Miami-Dade

Superintendant Alberto Carvalho surprises veteran teacher Claudia Lewis before her retirement. (Source: MDPS)

School Surprises Teacher Of 49 Years With Send-Off Celebration

A bitter-sweet day for one South Florida teacher who, after 49 years of teaching, is on to the next chapter of her life.

05/08/2015

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Fmr. Handyman Sentenced To Death In Waitress Murder Case

A Miami man was sentenced to death Wednesday for the murder of a waitress at a popular South Florida restaurant.

05/06/2015

A picture taken in the Monaco harbor on July 11, 2011 shows a Riva speedboat dashboard, icon of the Made in Italy luxury design. Like many symbols of La Dolce Vita, Riva started as a family venture in 1842. The Riva remains a limited series of from 60 to 80 boats a year -- the smallest involving 1,000 hours of work -- and clients can ask for customized details to satisfy their every whim. (Photo Courtesy: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Dade Issues New Boating Safety Ordinance

A new ordinance will now allow only a certain number of boats to be tied together on any waters lying within the boundaries of Miami.

05/05/2015

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is rushing to extinguish a grass fire that has engulfed 150 acres in Goulds. (Source: CBS4)

Goulds Grass Fire Engulfs Hundreds Of Acres

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is rushing to extinguish a grass fire that has engulfed 150 acres in Goulds.

05/02/2015

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Drones And Dogs Deployed In Battle To Save The Guacamole

With the avocado killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When the killer, a deadly fungus spread by tiny beetles, is located—the dogs are sent in.

04/28/2015

Eyes on the Rise web app (Source: http://eyesontherise.org/app/)

FIU’s Web App Helps Residents Visualize Possible Impact Of Rising Sea Levels

Ever wondered whether your dwelling will be affected by rising sea levels? Florida International University developed a web app to help residents visualize the possible impact of rising seas on South Florida neighborhoods.

04/27/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Marina SMS Alerts Aim To Help Boaters Plan & Prepare For Safe Boating

Boating is a popular past time in South Florida, and with the summer season around the bend, officials have set up an SMS alert system to help plan for a safe day on the water.

04/27/2015

Authorities are searching for 36-year-old Eladio Garcia who has not been seen since the day of the crash. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Police Identify Driver In SW Miami-Dade Hit & Run

The Miami-Dade Police Department is asking for the community’s help in catching a hit-and-run driver who left a motorcyclist in critical condition.

04/26/2015

There is a massive police scene in the area of NW 95th Street and 24th Avenue. (Source: CBS4)

Police: Men In Custody After Shooting At Cops In Dade

Suspects are in custody after shooting at officers on Wednesday afternoon, Miami-Dade Police said.

04/22/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Gambling Bill Remains A Long Shot

Despite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.

04/21/2015

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