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Family and friends of slain journalist Steven Sotloff gathered on Decmber 16, 2014 to celebrate Hanukkah and commemorate Sotloff. (Source: CBS4)

Parents Of Slain American Journalist Light Menorah Candle

As South Floridans celebrate the start of Hanukkah, the family of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff were set to honor him on Tuesday.

12/16/2014

WILLIAMSBURG, VA - UNSPECIFIED: In this photo provided by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, people dressed as he Christmas Town elves ride Busch Gardens' Alpengeist roller coaster in Williamsburg, Virginia. (Photo by Scott K. Brown/SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment via Getty Images)

Busch Gardens Removes Some Props After Complaints

As Halloween approaches, Busch Gardens theme parks removed some props from the attractions after people in Virginia complained about decapitated heads.

09/18/2014

US President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on September 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Arrives In Tampa For Talks On ISIL

Air Force One landed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

09/16/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks after visiting a classroom at Coral Reef High School in Miami, Florida on March 7, 2014.  (Source: ANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Tampa For ISIL Strategy Talks

President Barack Obama will be in the Sunshine State Wednesday to visit Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base.

09/15/2014

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MIA Announces New Flights For Fall & Winter

Miami International Airport announced new international destinations and new flight options for existing routes.

09/15/2014

Barak Barfi gives a prepared statement outside the home of Steven Sotloff (Source: CBS4)

Murdered Local Journalist Described As “Gentle Soul”

A spokesman for the family of murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff described the South Florida native as a “gentle soul” in a prepared statement made just a day after video showing Sotloff being beheaded at the hands of an ISIS terrorist was released.

09/03/2014

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A Deeper Look Into The Life Of Steven Sotloff

As a U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff’s reporting trips took him to Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Somalia, and Turkey but he vanished last August while on assignment in the country that’s considered the most dangerous for journalists — Syria.

09/03/2014

July 27, 2014: A family said their cars were "egged" and vandalized in a possible hate crime.  (Source: CBS4)

Two Vehicles Damaged In Apparent Miami Beach Hate Crime

Miami Beach Police are investigating a potential hate crime. It happened along Meridian Avenue in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood on the Beach.

07/27/2014

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FAA Extends Ban On Flights Into Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration has extended its ban on U.S. airlines’ flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. The ban now runs through 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday, the FAA said.

CBS Miami–07/23/2014

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2 Airlines Scrap Flights To Tel Aviv Over Missile Fear

South Floridians who want to fly into Tel Aviv will not be able to after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.

07/22/2014

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