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March 21, 2014: Community leaders met in Liberty City to ask parents for help to prevent violence in the community. (Source: CBS4)

Law Enforcement Leaders Call On Parents For Help To Stop Violence

Two days after the shooting of a teenage girl who was simply sitting on a park bench, top brass from police departments around South Florida and anti-violence activists joined forces in Liberty City Friday, calling on parents to step up and stop the violence.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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Miami Gardens Leaders & Residents Talk About Gun Violence

Seeing police lights, bullet holes and the faces of children lost to gun violence were reasons for community leaders coming together to discuss how to prevent violence in the future.

CBS4–02/27/2014

Liberty City Shooting (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: 15-Year-Old Girl Speaks Out After Liberty City Shooting

A 15-year-old girl who was wounded along with two other girls in a drive-by shooting Tuesday in Liberty City says she thought “my life was gone” when she heard the gunfire.

02/27/2014

Liberty City Shooting (Source: CBS4)

Three Girls Shot In Liberty City Drive-By Expected To Recover

Three girls were shot in a drive-by shooting in Liberty City Tuesday afternoon, police said.

02/25/2014

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Liberty City Man Acquitted In Baby’s Death

A man accused of beating a 5-month-old baby to death more than five years ago was acquitted Friday, according to CBS4 news partner, The Miami Herald.

02/15/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - SEPTEMBER 21:  Devonta Freeman #8 of the Florida State Seminoles looks for an opening against the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats during a game at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Tallahassee, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

FSU Running Back Aims To Inspire Liberty City Youth

On the night the Florida State Seminoles won the national title in Pasadena, running back Devonta Freeman had a message for the Miami folks back home.

02/13/2014

The Exceptional Development Corporation had its van stolen in January 2014.  (Source: CBS4)

Burglary at Special Needs School Forces Temporary Closure

Employees at a special needs school in Liberty City returned to work Tuesday, January 21st to find their school had been burglarized. Computers were stolen and one of the schools two vans was missing from the parking lot.

01/31/2014

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Assailant Shot While Trying To Rob Vietnam Veteran

It was a robbery gone wrong when an assailant trying to rob a disabled war veteran in Liberty City Saturday was shot in the process.

CBS Miami–12/28/2013

Jerrill Jenkins and his mom Wanda Jenkins sit on their porch as Jenkins talks about how a scholarship to play football in North Dakota helped turn his life around.  (Source: CBS4)

Football Players Hope To Help Liberty City Youth

Several former Northwestern Senior High School students hopes their experiences will help Liberty City youth.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

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Liberty City Gets New Vegetable Garden

Liberty City residents will soon have the opportunity to get fresh produce from a new local garden thanks to a local nonprofit.

12/15/2013

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