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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

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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