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Miami Beach police patrol the streets during Urban Beach weekend. (Source: CBS4)

Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Changes In Miami Beach

A section of Ocean Drive on Miami Beach is now closed for the weekend as the city prepares for more than 100,000 visitors to fill the beach over the long Memorial Day weekend.

CBS Miami–05/23/2014

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Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Changes In Miami Beach

Miami Beach is getting ready for a big weekend. More than 100,000 visitors are expected to fill the beach over the Memorial Day holiday.

05/22/2014

Former Florida Governor Reuben Askew died Thursday, March 12, 2014, at the age of 85.  (Source: State of Florida)

Body Of Gov. Askew To Lie In State At Capitol

The body of former Governor Reubin Askew is being brought to the state Capitol where it will lie in state so officials and residents can pay their final respects.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

Friends gathered Sunday, August 11, 2013 to honor a tow truck driver gunned down while towing a vehicle.  Source: CBS4

Tow Truck Procession Honors Slain Driver

Friends, family, and dozens of tow truck drivers gathered Sunday to say goodbye to fellow driver David Herr. Herr, 36, was shot Tuesday in the parking lot of a Lauderdale Lakes apartment complex as he was getting ready to tow a car.

CBS4–08/11/2013

21-gun salute at Miami Beach Memorial Day ceremony (Source: CBS4)

S. Fla. & Rest Of Nation Pauses To Mark Memorial Day

From the nation’s capital to South Florida, people across the United States stopped Monday to remember those that have given the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country.

CBS Miami–05/27/2013

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Sept. 11 Anniversary Remembered In S. Fla. Tributes

South Floridians paused Tuesday to remember the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

CBS4–09/11/2012

Memorial Day 5/28/12

Millions Marks Memorial Day Across The Country

From the nation’s capital to South Florida, people across the United States stopped Monday to remember those that have given the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country.

CBS4–05/28/2012

The Valujet Memorial Monument is made up of 110 concrete pillars placed at the edge of the Everglades pointing to the crash site miles away. It’s located just off Tamiami Trail about 12 miles west of Krome Avenue. The memorial was dedicated three years after the Atlanta-bound DC-9 caught fire shortly after takeoff from Miami and crashed into the Everglades.

Doomed ValuJet Flight 592 Killed All, 16 Years Ago Today

16 years ago Friday as families were celebrating Mothers Day, Valuejet flight 592 had a date with destruction. Minutes after takeoff, the pilots of the DC-9 reported smoke in the cabin and requested a return to Miami International Airport. The plane then dropped off radar and into the Everglades, killing all 110 people aboard. It was among the worst air disasters in Florida’s history.

CBS4–05/11/2012

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Ceremony Held Honoring Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty

Law enforcement officers from all over South Florida gathered Thursday night at Tropical Park for the annual Miami-Dade Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony.

CBS4–05/03/2012

(Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Monkee Davy Jones Celebrated In Small-Town Concert

If you want to celebrate the life of Monkees lead singer Davy Jones, who died last month at his Indiantown horse farm, you might want to consider taking the last train to Beavertown. That’s the little Pennsylvania town where he spent much of his time. They are planning a memorial concert Saturday.

03/09/2012

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