Miami-Dade County

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Miami-Dade & Broward Suspend New Assessment Test

This week the state is rolling out its new, much debated, Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) tests.

03/02/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: The State of Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez gave his annual address this week. We hear what he has to say and Jim sits down with Miami-Dade School Board member Raquel Regalado for her take on the state of Miami-Dade County.

CBS4–03/02/2015

Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo (Source: www.thefair.me/)

Mayor Gimenez: Tropical Park “Unsuitable” For Relocation Of Youth Fair

The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair is looking for a new home—but it won’t be moving to Tropical Park.

02/19/2015

Lavall Hall (Source: Lavall Hall Family)

Family Of Man Shot By Officer Wants Outside Agency To Investigate

The Miami-Dade chapter of the NAACP and attorney Glenn Goldberg held a news conference Wednesday afternoon, along with the family of Lavall Hall, the man shot and killed by Miami Gardens Police.

02/18/2015

Runaway Bus (Source: CBS4)

Bus Driver Death Probe Expanded

The investigation surrounding the death of bus driver Laquita Alvin has expanded with Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez instructing police to examine not only how she died but also determine who may have tampered with a safety device on her bus that could have saved her life.

02/12/2015

Renardo Anthony Smith, 22,  is charged with criminal use of personal identification information after Miami-Dade Schools Police said he admitted to possessing some lists with some very sensitive information.(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Hollywood Man Busted In Identity Theft Involving Dade Students

A 22-year-old Hollywood man is behind bars in an identity theft case involving dozens of current and former Miami-Dade Public School students.

02/09/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Dade Commissioner To Investigate Bus Driver’s Death

A day after Miami Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced he had launched an investigation into what he termed “bus safety issues,” the chairman of the commission’s transportation committee said he would initiate his own review of the transit department.

02/05/2015

My Brother's Keeper Program (Source: CBS4)

Local Teen Using White House Program To Better His Life

Community revitalization projects take Lafayett Maultsby Jr. all over Miami-Dade County as part of his job with Americorps.

02/04/2015

(Source: AP)

Police: Forensics Help Arrest Security Guard’s Killer

North Miami Police have arrested the alleged killer of a security guard who was found shot at his station.

01/31/2015

Source: CBS4

Guard Found Shot At Work In North Miami

North Miami Police are trying to find out what happened to a security guard who died after he was found shot at his station.

01/28/2015

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