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?”
On August 27th at approximately 8:30 pm, four plain clothes Miami Dade Police officers pulled onto a dead end street in South Dade and arrested three young black men. The scene was captured on video camera.
The free ride is about to end on the 836. More than a dozen Sunpass toll points have been installed up and down the expressway. It means anyone driving on the 836 is going to pay, and for some they’ll be paying double. This CBS4 investigation looks into the tolls, who will be impacted and where all that money, nearly a billion dollars is going.
For the past few months CBS4 has been working with Hack Miami to reveal a side of hacking rarely seen. They showed us for less than $200 how they could hack practically any phone or laptop.
Minutes before he died on September 16, Roy Blanco’s last words were, “What did I do?”