US, South American researchers monitoring Lambda COVID-19 variant as cases surge

COVID cases are surging yet again. Experts say it’s all because of the Delta variant, but here in South Florida, there is another COVID mutationRead More

Scammers defraud at least 3 victims out of Miami Beach apartment the owner had already rented out

Finding an apartment to rent in South Florida right now is tough. One woman thought she had found the right place for her until sheRead More

Engineers at FIU, FAU explore alternatives to building materials in wake of Surfside collapse

In the wake of the Surfside collapse, structural engineers are vowing to build better, safer buildings, and everything from super strong concrete to longer lastingRead More

Survivor Speaks: 1974 DEA building collapse led to 40-year recertification process under scrutiny after Surfside

The Surfside condo collapse is an unimaginable tragedy, but it’s not the first time a building suddenly fell in South Florida. 7’s Karen Hensel hasRead More

Surfside building official who was on roof 14 hours before collapse says he noticed no warning signs

7News was able to briefly speak with the top building official in the town of Surfside. A video posted to TikTok showed the Champlain TowerRead More

Moskowitz Law Firm releases voicemail of woman calling brother during Surfside condo collapse

The Moskowitz Law Firm has released a voicemail recording of a woman’s unbearable moment when she realized the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside wasRead More

Champlain Towers Condo board warned of problems months before South condo partially collapsed

Just months before the collapse, residents said there were troubling revelations about the Champlain Towers South Condo, and it appears these problems were building forRead More

In lawsuit against condo association, Surfside collapse survivor details harrowing escape

A survivor of the partial collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside has filed a lawsuit against the building’s condo association where she details herRead More

South Florida contractor details what to look for to spot problem areas in buildings

Anxiety is running high for some right now, particularly those who live in beachside condos. How do you know if your building has trouble? AndRead More

Engineering report shows repairs needed at Surfside condo building sent to town’s former building department official in 2018

We are now learning that there were owners and residents who had shown concerns about the state of the Champlain Towers South Condo building beforeRead More