Miami-Dade County

December 20, 2014: MDPD officers distribute gift cards to families in need. (Source: MDPD)

MDPD Officers Distribute Gift Cards To Families

The Miami-Dade Police Department received an anonymous donation that helped provide holiday cheer to members of the community in need.

12/20/2014

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Mosquito-Borne Disease Alert Lifted In Dade County

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County on Friday announced an end to the dengue fever alert.

12/19/2014

October 5, 2014: Jackson Memorial Hospital exterior sign. JMH is the local hospital equipped to handle potential Ebola virus cases. (Source: CBS4)

Mothers At JMH Can Now Donate Lifesaving Cord Blood

Jackson Memorial Hospital is now offering the mother of newborns the opportunity to donate lifesaving umbilical cord blood.

12/10/2014

Window  (Source: ThinkStock)

County Commission Considers Crackdown On Sex Offenders

A west Central Florida county wants to crack down on where sex offenders can live.

12/09/2014

December 5, 2014: Protesters walk the streets of Miami.  (Source: CBS4)

Protests Continue Around South Florida

For the second night in a row, protestors shut down South Florida streets to protest the controversial deaths of African Americans at the hands of police officers.

12/07/2014

(Source: AP)

Man Extradited From Peru Over Alleged Sexual Assault On A Child

A man has been extradited from Peru to Miami to face charges of sexual assault on a child.

12/04/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Gables Nativity Scene Vandalized, Baby Jesus Stolen

Coral Gables Police got a not so great holiday surprise when they responded to a vandalized nativity scene Wednesday morning.

12/03/2014

Michael Brown's father and  Trayvon Martin's parents attended a gospel concert in Miami Gardens on November 28, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Residents Speak Out About Ferguson Decision

Residents in Miami-Dade and Broward County voiced their opinion on a grand jury’s decision not to indict an officer for shooting and killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

11/25/2014

Medicare Fraud

8 Dade Residents Charged With Healthcare Fraud

Eight Miami-Dade County residents have been charged with a $25 million health care fraud scheme in which people in Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic posed as Florida residents.

11/19/2014

Dade-Budget

Advertising Error Forces Miami-Dade To Re-Approve Budget, Tax Rate

A state agency is forcing the Miami-Dade County government to redo its property-tax budget for 2015.

11/18/2014

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