As South Florida and the rest of the nation took pause Monday to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his son Martin Luther King III was a special guest at the National Trial Lawyers summit in Miami Beach.
The city of Miami is set to hand over future investigations into police-involved shootings and in-custody deaths to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).
The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.
Comedian Robin Williams’ death is at the top of the list of Google searches for 2014.
Startling new CBS poll numbers show how blacks and whites view police. The results cannot be ignored. Jim and Miami-Dade Police Director J.D. Patterson hash it all out.
Protesters took to the streets in Fort Lauderdale Saturday night.
It would seem the timing could hardly be more apt for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s new civil rights-themed piece, “Odetta,” a tribute to the late folk singer often referred to as the voice of the civil rights movement.
The Miami Beach Police Department is warning drivers to be prepared for delays due to protest.
The failure by the grand juries in both Ferguson and Staten Island to indict police officers who killed unarmed black men, has prompted a national discussion on the divide between the police and some of the communities they are supposed to be serving. We explore this with community activist Henry Crespo.
Protesters managed to shut down I-195 in Miami-Dade County in both directions for a brief time Friday night.