Pool Safety

Dade Now Accepting Applications For Summer Jobs

While the end of the school year is still a couple of months away, students thinking about summer work at one of Miami-Dade’s parks should act now.


A sunbather was hit Tuesday Dec. 18, 2012 while laying on Hollywood Beach, (CBS4)

Sunbather Remains Hospitalized After Being Run Over By Lifeguard

The South Florida man run over by a lifeguard in a truck on Hollywood Beach remains hospitalized a day after the accident.


Tomas Lopez (CBS4)

Fired Hallandale Beach Lifeguard Honored By City

A former Hallandale Beach lifeguard who was fired after he left his assigned zone to help save a drowning man was honored Monday.


Hallandale Beach Sign

Hallandale Beach Mayor Reexamining Outsourced Lifeguard Contract

After the recent controversy over the firing of a Hallandale Beach lifeguard, the city’s mayor is now chiming in.


Tomas Lopez lost his job as a Hallandale Beach lifeguard after he left his assigned zone to save a drowning man.

Fired Lifeguard To Receive Key To City In Hallandale Beach

Lifeguard Tomas Lopez’s journey this week has been all over the map. He went from being hailed for helping save a life, to being fired for leaving his beach, to being offered his job back. But Monday, Lopez will once again be hailed, this time by Hallandale Beach.


Tomas Lopez lost his job as a Hallandale Beach lifeguard after he left his assigned zone to save a drowning man.

Company Admits Err, Offers Hallandale Lifeguards Their Jobs Back

Most of the Hallandale Beach lifeguards who were either fired or quit after a fellow lifeguard lost his job for leaving his assigned area to help save a life say they are not going back.


(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Hallandale Beach Lifeguard Fired After Saving Man’s Life

The firing of a Hallandale Beach lifeguard has drawn harsh criticism, all because he saved a drowning man outside of his patrol area.



South Florida Memorial Day Water Safety Guide

South Florida spends much of the year in near-drought conditions, but virtually part of our live is connected to water. But there are some ways to make safety a success.


rip current risk

Rip Currents Lead To Rescues On Broward Beaches

Strong onshore winds Monday led to a higher than normal danger of rip currents, where swimmers can find themselves grabbed by currents that seem to pull them out to sea. That led to more than half a dozen arrests Wednesday on. Ft. Lauderdale Beach alone.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Want A Summer Job? Miami-Dade Wants You!

Looking for a summer job? Despite economic problems, staff cutbacks and the possibility of layoffs, Miami-Dade County is actually looking for summer part-timers, and the search started Monday.