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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

Two people were shot outside an Overtown convenience store on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Family Of Pregnant Woman, Fetus Shot In Drive-By Begs Public For Answers

The heartbroken mother of a young Miami woman who was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting at a convenience store is appealing for the public’s help, saying “I don’t know why someone would do something like that.”

12/14/2012

U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer (center) announced a 42 count indictment against 16 suspected Miami drug traffickers. (Source: CBS4)

Joint Operation Takes Down Miami Drug Network

More than a dozen suspected drug dealers and runners in Miami were taken off the street as part of a two-year joint federal and local investigation.

12/12/2012

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55 People Arrested In Miami Crime Sweep

Fifty-five arrests were made in Miami’s central district area in a two-day crime sweep.

CBS4–10/07/2012

One person was shot and killed in a shooting in Overtown on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Deadly Shooting In Overtown, 1 Suspect In Custody

A shooting in Overtown has led to the death of one person and the arrest of another.

CBS4–09/18/2012

Renee Marie Garcia & Gabriel de Jesus Orellano (Source: Miami Police)

Judge: Four Children Found Living In Filth Will Live With Grandmother

Four children found living in filth went to court Friday. Juvenille court Judge Rosa Figarola ultimately ordered the kids paternal grandmother to become the temporary guardian as their parents face allegations from police that the kids were prostituted by mom and dad.

CBS4–08/10/2012

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Overtown’s Overhaul Of Gibson Park Opens To Public Tuesday

A recreational renaissance is underway in one Miami neighborhood. Overtown’s newly renovated Gibson Park is set to open Tuesday.

CBS4–08/07/2012

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Overtown’s Overhaul Of Gibson Park Opens To Public Tuesday

A recreational renaissance is underway in one Miami neighborhood. Overtown’s newly renovated Gibson Park is set to open Tuesday.

CBS4–08/06/2012

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office broke up a cockfighting operation in Marathon.  (Source:AP)

Group Revived To Chase Chickens Out Of Miami

For residents of Little Haiti and Overtown, a chicken invasion is driving them nuts. What are they to do? Call the Chicken Busters, of course.

CBS Miami–07/28/2012

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