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Health Official Answers Locals’ Questions On Ebola

There are many concerns and lots of questions regarding the deadly Ebola virus.

10/02/2014

A child got his finger stuck in a pipe, according to Fort Lauderdale Firefighters.  (Photo source: FLFD)

Firefighters Free Child’s Finger Stuck In Metal Pipe

A child is recovering Thursday after firefighters said he got his finger stuck in a small hole in a metal pipe.

08/21/2014

August 15, 2014:  A postal worker was injured during a nearby lightning strike.  (Source: FLFR)

Postal Service Worker Burned During Lighting Strike

Lightning struck a near a U.S. postal service worker’s truck and sent a charge of electricity through it Friday.

08/15/2014

Car into canal in Ft. Lauderdale (Source: CBS4)

Car Drives Into Canal In Ft. Lauderdale

Bystanders had to pull two women out of the water Friday morning when their car ended up in a canal.

08/01/2014

(Courtesy: Fort Lauderdale Fire Department)

Woman Trapped In Car After I-95 Crash

A multiple-car crash trapped a woman inside her car on I-95 in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday.

07/02/2014

Birth Tourism Shortcut To Citizenship

CBS4 Investigates: Is Medicaid Fraud Part Of A Shortcut To Citizenship?

Florida’s senior senator is calling for a federal investigation, after our story on the birth tourism businesses that are springing up between Miami and Moscow. The agencies cater to wealthy and middle class women from former Soviet Bloc countries who want to give birth to an instant American citizen. But it’s the potential for Medicaid fraud that CBS4 investigates has uncovered, that is prompting the most outrage, reports CBS4 Anchor Rick Folbaum.

CBS Miami–05/20/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Bosnian Woman To Get Operated In S.Fla. By Doctor From Bosnia

A Bosnian woman whose face was disfigured in her country’s civil war is in South Florida for what she hopes will be life-altering surgery.

12/16/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Rescue Crews Head Home After Helping Sandy Victims

South Florida rescue crews who were sent out two weeks ago to assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York have started to return.

CBS4–11/25/2012

Vinson Rattray  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

No Bond For Kidnapping Suspect In Broward

A South Florida man accused of kidnapping a woman at gunpoint from a Deerfield Beach medical clinic, and then holding her for seven hours before surrendering himself to a Coral Springs SWAT team, will remain behind bars.

CBS4–11/13/2012

Workers are sent to different places in New York to help those affected by Sandy. (Source: CBS4)

Medical Help From South Florida Heading To New York

More help is on the way from South Florida to areas of New York impacted by Sandy. More than 40 doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists and medical responders will board flights Monday bound for JFK Airport in Queens, New York.

CBS4–11/12/2012

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