Miami Lakes

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Whiteside “Blown Away” By Meteoric Rise

A year ago Hassan Whiteside was playing at a YMCA, now he’s playing for the Miami Heat.


At a town council meeting Wednesday, Miami Lakes residents requested the FDLE conduct an independent probe of Mayor Michael Pizzi's crash with a tree in June.  (Source: CBS4)

Pizzi Faces Backlash Over Resignation Of Town Clerk

Miami Lakes residents lashed out at Mayor Michael Pizzi during Tuesday’s council meeting. This time over the resignation of Town Clerk Marjorie-Tejeda Castillo.


Former Miami Dolphins cornerback Don McNeal speaks with CBS4's Jim Berry. (Source: CBS4)

Former Dolphin Don McNeal Battling Multiple Sclerosis

Former Miami Dolphins cornerback Don McNeal is now fighting multiple sclerosis.


Child Near Drowning Jungle Island 7/7/15 (Source: Miami Fire Rescue)

Child Taken To Hospital After Near Drowning At Jungle Island

A child was taken to the hospital Tuesday after being pulled from the water at Jungle Island.


Miami Beach police are helping raise money for Dwayne Mitchell – a high school senior currently in a coma.  (Source:

Miami Beach Police Raising Money For Teen In A Coma

Miami Beach police are helping raise money for Dwayne Mitchell – a high school senior currently in a coma.


Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

Miami Lakes “Treegate” May Get FDLE Probe

Did Mayor Michael Pizzi catch a break after he hit a tree last week and left the scene of the accident? At Miami Lakes town hall now a call for an independent investigation of how Miami-Dade police handled the mayor’s crash.


Breanna Vergara (Source: Facebook/The Breanna Vergara Foundation)

Local Dancer’s Sudden Death Prompts Parents To Push For EKGs

The sudden death of a South Florida dancer is changing the way some parents think about their kids’ heart health.


Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Mayor Pizzi Can’t Recall Whether He Hit Bar Before Hitting Tree

On the evening Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi crashed his car into a tree on N.W. 82nd Avenue, he ran from the scene, according to a 911 call obtained by CBS4 News.


Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

Michael Pizzi Back As Mayor Of Miami Lakes

A jubilant Michael Pizzi returned to Miami Lakes town hall Wednesday, awash in hugs and kisses from several dozen supporters.


(Source: CBS4)

Mayor Slaton Won’t Fight Decision To Allow Pizzi To Return To Office

Time is running out for Miami Lakes to appeal a court ruling that Michael Pizzi should be re-instated as the town’s mayor.