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DNA evidence exonerated Twane Dobard for the murder of a Canadian tourist. (Source: CBS4)

Police Clear Detective Of Wrongdoing In Wrongful Murder Arrest

Earlier this year CBS4 News investigated allegations that a Hollywood Police Detective failed to turn over important DNA evidence that would have exonerated a man arrested for murdering a Canadian tourist.

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Miami Fire Rescue crews improvised to save an unresponsive woman on the piling under a bridge.
(Source: Miami Fire Rescue)

Rescue Improvises To Save Unresponsive Woman Under Bridge

Rescue crews from Miami’s Fire Rescue were forced to improvise Monday evening when a call came in about an unresponsive woman on the piling under a bridge.

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Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Voting-Rights Groups Want Districts Drawn In Public

Two voting-rights organizations that led the legal battle against congressional districts later found to be unconstitutional called Monday for a new map to be drawn in public — a demand swiftly rejected by legislative leaders.

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Source: CBS4

Sheriffs Cautious About Expanding Juvenile Citations

The use of civil citations to divert juvenile offenders from the justice system has spread to nearly all Florida counties. A new law goes into effect Oct .1, giving teens who are apprehended by law enforcement second or third chances to avoid arrest. And supporters want the state to spend $2 million next year to expand the programs.

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Megan Everett is facing charges of kidnapping, interference with custody and concealing minors contrary to a court order.
(Source: CBS4)

Broward Woman Accused Of Parental Kidnapping In Custody

A woman accused of kidnapping her own child more than a year ago was apprehended by police on Monday.

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Seeta Roopchand is being charged with battery for allegedly shaking a 7-month-old baby. 
(Source: CBS4)

Former Day Care Worker Accused Of Shaking Baby

A former day care worker at Precious Promise Academy in Fort Lauderdale appeared in Broward County Court Monday, accused of battery on a 7-month-old baby under her care.

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Latisha Carson is facing animal cruelty charges after she allegedly left her dog in a car and it died. 
(Source: CBS4)

Women Facing Animal Cruelty Charges After Dog Dies In Car

A dog is dead after its owner allegedly left in a car with temperatures reaching as high as 115 degrees. Now the dog’s owner and her mother are facing animal cruelty and disorderly conduct charges.

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Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue and hazmat crews have quarantined a floor at the Broward School Board building after someone opened mail containing white powder.
(Source: CBS4)

Broward School Board Building Gets All Clear After White Powder Found

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue says a floor at the Broward School Board building is under quarantine after someone opened mail containing white powder.

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City of Miami Police said a man snatched a purse from a woman's car while she was dropping her children off at a day care. 
(Source: City of Miami Police Department)

Caught On Cam: Thief Snatches Purse From Car Outside Day Care

Security cameras outside a Miami day care caught a thief snatch a purse from a car while a mother was inside dropping her children off.

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US Vice President Joe Biden attends a reception for the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, July 20, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Vice President Joe Biden Considering Presidential Run?

The primary race for Democrats could be getting even more interesting as reports that Vice President Joe Biden will run for president in 2016 are picking up steam.

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One of the Moai heads underneath the Rapa Nui Reef. His head is buried in the sand. (Howie Grapek / Grapek Photography Online)

Easter Island Sculptures Crushed As Artificial Reef Flips During Sinking

Photographer Howie Grapek was among the first group to dive the Rapa Nui Reef just minutes after she was sunk. Unfortunately the artificial reef sunk upside down. There are many hazards, but still, an amazing site to be seen.

SOBE Wine and Food Festival (Source: CBS4

Gastronomic Celebration At SOBE Wine & Food Festival

Here are pictures of some of the gastronomic delights at the 2015 SOBE Wine and Food Festival.

Another Snowstorm Hits Winter-Weary Boston Area

This Is Why We Live In South Florida

With extreme winter weather creating havoc up north, here’s a look at why we live in South Florida.

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