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State Leaders Look To Pass Mental Health Reform In 2016

As they reviewed legislative issues affecting children, lawmakers and state agency heads said this week they will push again in 2016 for two key bills that died in the abrupt end to this spring’s regular session.

05/14/2015

John Jonchuck  (Source: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

DCF Promises Changes After Death Of Child Thrown From Bridge

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is promising swift changes in how they respond to potential child abuse cases amid an investigation into the death of a 5-year old thrown from a Florida bridge.

01/13/2015

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Police: Man Under Mental Evaluation After Firing At Officers

SWAT teams took over a Fort Lauderdale neighborhood early Thursday morning after police say someone fired shots at uniformed officers.

10/23/2014

Missing Woman / Vivianne Zorrilla

Missing Woman Found In Apartment Barricades Herself

Coral Gables Police passed by the home of a missing woman only to find her inside her apartment on Saturday morning.

08/02/2014

One person was killed in a police involved shooting in Kendall.  (Source: CBS4)

Man Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Kendall

Miami-Dade Police say an officer was forced to shoot and kill a knife-wielding, 20-year-old man who was making threats to kill someone.

CBS Miami–03/04/2014

The Florida Highway Patrol said negotiators were brought in to talk with the man, identified as 59-year old Fredy Gutierrez from Sunrise, who had threatened to kill himself. (Source: CBS4)

Vet Who Threatened To Harm Himself On Turnpike Speaks About It

A military veteran who threatened to hurt himself brought traffic to a halt in I-595/Turnpike interchange Monday morning.

11/11/2013

Antwan Hope (Source: Thomas Bryant)

Families Disagree On Coral Springs Boy’s Death

Three days after 4 year old Antwan Hope Junior was found dead in his mother’s Coral Springs apartment, her family has issued a statement on her behalf.

CBS4–06/13/2013

miami dade police cruiser

West Miami Man Dies In Police Custody, Family Wants Answers

The family of a man who died hours after he was ‘tazed’ by police believes he may have also been beaten by the officers as they attempted to take him into custody.

CBS4–04/17/2012

Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff   (Source: City Of Miami)

Political Opponent Comments on Sarnoff Scuffle

Miami City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff is facing four political opponents in his fight for re-election.

CBS4–10/31/2011

Twenty-one-year-old Cedric Telasco was shot and killed by police after a 911 call was placed. (Source: CBS4)

Chilling 911 Call Released In Lauderhill Police-Involved Shooting

A 911 call is revealing new details about a deadly police shooting in Lauderhill.

CBS4–04/06/2011