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Don’t Panic: Terrorism Drill At MIA Saturday

Bus and rail passengers beware: a terrorism drill is planned for Saturday at The Miami Intermodal Center at Miami International Airport.

11/07/2013

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Thousands To Run In Ft. Lauderdale “Tunnel To Towers” Event

Thousands of South Florida runners will lace up their running shoes in September to benefit military personnel who were catastrophically injured in Iraq and Afghanistan in the annual Tunnel to Towers 5K run in Ft. Lauderdale.

CBS Miami–08/23/2013

Governor Rick Scott shakes the hands of SWAT team members who were the first responders at the Hialeah massacre. (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Meets Hialeah Massacre First Responders

Florida Governor Rick Scott took time Wednesday morning to meet with the first responders who put their lives on the line during the Hialeah massacre.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

Up to 100 people plunged into Biscayne Bay after an outdoor deck collapsed at Shuckers Bar & Grill in North Bay Village. (Source: Lt. Iggy Carroll/Miami Fire Rescue)

Chaos Documented In Radio Transmissions After Shuckers Deck Collapse

The first rescue units were arriving on the scene of the Shuckers Bar & Grill deck collapse just before 10 p.m. Thursday night.

CBS4–06/14/2013

A police officer keeps watch as people wait on line to purchase gasoline on East Houston Street in Lower Manhattan following Superstorm Sandy on November 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Fla. Officers Head To NJ In Sandy’s Aftermath

Florida law enforcement officers are in New Jersey to help in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

CBS4–11/05/2012

(Soujrce: CBS4 Viewer) Runners begin thr 5K Tunnel to Towere run in Ft. Lauderdale

Thousands Run In Ft. Lauderdale “Tunnel To Towers” Event

Thousands of runners gathered to support the victims of 9|11 in the first annual Tunnel to Towers 5K run Saturday morning in Ft. Lauderdale. The run is patterned on an event in New York that has grown to include 20 thousand runners.

CBS4–09/10/2011

South Florida law enforcement is testing out the Unity radio.  (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Testing Out New Emergency Radio System

In cases of emergencies, like when hurricanes hit South Florida, communication between police, fire rescue personnel and other first responders is crucial.

CBS4–07/21/2011

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