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Alan Gross  (Source: CBS)

Alan Gross Speaks Out After Release From Cuban Prison

American Alan Gross is back in the U.S. after his release Wednesday morning from a Cuban jail.

12/17/2014

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush To “Actively Explore” Presidential Run

Some familiar faces are leading the field of likely Republican nominees for president in 2016. In a recent McClatchy-Marist poll, 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney topped the pack with support from approximately 19 percent of Republican voters.

12/16/2014

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Facing South Florida: Meet Broward’s New Mayor

Broward County Commissioners last month selected their colleague Tim Ryan to be the county’s new mayor. Mayor Ryan is a former state legislator who was born in Broward and comes from a family that has been part of the political establishment for many years. Jim sits down with Mayor Ryan to discuss his plans for Broward in 2015.

CBS4–12/15/2014

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Facing South Florida: Police & Racial Profiling

Startling new CBS poll numbers show how blacks and whites view police. The results cannot be ignored. Jim and Miami-Dade Police Director J.D. Patterson hash it all out.

CBS4–12/15/2014

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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Commissioners Crack Down On Crime-Ridden “Pop-Up Clubs”

Miami Police commanders told city commissioners on Thursday, what they’re doing to crack down on the problem of so-called “pop-up” clubs that have been the scene of shootings and other crimes in recent months.

12/11/2014

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Family, Friends Pay Their Respects To Mother Killed By Buses

An emotional, candle light ceremony took place Wednesday night as more than a hundred friends, family and co-workers of Laquito Alvin gathered at the site where she died.

12/10/2014

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Facing South Florida: Police-Related Deaths

The failure by the grand juries in both Ferguson and Staten Island to indict police officers who killed unarmed black men, has prompted a national discussion on the divide between the police and some of the communities they are supposed to be serving. We explore this with community activist Henry Crespo.

CBS4–12/08/2014

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Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine

Jim and Mayor Philip Levine look at the early days of his tenure on Miami Beach, the pressing issue of climate change and his future political ambitions. The millionaire is eyeing both a run for Miami Dade Mayor or a statewide run for the US Senate.

CBS4–12/08/2014

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Confessions Of A Con Man

Con man Jimmy Sabatino would target some of the best hotels on South Beach.

11/24/2014

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