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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

(Photo Source: www.facebook.com/RockofAges)

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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Site Of Old Miami Arena Now A Multi-Use Park

When the Miami Arena came crashing down, neighbors and community leaders had hoped for a new project to revitalize the struggling Parkwest and Overtown neighborhoods.

CBS4–01/20/2012

(Photo Credit: Miami Police Department) Suspect Calvin “Calbo” Warren

Police Seek “Armed & Dangerous” Suspect In Multiple Murders

Miami police are looking for a man they say is responsible for a string of recent deadly shootings across the city and is considered to be armed and dangerous.

CBS4–09/18/2011

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Overtown Music Project Hopes To Revive Its Rich Past

When Phillip Wright Sr. reminisces about his start in the music businesses, he glows his smile widening and his mood becomes excited.

CBS4–05/07/2011

Vendors at the Roots In The City Farmers Market. (Photo source: Rootsinthecity.com)

Overtown Farmers Market Shut Down

A peaceful demonstration was held this afternoon at the site of the former Roots in the City Farmers Market in Overtown after the market was shut down last week by Miami’s code enforcement office.

CBS4–03/30/2011

City of Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito and Mayor Tomas Regalado durring a press conference in April of 2010 (Photo Credit: Miami Herald).

Miami Police Chief: “Police Are Not Surveilling Mayor”

Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito denied allegations Friday afternoon that he was having Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado followed.

CBS4–01/07/2011

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