New River

(Source: CBS4)

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

(Source: CBS4)

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

(Source: AP)

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

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

Firefighters Use 24-Foot Ladder To Rescue Woman Dangling From Railroad Bridge

Police responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls Saturday reporting that a woman was dangling from the railroad bridge that crosses the New River in Ft. Lauderdale.

10/12/2013

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Best Riverfront Restaurant & Bars

While most people think of the beaches when they think of South Florida, the area is also home to two major rivers – the Miami River and the New River in Fort Lauderdale. And wherever a river flows a bar is sure to follow. Here’s a list where you can find the best bars with equally great foods and views.

CBS4–12/23/2012

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