Audrey Edmonson

This photo of Georgia Ayers was taken in October 27, 2011  outside the oldest Baptist church in the city of Miami which was used for her Alternative Program to help people stay away from a life of crime. (Photo Credit: CHARLES TRAINOR JR MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Georgia Ayers, Activist & Founder Of Alternative Program, Dies At 86

Georgia Ayers, a well-known activist in Miami’s African-American community has passed away.

CBS Miami–02/17/2015

Levine Cava (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commission Takes Tilt To Left, Names First-Ever Haitian-American Chair

Daniella Levine Cava formally joined the Miami-Dade County Commission Monday after defeating incumbent Linda Bell in the August primary.

11/24/2014

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Miami-Dade Commission Passed New Pool Safety Regulations

Miami-Dade commissioners are expected to give final approval Tuesday to pool safety regulations that could save lives.

10/07/2014

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Miami-Dade Commission Set To Pass New Pool Safety Regulations

Miami-Dade commissioners are expected to give final approval Tuesday to pool safety regulations that could save lives.

10/06/2014

Last Chance Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Boot Camp Graduation Marks Reinstatement

Months of uncertainty plagued Florida’s only rehabilitation boot camp. The impression was the camp would close because the city wanted to cut its $4 million budget to save cash.

10/01/2014

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Exclusive: Broward Moves for Better Pool Safety Laws

Broward County joined Miami-Dade on Wednesday in an effort to mandate new pools carry low voltage power.

09/17/2014

Last Chance Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Boot Camp Program Saved, Funding Restored

For months the Miami Dade County boot camp has faced an uncertain future as Mayor Carlos Gimenez recommended its closure as a way of saving money. But late Monday, Gimenez sent a memo to county commissioners saying he was restoring the boot camp’s $3.5 million budget.

09/16/2014

(Photo Courtesy of Doug Hanks/Miami Herald)

Miami-Dade Passes Preliminary Vote On Transgender Protection

A transgender protection ordinance won a preliminary vote on Tuesday in Miami-Dade.

09/16/2014

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Miami-Dade Development Committee Passes Pool Safety Ordinance

A Miami-Dade County Committee will review a law Thursday being proposed to mandate all new pools must have low voltage lights.

08/28/2014

Miami-Dade Commissioner Audrey Edmonson and Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado urge the community to leave their guns at home on the night of July 4th.  (Source: CBS4)

No Celebratory Gunfire This Fourth of July

Fourth of July is all about barbecues, picnics, family time and of course fireworks. It is not the time, however, to bring out a gun and fire it in the air to celebrate.

07/03/2014

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