Thursday, December 1, 2022

Lauren Wurts

Lauren Wurts is a Latina Junior at FIU majoring in Journalism/ Communications. She hopes to work as a news reporter and work her way up to Producing. She is bilingual and enjoys covering entertainment, sports and activism stories.

Black Friday shoppers hunt for bargains despite inflation in BrandsMart

Black Friday shoppers took advantage of the holiday bargain at BrandsMart USA in Pinecrest despite inflation that raised prices on almost everything.

Republican Incumbent Salazar defeats Democrat Taddeo (includes video story)

Voters on Tuesday returned Republican U.S. Rep. María Elvira Salazar to office for a second term representing Florida’s 27th Congressional District, handing...

Parkland victim family members say their last words to school shooter (includes video story)

The formal two-day sentencing for Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz began Tuesday and should conclude today. It was the first time the...

El Día de los muertos: De México a Miami

Con un par de días de adelanto, Miami también celebra el Día de los muertos, una festividad mexicana que  fusiona la tradución...

South Florida celebrates Day of the Dead (includes video story)

The Day of the Dead is a celebration that comes from Mexico. The roots of this celebration go back many years before...

Cutler Bay hosts Spooktacular event for families (includes video story)

The community of Cutler Bay hosts an annual spook-tacular event that invites people of all ages to join the fun and let...

Firefighter gym support breast cancer initiatives (includes video story)

As the month of October comes to an end, Legendary Fitness owner and Miami-Dade County firefighter Lazaro Gonzalez and his team are...

Best croquetas in South Florida

Croquetas are a nice appetizer for parties here in South Florida -- or a deliciously fried little snack to hold off your...

Kicking off Croqueta Day at Islas Canarias (includes video story)

Two years ago, Miami-Dade and Broward County mayors proclaimed Oct. 1 Croqueta Day. To celebrate, the South Florida Media Network visited one...

iHeart supports young talent with $1,000 Teen open mic contest (includes video story)

Participants from ages 4 through 19 from all around South Florida showed their talents for a chance to win $1,000. Despite all...