Marybel Rodriguez

A Broward woman who escaped a near-abduction is now on a mission to help empower other women. She, her friends and the community have come together to offer free self-defense classes available to women in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.(Source: CBS4)

Local Woman Who Escaped Attacker On A Mission To Empower Others

A Broward woman who escaped a near-abduction is now on a mission to help empower other women. She, her friends and the community have come together to offer free self-defense classes available to women in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

07/29/2015

Artemis the Lemur (Source: CBS4)

Furry Friends Help Raise Awareness For National Zookeeper Week

CBS4’s newsroom got a surprising visit from some furry friends at Jungle Island.

07/23/2015

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YMCA Brings Free Swim Lessons To Pool In Wake Of Tragic Drowning

The Sunshine State loses more children under the age of five to drowning than any other state in the country. That alarming statistic, and the importance of learning to swim, had many parents taking advantage of free swimming lessons Wednesday.

07/22/2015

Miami-Dade Police said Luis Armando Quintero, 23, forced the girl to have sex with him when she was 11-years old and then again when she was 12-years old.  (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

New Details Emerge About Miami Man Accused Of Having Sex With Child

New details have emerged about the Miami man accused of forcing an 11-year-old girl to have sex with him in her bedroom.

07/17/2015

David Beckham (Source: CBS4)

Beckham Chooses Orange Bowl Site For MLS Stadium

Soccer star David Beckham picked the Orange Bowl site as the next spot for a possible Major League Soccer stadium in South Florida.

07/17/2015

City of Miami police officers including the chief paid a visit to Charles Hadley Park in search of a South Florida student on Thursday and they found him . (Source: CBS4)

Officers “Cite” Youths For “Doing The Right Thing”

Miami Police officers are out in full force this summer, looking for children exercising good judgement

07/16/2015

Miami-Dade Police said Luis Armando Quintero, 23, forced the girl to have sex with him when she was 11-years old and then again when she was 12-years old.  (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

Sweetwater Man Accused Of Sex With Child Appears Before Judge

A Sweetwater man accused of forcing a young girl to have sex with him after friending him on social media is expected to appear in court Wednesday.

07/15/2015

Miami-Dade Fire crews are battling a blaze that has burned at least a dozen acres in southwest Miami-Dade. (Source: CBS4)

Crews Monitor Scene Of Massive Dade Brush Fire

Fire crews returned to the scene where a brush fire burned 400 acres in southwest Miami-Dade the day before.

07/10/2015

Plantation Police are searching for a person they said shot and killed a man on Tuesday.  (Source: CBS4)

Police ID Man Gunned Down At Plantation Apt. Complex

Police have released the name of a man shot to death at an apartment complex across the street from Plantation High School.

07/08/2015

The South Miami Police Department and the Police Officers Trust Association teamed up with The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to raise money and help find a cure through a patrol car.  (Source: CBS4)

South Miami Police Hope To “Arrest” Type 1 Diabetes

More than a million people in the U.S. are affected with diabetes and many of them are children.

07/03/2015

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