The Witness: The Story & Case Of Inmate Harold Hempstead, Part 2A man with a criminal past, serving a life prison sentence, is also considered a hero, to some, for his courageous pursuit of justice to expose corruption and abuses behind bars which he claims includes the death of a mentally ill inmate named Darren Rainey. Here is Part 2 of CBS4 Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen's exclusive conversation with Harold Hempstead.
The Witness: The Story & Case Of Inmate Harold HempsteadA man with a criminal past, serving a life prison sentence, is also considered a hero, to some, for his courageous pursuit of justice to expose corruption and abuses behind bars which he claims includes the death of a mentally ill inmate named Darren Rainey. Here is Part 1 of CBS4 Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen's exclusive conversation with Harold Hempstead.
Race Matters: Public Defender Now Staffing Branch CourtsFor the first time in at least 30 years, assistant public defenders are working in the branch courthouses across Miami Dade County. They are assisting people charged with misdemeanors.
Exclusive: Transgender EvolutionTransgender icon Lauren Foster sat down with CBS4's Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen for an intimate talk at a time when, Foster says, a new chapter is being written in the transgender world.
Despite Mandate, Few Sex Traffickers Go To PrisonLaws intended to encourage police to target pimps rather than prostitutes aren’t being used in Florida
Snacks For Attacks, Part 2: Detention Center Beatings Leave Kids Feeling UnsafeIn 2005, following the death of 17-year-old Omar Paisley, Dale Dobuler took over as superintendent of the Miami-Dade Juvenile Detention Center. The detention center was under intense scrutiny because of the teen’s death. For days Paisley had writhed in pain, suffering from a bout of appendicitis. The guards and nurses, however, ignored his pleas for help and Paisley ultimately died from a ruptured appendix.
Snacks For Attacks, Part 1: Inside A Dysfunctional Dade Juvie Detention CenterThe Miami-Dade Juvenile Detention Center, made infamous 10 years ago when guards and nurses allowed a teenage boy to suffer a painful and preventable death from appendicitis, is facing a new scandal after another 17 year old died because he failed to receive the proper medical attention after being beaten by as many as twenty kids.
Housing Troubles Plague South Florida TenantsApartments with windows that don't open, sweltering conditions and charges by the city that some residents are living in an illegal rental unit.
CBS4 Exclusive: Ex-Dolphin At Center Of NFL Concussion Settlement Speaks OutFormer Miami Dolphin Shawn Wooden, who is at the center of an NFL concussion-related settlement, tells his story to CBS4 Chief Investigator Michele Gillen.
CBS4 Exclusive: Video Contradicts Report Of Sweetwater Officer-Involved CrashIn Sweetwater, even police officers are supposed to stop at red lights. However, video exclusively obtained by CBS4 appears to show that didn’t happen in a crash where the driver, who struck the officer, was cited.
Family Still Fighting City Hall Over Rotting RenovationsBy national historic landmark standards, it is supposed to be a valued little treasure of a 1930's house. A pastel gem in the heart of Coral Gables. But month by month, day by day, clapboard by clapboard, it is disintegrating.
Silent Killer: Spotlight On Firefighter Gear Amid Health ConcernsIt's a tough anniversary for a family to mark. It's two years since the passing of Miami Dade Fire Captain Rafael Herrero. His journey and battle with cancer, lymphoma, the first in a series of cases that triggered a CBS4 investigation, The Silent Killer.