FBI agents search for suspect after TD Bank robbery in Miami’s Brickell

A man wearing red and black long shorts and a gray T-shirt walked into the TD Bank in Miami’s Brickell and demanded money from a bank teller Thursday afternoon, according to the FBI. 

Surveillance video shows the man walking out of the bank at 1103 Brickell Ave., at 3 p.m. 

Miami Police Department officers believe the same man walked into the BB&T at 1200 Brickell Ave., and he attempted to do the same, but left empty handed. 

FBI agents released photos of the suspect and they were asking anyone with information to call the FBI at 754-703-2000. 

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Man, woman caught on camera stealing package from outside Miami home

A man and a woman were captured on surveillance video this week stealing a package outside a home in Miami.

Homeowner Tatiana Romero-Dana said the theft happened shortly after 11 a.m. Monday in the Grapeland Heights neighborhood on Northwest 37th Avenue near 19th Street.

Surveillance video shows the duo pull up to the home in a white Volkswagen — possibly a Jetta or Passat.

The man, who was driving the car, gets out, opens the front gate to the home and steals the package. The video shows the couple switching seats in the car before the woman drives away.

Romero-Dana said the package contained a garment bag that she needed for a trip this weekend.

Romero-Dana and her husband will have lived at the home for a year in August. She said they make frequent online purchases, but have never had one stolen from outside their home before.

Anyone with information about the thieves’ identities is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

***DISCLAIMER: Multiple expletives used in video***

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Miami firefighter injured in crash along I-95 heads home from hospital

To a lineup of love and support, a Miami firefighter who was seriously hurt in a crash this weekend was released from the hospital Tuesday.

“Watching the guys come and being there for me — there’s nothing like the brotherhood this fire department has,” firefighter Javier Corrales said outside Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center. 

Corrales hardly remembers the rescue he and his colleagues were called to along Interstate 95 just after midnight Saturday. 

“It started out as what we would call a run-of-the-mill routine accident,” Corrales said.

The firefighters were working to pull a man from a vehicle that involved in a hit-and-run crash when a passing Toyota SUV lost control and struck Corrales and a colleague.

In a chaotic instant, the firefighters, who were there to save others, became the victims. A passenger in the SUV, 17-year-old James Villa, was killed in the crash.

“All these thoughts going through your head making sure that he’s going to make it through. That he’s going to be OK. That he’s going to be with us,” said Corrales’ wife, Yuliet.

The other firefighter hurt in the crash was released from the hospital on Saturday.

Corrales said he looks forward to getting back to work, in the inherently risky business of going into danger to save others.

“You never think something like this would happen to you – especially with what we do every day,” he said.

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9 people, including 2 rescue workers, hurt in crashes along I-95 in Miami

Nine people, including two rescue workers, were hurt after a series of crashes early Saturday along Interstate 95 in Miami, officials said.Ignatius Carroll, a spokesman for the Miami Fire Rescue, said the two rescue workers were trying to pull a m…

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Man robs Bank of America in Miami, Wells Fargo in Miami Shores

The FBI is hoping that clear surveillance images of a man who robbed a pair of banks Thursday in Miami-Dade County will lead to his apprehension.

FBI spokesman Jim Marshall said the man entered the Bank of America branch on Northwest 36th Street a few minutes before 11 a.m. Thursday and demanded money from an employee.

Marshall said the man got away with an undisclosed amount of money. He said the man is also believed to have robbed the bank on April 12.

The same man is believed to have robbed a Wells Fargo branch on Northwest 36th Street in Miami Springs shortly before 12:30 p.m.

Anyone with information about the identity of the man seen in surveillance photographs is asked to call the FBI’s South Florida office at 754-703-2000.

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