CBS4 Investigates

An investigation 10 years in the making -- Michele Gillen with Judge Steve Leifman of the 11th Judicial Circuit. (Source: CBS4/Michele Gillen)

The Forgotten Floor: A New Chapter

August 2016 will mark ten years since CBS4 news cameras first exclusively entered the so-called “forgotten floor.”

07/14/2016

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The Making of Patrick Murphy, Part Two

In recent weeks, Congressman Patrick Murphy has been forced to defend himself against allegations he misled the public by exaggerating key moments in his past.

06/23/2016

Congressman Patrick Murphy in a sit down interview with CBS4's Jim DeFede. (Source: CBS4)

The Making of Patrick Murphy

CBS4 Investigative Reporter Jim DeFede’s four-month long investigation about Congressman Patrick Murphy, the man who wants to be Florida’s next U.S. senator.

06/22/2016

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Examining Rubio’s Home Sale

This story and video was originally posted on the CBS4 website on May 18, 2010. CBS4 News was the first to investigate the 2007 sale of Marco Rubio’s home in Miami.

CBS4–03/08/2016

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The Witness: The Story & Case Of Inmate Harold Hempstead, Part 2

A 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.

CBS Miami–01/20/2016

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The Witness: The Story & Case Of Inmate Harold Hempstead

A 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.

CBS Miami–01/19/2016

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Despite Mandate, Few Sex Traffickers Go To Prison

Laws intended to encourage police to target pimps rather than prostitutes aren’t being used in Florida

CBS Miami–10/25/2015

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Snacks For Attacks, Part 2: Detention Center Beatings Leave Kids Feeling Unsafe

In 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.

10/07/2015

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Snacks For Attacks, Part 1: Inside A Dysfunctional Dade Juvie Detention Center

The 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.

10/06/2015

Apartments with windows that don't open, sweltering conditions and charges by the city that some residents are living in an illegal rental unit.  (Source: CBS4)

Housing Troubles Plague South Florida Tenants

Apartments with windows that don’t open, sweltering conditions and charges by the city that some residents are living in an illegal rental unit.

09/29/2015

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