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30-Mile Stretch Of Alligator Alley May Be Closed Sunday

The Florida Highway Patrol may close down a 30-mile stretch of Alligator Alley due to heavy smoke.


A Florida Highway Patrol trooper issues a ticket to a driver.  (Source: AP)

FHP Graduates Largest Class Of Troopers In Over A Decade

The Florida Highway Patrol graduated the largest class of new troopers in 13 years Thursday.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013


1 Dead, 19 Hurt In Fla. Turnpike Accident

A forty-six year old North Miami woman was killed and 18 others hurt after an accident on the Florida Turnpike Saturday night in Kenansville.


A Florida Highway Patrol trooper issues a ticket to a driver.  (Source: AP)

FHP Launching New Hit & Run Awareness Campaign

Unfortunately, hit and run’s are one of the most common crimes in South Florida. That’s what sparked the Florida Highway Patrol to try and raise awareness of the accidents that often have deadly consequences.

CBS Miami–02/18/2013

I-Team: Questions Remain Of David Rivera’s Crash

There are serious questions tonight about a traffic accident eight years ago involving a prominent political candidate and what he says about the accident today, now that he’s running for the US Congress.

The CBS4 I-Team and CBS4’s news partners at the Miami Herald have spent the last six weeks looking into the incident involving Congressional candidate David Mauricio Rivera and discrepancies between his version of events and what an official Highway Patrol report says happened.

CBS4 I-Team reporter Stephen Stock has the details.