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Geralyn Graham in court on the first day of jury selection for the first-degree murder of 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson. Graham, 66, has pleaded not guilty . (Source: CBS4)

Rilya Wilson Murder Trial Underway A Decade After Her Death

More than a decade after 4-year-old Rilya Wilson vanished, the murder trial for the little girl’s foster mother got underway Monday in a Miami-Dade County courtroom.

CBS4–11/26/2012

Frederica Wilson won the August 24 primary for the Democratic nomination to fill the U.S. House District 17 seat.  (Source: CBS)

Congresswoman, Former MDPD Chief Teach Students To Lead

A Miami-area congresswoman and a former director of Miami-Dade Police teamed up Thursday to prepare middle and high school students to lead.

CBS4–10/25/2012

Ron Vareen (Source: CBS4)

Vereen Hopes Understanding Of Crime Gives Election Edge Over Rundle

After more than 22 years as a criminal defense attorney, Rod Vereen is hoping voters will decide he is the right person to take over the Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office.

CBS4–08/09/2012

Frederica Wilson (CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Frederica Wilson

MIAMI (CBS4) – U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson accused her opponent, Dr. Rudy Moise, of being “underground” during this year’s Democratic primary race.

“I have not seen Dr. Rudy Moise since the last time I defeated him, I saw him at one debate, I have not even seen him in the community doing any service or showing up anywhere, so I am still looking for him, he has gone completely underground,” Wilson said during an appearance Sunday morning on CBS4’s Facing South Florida.

CBS4–07/15/2012

(Source: CBS4/Pool) President Obama arrives in West Palm Beach Tuesday, April 10th

President Obama Attends Hollywood Fundraiser

President Barack Obama paid his second visit to South Florida in the last month Tuesday for a pair of fundraisers and a speech to students at Florida Atlantic University.

CBS4–04/10/2012

Several thousand people showed up at a rally in Miami's Bayfront Park to demand justice for the family of Trayvon Martin.  (Source: Peter D'Oench/CBS4)

Crowds Smaller Than Predicted At Bayfront Trayvon Rally

Thousands of people filled the amphitheater at Miami’s Bayfront Park Sunday afternoon to demand justice in the death of Trayvon Martin. The attendance fell far short of the 75 thousand predicted by US Rep. Frederica Wilson, organizer of the event, but they missed a spirited rally held under a blazing sun.

CBS4–04/01/2012

(Source: Martin Family Photo)

Massive Trayvon Martin Rally Set For Sunday In Bayfront Park

Tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in a hometown rally for the parents of Trayvon Martin in Miami this weekend.

CBS4–03/30/2012

September 11th Terrorist Attack On New York City

South Florida Marks 10th Anniversary Of Sept. 11th Attacks

South Florida residents commemorated the September 11th terrorist attacks by participating in a number of special events including memorial services, prayer services and marathon runs.

CBS4–09/11/2011

(Source: Mark Ralston/Getty Images)

Town Hall, Job Fair To Address Jobs In Miami

As Miami’s unemployment rate continues to hover in the double digits, the Congressional Black Caucus held a town hall event in Miami on Monday to address the stubbornly high unemployment rates in the black community.

CBS4–08/22/2011

Food Basket Voucher Lines Little Havana

Study: 30% Of South Florida Families Hungry

A new study claims that nearly 30 percent of all South Florida families with children are going hungry, finding themselves without the money needed to buy food at times during the last 12 months. That places South Florida 12th on a nationwide list of areas with the worst food hardship.

CBS4–08/11/2011

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