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.
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.
“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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.