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Top Miami news: UM professor guilty in Venezuelan graft case; police, protesters pray together; more

Top Miami news: UM professor guilty in Venezuelan graft case; police, protesters pray together; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 02, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Miami.

High-end bikes, equipment stolen during break-in at downtown Miami shop

A bicycle shop in downtown Miami was subject to a break-in late Sunday evening, with thousands of dollars worth of products being stolen. Police are unsure whether the incident is related to protests that same night.

Read the full story on NBC6.

UM professor pleads guilty in $3M Venezuela graft case

A University of Miami professor blamed a controversial law enforcement informant for his career-ending decision to try and hide $3 million in proceeds from a corruption scheme run by a businessman connected to Venezuela's socialist government. 

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

George Floyd protest organizers in Miami helped de-escalate Sunday's crowd

The activist group Dream Defenders, which organized the event, led the crowd for over four hours from downtown to midtown and back, stopping to kneel and cheer along the way.

Read the full story on MiamiNewTimes.

Miami-area police, protesters pray together amid unrest

Protesters gathered outside of the Coral Gables station house in Miami-Dade County on Saturday, but instead of escalating the situation, police and protesters came together, taking a knee to join in a moment of peace and prayer.

Read the full story on Fox News.


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