New River

Rescuer David Bassion was one of the men that scaled a bridge to save a naked man stuck above on May 22, 2015. Bassion reached the man, gave him water and shook his hand. (Source: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue)

Naked Man Rescued From 100-Foot High Bridge In Ft. Lauderdale

Crews conducted a daring rescue of a man found naked and trapped on a railway bridge 100-feet high on Friday.

05/22/2015

Broward county's new courthouse (Source: CBS4)

A Look Inside Broward County’s New Courthouse

For years, at the Broward County courthouse, there has been one problem after another.

02/02/2015

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Fire Destroys Multi-Million Dollar Yachts In Ft. Lauderdale

The sun was barely up, when smoke began to rise over I-95 in Fort Lauderdale. Fire raged inside two multi-million dollar yachts around 6:45 a.m. on Sunday.

01/18/2015

A sailboat traveling down New River hit a power line at 401 SW 4th Ave. knocking out power in the area and shutting down traffic. (Source: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Twitter)

Sailboat Hits Power Line, Shuts Down River

Police were shocked to find a power line toppled over by a sailboat traveling down New River.

12/29/2014

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Rhode Island Senator Tours New River To Get Look At Rising Seas

There was an unusual walking tour in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday night — a tour of sea level rise.

10/08/2014

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Afternoon Road Closures For Downtown Lauderdale Corporate Run

FT. LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Drivers in the Downtown Ft. Lauderdale area can expect delays Thursday afternoon as thousands of runners lace up their sneakers and take part in the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run. Although the Corporate […]

04/03/2014

"Floating Tile Art: Gator in the Bay' loaded on a flat bed truck.  (Source: Lloyd Goradesky)

Giant Gator To Appear In Art Basel Weekend

The largest gator to have ever appeared in South Florida has made its way back to common waters, just in time for Art Basel.

CBS Miami–12/01/2013

A woman dangled 22-feet in the air from a bridge in Ft. Lauderdale. (Courtesy: Paige Hampton, Twitter. @Paigeeeee_16)

Woman Dangling From Bridge Will Not Face Charges

The South Florida woman seen dangling from a raised railroad bridge and rescued by firefighters will not face charges as a result of the incident.

CBS Miami–10/23/2013

A woman who was walking on a railroad bridge over the New River became "stuck" on the bridge when it lifted.  Officials said she was trespassing. October 12, 2013 (Credit: Lisa Hoyt, CBS4 Viewer)

Firefighter Talks About Rescue Of Woman Dangling From Bridge

It’s a frightening place to get stuck, on a railroad bridge. On Saturday, Wanda McGowan was trapped on the Florida East Coast Railroad bridge over the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

CBS Miami–10/14/2013

A woman who was walking on a railroad bridge over the New River became "stuck" on the bridge when it lifted.  Officials said she was trespassing. October 12, 2013 (Credit: Lisa Hoyt, CBS4 Viewer)

Officials: Woman Dangling From Bridge Was Trespassing

The woman who could be seen dangling from a railroad bridge Saturday was trespassing, according to city officials, and could be in big trouble for her actions.

CBS Miami–10/13/2013

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