Miami-Dade County Jail

(CBS4)

Hope For Mentally Disturbed Inmates: ‘Forgotten Floor’ May Become A Memory

For nearly a decade CBS4 News has been telling viewers of Miami-Dade County jail’s “Forgotten Floor.” It’s a facility where the mentally ill inmates are warehoused on steel beds, concrete floors, cowering naked in their cells.

10/03/2014

Singer Justin Bieber arrives at the premiere of Open Road Films' 'Justin Bieber's Believe' at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Dec. 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Bonaduce: ‘This Is The Best Thing That Could Have Happened’ To Bieber

Pop star Justin Bieber appears to be heading to a South Florida jail after being arrested on drag-racing and DUI charges on a residential Miami Beach Street.

01/23/2014

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Corrections Officer Arrested For Trying To Smuggle Items Into Jail

A corrections officer was arrested Friday for allegedly trying to smuggle cell phones and drugs into the Miami-Dade County Jail. The items would be exchanged for cash.

01/11/2014

Brandon Lapeikis (Source: CBS4)

NMB Teen Accused Of Fatally Shooting Friend

A person was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center after being shot inside a home in North Miami Beach, practically next door to the police department. He did not survive.

12/03/2013

The Forgotten Floor

CBS4’s Michelle Gillen Revisits The Forgotten Floor

A rare look into a world of inmates with mental illness where advocates say lives are at risk. CBS4’s Michele Gillen takes us back inside the Forgotten Floor.

07/18/2013

Jean LaCroix (Miami-Dade Corrections)

Exclusive: 17-Year-Old Foster Care Girl Speaks About Affair With DCF Worker

An audio taped police interview with the 17 year old foster girl at the center of sex scandal involving a fired DCF Investigator reveals he offered to pay her $1000 dollars to keep her mouth shut about their affair.

CBS4–11/08/2012

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Local Boxer Cleared In Attempted Murder Case

A South Florida boxer is a free man after spending roughly two years in jail.

CBS4–08/17/2012

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