Lauren Pastrana

Ft. Lauderdale Beach Flooding

Heavy Rain, Seasonal High Tides Combine To Raise Potential For Flood

What was once Tropical Storm Erika is no longer a threat to South Florida, but the possibility of flooding is still very real.

23 hours ago

A car ended up slamming into a swimming pool at a home in southwest Miami-Dade on August 28, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Car Crashes Into Miami-Dade Pool

A car ended up slamming into a swimming pool at a home in southwest Miami-Dade.

08/28/2015

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Water, Gas Hot Commodities As Dade Residents Prep For TS Erika

Water is the hot item at Miami-Dade grocery stores – flying off the shelves as quickly as workers can stock it – as residents prepare for a possible tango with Tropical Storm Erika.

08/28/2015

(Source: CBS4)

BSO Investigating Apparent Murder-Suicide Of Siblings In Pompano

A brother and sister are dead in what investigators are calling “an apparent murder suicide” in Pompano Beach.

08/26/2015

Vester Flanagan, 41, who went by the name Bryce Williams on air, reportedly shot and killed WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, as they were reporting live. 
(Source: YouTube)

Fmr. Florida Co-Worker: Vester Flanagan Was “Off-Kilter” 

A former co-worker of the man who reportedly shot and killed a TV reporter and cameraman during a live news broadcast says he was “off-kilter” and that he thought news anchoring was about “acting.”

08/26/2015

Pinecrest Police are trying to solve a string of recent residential burglaries as neighbors try to figure out how to better secure their homes.
(Source: Constantino Mendieta)

Pinecrest Residents Worried Over Recent Burglaries

Pinecrest Police are trying to solve a string of recent residential burglaries as homeowners try to figure out how to better secure their homes.

08/25/2015

A truck slammed into the cab carrying Barbara Jimenez and her boyfriend John Fox just outside of Havana.
(Source: GoFundMe)

South Florida College Student Trapped In Cuba After Crash

A South Florida college student who has no insurance is stuck in Cuba after a violent crash.

08/24/2015

Police say the man in this sketch could be linked to a one-year old rape case. 
(Source: Miami Police)

Police Re-Release Vital Info In Attack-Ridden Coral Gables Neighborhood

A year-old rape case and a rash of residential burglaries are still unsolved in Coral Gables, more than a year after the first case was reported. In an effort to raise awareness, police are re-releasing some vital safety information.

08/21/2015

Pink Pony, the Doral strip club shut down last week after investigators found evidence minors were drinking and doing drugs there, was given the green light to reopen late next month.
(Source: CBS4)

Pink Pony Strip Club Allowed To Reopen Under Certain Conditions

Pink Pony, the Doral strip club shut down last week after investigators found evidence minors were drinking and doing drugs there, was given the green light to reopen late next month.

08/20/2015

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Scientists Find How Obesity Gene Works, A Clue To Treatment

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.

08/19/2015

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