A Monroe County Grand Jury ruled Wednesday that a group of Key West police officers did nothing wrong during a Thanksgiving Day encounter which left a retired auto worker dead.
The images out of Ferguson, Missouri were alarming as officers resembling soldiers were going head-to-head with protesters. CBS4 has learned the military gear being used by police in Ferguson is being used by police in South Florida.
CBS4 looks into how customers are being deceived into extended contracts through an alarm scam.
Lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal to start fixing the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs. The deal to improve veterans’ health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill’s chief supporters said Monday.
The CBS4 Investigative Unit has uncovered a scam going around South Florida involving alarm company salesmen—they are flat out lying to you to get your business.
Following a CBS4 investigation into pool safety, Miami-Dade County may now pass a law to help prevent electrocution in pools.
The embattled chief of staff for the Miami VA said he has no intention of resigning, despite calls for him to step down following revelations that in 2009 he agreed never to practice medicine again in the state of New York and was sanctioned by the state of Florida for allegedly failing to provide the proper care to one of his patients who died a painful and gruesome death.
Jim devotes the entire half hour to the big national news headline of the week — the scandal within the Dep’t of Veteran Affairs, which led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. The scandal surrounding veterans’ health care issues mirrors the problems CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede uncovered here in South Florida. Jim and his guest, Congressman Joe Garcia, talk about that and how to fix the problem.
In February, a cardiovascular surgeon at the Miami VA hospital complained to one of his superiors that “patients had died” because a piece of equipment that might have saved their lives was left in a Broward warehouse, according to an email obtained by CBS4 News.
If you ask mental health counselor George Mallinckrodt about prison inmates suffering from mental illness he will quickly share this message, “They shouldn’t be taunted, tormented, beaten and killed.”