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New Allegation Of Patient Deaths At Miami VA

In February, a cardiovascular surgeon at the Miami VA hospital complained to one of his superiors that “patients had died” because a piece of equipment that might have saved their lives was left in a Broward warehouse, according to an email obtained by CBS4 News.

CBS Miami–05/22/2014

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CBS4 Investigates: Inmate Death Raising Questions

If you ask mental health counselor George Mallinckrodt about prison inmates suffering from mental illness he will quickly share this message, “They shouldn’t be taunted, tormented, beaten and killed.”

05/22/2014

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Miami VA Whistleblower Exposes Drug Dealing, Theft, Abuse

When asked why he would risk his job and speak publicly, Detective Thomas Fiore considered the question carefully before answering.

05/20/2014

Birth Tourism Shortcut To Citizenship

CBS4 Investigates: Is Medicaid Fraud Part Of A Shortcut To Citizenship?

Florida’s senior senator is calling for a federal investigation, after our story on the birth tourism businesses that are springing up between Miami and Moscow. The agencies cater to wealthy and middle class women from former Soviet Bloc countries who want to give birth to an instant American citizen. But it’s the potential for Medicaid fraud that CBS4 investigates has uncovered, that is prompting the most outrage, reports CBS4 Anchor Rick Folbaum.

CBS Miami–05/20/2014

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Corrections Officer Wants Justice Following Alleged Inmate Attack

It was an early morning one Miami Dade Corrections Officer says she will never forget. A frightening free-for-all, she recalls, inmates out of control on the 6th floor of the Miami Dade Jail.

CBS Miami–05/15/2014

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The Doctor Will See Your Cash Now

Ever been “steamed” at your insurance company over a health care claim or denial? Some doctors are too, and it has nothing to do with Obamacare. Now, many physicians are starting to bypass insurance companies in exchange for patients paying them directly. CBS4’s Brian Andrews reports… “The Doctor Will See Your Cash Now.”

CBS4–05/09/2014

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Police Shooting Frenzy Raises Concerns

On December 10, more than two dozen police officers from across Miami Dade County converged on a blue Volvo that had crashed in the backyard of a townhouse on 65th Street just off 27th Avenue.

05/06/2014

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Fighting The Switch? The Smart Meter Controversy

Susan Blake said it started with a bang, Florida Power and Light employees were outside her house shoving a crowbar into her power meter.

05/02/2014

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New Police Radios Place Public, Officers At Risk

Less than three weeks after the Miami-Dade Police Department launched a new radio system that was supposed to improve transmissions and keep officers safe, Police Director J.D. Patterson announced Thursday the department would be returning to a less secure, but hopefully more reliable system.

CBS Miami–05/01/2014

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CBS4 Investigates: Shortcut To Citizenship

We all know that tourism is the lifeblood of South Florida. But tonight, CBS4 Investigates… and we’ve uncovered a new kind of tourism that is promoting a shortcut to getting American Citizenship. It’s called Birth Tourism: women coming to the U.S. specifically to give birth. It’s all perfectly legal. And as we discovered… the Russians have turned it into a booming business right in our backyard.

CBS4–04/30/2014

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