Search and rescue teams have been feverishly scouring the site near Miami since shortly after 55 of the building’s 136 units fell at about 1:30 a.m. Here’s what we know about the missing. The sister and brother-in-law of Paraguay’s first lady, Silvana López Moreira, live with their three children on the 10th floor of the
A 12-story beachfront apartment building partially collapsed in Miami suburb early on Thursday morning, killing at least one person and trapping residents in rubble. Authorities said they expected the death toll to rise. Scores of rescuers rushed to pull survivors from the debris as a cloud of dust floated through the neighborhood. The seaside apartment
The mayor of Surfside, Florida, said the building that partially collapsed overnight “pancaked” as it fell. “Apparently when the building came down it pancaked, so there’s just not a lot of voids that they are finding or seeing from the outside,” Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett said on NBC’s “Today Show.” Burkett said two people were
A Surfside, Florida, resident Michael Ruiz described the scene. He lives near the partially collapsed building. “Before just 2:00 in the morning — I live off of Collins Avenue — and I’m hearing, I would say, about 50 ambulances and fire trucks and fire rescues just driving by,” Ruiz told CNN affiliate WPLG on Thursday morning. Ruiz says he
“#MDFR is on scene of a partial building collapse near 88 Street & Collins Avenue.” the agency said in a tweet. In a separate news release, it said more than 80 rescue units were at the location, including Technical Rescue Teams, along with assistance from municipal fire departments. CNN has reached out to Miami Beach
MIAMI – Mayor Francis Suarez says Miami’s doors are open to bitcoin miners in China who are currently scrambling to find a new home after Beijing made it clear that their days are numbered. Mining is the energy-intensive process which both creates new coins and updates the digital ledger of all transactions of existing tokens.