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Officer watching pedestrian entrance. (Source: CBP Photography)

MIA Asking For More Customs & Border Protection Agents

While international passenger traffic has exploded at Miami International Airport, staffing for U.S. Customs and Border Protection at MIA has not kept up. That’s the focus of a meeting Monday between county and federal officials.

CBS Miami–03/24/2014

Surveillance video of a bank robbery in Hollywood on 10/10/13. (Source: FBI)

Robber Hits Hollywood Bank

The FBI is asking for the public’s help identifying the person who robbed a Hollywood bank Thursday morning.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: miamilakes-fl.gov)

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Vows Vindication

The suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi said he is innocent and said he would vindicate himself in federal court and become mayor again.

08/10/2013

Officials at MIA keep tabs on so-called "ramp rats". (CBS4)

Special Sweep At MIA Targets Suspected “Ramp Rats”

Miami International Airport has come a long way since the famous “Ramp Rats” arrests in 1999 of dozens of airport workers who were accused of moving drugs and other contraband on international flights.

06/19/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Pre-Dawn Round-Up Lands Firepower And Felons

Federal agents fanned out across Miami Gardens Wednesday morning to arrest 97 people for guns and drug trafficking.

CBS Miami–05/29/2013

A man wanted in New York for two murders killed himself as U.S. Marshals in Miami moved in. (CBS4)

NY Double Homicide Suspect Kills Self In Miami As Federal Agents Close In

A man wanted by New York authorities in connection to the murder of his ex-girlfriend and her lover took his own life in northwest Miami-Dade.

CBS4–10/17/2012

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actor Michael Douglas arrives at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Something Extra: Gekko Goes Fed?

“I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV” is one of the most famous lines ever from a television commercial. Now, we have a public service announcement that should begin with “I’m not an inside trader, but I play one on film.”

CBS4–02/27/2012

Opa-Locka Police Captain Arthur Balom was arrested in 2011.  (Source: CBS4)

Opa-Locka Cop Among 6 Arrested For Drug Trafficking

CBS4 has learned that federal agents have taken as many as six people, including an Opa-Locka Police officer into custody for their alleged involvement in drug trafficking and that the police officer may have had a role in deadly Brinks truck robbery.

CBS4–11/17/2011

(Source: AP)

Ex-Bolivian Anti-Drug Chief Guilty In Cocaine Case

A former top Bolivian counternarcotics official and a co-conspirator pleaded guilty Thursday to federal cocaine trafficking charges, promising to help U.S. drug investigators in hopes of shaving years off their prison sentences.

06/23/2011

(Source: CBS4)

Broward Deputies Shoot, Kill Armed Suspect

An armed suspect was shot and killed Tuesday night in Tamarac after he pulled a weapon on law enforcement officers in Broward County.

CBS4–03/16/2011

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