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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.
Dade Commissioners Approve Pot Possession Penalty ReductionShould possessing a small amount of pot land a person in jail? Miami-Dade Commissioners said no on Tuesday.
Dade Closer To Alternative For Marijuana ArrestsMiami-Dade County's government took a step closer Wednesday to providing an alternative to arresting people caught with small amounts of marijuana.
Exclusive: Accused Pedophile Will Remain On Bond, Living With Vice MayorStanley Kowlessar appeared in Miami-Dade court Wednesday as the state attempted to have his bond revoked as he awaits trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a nine-year-old neighbor in her Palmetto Bay bedroom last February.
Exclusive: Palmetto Bay Vice-Mayor Has Accused Sex Offender As HouseguestPalmetto Bay Vice Mayor John Dubois lives in a mansion on Biscayne Bay that Zillow estimates to be worth $3.5 million. For more than two months the Vice Mayor has shared his mansion with a houseguest.
MDPD To Release More Records On Race And ArrestsFaced with criticism that a squad of officers may have been unfairly targeting blacks and charging them with minor offenses, Miami-Dade Police Director JD Patterson pledged to gather and release information on the racial and ethnic breakdown of the people his officer’s arrest across the county.