Mayor Tomas Regalado

A rendering of Miami Ocean Studios, a planned production facility near Miami Gardens.  (Source: http://miamioceanstudios.com/)

Lights, Camera, Action: Local Leaders Break Ground On Miami Film Studio

Local leaders broke ground Friday to make way for a new film and television studio in Miami. Actually, it was more of a demolition ceremony than ground breaking.

12/12/2014

Wonderland Raid 2

Commissioners Crack Down On Crime-Ridden “Pop-Up Clubs”

Miami Police commanders told city commissioners on Thursday, what they’re doing to crack down on the problem of so-called “pop-up” clubs that have been the scene of shootings and other crimes in recent months.

12/11/2014

July 28, 2014: Mayor Tomás Regalado responds to rumors he is leaving office because of health reasons. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Commission Passes $560 Million Budget

The City of Miami’s budget battle has come to an end. By a vote of four to one commissioners have approved a $560 million spending plan.

09/24/2014

Miami-Dade Commission  (Source: CBS4)

Miami Commission To Vote On Tax Cap

Miami city commissioners will vote Thursday on setting a tax cap for next year’s $552 million general fund.

07/24/2014

Miami-Dade Commissioner Audrey Edmonson and Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado urge the community to leave their guns at home on the night of July 4th.  (Source: CBS4)

No Celebratory Gunfire This Fourth of July

Fourth of July is all about barbecues, picnics, family time and of course fireworks. It is not the time, however, to bring out a gun and fire it in the air to celebrate.

07/03/2014

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Police To Host Gun Buy-Back In Little Haiti Saturday

To help reduce gun violence, Miami Police are hosting a gun buy back event Saturday.

05/02/2014

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Mayor & Miami Police To Hold Gun Buy Back Operation

Anyone with an unwanted gun has a chance Saturday to turn it in for some cash—in the form of a gift certificate.

05/01/2014

2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida. (Source: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Ultra Music Festival Will Return Next Year

The future of the Ultra Music Festival in downtown Miami took center stage Thursday at Miami’s city commission meeting with security being a prime concern. In in the end it was decided that Ultra will return.

04/24/2014

2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida. (Source: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Miami Mayor Withdraws Resolution On Ousting Ultra

The fate of the Ultra Music Festival in downtown Miami won’t decided Thursday by the Miami commission. An item on the day’s agenda was a resolution to ban Ultra from hosting any more concerts at Bayfront Park. Early Thursday afternoon, however, the resolution was withdrawn. Instead the commission was asked to discuss the future of Ultra in the city during their meeting on April 24th.

04/10/2014

Speed skater Eddy Alvarez (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Local Leaders To Honor Miami Olympic Medalist

Local leaders will honor a Miami native and Olympic speed skater who won a silver medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

04/03/2014

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