November Unemployment Ticks Down Nationally

The U.S. economy continued to show signs of life in November even as the nation edged ever closer to the fiscal cliff/austerity crisis.

CBS Miami–12/07/2012

Hialeah Fire Department

Hialeah Lays Off 17 Firefighters

Seventeen members of the Hialeah Fire Department were laid off Thursday, a move expected to save the city about $2.5 million.


I-Team: Police Overtime Amounts To Millions

A budget crisis in Broward County has top officials pushing Sheriff Al Lamberti to cut $50 million from his budget.

Broward County’s Sheriff’s Office spent almost that much in overtime last year, nearly $30 million.

And the CBS4 I-Team discovered that Broward County’s neighbor, Miami-Dade Police Department spent more than twice what Broward County’s Sheriff spent in overtime.