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Carlos Arana, 42, is being charged with armed kidnapping. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Police: Man Who Kidnapped FIU Student Arrested

Miami-Dade Police said they have arrested the man who kidnapped a Florida International University student at a bus stop near the main campus.

05/18/2015

FlU (Source: CBS4)

FIU Warns Students About Near-Campus Abduction

Florida International University is warning students about an alleged abduction near campus. Saturday night, students received an email as well as an alert on their phones urging them to read their email.

05/16/2015

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Kiosks Could Help Floridians Get Access To Legal Aid

People needing help with divorces, foreclosures or child support could use public computers at libraries, shopping malls or courthouses as a type of legal “triage” under a proposal approved Friday by the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice.

05/15/2015

Senator Marco Rubio (Source: CBS4)

Rubio Cashed Out Retirement Before Presidential Run

Records released on Friday revealed that Sen. Marco Rubio cashed out most of his retirement savings in preparation of launching his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

05/15/2015

Robert James Gildersleeve, Jr., 45, died after a train derailed on May 14, 2015 in Philadelphia. (Source: LinkedIn)

Amtrak Crash Victim Has South Florida Ties

One of the victims in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia has ties to South Florida.

05/14/2015

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

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

Exclusive: Teen Accuses FIU Police Chief of Choking Him

A police chief’s encounter with three teenage boys led to a serious allegation.

05/08/2015

A man walks out of a damaged house in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on April 27, 2015, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. Nepalis started fleeing their devastated capital on April 27 after an earthquake killed more than 3,800 people and toppled entire streets, as the United Nations prepared a "massive" aid operation.  AFP PHOTO / PRAKASH MATHEMA        (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Nepalese Community Shaken By Hometown Quake

Although the Nepal earthquake happened a world’s away, a local couple was shaken to its core.

04/27/2015

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

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