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Kristi House Short Term Safe House was closed after a child was sexually assaulted, CBS4 News has learned. (CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: Safe House Shuttered After Child Assaulted

A child sex trafficking victim, placed under the care of the Department of Children and Families, was raped just days after being sent to a newly opened Miami “safe house,” CBS4 News has learned.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

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Revisiting The Forgotten Floor

“Getting arrested for a misdemeanor with a severe mental illness should not result in a death sentence. And that’s what happened here.” So says Miami Dade Judge Steve Leifman, expressing outrage as he looks into the housing and treatment of inmates with mental illness housed at the Miami Dade Detention Center.

CBS4–07/25/2013

The Forgotten Floor

CBS4′s Michelle Gillen Revisits The Forgotten Floor

A rare look into a world of inmates with mental illness where advocates say lives are at risk. CBS4’s Michele Gillen takes us back inside the Forgotten Floor.

07/18/2013

Shani Smith, the DCF worker fired for allegedly falsifying documents when investigating a woman charged with killing her son, denies allegations. (Source: CBS4)

DCF Investigator in Child’s Death Lacked State Certification

After 11-month-old Bryan Osceola died in a sweltering hot car in May – accidentally left in the vehicle by his mother – state officials made their own startling discovery: The person responsible for ensuring the child’s safety wasn’t a certified investigator.

CBS4–07/02/2013

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Exclusive: Victims Recall Being Shot By Cops On SoBe, Still Don’t Know Why

It was May 30th, 2011. Memorial Day. At 4 a.m. a crowd remained along famed Collins Avenue on Miami Beach, the last day of an Urban Beach weekend that brought hundreds of thousands of visitors to town. A small car drove South on Collins, in the wrong lane. It swerved, side-swiping some other vehicles along the way. As the car approached 14th street, police officers opened fire.

CBS4–06/24/2013

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Booker T. Washington HS Students Live With Learning In A War Zone

Long before the sun rises, Miami’s Booker T. High School slowly starts to come to life. In the darkness, security guards open gates and unlock fences as the first students lumber in before 6 am. For some the breakfast they’ll receive may be the first thing they’ve had to eat since their school lunch the day before.

CBS4–05/08/2013

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CBS4 Investigates: Are “Best Buys” Really The Best Deal?

In a struggling economy, more and more people are forced to use almost every penny from their paycheck to make ends meet.

CBS4–05/03/2013

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What’s Lurking Below Bear Cut Bridge?

Drivers visiting Key Biscayne may be surprised by a twenty-five cent increase at the toll. The county raised the toll this month after declaring an emergency because part of the Bear Cut Bridge is at risk of collapsing into the ocean.

CBS Miami–04/30/2013

Danny Goldman mysteriously disappeared from his family's Surfside home in 1966. He has never been found. (CBS4)

New Clues Uncovered In 1966 Kidnapping Of Danny Goldman

March 28 1966 – Aaron and Sally Goldman were awakened by an armed man looking for $10,000 the couple supposedly had hidden in their home. When he didn’t find the money, the intruder took the Goldman’s son, Danny, telling the parents that if they wanted their child back – they would need to come up with $25,000.

CBS4–03/27/2013

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A Night Inside Ryder Trauma Center

A little before midnight on a recent Friday, paramedics from the City of Miami brought in a man who had been found passed out in a Dumpster. Whether the man crawled into the Dumpster on his own or was tossed inside by others wasn’t clear.

CBS4–02/26/2013