An overhead view shows the Complexo do Alemao group of favelas in the north zone of Rio de Janeiro on June 28, 2014, before the Round of 16 football match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.  (Source: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Unfinished Overpass In World Cup Plan Collapses, Kills Two

An overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in this World Cup host city, killing at least two people and trapping a commuter bus, two construction trucks and a car in an embarrassment for a country that has been basking in praise for what has mostly been a smoothly running soccer tournament.



Pompano Beach Residents Should Be Prepared For Emergency Call

Pompano Beach residents and business owners will receive a phone call from city officials about an emergency disaster.


(Source: NOAA) Hurricane Andrew on Radar

No Named Storms Near S. Fla. For 21st Anniversary Of Andrew

Hurricane Andrew forever changed the landscape and lives in South Florida 21 years ago, Saturday.

CBS Miami–08/24/2013

(Source: NOAA)

South Florida Guide To Hurricane Terms

When tropical weather starts to threaten, weather forecasts are filled with new terms and ideas that can be confusing especially to people new to South Florida and tropical weather. These terms should help de-mystify hurricane season, and help you to feel a bit more confident as we face the season of storms.

CBS Miami–04/30/2013

The crew of Space Shuttle Columbia's mission STS-107 take a break from their training regime to pose for the traditional crew portrait. Seated in front are astronauts Rick D. Husband (L), mission commander; Kalpana Chawla, mission specialist; and William C. McCool, pilot. Standing are (L to R) astronauts David M. Brown, Laurel B. Clark, and Michael P. Anderson, all mission specialists; and Ilan Ramon, payload specialist representing the Israeli Space Agency. The Space Shuttle Columbia broke up over Texas during re-entry on February 1, 2003. (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

NASA To Mark 10th Anniversary Of Columbia Disaster

It’s been a decade since seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Columbia died in a fiery disaster over the state of Texas. NASA will honor those seven astronauts Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the disaster.

CBS Miami–02/01/2013

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Sandy Leaves Path Of Devastation

Superstorm Sandy has left a massive path of destruction across several states, including hard hit New Jersey.


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Florida Crews Sent North To Assist Hurricane Sandy Victims

As the gusty winds and harsh rains of Hurricane Sandy pound the northeastern United States; Florida rescue crews have made their way to the area to lend a helping hand to those who will be affected by Hurricane Sandy.

CBS Miami–10/29/2012

Wind and rain during Tropical Storm Isaac in Marathon on Sunday, August 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Obama Declares 11 Fla. Counties Disaster Areas

President Obama has declared 11 Florida counties a disaster area for damage sustained during Tropical Storm Isaac including Monroe County in South Florida.


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Red Cross: “We’re Ready To Help”

The Red Cross said it is ready to aid Florida residents affected by Isaac.

CBS Miami–08/25/2012

(Photo Credit: CBS4)  A Sunrise home suffered severe damage due to a tornado on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011.

SBA Loans Offered For South Fla. Tornado Victims

There is some good news for South Florida residents whose homes were destroyed or damaged by a recent tornado that a left a trail of destruction in Sunrise and Plantation.