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A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Residents Concerned About Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus

The Florida Department of Health confirmed the first case of locally acquired Chikungunya, one in Miami-Dade and the other in Palm Beach County.

07/18/2014

A Bartram's hairstreak butterfly. (Photo source: National Park Service website)

Feds To Developer: Stop Planning Walmart In Rare Miami-Dade Forest

Federal officials warned a developer who plans on building a Walmart and other businesses on Miami-Dade land to stop planning construction of the mixed use development until a survey is done of the endangered wildlife on the property.

07/18/2014

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Local Leaders Meet Regarding VA Investigation & Legislation

The national audit of the VA Hospital system has captured the attention of South Florida lawmakers.

06/13/2014

Smoke and ash from a brush fire in the eastern Everglades has spread as far south as Kendall. (Source: CBS4)

Brush Fire Smoke Blankets South Florida

Smoke and ash from a brush fire in the eastern Everglades has spread as far south as Kendall. Forestry officials said lightning sparked the fire Saturday night north of I-75 and west of U.S. 27 but it wasn’t until Sunday that the smell of smoke caught people’s attention.

06/09/2014

(Source: AP)

Traffic Alert: U.S. 27 Closed North Of I-75

Travelers will need to seek an alternate route if they are leaving or coming to Broward County from Palm Beach County.

06/08/2014

Anthea Thomas found $80 as part of the hidden cash hunt on June 5, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Local Dash For Cash Continues In South Florida

Locals are dashing for cash hidden throughout South Florida and on Thursday afternoon, the chosen spot is Brickell.

06/05/2014

PBSO looking for this woman who robbed a PNC bank in Palm Beach County on May 27, 2014.
(Source: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Wanted For Three Palm Beach County Bank Robberies

Deputies are searching for a female bandit, accused of robbing three banks in Palm Beach County.

05/28/2014

Missing Kayaker Dania Beach (Source: Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Resumes Search For Missing SC Kayaker

Search crews continued their efforts, Saturday, to locate a missing kayaker who left from a park Thursday in Dania Beach.

05/24/2014

Reddish leaves belong to swamp bay trees that have been killed by laurel wilt disease. (Photo by: Ellen Allen, South Florida Water Management District,  May 16, 2014)

Tree-Killing Pest Destroying Everglades Canopy

Trees are dying in the Everglades at an alarming rate and scientists worry it will result in a major change for the ecosystem if it isn’t stopped.

05/19/2014

(Source: Judd Patterson/National Park Service)

Largest Flock Of Wild Flamingos In Florida History Found In Palm Beach County

While it may not seem like a huge number, 147 is rather large when it comes to a flock of wild flamingos.

05/12/2014

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