Is it ever too late to reinvent yourself. Darlene Quinn is a former school teacher and charm coach, who became a corporate executive and then in her 70s, when most people have retired, transformed herself into an award-winning novelist. Darlene shares her insight and explains how anyone can transform their lives.
Each year the American Red Cross provides assistance to more than 2 million service members and many of the nation’s 24 million veterans. During the holiday season, they deliver holiday greetings—cards and personal messages from tens of thousands of Americans. We talk about how you can get involved by giving something that means something to these unsung heroes.
Many people with disabilities in Miami-Dade County depend on Special Transportation Services as a lifeline to independence and health care. Chilling complaints into the county-subsidized service spur a CBS4 investigation.
It was an exciting night for dozens of television professionals at the 37th Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards at the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood Saturday evening.
Across the nation, mental illness is page one. It’s mayhem all too personal for some South Florida families.
So what does the Marlins organization do for South Florida in the off-season? The Marlins Foundation is particularly active during the holidays, the centerpiece of its efforts is the big turkey giveaway in Little Havana that will feed more than a thousand families. We take a closer look at that and other “give back” events.
We preview an upcoming fashion show and fundraiser for Becca’s Closet. Rebeccca Kirtman was just 16 when she died in an automobile accident. Before she died, Becca was the driving force behind a dress drive to provide prom dresses to high school girls who could not afford them. Becca’s Closet, which has now expanded to offer additional opportunities to young people, keeps her dream and her spirit alive.
Brian Taylor is one of thousands handicapped riders who relies on Miami-Dade’s Special Transportation Service. But recently, he said, an experience onboard a van left him traumatized.
Earlier this year, Miami-Dade engineers sounded the alarm over some local bridges that are actually crumbling into the ocean. Now, documents uncovered by CBS4 reveals another set of bridges that are supposedly next to crumble and the tab to fix them is much bigger. We air David Sutta’s eye-opening investigation and talk to an expert about a possible solution.
It’s among the most anticipated annual events in Key West. The Key West Film Festival returns on November 13th and there is a slew of Florida-based films in its lineup of more than three dozen movies. We preview the festival.