CBS4 Investigates

Dr. Vincent DeGennaro, Chief of Staff, Miami VA (Source: CBS4)

Miami VA Chief Defiant, Vows To Stay On

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.

06/16/2014

Facing South Florida: The V-A Scandal

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.

CBS4–06/02/2014

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New Allegation Of Patient Deaths At Miami VA

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.

CBS Miami–05/22/2014

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CBS4 Investigates: Inmate Death Raising Questions

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.”

05/22/2014

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Miami VA Whistleblower Exposes Drug Dealing, Theft, Abuse

When asked why he would risk his job and speak publicly, Detective Thomas Fiore considered the question carefully before answering.

05/20/2014

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

Focus on South Florida: Firefighters & Cancer

It’s shocking, heartbreaking and inspirational. Firefighters, and their fight against a silent killer. After a months-long CBS4 News investigation the time is now to make public some very private battles, all in the hope of saving lives.

My TV 33–05/19/2014

Smart Meter (Source: CBS4)

Fighting The Switch? The Smart Meter Controversy

Susan Blake said it started with a bang, Florida Power and Light employees were outside her house shoving a crowbar into her power meter.

05/02/2014

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CBS4 Investigates: Shortcut To Citizenship

We all know that tourism is the lifeblood of South Florida. But tonight, CBS4 Investigates… and we’ve uncovered a new kind of tourism that is promoting a shortcut to getting American Citizenship. It’s called Birth Tourism: women coming to the U.S. specifically to give birth. It’s all perfectly legal. And as we discovered… the Russians have turned it into a booming business right in our backyard.

CBS4–04/30/2014

Silent Killer among firefighters. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates Silent Killer Putting Lives Of Firefighters In Danger

Now on the frontline of a different life-or-death battle, Miami-Dade firefighters share their nightmare with CBS4 News Michele Gillen of cancer diagnosis which seems to haunt firehouse after firehouse.

04/29/2014

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