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

Document estimating renovation costs of Champlain South Tower details maintenance issues

A newly obtained document reveals past maintenance issues with the condominium building that partly collapsed in Surfside. 7Investigates on Friday acquired a copy of theRead More

Amid probe of Surfside partial condo collapse, FIU researcher points to sinking during 1990s

As search and rescue efforts continue at a partially collapsed apartment building in Surfside, an investigation as to how it happened is underway, but aRead More

Fast and Furious: Thieves targeting cars with Hellcat engines, owners sound the alarm

From parking garages to driveways, crooks are targeting cars with powerful engines, and victims of these high-priced thefts are sounding the alarm. The Nightteam’s KarenRead More

Termites pose significant risk to South Florida during hurricane season, UF researchers say

Termites love to eat away at the wood in our homes and businesses, and in tonight’s 7 Investigates, Kevin Ozebek explains why invasive termites inRead More

Community cats killed after being trapped under termite tents in Miami Beach

Tenting for termites is supposed to just get rid of pests. Sadly, in one South Florida city, it is also blamed for killing some pets.Read More

Coral Gables man refuses to sell home, plans to stay put in massive construction project

Most of us try to avoid construction sites, but imagine living right in the middle of one. That is the reality for one Coral GablesRead More

BBQ grill brush bristles can break off, end up in food and be swallowed

With our beautiful South Florida weather, a lot of people grill outdoors. But before you take that next bite of barbecue, it’s time to brushRead More

North Miami condo owners upset amenities left in disrepair; Miami-Dade declares ’emergency’ case

A big benefit of condo ownership is all the amenities, but imagine forking over hundreds of dollars in association fees for features you can’t evenRead More