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Miami-Dade Development Committee Passes Pool Safety Ordinance

A Miami-Dade County Committee will review a law Thursday being proposed to mandate all new pools must have low voltage lights.


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New Pool Represents Promise Kept To Black Community Of Hallandale Beach

The new public pool set to open this month in B.F. James Park in Hallandale Beach represents a promise kept that was made to the Black community by city leaders decades ago.


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8 Things You Need For an Epic Summer

Gear up for an epic summer with these must-have essentials, brought to you by CBS Local’s Eat. See. Play.


Two South Florida pools are shut down Thursday and there is a possibility they may never re-open due to electrical issues found in pump rooms. (Source: CBS4)

Two South Florida Pools Close After Electrical Issues Found In Pump Rooms

Two South Florida pools are shut down Thursday and there is a possibility they may never re-open.


Hialeah Pool Surveillance (Source: CBS4)

Video Shows Kids Shocked In Hialeah Pool

It’s three minutes of video that may make you cringe when you see it–children unable to escape a pool as it becomes electrically charged.


Calder Sloan (Source: Facebook)

Family Of Boy Electrocuted Encourages Pool Safety

As the summer season officially gets underway, families all over South Florida are getting their backyard pools ready—and many are likely thinking of the Sloan family from North Miami.


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CBS4 Exclusive: Photos Reveal What May Have Caused Electrified Pool

Pictures released by crime scene investigators show not one, but a multitude of electrical and code issues at the Palms West Apartments—it’s enough to wonder why an accident had not happened sooner.


May 1, 2014: Diego Cabrera talks about what happened after being shocked at a pool.  (Source: CBS4)

Boy Shocked In Hialeah Pool Speaks About Ordeal

Caution tape surrounds the now-drained pool at the Palm West Gardens condo complex in Hialeah where 10-year-old Diego Cabrera was swimming Sunday afternoon.

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City Of Hialeah: Children Shocked Due To Faulty Pool Pump & Shoddy Electrical Work

Shoddy electrical work and pool pump failure caused a Hialeah pool to become electrified Sunday, sending three children to the hospital. That’s according to the City of Hialeah.


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Father Of Boy Electrocuted In Pool Touts Checking For Wiring Safety Issues

After three children were nearly electrocuted in a swimming, pool, there is a renewed effort to urge parents to check their swimming pool’s electrical system.




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