James Avery Of 'Fresh Prince' Fame Dead At 68 James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law at home and on the job as the Honorable Philip Banks in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died.
A Night Inside Ryder Trauma CenterA little before midnight on a recent Friday, paramedics from the City of Miami brought in a man who had been found passed out in a Dumpster. Whether the man crawled into the Dumpster on his own or was tossed inside by others wasn’t clear.
Fla. Infant Mortality Rate Drops To Record LowFlorida’s infants are surviving life-threatening diseases at its highest rate on record.
Miami-Dade Commission To Require Shopping Center BarricadesMiami-Dade county has been called the place where any problem can be solved by the jerk of a knee, and Tuesday, Miami-Dade commissioners found a new twitch. In 10 days, the county plans to require shopping centers to put barricades between cars and shoppers to prevent out-of-control drivers from driving into storefronts.
Tropical Storm Debby Blamed For Near Record TornadoesIf you think South Florida was spared for the most part by Tropical Storm Debby, think again. The National Weather Service says the drenching tropical system produced 10 tornadoes over the southern part of Florida, tying a record set almost half a century ago.
Traffic Fatalities At Three-Decade Low In Florida Preliminary figures released Wednesday from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles show crash fatalities fall for the sixth year straight.
Social Innovations, Inventions Save LivesThe power of social innovation is most impressive when people come up with ways to make the simplest things so much easier for those around the world who have nothing. CBS4's Jorge Estevez. reports on devices that you would never think could actually save lives.
Gov. Scott Wants To Kill 'Pill Mill' DatabaseSouth Florida is known as the “pill mill” capital yet Gov. Rick Scott wants to repeal the state's yet-to-be-implemented prescription drug tracking law that's designed to crack down on "pill mills".
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning To Blame For Teen DeathsA room at a Hialeah motel revealed a tragedy Monday afternoon, after five men were discovered dead inside.
Drop-Side Cribs BannedBy a unanimous vote Wednesday in Washington, the CPSC enacted the toughest rules ever to ban so-called drop side cribs and make sure new models are a lot safer than the older ones.
Manatee Deaths Up In 2010South Florida waterways are dotted with signs warning people to slow down for manatees, but even increased awareness of the gentle giants in the water has not bene enough to stop the killing.
Cold Blast In Early 2010 Took Toll On ManateesThe cold weather earlier this year led to a record high number of manatee deaths in 2010.