New details are revealed in the CBS4 News investigation of firefighters and cancer. CBS4 News exclusively obtained a report recently that could shed light on concerns over the danger of chemical exposure. Our chief investigator Michele Gillen continues our special report, “The Silent Killer”. We focus on that, and a viral campaign called “Save Our Firefighters”, started by firefighters’ wives in light of the cancer deaths and our investigation.
Three of the four Coconut Creek police officers now under investigation for repeatedly Tasering an unarmed man who subsequently died in police custody, should not have been carrying Tasers on the day of the incident, according to documents obtained by CBS4 News.
It’s the YouTube video that’s gone viral. In the video, a driver gets through a DUI checkpoint without lowering his window or even saying a word. The video, recorded in Florida on January 1st, has been viewed more than two million times. More videos are now surfacing claiming the tactics used are helping people beat DUI checkpoints.
Wednesday marked day five without power for Jemeena Grimes and her family.
CBS4 Chief Investigator Michele Gillen investigates housing horrors. These are apartments that appear to be in such deplorable condition, you might wonder who could live there. But for many families, who rent these apartments for an average of 600 dollars a month, it’s their only option. We focus on their struggle, as Michele digs deep to reveal a call for help.
A group of paying tenants in South Florida, living in what can be described as deplorable conditions, are asking for help. Meantime, the City of Miami Mayor spoke out about the situation.
On December 5th, a Miami-Dade transit bus driver was run over and killed by her own bus. Our CBS4 News investigation revealed that county officials have known for years that they have a problem with so-called “Runaway Buses”. While investigator Jim Defede was looking into Laquita Alvin’s death, he learned the county failed to maintain the very warning device that would have saved her life, and they continue to send out buses without that device. Jim uncovers how Miami-Dade’s aging bus fleet could also be putting the public at risk, which leads Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez to launch an investigation into what’s being called “bus safety issues”. And, the chairman of the county commission’s transportation committee said he would initiate his own review of the transit department.
Food trucks are a fun and popular way to dine out but how do you know what you are getting? When you see what CBS4 discovered, you may lose your appetite.
As you head to the airport to pick up loved ones or travel yourself you may notice something called TSA Pre-check lines.
Every day across the nation seniors over 60 are fed a free meal funded by the government at designated senior citizen centers.
For many who live in poverty or on fixed incomes, it is the only hot meal they will eat all day.
But as CBS4 Investigates discovered, some centers are expecting their seniors to give them money for their free lunch.
They call it a donation. But as CBS4’s Eliott Rodriguez asks, is it “Donation By Intimidation?”