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Volunteers Needed To Document Overtown’s History

Researchers want youth volunteers to help snap photos of their surroundings as part of a study of the historic community.

02/15/2014

(Source: CBS4)

CEO Corner: Asha Loring Of Health In The Hood

Asha Loring is a hometown girl improving health in the “hood” one garden at a time.

01/09/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Police Search for Killer After Overtown Murder

Police in Miami are searching for a a killer after a man was found dead in an Overtown apartment. The search kept some people who live in the apartment complex out of their homes for hours.

12/28/2013

A year after a Miami mother and her unborn child were nearly killed in a drive-by shooting, both victims are still recovering. But the mother says she is grateful that they are healthy and is optimistic about their future.(Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Exclusive: One Of Miami’s Youngest Crime Victims May Need Years Of Therapy

A year after a Miami mother and her unborn child were nearly killed in a drive-by shooting, both victims are still recovering. But the mother says she is grateful that they are healthy and is optimistic about their future.

12/26/2013

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Parade Celebrates Booker T. Washington High School Win

There is one thing Booker T. Washington High School’s football team is not: Slow. The team hustled Friday, boarding buses for a parade to celebrate their national championship.

12/20/2013

Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners have approved the Overtown mulit-million dollar project. (Source: CBS4)

Board Of County Commissioners Approve Overtown Redevelopment Plan

The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners has unanimously approved a multi-million dollar redevelopment plan that is expected to bring substantial business and jobs to Overtown.

10/23/2013

Brothers Alexander and Christopher Kiener pose in front of one of their photographs at the Art Is Homeless exhibit at FIU. (CBS4)

Teen Brothers Inspire Activism With “Art Is Homeless” Exhibit

What started as a desire to fulfill a community service requirement at Coral Reef High School turned into an eye-opening exhibit on homelessness in Miami-Dade County.

CBS4–09/06/2013

George Zimmerman prepares to exit court for the day in his trial in Seminole circuit court June 27, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Community Hopes Zimmerman Discussion Brings Peace

A meeting was held in Overtown Friday evening to discuss issues raised during the George Zimmerman trial.

07/12/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Prosecutors Delay Hearing In Police Scuffle Case

After getting in a scuffle with a Miami police detective in April, Anthony Walker was supposed to hear the formal charges against him on Wednesday but prosecutors pushed it off to investigate the dramatic incident that was all caught on camera.

05/08/2013

(SOURCE: AP)

Gun Violence The Norm For Some South Florida Students

Booker T. Washington High School is surrounded by violence.

CBS4–05/01/2013

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