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Fugitive In Florida Trooper Crash Caught A Decade Later

Authorities captured a fugitive 10 years after he was involved in a crash that severely injured a Florida State Trooper.

06/03/2014

May 10, 2014: The Coast Guard confiscated $20 million in cocaine from a boat near the Dominican Republic. (Source: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney)

Coast Guard Confiscates $20 Million In Cocaine

Coast Guard officials took down suspected smugglers and landed more than 1,300 pounds of cocaine which is worth at least $20 million.

05/10/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

Sketch of Ralph Mata in court on April 9, 2014. (Courtesy: Shirley Henderson)

Bond Granted For Police Lt. Held On Narcotics Charges

Bond has been set for a Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant accused of conspiring to distribute cocaine.

CBS Miami–04/14/2014

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MDPD Lieutenant Arrested On Federal Narcotics Charges

Law enforcement officials arrested an internal affairs officer with the Miami-Dade Police Department in Miami Gardens Tuesday morning, according to the Department of Justice.

04/08/2014

Migrants rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard. (Source: USCG)

USCG: More Than 200 Migrants Rescued In One Week

It has been a busy week for the U.S. Coast Guard battling illegal migration as more than 200 people were rescued and repatriated.

CBS Miami–03/31/2014

A Haitian migrant boat capsized on 11/26/13 killing at least 10 people off the coast of the Bahamas. (Source: U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Warns Haitians Against Dangerous Sea Voyages

Don’t risk your lives trying to escape Haiti. That’s the message from the U.S. Coast Guard which is urging Haitians not to attempt risky sea voyages to escape their Caribbean homeland.

CBS Miami–12/12/2013

Charles Cleveland, Belen Faculty Member (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Students on a Mission

Dozens of students from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School are back from what some might regard as an unusual summer vacation. They spent 10 days in the Dominican Republic building a bridge and establishing a makeshift clinic in a remote village.

My TV 33–07/29/2013

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Flights Canceled Due To Storm Expected To Resume By Thursday

Tropical Storm Chantal is now a tropical wave, but it left much of the Caribbean drenched, Wednesday, leading to flights being canceled for people heading to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

CBS Miami–07/10/2013

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Dental Pros Treat Dental Dungeon Victim’s Teeth Trauma

Dr. David DePorter and his dental professionals were shocked by the work an unlicensed dentist in Little Havana performed on a young girl earlier this year.

CBS Miami–09/22/2012

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