Afghanistan

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi looks down from his seat in a Marine combat vehicle during one of his combat tours in Afghanistan 2010-2012. (Family photo courtesy Jill Tahmooressi/MCT)

U.S. Marine From South Florida Shackled In Mexican Prison

A U.S. Marine who grew up in South Florida is shackled in a Mexican prison.

05/02/2014

Jose Padilla (Source: U.S. Justice Dept.)

July 1 Sentencing Date For Terror Plotter Jose Padilla

A sentencing date has been set for convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla.

CBS Miami–03/13/2014

Sky Diving

Quadruple Amputee Vet Flies High With The Golden Knights

A retired Army sergeant and a quadruple amputee got the experience of a lifetime, six thousand feet above land on Friday and not only is he Army strong, he also jumped Army strong.

02/28/2014

Jose Padilla (Source: U.S. Justice Dept.)

Judge To Begin Re-Sentencing Process Of Jose Padilla

A federal judge in Miami will begin the process of re-sentencing of convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla.

02/12/2014

The arms dealers next door. (Source: CBS4/David Packouz)

The Arms Dealer Next Door

More than 5 years ago, David Packouz and his former arms trading business partner became national news. The story of how the Miami Beach duo managed to bid and win a $300 million government arms contract led to Congressional hearings and convictions.

01/30/2014

(Courtesy: The Florida Keys News Bureau)

Wounded Veterans Find Therapy In Keys Bike Ride, Dolphin Encounter

Dozens of wounded military veterans got some therapy with the dolphins in the Florida Keys this week.

01/11/2014

Brianna Duey (Source: CBS4)

Daughter Misses Her Soldier Dad On Thanksgiving

Brianna Duey gave thanks Wednesday at her journalism class at Miami-Dade’s Felix Varela Senior High School. She was thankful for her family, and grateful to know that she has so much that others, sadly, don’t have to give thanks for on this Thanksgiving holiday – a stable home, the promise of a higher education, material benefits that can help her achieve her ambition of becoming a movie producer.

11/27/2013

(Source: CBS4)

40 Florida Army National Guard Soldiers Return Home

It was quite a homecoming for the Florida families of the Florida Army National Guard’s 856th Quartermaster Support Company.

CBS4–06/02/2013

FBI released this image of Boston Marathon bombing suspects. (Source: FBI)

Forensic Psychologist Labels Bombers “Self-Radicalizing Jihadists”

A nationally-known forensic psychologist says the two brothers suspected of planting bombs at the Boston Marathon fit a pattern of international terrorists but he is not sure if they were part of a larger group.

CBS4–04/19/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Broward School Bus Driver Fighting Suspension Over Phone Call From Marine Son

A South Florida woman waited 7 months to hear from her son serving in the Marines in Iraq. But when she took that phone call her employer — the Broward County School District — said she broke the rules.

CBS4–03/18/2013

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