The Daily Populous

Sunday January 16th, 2022 evening edition

image for Police Officer Kills Dog in Miami-Dade After Barking Complaint

A home surveillance camera captured a Miami-Dade police officer discharging his weapon multiple times on an American Bully dog, killing the 8-month-old.

The incident happened in unincorporated Miami-Dade near Miami Gardens on Wednesday, January 12 around 7 p.m. as a police officer was responding to a call regarding dogs barking.

Download our local news and weather app for iOS or Android — and choose the alerts you want.

"This incident did not have had to happen if the officer had been properly trained.

We must do better to protect our 4-legged family members.

This 8 month old puppy, Alpha, displayed no aggression and did not deserve to die like this," the Miami Coalition Against Breed Specific Legislation said in a statement.

Miami-Dade Police is conducting an internal investigation into the incident. »

Novak Djokovic updates: Tennis star 'extremely disappointed' to lose his bid to stay in Australia — as it happened

Authored by

The Full Federal Court of Australia unanimously decided to dismiss Mr Novak Djokovic's application for judicial review which sought to challenge the Minister for Immigration's decision to cancel his visa.

This cancellation decision was made on health, safety and good order grounds, on the basis that it was in the public interest to do so.

I thank the Court for their prompt attention to these issues and the patience of all involved as we have worked to resolve this issue. »

New York Food Waste Recycling Law Goes Into Effect

Authored by

New York has joined California, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts in requiring the biggest sources of food waste to donate excess food or recycle food waste.

The law, called the Food Donation and Food Scraps Recycling Law, first passed in 2019.

The hierarchy focuses primarily on reducing the sources of food waste, followed by donating excess food to those in need. »

Florida gay rights activist found dead in landfill

Authored by

A gay rights advocate who was integral in legalizing same-sex marriage in Florida was found dead in a landfill in what authorities are investigating as a homicide, the Tallahassee Police Department said Wednesday.

Diaz, who served as mayor of Miami from 2001 to 2009, released a statement on Twitter confirming his brother's death.

The mayor of Miami-Dade County, Daniella Levine Cava, acknowledged Diaz-Johnston’s role in advancing LGBTQ rights in the city. »