IRS Scam Targets Unsuspecting TaxpayersPosing as IRS agents on the phone, fraudsters have scammed millions of dollars with their threatening tactics which includes warn their victims to call back 'or else'.
Danger In The Sand: Miami Beach Votes To Secure Control Over SandThe City of Miami Beach voted to secure some control over the donation of sand to its beaches- which are owned by the state of Florida.
Who's Watching Mom?It was an evening Darlene Meadow says she can’t forget. She had raced to a hospital ER where her injured mother, Maxine Silverman, awaited her. She entered and says she nearly went into shock.
Mobile Miami Medics: The Lazarus Project, Part 2His home could have been mistaken for garbage. A cardboard box which an elderly man trusted to provide him shelter.
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.