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(Source: AP)

Florida Rep. Opposes Redrawn Congressional Districts

A Florida Representative is trying to stop state lawmakers from redrawing her congressional district saying it would deny political representation for African-Americans.

08/06/2015

Source: CBS4

New Video Raises Questions In 2013 Florida Police Shooting

The emergence of a new video is raising questions over a Florida deputy’s shooting of an unarmed black man nearly two years ago.

04/24/2015

Martin Luther King III, son of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.,  was a special guest at the National Trial Lawyers summit in Miami Beach on MLK Day, January 19, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Son Takes Part In Race Relations Summit In Miami Beach

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.

CBS Miami–01/19/2015

Source: CBS4

Miami PD To Hand Over Police-Involved Shooting Info To FDLE

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).

01/08/2015

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

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.

12/23/2014

(Credit, Meghan Ross)

Robin Williams Tops 2014 List Of Google Searches

Comedian Robin Williams’ death is at the top of the list of Google searches for 2014.

12/16/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Police & Racial Profiling

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.

CBS4–12/15/2014

December 13, 2014: Protesters in Fort Lauderdale.  (Source: Occupy Miami/Twitter)

Protesters Spread Message Near Winterfest Boat Parade

Protesters took to the streets in Fort Lauderdale Saturday night.

12/13/2014

MUNICH, GERMANY - JULY 29:  Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform at the Deutsches Theater on July 29, 2014 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)

New Alvin Ailey Dance Pays Tribute To Civil Rights Icon

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.

12/13/2014

December 5, 2014: Protesters in the streets of Miami snarled traffic to Art Basel. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach Police Caution MacArthur Causeway Drivers Of Protest

The Miami Beach Police Department is warning drivers to be prepared for delays due to protest.

12/12/2014

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