Miami-Dade

December 14, 2014: A shooting at NW 13 Street in Miami.  (Source: CBS4)

Police & Loved Ones Ask For Public’s Help In Overtown Shooting

Miami Police and grieving loved ones are asking for the public’s help in a shooting spree in Overtown last Sunday night that left four people wounded and claimed the life of a 17-year-old youngster.

5 hours ago

Crime scene tape (Source: CBS4)

Police: Woman Followed & Robbed In Her Garage

A woman was robbed by a man in her garage after he followed her home once she had finished shopping, police said.

7 hours ago

Bresniell Jansen (Source: sdshs.net)

Statutory Rape Victim Speaks Out As Lawsuit Is Filed

For the first time, a South Florida teenager who was the victim of a statutory rape by her former high school teacher is speaking out as her attorney has filed a lawsuit against the teacher and the Miami-Dade School Board.

12/18/2014

Seven men were arrested in December 2014 on charges of sexual battery and supplying a controlled substance to a minor after a 16-year old girl was taken from school and allegedly forced into sex trafficking. (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Department Of Corrections)

Exclusive: Grandfather Of Teen Victim In Sex Trafficking Case Speaks Out

The maternal grandfather of a 16-year-old girl who prosecutors say was victimized in a sex trafficking case spoke out for the first time, saying the seven men arrested deserve stiff punishment if they are convicted.

12/16/2014

A rendering of Miami Ocean Studios, a planned production facility near Miami Gardens.  (Source: http://miamioceanstudios.com/)

Lights, Camera, Action: Local Leaders Break Ground On Miami Film Studio

Local leaders broke ground Friday to make way for a new film and television studio in Miami. Actually, it was more of a demolition ceremony than ground breaking.

12/12/2014

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Family, Friends Pay Their Respects To Mother Killed By Buses

An emotional, candle light ceremony took place Wednesday night as more than a hundred friends, family and co-workers of Laquito Alvin gathered at the site where she died.

12/10/2014

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College Accused Of Using Strippers To Lure Students

Using exotic dancers as admission workers to lure male students sounds like something out of frat-esque movie. But state and federal officials said that’s exactly what a Miami-based college is accused of doing.

12/04/2014

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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

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Commissioners Extend Protection For Transgender Individuals

The House was filled with conflicting t-shirts and badges as Miami-Dade Commissioners voted 8-3 to extend protection against discrimination to transgender individuals.

12/02/2014

World AIDS Day

Looking Into The Life Of A Person With HIV On World AIDS Day

December 1st, every year since 1988, is World AIDS Day—a day which gives people the chance to show their support for people living with HIV and to remember those who have died.

12/01/2014

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