Michele Gillen

Corrections Officer Attacked (Source: CBS4)

Corrections Officer Wants Justice Following Alleged Inmate Attack

It was an early morning one Miami Dade Corrections Officer says she will never forget. A frightening free-for-all, she recalls, inmates out of control on the 6th floor of the Miami Dade Jail.

CBS Miami–05/15/2014

(Source: AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

Billboard Unveiled In Hopes Of Creating Awareness To Stop Human Trafficking

City and state officials are hoping the unveiling of a new billboard will create awareness and get the community involved in stopping the sex trafficking of children.


Focus on South Florida – “My Wish For You”

“My Wish For You” was founded by Joe Zevuloni, an avid activist in the battle of pediatric cancer. Losing his mother to cancer at a very early age has made Zevuloni want to make a difference and help children fight against the killer disease. We focus on the mission of “My Wish For You”.

My TV 33–05/12/2014

Mark Hoewing, “Give Kids the World”

Focus on South Florida – “Give Kids the World”

Hope, happiness and healing? For children fighting life threatening illnesses that’s a combination served up at a unique Florida village. It’s called “Give Kids the World”, where making children smile and making memories that will last forever are the priority. We focus on the magic and the love at this storybook home away from home and the people who make it possible.

My TV 33–05/12/2014

Charlotte Prescott, Biltmore Hotel Spa Director (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida – Preventing Breast Cancer

Moms, like most women, are such loving caretakers, most often putting everyone else’s needs before their own. This Mother’s Day we spotlight the efforts of one woman, a doctor, who is helping to turn the tables and go on the offensive in the fight against breast cancer. It led her to investigate the world of Ayurvedic medicine. We focus on the latest on these types of treatments that originated in India thousands of years ago.

My TV 33–05/12/2014

Tracy Wilson Mourning  (Source: My TV33)

Focus on South Florida: Hats Off to Honey Shine

Honey Shine is a mentoring program that helps young girls in South Florida imagine, create, and achieve their dreams. The program’s signature fundraising event, the Hats Off luncheon, is right around the corner. We focus on how you can help the program keep its mission alive.

My TV 33–05/05/2014

Teri Williams  (Source: My TV33)

Focus on South Florida: “I Got Bank”

Read a book, write an essay, win a thousand dollars. OneUnited Bank’s annual “I Got Bank” essay contest promotes financial literacy for middle-schoolers in our urban communities. We focus on how it’s a great way to get urban youth to read, write, and apply what they have learned to their lives and the lives of their families.

My TV 33–05/05/2014

Focus on South Florida: Hispanic Health Study

How can we live healthier lives? Sometimes we have to see something in black and white to change our ways. The results are in on the largest, most comprehensive study ever conducted on Hispanic health in this country. The University of Miami was involved, and that means there are results specific to South Florida– and those results might surprise you. We focus on the results and what we can all take away to improve our lives.

My TV 33–05/05/2014

Dr. Christine Horner says women need to awaken their warrior goddess to prevent breast cancer.  (Source: CBS4)

Awaken Your Warrior Goddess To Prevent Breast Cancer

They are rituals that are five thousand years old; the healing power of oil, touch and spices. Practices now enlisted into a modern-day war against breast cancer.


Silent Killer among firefighters. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates Silent Killer Putting Lives Of Firefighters In Danger

Now on the frontline of a different life-or-death battle, Miami-Dade firefighters share their nightmare with CBS4 News Michele Gillen of cancer diagnosis which seems to haunt firehouse after firehouse.





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