It was 15 years ago when the battle over Elian Gonzalez set off an international custody battle–and South Florida was smack in the middle of it.
Twenty years ago the first Las Olas Wine & Food Festival took place to benefit the American Lung Association. Since then it has grown from a small intimate gathering to one of the most anticipated wine and culinary events in South Florida. But the proceeds still benefit the American Lung Association in Florida. It is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. We focus on the unique connection between the festival and the ALA, as well as preview the upcoming event.
The mission of Broward Meals on Wheels is to provide essential services that promote independent living for seniors in our community. And they’ve been at it since 1985! B-M-O-W currently serves 10-thousand homebound seniors annually. Its volunteers deliver more than 1-point-5 million meals. But the work they do goes far beyond. We focus on that and how you can get involved.
Headquartered in Boca Raton, the “Gift of Life” Bone Marrow Foundation is a leading international bone marrow and blood stem cell registry. The nonprofit is committed to find life-saving matches for adults and children with leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood disorders. On average, making possible more than 100 life-saving transplants each year! But there are a lot of misconceptions about bone marrow and the need for it. We focus on that and the work done by Gift of Life.
New details are revealed in the CBS4 News investigation of firefighters and cancer. CBS4 News exclusively obtained a report recently that could shed light on concerns over the danger of chemical exposure. Our chief investigator Michele Gillen continues our special report, “The Silent Killer”. We focus on that, and a viral campaign called “Save Our Firefighters”, started by firefighters’ wives in light of the cancer deaths and our investigation.
A handful of Republicans didn’t wait for a two-day GOP Leadership Summit to begin to seek traction in New Hampshire.
Cuba is being removed from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, prompting backlash from a South Florida Republican and presidential candidate.
Wearing a device that tracks your fitness is nothing new, but there are some in development that go beyond tracking movement, being designed with biosensors which some believe could lead to better health overall.
A firefighter from Indian River County is back to work and feeling like a new man after an operation in South Florida. The procedure solved a medical mystery that lasted six years.
Hundreds of drivers from Florida to California are shocked to find that the floors of their cars are rotting beneath their feet. It’s a hidden safety concern that all car owners need to know about.