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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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Rock Of Ages Makes South Florida Look Good

You may come to see “Rock of Ages” for the rock and roll, but if you’re from South Florida you’ll be looking on screen for hometown scenes or friends of yours. Much of the film was shot in South Florida, and lots of locals were used as extras. But there are more reasons to watch this movie than the hometown references.

CBS4–06/15/2012

While it’s not hard to tell they are master builders and handyman, constructions workers face dangerous conditions, often in very extreme weather.

Miami Commission Approves For $50 Million For Overtown

The Miami City Commission approved another plan to infuse tens of millions of dollars into the Overtown area in hopes of sparking growth and resurgence in the area.

CBS4–05/11/2012

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