A few weeks ago on Facing South Florida we unveiled our latest findings in the Race Matters series.
CBS4’s Jim DeFede and Superintendent Alberto Carvalho discuss the school district’s discipline diversion program and civil citation program designed to keep juveniles from being given a criminal record, which was hailed this past week in Washington, DC.
A 13- year old girl is recovering at a South Florida hospital after she was shot overnight in front of her home near Goulds Park in southwest Miami-Dade.
Robert Parker, who rose through the ranks of the Miami Dade Police Department and became its first African-American director, was found dead late Wednesday at his home along the intracoastal.
Jim and the Congresswoman sit down for an extended one-on-one interview.
Miami-Dade Police issued a memo outlining their rules on civil citations for those caught with pot.
Jim and Mayor Gimenez will discuss his proposed budget, the Liberty Square housing plan, and the rift between the city and the county on homeless issues downtown.
Should possessing a small amount of pot land a person in jail? Miami-Dade Commissioners said no on Tuesday.
As part of our continuing series, CBS4 News expanded its review, focusing on the racial disparities for marijuana arrests across Miami Dade County.
In response to Jim DeFede’s Race Matters series, Broward County has recently announced that they too will consider civil citations as another alternative for police officers to use when dealing with people who possess small amounts of marijuana.