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Miami Beach Has A Plan To Handle Art Basel Traffic

Art Basel, one of the premiere art events in the country, kicks off this week on Miami Beach. Tens of thousands of art lovers and the merely curious visit the event, staged at the city’s convention center, along with surrounding satellite displays each year.


(Source: CBS4)

Vigil Commemorates Teen Who Died After He Was Hit By Police Taser

Four months after Israel “Reefa” Hernandez’s died after being shocked by a police Taser, family and friends gathered for a vigil Monday on what would have been his 19th birthday.


(Source: Miami Beach Police Department)

Arrest Made In Miami Beach Hotel Sex Assault

A man police believe is a sexual predator that fled Miami after a violent sexual assault on a tourist has been arrested.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

Israel Hernandez was caught vandalizing and died shortly after being hit by a police Taser.

Rallies, Marches For Teen Who Died After Being “Shocked” By Police

A series of rallies, art exhibits and concerts will be held in the memory of a South Florida teen who died after he was shocked with a stun gun by Miami Beach Police.


Derek Harper, who was wanted for a number of bank robberies in New York, was taken into custody on Miami Beach.  (Source: New York Police Department)

New York Bank Robbery Suspect Found On Miami Beach

A New York man wanted half a dozen bank robberies in the Big Apple was picked up Monday night at a Miami Beach hostel.


Megan Adamescu (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach Cop Accused Of Using Excessive Force

A Miami Beach detective is under investigation after he reportedly used excessive force in dealing with an intoxicated model and a man who reportedly tried to come to her rescue.


Offir Hernandez, sister of Israel Hernandez who died after he was shocked by police Taser, asking for justice. (Source: CBS4)

Teen’s Family Files Lawsuit Against City Of Miami Beach Police Over Taser Death

Three weeks after 18-year-old Israel Hernandez LLach died after being shocked by a police Taser, his family is suing the City of Miami Beach and its Police Chief Raymond Martinez.


(Source: CBS4)

Family Questions Bruising On Face Of Teen Fatally Tased By Miami Beach Police

Family members are raising new questions about the death of 18-year-old Israel Hernandez who died shortly after being shocked once by a police taser last week.


Israel Hernandez was caught vandalizing and died shortly after being hit by a police Taser.

Police Dispatch Recordings Show Teen Trying To Outrun Officers Before Taser Is Used

New police dispatch recordings obtained by CBS4 show 18-year-old Israel Hernandez racing through a Miami Beach neighborhood and eluding pursuing police before he was shocked by a Taser and later dies.


(source: Instagram)

Officer On Administrative Leave After Teen Taser Death

Miami Beach Police Officer Jorge Mercado has been placed on paid administrative leave after allegedly deploying a Taser on Israel Hernandez.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013