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Sandbags meant to hold back water during storms and flooding.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Broward Preps For Tropical Storm Erika

As forecasts show Tropical Storm Erika possibly passing through Broward County, locals are preparing for the worst but hoping for the best.

14 hours ago

Source: CBS4

Canals Lowered Ahead Of Erika’s Arrival

In anticipation of the heavy rain that Tropical Storm Erika is forecast to drench us with, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has taken action to reduce flooding where possible.

14 hours ago

Miami-Dade Police said the guard, identified as 49-year old Keith Cox, was shot at the Martin Luther King Metrorail Station located at 6205 NW 27th Avenue on Tuesday evening.  (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

Family Pleads For Info In Security Guard Shooting

The family of a security guard shot at a Miami-Dade metro rail station is asking for the public’s help to find those responsible.

16 hours ago

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Braddock High Briefly Evacuated Over “Suspicious” Device

Not the typical start of the school day for some students in southwest Miami-Dade.

17 hours ago

(Source: AAA)

AAA Urges Motorists To Be Cautious On Flooded Streets

As Tropical Storm Erika churns, bands of heavy rain are expected throughout the state of Florida so it’s important to remember to drive carefully in the rain.

CBS Miami–18 hours ago

(Source: CBS4)

South Florida Keeping Tabs On Erika

South Florida is keeping close tabs on Tropical Storm Erika which has not made a predicted turn to the northwest yet and continues to be centered in the Caribbean just south of the Dominican Republic.

18 hours ago

Hollywood Sandbags (Source: Silva Harapetian)

Sand, Sandbags Given Out In Prep For Erika

The National Hurricane Center has forecast that Tropical Storm Erika will be just that when it reaches South Florida.

19 hours ago

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Dade, Broward Schools Monitoring Erika’s Progress

Now that Tropical Storm Erika is not expected to reach hurricane strength before it impacts South Florida, many are wondering what that means for school on Monday.

21 hours ago

(Source: CBS4)

Tropical Storm Erika Approaching Puerto Rico

The U.S. Virgin Islands are experiencing Erika’s tropical storm force winds as the storm approaches Puerto Rico.

08/27/2015