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Facing South Florida: Pitbull Ban

In three weeks voters in Miami- Dade will decide if they want to repeal the County’s 23 year-old ban on Pitbulls. Jim Defede discusses the issue with both sides.


Al Cardenas

Facing South Florida: Al Cardenas

CBS4′S Jim DeFede sat down with Al Cardenas, Chairman of C-PAC to discuss the upcoming Republican National Convention in Tampa.


Frederica Wilson (CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Frederica Wilson

MIAMI (CBS4) – U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson accused her opponent, Dr. Rudy Moise, of being “underground” during this year’s Democratic primary race.

“I have not seen Dr. Rudy Moise since the last time I defeated him, I saw him at one debate, I have not even seen him in the community doing any service or showing up anywhere, so I am still looking for him, he has gone completely underground,” Wilson said during an appearance Sunday morning on CBS4’s Facing South Florida.


Congressman Alcee Hasting (CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Congressman Alcee Hastings

Congressman Alcee Hastings sits down with CBS4′s Jim DeFede to discuss the race for President and the recent Supreme Court rulings.


Narcy Novack was indicted Thursday, July 8, 2010 along with three other people in an alleged conspiracy to cause the death of her husband. (Source: BSO)

Narcy Novack Caught On Camera Moments Before Alleged Crowbar Attack

From the start, the Narcy Novack murder trial has been a family affair.



DeFede: Wasserstrom Doesn’t Get It

When former Hollywood City Commissioner Keith Wasserstrom called me out of the blue several weeks ago, I have to admit, I didn’t immediately recognize the name. There have been so many politicians Broward convicted of wrongdoing in recent years it’s hard to keep track of them all.


CBS4) Suspended Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito enters Miami City Hall ahead of the commission meeting that will decide his future.

Things Become Surreal At Exposito Hearing

The Miami Commission meeting over the future of suspended Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito was showing no signs of getting closer to a conclusion Friday afternoon when things became even more surreal than people were expecting.


(Source: MIami-Dade Corrections)

S. Fla Porn Star Accused Of Animal Cruelty Under House Arrest

A judge Thursday ruled that Miami’s now infamous Santeria practicing porn star will be allowed out of jail and placed on house arrest as he awaits trial on 22 counts of animal cruelty.


(Source: MIami-Dade Corrections)

Animal Cruelty Suspect Also A South Florida Porn Legend

Raul Armenteros should be a Carl Hiaasen character.