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Florida International University Police Chief Alex Casas reportedly choked a teen and it was caught on tape. (Source: Matthew Carillo)

Exclusive: Witness To Physical Confrontation Involving Police Chief Speaks Out

A witness is now speaking out about the allegation a teenager is making against Florida International University’s Police Chief.

05/13/2015

A butterfly is seen near the space shuttle Discovery at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Source: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: So. Florida Butterflies Unintended Victims Of Mosquito Control

Spraying insecticides may help control pesky mosquitoes, but South Florida’s butterflies may have become an unintended victim, according to a five-year study.

05/13/2015

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Drones & Dogs Deployed To Save Florida’s Avocado Supply

It’s Cinco de Mayo, South Florida, meaning many take pleasure in eating some guacamole. But here in Florida there is a disease that is threatening the state’s $64 million avocado industry–and researchers are using heat-sensing drones and dogs to try to save the crop.

05/05/2015

Eyes on the Rise web app (Source: http://eyesontherise.org/app/)

FIU’s Web App Helps Residents Visualize Possible Impact Of Rising Sea Levels

Ever wondered whether your dwelling will be affected by rising sea levels? Florida International University developed a web app to help residents visualize the possible impact of rising seas on South Florida neighborhoods.

04/27/2015

On Friday, Florida International University’s International Hurricane Research Center showcased upgrades to its Wall of Wind, which can simulate a category five hurricane with wind-driven rain. (Source: FIU)

FIU Students Receive Notification Of Sexual Assault

Students returning a holiday weekend to the main campus of Florida International University were anxious to learn Monday what prompted an incident notification.

04/06/2015

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row as seen by witnesses. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

FIU Grant Will Train Lawyers Handling Capital Cases

Florida International University’s College of Law has received a $620,000 grant to help defense lawyers handling capital cases.

04/06/2015

A man seen shooting a gun. (Source: CBS4)

High Caliber Proposal For Colleges Shooting Through Legislature

When you think of university campuses, lofty ideals and deep thoughts come to mind. You don’t think of a shooting gallery. But that’s what some fear Florida campuses might become if a bill in the legislature hits the mark.

04/02/2015

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FIU Offers 14-Year-Old Florida Girl Full Scholarship

A 14-year old is getting a full scholarship to go to Florida International University.

03/28/2015

Coconut Grove Playhouse (Source: CBS4)

Commissioners Face Tough Debate On How To Save Coconut Grove Playhouse

Miami-Dade County Commissioners are facing a tough debate on how to save the Coconut Grove Playhouse.

03/12/2015

Miami-Dade Fair & Exposition  (Source: CBS4)

The Fair Is Back Amid Fairgrounds Battle

Ferris wheels are popping up in the South Florida skyline, a clear sign that the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition is back.

03/11/2015

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