Miami Politicians Pushing To Prevent Cuban Consulate In City A group of local politicians are pushing hard to prevent Cuba from opening a consulate in Miami saying it would inflame passions among Cuban exiles, possibly posing a security risk.
Uber Threatens To Leave Miami-Dade Over Proposed LegislationRide-sharing service Uber sent out an email to its riders Thursday saying if legislation proposed by Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime is passed Uber would likely leave the county.
Race Matters, Day 3: “These Cases Have Very Serious Consequences” During its five-month investigation into the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Crime Suppression Team, CBS4 News reviewed every arrest the officers from the South District Station made in 2014.
Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Xavier SuarezJim goes one-on-one with Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez to discuss his future political plans. Will he run for mayor?
Miami-Dade Commission Takes Tilt To Left, Names First-Ever Haitian-American ChairDaniella Levine Cava formally joined the Miami-Dade County Commission Monday after defeating incumbent Linda Bell in the August primary.
Facing South Florida: Transgender Issues In early December, the Miami-Dade County Commission is set to vote on whether to include transgender protection in the Human Rights Ordinance. That ordinance currently makes it illegal to discriminate against an individual based on age, gender, race and sexual orientation. Jim discusses this with former Miami-Dade commissioner Katy Sorenson, who is the original sponsor of the ordinance, and Anthony Verdugo, who is the executive director of the Christian Family Coalition. First we air an expanded version of Jim's sit-down interview with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, her husband Dexter Lehtinen, and their transgender son Rodrigo.
Pay To Skip To The Front Of Security Line At MIAWould you be willing to pay to skip to the front at the airport for security screening?
Dade Commissioners Urge Congress To Revoke Citizenship Of ISIL FightersMiami-Dade Commissioners passed a resolution on Monday which urged the federal government to revoke the citizenship and passports of any United States citizen who fights for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Facing South Florida: Last Chance Boot CampThis special edition of Facing South Florida, “Last Chance Boot Camp” is the culmination of a 4-month CBS4 News investigation that follows one class of boot camp cadets – a collection of carjackers, burglars and armed robbers being given one last chance to turn their lives around. We take you inside the last remaining boot camp in Florida, and this facility may be short-lived as well. The Miami-Dade County Commission is poised to decide whether to shut it down. Not because it doesn’t work, but simply to save money.
Officials Approve Plan To Cool Scorching Temperatures At Turkey PointState officials approved an emergency request for more water to control the temperatures in the cooling canals at Turkey Point on Thursday.
Security Beefed Up At Local Airports On Sept. 11 AnniversaryAt South Florida’s major airports Thursday, passengers should expect delays. As America pauses to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, airports have beefed up security and added additional security checkpoints.
Cava & Monestime Win Miami-Dade Commission SeatsTensions are high on election day for four Miami-Dade County Commission seats up for grabs. Two of the races are generating the most heat.