Lauren Pastrana

An image from a red light camera in Sweetwater shows a Sweetwater police officer being struck by a pickup truck on February 17th. (Source: American Traffic Solutions)

CBS4 Exclusive: Video Contradicts Report Of Sweetwater Officer-Involved Crash

In Sweetwater, even police officers are supposed to stop at red lights. However, video exclusively obtained by CBS4 appears to show that didn’t happen in a crash where the driver, who struck the officer, was cited.


Olive the Boston Terrier (Source: CBS4)

Hemp Used As New Pain Reliever For Pets

We hear a lot about medical marijuana and its ability to relieve pain for people. Now some pet owners are saying something similar might help their dogs and cats.


Viagra (Source: CBS4)

Study Looks At Viagra & Increased Risk Of Melanoma

We all know about the importance of sunscreen in preventing skin cancer. But for some men, a study found the risk of getting melanoma can be doubled before they even step foot in the sun.


New hope for female hair loss.  (Source: CBS)

New Options To Treat Female Hair Loss

Thinning hair can be tough to handle, especially for women, who make up 40 percent of all hair loss sufferers. Women haven’t always had as many treatment options as men but now there’s new hope on the horizon.


Hugo Mantilla aboard the Stella Maria. He and other passengers had to be rescued after the weather took a turn for the worse off the coast of SC (Source: Hugo Mantilla)

South Florida Family Rescued At Sea After Run-In With Wicked Weather

What one family thought would be a leisurely sail from South Florida to the Carolinas turned out to be anything but when wild weather left the group stranded at sea.


Healthcare mogul and philanthropist Mike Fernandez welcomed CBS4's Lauren Pastrana aboard the "Pilar", the sister ship of Ernest Hemingway's own boat from the 1930's of the same name. (Source: CBS4)

Restored Boat To Star In Film About Ernest Hemingway

A movie, in the works about the life of author Ernest Hemingway, has its new star, and we’re not talking about an actual actor.


Alan Grayson (Source: CBS)

Grayson’s Run For Senate Could Be Uphill Battle

Central Florida Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson wants to turn Marco Rubio’s U.S. Senate seat from red to blue.


Try before you buy at a Casper "Snooze bar".  (Source: CBS)

Try Before You Buy At A “Snooze Bar”

People love shopping online for its convenience. The downside is you can’t try things out before you buy.


We all get annoyed by noises at times. Maybe it’s a song on the radio we can’t stand or a friend’s obnoxious laugh. But what happens when the noise becomes more than an annoyance?
(Source: CBS4)

When Noise Is More Than An Annoyance

We all get annoyed by noises at times. Maybe it’s a song on the radio we can’t stand or a friend’s obnoxious laugh.


Bree Ann Camacho (Source: CBS4)

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.