(Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue) Capt. Brian Beckmann

No Apology From Miami-Dade Firefighter For Facebook Diatribe

A former Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue captain, demoted for a seemingly racist rant posted on his Facebook page, offered no apology Tuesday as he and the firefighters’ union appealed his punishment.


FBI Arrests

Alleged Criminal Claims Ties To Infamous 1990’s Murder

What started out as an arrest in an undercover drug sting could have a tie to one of the most infamous murders in South Florida in the 1990’s.

CBS Miami–02/01/2013

Absentee ballots (CBS4)

Determined Firefighter Taking On Illegal “Boleteras”

Eric Johnson is a 10-year veteran of the Hialeah Fire Department. His career has been focused on responding to life threatening emergencies. But recently, Johnson has been on a different mission: fighting absentee voter fraud.


George Navarro Jr. in bond court on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach Officer Arrested On Racketeering Charges Bonds Out Of Jail

A six year veteran of the Miami Beach Police Department appeared in bond court Thursday morning, charged with racketeering, fraud, and official misconduct.


Miami Beach police officer George Navarro Jr. was arrested Sept. 5, 2012 and charged with racketeering, fraud, and official misconduct.  (Source: Facebook)

Son Of Fmr. Miami Beach Police Captain Arrested On Racketeering Charges

The son of a prominent Miami Beach official has been arrested on several charges, including fraud and racketeering.


Steven Loleski (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Fort Lauderdale Firefighter Arrested On Extortion Charges

A Fort Lauderdale firefighter is facing serious charges after investigators say he used a taped conversation in an attempt to extort information about a criminal investigation.


Ulises Rodriguez  (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Ex-Firefighter Avoids Jail For “Sexting” Teen

A former Miami-Dade firefighter who had allegedly sent sexually explicit messages to a 17-year-old boy will not face any jail time and instead will enter into a 12-month program to avoid a criminal record.


(Source: CBS4) This firefighter was shot at during a robbery attempt, touching off a major manhunt in the Model Cities neighborhood

Miami Firefighter Robbed At Gunpoint

A Miami firefighter is okay after he was robbed at gunpoint while on the job.


(CBS4) 29 recruits graduate from the City of Miami Fire Rescue Training Center on Friday, June 17, 2011.

Graduation Day For 29 New Miami Firefighters

Graduation isn’t just for students in high school or college. Friday morning, nearly 30 new recruits graduated from the Miami Fire Rescue Training Center in Coconut Grove.


(Photo Credit: Hollywood Fire Dept.) Hollywood firefighter Derek Avilez broke his neck while skimboarding on Sept. 30, 2010.

Fundraiser Held For Firefighter Hurt Skimboarding

A fundraiser held Saturday for a Hollywood firefighter who broke his neck in a skimboard accident and remains hospitalized will help the family pay for mounting medical bills.