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Doctor: Poppo’s Homelessness Helped Him Cope With Injuries

The voice sounded remarkably calm and steady describing the horrific attack by the so-called Causeway Cannibal Rudy Eugene.

CBS4–08/09/2012

(Source: Handout-Jackson Memorial Hospital) Hospital officials escort cannibal victim Ronald Poppo, showing for the first time the extent of the injuries the homeless man received at the hands of Rudy Eugene. Note: photo slightly blurred.

Exclusive: For The First Time, Cannibal Victim Speaks

Two months after he was viciously attacked on the MacArthur Causeway by the so-called Miami Zombie, Ronald Poppo succinctly summed up the events that captured the country’s attention.

CBS Miami–08/08/2012

Tomas Lopez (CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Hero Lifeguard

CBS4’s Jim DeFede spoke with former Hallandale Beach lifeguard, Tomas Lopez.

CBS4–07/08/2012

Joel Perwin (CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Supreme Court Rulings

Robert Macaulay and Joel Perwin, two local Harvard educated attorneys sat down with CBS4’s Jim DeFede to discuss this weeks Supreme Court decisions including Health Care and Immigration.

CBS Miami–07/01/2012

Donna Shalala (CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Donna Shalala

University of Miami President and former Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala sat down with CBS4’s Jim DeFede to discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling on healthcare.

CBS4–07/01/2012

John Gillies

Facing South Florida: John Gillies

The special agent in charge of the FBI’s Miami division is retiring at the end of the month. John Gillies has seen almost every type of crime here in South Florida. He talked with us about his experiences in South Florida.

CBS4–06/27/2012

Manuel Roig-Franzia

Facing South Florida: Manuel Roig-Franzia

Manuel Roig-Franzia of The Washington Post wrote an unauthorized biography of Senator Marco Rubio. The timing is impeccable, considering Rubio’s own memoir “American Son” just came out. Manuel spoke with us about the book.

CBS4–06/27/2012

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will headline a New Hampshire Democratic Party fundraiser on Saturday. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Debbie Wasserman Schultz

The DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz joined us to chat about President Obama, immigration, healthcare reform and voter purging.

CBS4–06/27/2012

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Gang Violence Growing In North Miami-Dade

Gang Violence is growing in Miami-Dade, especially in the northern part of he county, raising concern over the growing number os senseless shootings.

04/01/2012

Miami Marlins Stadium Construction

Homeless Bills Targeting Pro Sports Teams Make Legislative Rounds

A pair of bills making their way through the Florida legislature could have local homeless sleeping on the 50-yard-line of Sun Life Stadium or up in the rafter of the AmericanAirlines Arena.

CBS4–01/24/2012

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