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Citizens CEO: Rate Hike Due To Spike In Water Claims

A “disturbing” rise in water-damage claims in South Florida is driving Citizens Property Insurance Corp. to seek an average 3.2 percent increase in rates for many homeowners, the president of the state-backed insurer said Tuesday.

08/25/2015

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - NOVEMBER 15:  Patrons test their luck with slot machines at the renovated Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino  November 15, 2006 in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The slot machines are the state of Florida's first Las Vegas-style slot machines.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Proposed Gambling Rules Headed For A Showdown?

At least two years in the making, proposed pari-mutuel regulations continue to leave industry operators divided, with some saying the rules don’t go far enough and others complaining that the plan will put them out of business.

07/20/2015

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Lyft, Like Uber, Leaving Broward County

Lyft, much like Uber, will also cease operations in Broward County.

07/10/2015

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FAA Dump Navigation Points Named After Trump

The Federal Aviation Administration is getting rid of navigation points named after Donald Trump.

07/09/2015

A brush fire in southwest Miami-Dade burned at least 10 acres as of Wednesday evening. (Source: CBS4)

Wildfire Cases Have Increased In South Florida

Significantly dryer conditions in South Florida are causing more wildfires this year, according to Florida Forest Service officials.

06/26/2015

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Palm Beach County Wins Grant For Jail System

Palm Beach County has won funding to find ways to reduce the amount of people unnecessarily in jail.

05/30/2015

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - NOVEMBER 15:  Patrons test their luck with slot machines at the renovated Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino  November 15, 2006 in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The slot machines are the state of Florida's first Las Vegas-style slot machines.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court Backs Slot Machines At North Florida Racetrack

In what could be a game changer in Florida’s gambling arena, an appeals court Friday ordered state regulators to allow slot machines at a Gadsden County racetrack.

05/29/2015

Bay Harbor Islands Police Chief Sean Hemingway told CBS4’s Peter D’Oench that they were victimized by some men who were part of a group of six criminals who have struck at least nine times in mostly high-end communities between northern Palm Beach county and Bay Harbor islands between December 1st of last year and March 15th. (Source: CBS4)

Bay Harbor Islands Couples Offer $70K Rewards For Return Of Their Jewelry

Two Bay Harbor islands couples are offering rewards of $70,000 after they say thieves stole nearly $1 million worth of jewelry and valuable items from their condominiums.

04/22/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Gambling Bill Remains A Long Shot

Despite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.

04/21/2015

(Source: CBS4)

FAU Professor Learning A Lot About Sharks In South Florida

The photos are remarkable. Snorkelers just feet away from more than a dozen sharks. Another group of sharks surfing off Fort Lauderdale Beach.

04/20/2015

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