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Davone Bess mugshot (Source: BSO)

Ex-Dolphin Davone Bess Arrested At Fort Lauderdale Airport

Former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Davone Bess was arrested for assaulting an officer/firefighter Friday morning.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

Jorge Ayala (Source: CBS4)

Judge Denies Evidentiary Hearing In “Cocaine Cowboys” Case

A chapter in South Florida’s cocaine-dominated history that came to defined the 80’s as the “Cocaine Cowboy” days played out in court Thursday.

08/22/2013

Jorge Ayala (Source: CBS4)

“Cocaine Cowboy” Hitman Seeks Sentence Reduction

A Miami-Dade judge will issue a ruling in two weeks as to whether to hold a hearing for a former hitman for the so-called “Cocaine Cowboys” who has requested parole.

CBS4–08/08/2013

Griselda Blanco, known as the Godmother of Cocaine. (Source: CBS4)

Griselda Blanco: Escaping The Electric Chair

She was one of the most ruthless drug traffickers in South Florida history, killing anyone who got in her way. Over the past few months CBS4 has been tracking the life of Griselda Blanco, also known as the Godmother of Cocaine.

CBS4–11/20/2012

This is a file photo of Griselda Blanco. She was released in 2004. (Source: Florida Dept. Of Corrections)

Miami’s “Godmother Of Cocaine” Gunned Down In Colombia

The woman known as “The Godmother of Cocaine” during Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” era of the 70s and 80s, has been murdered.

CBS4–09/04/2012

DEAUVILLE, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 01: U.S director Billy Corben poses at the photocall for Cocaine Cowboys during the 33rd Deauville American Film Festival, on September 01, 2007 in Deauville, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)

Filmmaker Billy Corben Is In Tweet Trouble With The Court

South Florida filmmaker Billy Corben’s love for social media may cause a man’s robbery conviction to be thrown out.

CBS4–04/23/2012

I-Team: Gun Smugglers Take Aim At Miami

A CBS4 I-Team investigation into your safety has discovered that South Florida is quickly becoming known for more than just sun, surf and sand.

For years, Miami and South Florida were known as the center of the drug smuggling trade into the United States. They were known as the days of the Cocaine Cowboys.

CBS4–10/04/2010

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