Top Miami news: City leads nation in new HIV, AIDS cases; 2 suspects sought in armed carjacking

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By Hoodline - Published on December 03, 2019.

Missed the most recent top news in Miami? Read on for everything you need to know.

Flight returns to airport after passenger fakes illness to get better seat, police say

 woman was taken off a plane and into custody after she faked an illness in an attempt to get a better seat on her flight, according to police. The American Eagle flight from Pensacola to Miami returned to the airport around 6:26 a.m. Friday, within an hour of takeoff.

Read the full story on FOX40.

Miami River Commission approves marine facility, restaurant

The Miami River Commission on Monday backed a proposal to build a six-story marine facility and an adjacent 90-seat restaurant on properties once owned by a Cuban exile accused of plotting to assassinate Fidel Castro. 

Read the full story on Real Deal Miami.

Miami leads nation in new HIV, AIDS cases

Statewide, there were close to 5,000 new HIV cases in 2018. That’s 140 more than the previous year.

Read the full story on CBS Miami.

2 suspects sought in armed carjacking

The search is on for two armed suspects who carjacked a man in Miami early Monday morning.

Read the full story on CBS Miami.

New higher-speed Florida train has highest US death rate

None of Brightline’s deaths were caused by crew error or faulty equipment, according to law enforcement and federal reports. 

Read the full story on WRAL TV.

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