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Florida Rep. Opposes Redrawn Congressional DistrictsA Florida Representative is trying to stop state lawmakers from redrawing her congressional district saying it would deny political representation for African-Americans.
New Video Raises Questions In 2013 Florida Police ShootingThe emergence of a new video is raising questions over a Florida deputy's shooting of an unarmed black man nearly two years ago.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Son Takes Part In Race Relations Summit In Miami BeachAs 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.
Miami PD To Hand Over Police-Involved Shooting Info To FDLEThe 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).
Top Ten Stories Of 2014The 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.
Robin Williams Tops 2014 List Of Google Searches Comedian Robin Williams' death is at the top of the list of Google searches for 2014.
Facing South Florida: Police & Racial ProfilingStartling 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 Spread Message Near Winterfest Boat ParadeProtesters took to the streets in Fort Lauderdale Saturday night.
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.
Miami Beach Police Caution MacArthur Causeway Drivers Of ProtestThe Miami Beach Police Department is warning drivers to be prepared for delays due to protest.
Facing South Florida: Police-Related Deaths 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 Shut Down I-195, Move Toward Downtown MiamiProtesters managed to shut down I-195 in Miami-Dade County in both directions for a brief time Friday night.