Miami-Dade County

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Appeals Court Weighs Workers Comp Law

A South Florida appeals court Monday heard arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of the state’s workers-compensation insurance system — as two other closely watched challenges also await rulings at the Florida Supreme Court.

03/30/2015

Source: CBS4

Miami Hit And Run Leaves Man In Critical Condition

A hit and run that took place early Sunday morning in Miami has left one man badly injured.

03/29/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House, Senate On Different Gambling Tracks

House and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts gaming measure Thursday even as the Senate pursues negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

03/26/2015

Tanner (Source: CBS4)

42 Chihuahuas Taken From Miami-Dade Home, Up For Adoption

Animal Services officials have removed 42 Chihuahuas who were crowded into a private home in northwest Miami-Dade County.

03/20/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Transgender Bathroom Bill Moves Forward In House

A bill that would ban transgender Floridians from using single-sex bathrooms that don’t match the gender of their birth passed a second House committee Tuesday, following hours of debate.

03/17/2015

Christopher Best (Source: MDPD)

Music Teacher Arrested, Accused Of Sex With Minor

A high school music teacher was arrested Friday, charged with 10 counts of unlawful sexual activity with a specified minor.

03/16/2015

Coconut Grove Playhouse (Source: CBS4)

Commissioners Face Tough Debate On How To Save Coconut Grove Playhouse

Miami-Dade County Commissioners are facing a tough debate on how to save the Coconut Grove Playhouse.

03/12/2015

Miami-Dade Fair & Exposition  (Source: CBS4)

The Fair Is Back Amid Fairgrounds Battle

Ferris wheels are popping up in the South Florida skyline, a clear sign that the Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition is back.

03/11/2015

Hedgehog (Source: FWC)

Exotic Pet Owners Given Chance To Surrender Animals Saturday

He or she was cute when you got it, but has your exotic pet become too much too handle? Zoo Miami has the perfect, guilt-free solution.

03/07/2015

Exotic Pet Amnesty Day (Source: FWC)

Zoo Miami Will Accept Exotic Pets During Amnesty Day

Sometimes people sign up for things that, in the long run, turn out to be not the best idea—like acquiring an exotic animal as a pet.

03/06/2015

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