Miami-Dade County

View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium --which reduces mosquito transmitted diseases such as dengue and chikungunya by shortening adult lifespan, affect mosquito reproduction and interfere with pathogen replication-- at the Oswaldo Cruz foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 2, 2014. The mosquitoes, when released, are expected to quickly infiltrate the insect population and stop the spread of the disease. Small-scale trials have already been conducted in communities in northern Australia.   (Courtesy: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami-Dade Fights Mosquitoes With Aerial Spraying

Are the mosquitoes bugging you? Depending on where you live, you may get a break thanks to aerial spraying for blood-suckers.

08/13/2015

Real Time Crime Center (Source: CBS4)

Police Department’s New Crime Center Will Help Keep Citizens Safe

Three men were involved in a carjacking on July 15th in the City of Miami and when police tracked them down–they fled. At that exact moment, detectives at the Miami-Dade Police Department’s new crime center watched it all unfold.

08/11/2015

Finding Rover app (Source: Animal Services/ YouTube.com)

Pet Facial Recognition App Helps Reunite Owners With Lost Dog

Thanks to a pet facial recognition app, five people have been reunited with lost pets.

08/07/2015

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

Source: CBS4

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

Photo Credit Thinkstock

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

(Source: miaminewtimes.com)

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

(Source: AP)

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

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