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Foaming Fire Trucks Now In Use At MIA

New vehicles were just added to the fleet at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Airport Division.

02/20/2014

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Approval Expected For $110M Water Park In Ft. Lauderdale

A $110 million waterpark in Ft. Lauderdale, the likes of which have never been seen before, may finally get off the drawing board and be built.

12/03/2013

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Pembroke Pines Man Dies In France Plane Crash

A Pembroke Pines family is grieving after losing their son in a plane crash in France.

CBS Miami–07/14/2012

(CBS4) Small plane crash lands in shallow water off U.S. 1 near Florida City.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In S. Dade

A small plane made an emergency landing south of Florida City Friday morning. Initial reports said the plane came down in shallow water near MM 119 on US1, and that those aboard are unhurt.

CBS4–03/09/2012

I-Team: Aviation Insecurity – Security Theater

In the days following the 9-11 attacks leaders in Washington rushed to build a security system to give Americans confidence to fly again.

With record number of travelers now flying one could argue that the creation of the Transportation Security Administration –or TSA–was a success.

But critics, from those who work at TSA to those who helped create it, say the agency has become a bloated, out of control bureaucracy where problems are ignored or swept under the rug and where security vulnerabilities are as bad or worse than prior to 9-11.

CBS4–10/10/2010

I-Team: Close Calls On The Rise

An alarming number of airplanes are getting too close and some federal officials want to know why. The CBS4 I-Team first warned you about close calls in our skies back in 2007. After the I-Team’s first report aired the problem appeared to improve as safety officials moved to address the issue and make improvements to the nation’s aviation safety system.

But now, as I-Team investigator Stephen Stock discovered, a growing number of close calls recently has gotten federal officials’ attention. Experts worry that unless something is done to reduce these mid-air close calls disaster could result.

CBS4–07/26/2010

I-Team: Air Travel’s Dirty Little Secret

A CBS4 I-Team investigation into your safety exposed a dirty secret about airline travel. You may think when you drop off your luggage and it goes through security, it’s secure. I-Team investigator Stephen Stock uncovered just how wrong you’d be.

CBS4–04/29/2009

Dangerous Airport Close Calls Rise

There’s a growing crisis in the nation’s airports, but it has nothing to do with security. Instead, it’s your safety in the sky that’s at stake. The CBS4 I-Team spent the past four months digging through records many people don’t know exist and found there have been more close calls at local airports than passengers know.

CBS4–02/26/2008