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Inmate’s Death Raises Questions About Prison Protections

In one of his final letters to his mother, Justin Campos wrote that, although he was serving a life sentence for killing two members of the notorious Latin Kings gang, he had faith that God would protect him.

07/24/2014

Alexander Miller (Source: www.sheriff.org)

18-Year-Old Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

An undercover investigation led officials to the arrest of an 18-year-old on multiple child pornography charges Thursday.

07/17/2014

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Miami Radio Personality Accused Of Running Ponzi Scheme

A Miami radio personality was arrested for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme in South Florida.

07/17/2014

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Shooting Victim’s Father Pleads For Gun Control In Florida

Richard Martinez, whose 20-year-old son was killed in a shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara in late May, acknowledges that calling for tougher gun-control laws in Florida isn’t easy.

07/02/2014

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Grand Jury Report Sparks Debate On DCF Reforms After Barahona Death

A Miami-Dade grand jury on Tuesday released a report on reforms implemented by Florida’s child welfare system after the gruesome death of Nubia Barahona, whose adoptive parents are awaiting trial for her 2011 death.

06/25/2014

Andrea Castillo and Marco Barrios were involved in a car accident with a police officer. Castillo died. (Source: Barrios Family)

CBS4 Exclusive: Attorneys Question Officer Involved In 2012 Crash

For the first time since a police officer’s car was involved in a horrific crash in 2012 that took the life of a young woman and nearly killed her boyfriend, attorneys were able to question that officer.

CBS Miami–06/12/2014

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Police Searching For Missing, Endangered Child

The search is on for a 9-year old who went missing near Tampa and is considered to be endangered.

05/17/2014

Joseph Fezza (Source: CBS4)

Police Give Alleged Photo-Snapping Sex Offender 30-Days To Relocate

Police have given a registered sex offender who was seen allegedly taking a photo of a 9-year-old girl, inside of a Publix supermarket, 30-days to find a new residence.

CBS Miami–05/16/2014

Former Rep. David Rivera (Source: CBS4)

Former Rep. David Rivera Officially Files To Run For Office Again

Former embattled South Florida Congressman David Rivera, under investigation in a campaign financing scheme, has filed the necessary paperwork to run for the 26th Congressional District seat.

CBS Miami–05/02/2014

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Officials: Florida’s Crime Rate Dropped 4.7 Percent In 2013

Crime in Florida has dropped to its lowest rate in more than 40 years, officials announced Wednesday.

04/23/2014

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