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FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 29:  Shawn Wooden #22 of the Miami Dolphins looks on during the game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 29, 2002 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots defeated the Dolphins 27-24 in overtime. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

CBS4 Exclusive: Ex-Dolphin At Center Of NFL Concussion Settlement Speaks Out

Former Miami Dolphin Shawn Wooden, who is at the center of an NFL concussion-related settlement, tells his story to CBS4 Chief Investigator Michele Gillen.

08/20/2015

An image from a red light camera in Sweetwater shows a Sweetwater police officer being struck by a pickup truck on February 17th. (Source: American Traffic Solutions)

CBS4 Exclusive: Video Contradicts Report Of Sweetwater Officer-Involved Crash

In Sweetwater, even police officers are supposed to stop at red lights. However, video exclusively obtained by CBS4 appears to show that didn’t happen in a crash where the driver, who struck the officer, was cited.

07/27/2015

Palmetto Bay Vice Mayor John Dubois lives in a mansion on Biscayne Bay that Zillow estimates to be worth $3.5 million. For more than two months the vice mayor has shared his mansion with a houseguest. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Palmetto Bay Vice-Mayor Has Accused Sex Offender As Houseguest

Palmetto Bay Vice Mayor John Dubois lives in a mansion on Biscayne Bay that Zillow estimates to be worth $3.5 million. For more than two months the Vice Mayor has shared his mansion with a houseguest.

06/02/2015

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MDPD To Release More Records On Race And Arrests

Faced with criticism that a squad of officers may have been unfairly targeting blacks and charging them with minor offenses, Miami-Dade Police Director JD Patterson pledged to gather and release information on the racial and ethnic breakdown of the people his officer’s arrest across the county.

CBS Miami–06/01/2015

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CBS4 Race Matters Series Prompts Town Hall Meeting

An unprecendented gathering of community leaders will take place tonight in South Miami-Dade to discuss ways to improve relations between police and the African-American community.

05/29/2015

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Race Matters: ACLU, NAACP, State Rep. React

Citing a recent CBS4 News investigation, the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP is asking the county commission to form a task force to improve the way citizens can file complaints against the Miami-Dade police officers.

05/18/2015

Some owners at Octagon Towers Residential Condominium have reportedly been renting out their condos – much to the dismay of permanent residents.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach Condominium Reportedly Being Used As A Hotel

Some owners at Octagon Towers Residential Condominium have reportedly been renting out their condos – much to the dismay of permanent residents.

05/09/2015

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Race Matters, Day 2: “It’s About Quality of Life”

“A Saturation Detail.” In police parlance it is a term used to describe an operation in a particular neighborhood where officers blanket the area.

CBS Miami–05/07/2015

Joaquin Badias said he couldn't live any longer with the flooring that covered the stairs of his house, along with the floor of his bedroom and den. (Source: CBS4)

Lumber Liquidators Halts Sales Of Chinese-Made Flooring

Lumber Liquidators is stopping the sale of all its Chinese laminate flooring, a week after disclosing that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the specialty retailer in an investigation over imported products.

05/07/2015

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Race Matters, Part 1: “Tired Of Them Abusing Their Authority”

On August 27th, a group of plain clothes Miami-Dade police officers pulled onto a dead-end street in South Dade and arrested three young black men after finding a single marijuana cigarette on the ground near where the trio was standing.

CBS Miami–05/06/2015