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Richard Sharpstein (Source: Akerman LLP)

Girlfriend Writes About Struggling After Sharpstein’s Suicide

The life of renowned Miami Criminal Defense attorney, Richard Sharpstein, may have ended suddenly, but the leading lady in his life hopes to continue his legacy.


Michel Escoto in court on Monday, April 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

State Rests Case In Escoto Newlywed Murder Trial

The lead detective testified Monday in the case of a man on trial for murdering his bride, just four days after they got married in order to collect a million-dollar life insurance policy.

CBS Miami–04/07/2014

Alexandra Villoch named new publisher of Miami Herald Media Co. (Source: Miami Herald)

Miami Herald Names First Female President & Publisher

A historic day for CBS4’s news partners at the Miami Herald as the first female in the company’s history was announced as president and publisher.


Source: CBS4

Biscayne Park Police Chief Resigns

Biscayne Park’s police chief has resigned after he had been relieved of duty pending an investigation into possible official misconduct.


Michel Escoto is accused of killing his newlywed bride to collect insurance money.  (Source: CBS4)

Escoto Held In Contempt Of Court In Newlywed Murder Trial

A new twist in the trial of a man accused of murdering his bride, just four days after they got married, in order to collect a million-dollar life insurance policy.


Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Esther Jacobo

Jim sits down for an extensive one-one interview with the DCF Interim Secretary to cover a variety of topics, including the developments and fallout after the recent Miami Herald investigative series “Innocents Lost”.


Fourth of July Spectacular at Black Point Park (Source:

World’s Largest Hot Dog Grilled At Miami-Dade Fair

Miami-Dade County fair-goers got a taste of the world’s largest hot dog on Friday.


(Source: CBS4)

Hundreds Of Students Battle For Top Spot At Spelling Bee

Hundreds of elementary and middle school students showed up to show off their spelling talents at the annual Miami Herald Spelling Bee on Wednesday.


Florida Capitol Complex (Source:

As Outrage Grows Over Child Deaths, Lawmakers Talk Money

Legislative leaders are responding to public outrage over a series of child deaths in Florida last year — and not just in the policy arena. They’re also talking about spending more money on the state’s troubled child-welfare system.


Miami Herald publisher David Landsberg announces his resignation to staff on Monday, March 17, 2014. (Source: Miami Herald)

Miami Herald Media President David Landsberg Resigns

The president of the Miami Herald Media Company has announced his resignation. David Landsberg has been with the company for 30 years, the last seven and a half as its president and publisher. He’s leaving to become president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of South Florida.