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Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor’s Office Responds To Retired Fireboat Captain’s Threat To Recall

Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s spokesperson is responding Tuesday, a day after retired Miami-Dade Firefighter Jack Garcia who lost his son in a Fourth of July boating accident, told CBS4 News that he wants to start a petition to recall Gimenez.

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July 28, 2014: Jack Garcia (Source: CBS4)

Retired Fireboat Captain & Mourning Father Wants Mayor Recalled

Less than a month after his son died in a Fourth of July boating accident, a retired Miami-Dade firefighter is taking on County Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

16 hours ago

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Miami Fire Chief: Agencies Will Analyze Rescue Efforts Of July 4th Boating Accident Victims

Nearly a week after the July Fourth tragedy on Biscayne Bay in which four people died and a dozen others were injured, Miami Fire Chief Maurice Kemp says the various local fire departments, police departments and state and federal agencies that responded to the tragedy will analyze their efforts.

07/10/2014

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Glow Sticks Illuminate Native American Village In Miami

The glow of tiny lights could be seen Monday night at the remnants of a prehistoric Native American village.

06/23/2014

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Federal Bill Contains $1 Billion For Everglades Restoration

A bipartisan federal resources bill includes $1 billion for Everglades restoration projects. Congress is likely to pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act next week.

05/14/2014

A view of downtown Miami as seen from Miami Beach. (Source: Rhiannon Ally/CBS4)

Miami Turning To Tech & Moving Beyond Beaches

South Florida is looking to gain fame for more than its beaches, cruise ships and cafecitos.

05/05/2014

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Best Rafting And Tubing Near South Florida

Tubing and rafting are usually most popular in areas with large rivers; however, there are quality opportunities in and around the area to have a fun time on a water raft or tube. The options are not only plentiful, they’re also diverse.

03/27/2014

Michel Escoto is accused of killing his newlywed bride to collect insurance money.  (Source: CBS4)

Newlywed Murder Trial Continues, “The Other Woman” Cross-Examined

The trial of a man accused of murdering his bride, just four days after they got married, in order to collect a million-dollar life insurance policy continued on Wednesday.

03/26/2014

On Thursday June 13, the deck collapsed during the NBA Finals, sending dozens of people into the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay. (Source:  Miami Fire Rescue)

Shuckers Bar and Grill Rebuilding Months After Deck Collapse

Seven months after the Shuckers Bar and Grill deck collapsed into Biscayne Bay, injuring dozens, an effort to rebuild by the owners is being delayed by and insurance company.

01/19/2014

FWC Officers show illegal lobsters confiscated from poachers in Biscayne Bay. (Source: FWC)

FWC Busts Lobster Poachers In Biscayne Bay

Two South Florida fishermen were caught red-handed poaching lobster early Wednesday morning, according to officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

CBS Miami–01/15/2014

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