rojas, 51, fatally stabbed Salazar in the neck.

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78-Year-Old Miami Man Stabs Wife to Death for Not Making Him a Burger

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Bartolo Gelsomino, a 78-year-old Kendall resident, is facing second-degree murder charges after allegedly stabbing his 71-year-old wife to death after she refused to make him a burger. The elderly culprit then tried to cover up the crime by staging a break-in.

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