July Fourth

The South Carolina and American flags flying at half-staff behind the Confederate flag erected in front of the State Congress building in Columbia, South Carolina on June 19, 2015. Police captured the white suspect in a gun massacre at one of the oldest black churches in Charleston in the United States, the latest deadly assault to feed simmering racial tensions. Police detained 21-year-old Dylann Roof, shown wearing the flags of defunct white supremacist regimes in pictures taken from social media, after nine churchgoers were shot dead during bible study on Wednesday. AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOV        (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Remove Unauthorized Confederate Flag Flown In Florida

On the Fourth of July, when the American flag should be flown high, authorities said someone, without authorization, raised a Confederate flag outside Tallahassee City Hall, which police took down.

07/04/2015

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Drunk-Driving Crash Survivor Thanks Officers For Their Service

A survivor of a drunk driving crash honored the people who bring reckless drivers, like the one who killed her sister, to justice in an award ceremony at Miami-Dade Police Headquarters Thursday.

07/02/2015

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Firework Shows Set To Light Up The Sky Across South Florida

The Fourth of July is just days away and, if fireworks are as synonymous with Independence Day as bright lights at Christmas time, you may find that South Florida is the perfect place to be.

06/30/2015

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Catch Fireworks Displays Across S. Florida

It’s that time of year again, the birthday of America. And that means from barbecue to picnics and of course fireworks, there will be plenty of celebrations across South Florida.

07/03/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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Sheriff’s Office Urges Fireworks Safety This Fourth

This Thursday, we’ll celebrate Independence Day with barbecues, trips to the beach, booze and, of course, fireworks.

CBS4–06/30/2013

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July 4th Landing On Wednesday Causing Headaches

Florida gas prices are averaging their lowest prices this year, at $3.19 a gallon and while it’s not throwing many travel plans off, it’s making for a slower work-week

CBS Miami–07/03/2012

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What’s Open/Closed On July 4th

Lots of people are planning to hit the beach or go to a barbecue to celebrate the Fourth of July. But just in case you were planning on stopping by the bank or library, forget about it, they’re closed.

07/02/2012

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No Celebratory Gunfire On July 4th, Officials Say

City and county officials say it’s great to celebrate July 4th, as long as it does not involve gunfire. Officials are coming together for the “No More Stray Bullets” press conference held Thursday afternoon.

CBS4–06/30/2011