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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

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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

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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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CBS4 Investigates: Miami-Dade Gun Violence

In recent days there have been at least eight people shot in the City of Miami, including three teenagers. Two of the teens were killed.

CBS4–02/25/2013

Tiffany Davis was shot in the stomach while 8 months pregnant with her daughter. Her shooter is still on the loose (CBS4)

Exclusive: Pregnant Woman Shot In Overtown Speaks With CBS4

A 27-year-old woman, who along with her unborn child was wounded in a drive-by shooting in December, is speaking out for the first time, saying the gunman “shouldn’t have done what he did.”

CBS4–01/28/2013

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Spence-Jones To Run For Another City Commission Term

Eight years ago, Michelle Spence-Jones was elected to the Miami City Commission. Despite an embattled past, she plans to run for re-election.

CBS4–01/26/2013

Alumni and fans of Notre Dame and the University of Alabama came together with members of the community on Sunday to help build a community garden in Overtown. (Source: CBS4)

Fighting Irish, Tide Fans Build Urban Garden In Miami

Rivals while their teams are in town for the BCS Championship, alumni and fans of Notre Dame and the University of Alabama came together with members of the community on Sunday to help build a community garden in Overtown.

CBS4–01/06/2013

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Multi-Agency Crackdown Nets 100 Arrests In Miami

A massive, multi-agency crackdown on drug dealing and violent crime in Miami has yielded hundreds of arrests along with cash, illegal weapons and illegal drugs.

CBS Miami–01/04/2013

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