Miami-Dade County

J.D. Patterson (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-On-One With J.D. Patterson

A few weeks ago on Facing South Florida we unveiled our latest findings in the Race Matters series.

CBS4–07/26/2015

Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Alberto Carvalho

CBS4’s Jim DeFede and Superintendent Alberto Carvalho discuss the school district’s discipline diversion program and civil citation program designed to keep juveniles from being given a criminal record, which was hailed this past week in Washington, DC.

CBS4–07/26/2015

Former  England and Manchester United star, David Beckham poses for photos after holding a press conference at the Perez Art Museum Miami, in Miami, Florida on February 5, 2014. (Source: Alexia Fodere/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami Mayor To Discuss Soccer Stadium With Beckham Group

The painfully slow process to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to South Florida may be moving in the right direction once again.

07/16/2015

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Study Prompts Call To Expand Juvenile Diversion Programs

A newly released study has bolstered a call to expand diversion programs for juvenile offenders in Florida.

07/15/2015

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Florida DOH Offers Free Back-To-School Immunizations

What do some students dislike more than actually going back to school? Getting a shot at the doctor’s office. But for children entering kindergarten and the 7th grade, chances are they are due for a vaccine to meet requirements for school entry.

07/14/2015

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Former Hurricanes, Dolphins Star Randal Hill Running For Congress

Randal Hill has been a public figure in South Florida for the better part of three decades.

07/14/2015

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Steering You Right: Key Biscayne Bike Lane Improvement Begins

One of this week’s major closures is welcomed news for bicyclists who ride in Key Biscayne. Another notable closure is a portion of the Palmetto and the Turnpike will close down for construction.

07/14/2015

Jim DeFede and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Jimenez. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Jim and Mayor Gimenez will discuss his proposed budget, the Liberty Square housing plan, and the rift between the city and the county on homeless issues downtown.

CBS4–07/12/2015

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Dade Inspectors Sweep For Illegal Fireworks

Authorities were out in full force, checking for illegal fireworks throughout Miami-Dade County on Thursday, ahead of the July 4th weekend.

07/02/2015

Professor Donald Jones from the University of Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Race Matters- Marijuana Arrests

In response to Jim DeFede’s series titled Race Matters: Policing By The Numbers, reaction was quick and widespread.

CBS4–06/28/2015

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