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Crime scene tape lines the area where cops got into a shoot out with a cabbie on April 14, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Good Sam Speaks Out After Saving Cop In Shootout

A Good Samaritan who helped an officer during a shootout with a Miami cabbie told his story of bravery.

04/14/2015

Police chase 4/14/15 (Source: CBS4)

Cab Driver With A Rifle Goes On Rampage In Miami

Two shootouts involving police, a cop carjacking and a chase ended with a Miami cabbie being taken into custody.

04/14/2015

Miami Police (Source: CBS4)

Miami Police Union Rally In Support Of NYPD

A sea of blue gathered in downtown Miami Monday night as police officers from across South Florida rallied to show their solidarity with two New York City police officers who were gunned down and killed earlier this month.

12/29/2014

Crime scene tape (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Miami Cops Implicated In Alleged Tow Truck Kickbacks

Three City of Miami police officers and two Public Service Aides have been relieved of duty following an 18-month investigation into allegations they received thousands of dollars in kickbacks from tow truck companies, CBS4 News has learned.

12/11/2014

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Miami Cop Arrested For Helping, Protecting Drug Dealers

A Miami cop has been arrested after being caught helping the criminals he was being paid to but behind bars.

10/29/2014

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Miami Commission Approves Budget Proposal

Working into the wee hours of Wednesday morning, the Miami city commissioners approved a proposed $558 million budget.

09/10/2014

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Girlfriend Of Miami Police Officer Shot To Death Not Talking To Police

As police continue to investigate the shooting death of a Miami police officer Carl Patrick inside his Pembroke Pines home, investigators with the Broward State Attorney’s Office visited the home of his girlfriend’s mother in Opa-locka.

05/13/2014

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Woman Claims Shooting Of Miami Police Officer Was Accidental

As the investigation into the shooting death of Miami police veteran in his Pembroke Pines home entered its fourth day, a woman linked to the case said it was accident.

05/12/2014

2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida. (Source: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Ultra Music Festival Will Return Next Year

The future of the Ultra Music Festival in downtown Miami took center stage Thursday at Miami’s city commission meeting with security being a prime concern. In in the end it was decided that Ultra will return.

04/24/2014

Miami Police officers plan to stage a demonstration outside Thursday's city commission meeting, and if they want to go inside commission chambers, they'll have to go gun-free. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Police March To City Hall To Protest Cuts

About two dozen of Miami police union members gathered in Peacock Park in Coconut Grove Thursday morning then marched to City Hall where they held a protest during the city commission meeting.

03/27/2014

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