Down Syndrome

January 2, 2014: Rion Holcombe shows his excitement before attending the Orange Bowl. Holcombe has Down Syndrome and was shown in a YouTube video that went viral as he learned he would be a college student at Clemson.  (Source: CBS4)

YouTube Sensation Lands Trip To Orange Bowl

A young man with Down Syndrome, who became a viral video sensation, is in South Florida for the Orange Bowl. He doesn’t start classes until next fall, but Rion Holcombe, 20, is already the Clemson Tigers’ biggest fan.



Maternity Test Can Reveal More About Unborns

A new maternity screening test allows expectant mothers to learn more about their unborn babies earlier, but some fear it may cause more women to terminate pregnancies when babies are shown to have disabilities.

CBS Miami–07/14/2013

Garrett Holeve (Source: CBS4)

Local MMA Fight Pushes Past Perceived Limits

A local amateur mixed-martial-arts fighter is proving that perceived limitations are only in the mind.


Gilberto Powell, shown, and his family have hired attorney Philip Gold after they say Powell was excessively batterd by police. (Source: Philip Gold)

Family Hires Attorney After Police Scuffle With Special Needs Man

Family members of a special needs man who was allegedly battered while in Miami-Dade police custody have hired an attorney in what they say is an “unjustified” case.