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Rosie Diaz (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: 10-20-Life

As we approach the 15th anniversary of when Florida’s 10-20-Life law went into effect, Jim’s investigation looks at the impact it has had, or not had on gun violence in South Florida. Are our streets safer? Are there fewer shootings? Are there problems with the 10-20-Life law? Is it working? Jim’s in-depth look answers these questions and more.

CBS4–06/30/2014

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Miami Gardens Leaders & Residents Talk About Gun Violence

Seeing police lights, bullet holes and the faces of children lost to gun violence were reasons for community leaders coming together to discuss how to prevent violence in the future.

CBS4–02/27/2014

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Police Collect 79 Firearms At Holiday Gun Buy Back

If you have a gun you want to offload, and think a gift certificate could really come in handy this holiday season, Saturday is your chance to do just that.

12/21/2013

Derek Medina, accused of killing his wife and posting a picture of her body on Facebook, appeared in court on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

“Facebook Killing” Suspect Formally Charged With 1st-Degree Murder

The man accused of killing his wife and posting a picture of her dead body on Facebook was formally charged with first-degree murder.

12/02/2013

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Miami Gardens Police Increase Security Details In Wake Of Recent Shootings

Miami Gardens Police will participate in extra security details in response to a rash of recent shootings, Mayor Oliver Gilbert confirmed Wednesday.

11/06/2013

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Four Injured In Miami Gardens Shooting

As Saturday night got underway, Miami Gardens police swarmed a residential neighborhood off of NW 187 Street and 30 Avenue. They cut access in and out for several blocks in that area after a gunman opened fire on four men, ages 19-23.

CBS4–10/27/2013

Miami Commissioner Carlos Gimenez would like to see a special election to fill the Mayor's post.

South Fla. Mayors Join Effort To Keep Guns Out Of Criminal Hands

Several South Florida Mayors have joined more than 1,000 mayors nationwide in an effort to keep guns out of criminals’ hands.

09/06/2013

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Stephen King Discusses Book He Doesn’t Want Anyone To Read

The fifth episode of the CBS TV series “Under The Dome” aired Monday night on CBS4 and the adaptation of the Stephen King novel is a hit with viewers and critics.

CBS Miami–07/22/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

(SOURCE: AP)

Gun Violence The Norm For Some South Florida Students

Booker T. Washington High School is surrounded by violence.

CBS4–05/01/2013

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