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Prison Company Retracts FAU Stadium Offer

Florida Atlantic University saw $6 million vanish Monday when the GEO Group decided to pull its offer to buy the naming rights to the stadium.

CBS Miami–04/02/2013

(Source: AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Escobar Rejects Plea Deal In Cop Murder Trial

The trial against Dennis Escobar took more twists and turns Monday as he rejected a plea deal he was expected to take.

02/25/2013

J.D. Patterson Jr. took the oath of office Friday as MDPD's new police director. (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

New M-D Police Director No Stranger To Dealing With Violence

In his first extended interview since becoming Miami-Dade County’s Police Director, J.D. Patterson said he understands the damage that violence can do to a community as well as individual families.

CBS4–02/08/2013

John Hammar

Ex-Marine From S. Florida Released From Mexican Jail

Jon Hammar, the 27-year-old former Marine from Palmetto Bay, was released Friday night from the Matamoros jail.

CBS4–12/21/2012

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Head Of Florida’s Prison Agency Steps Down

Ken Tucker, who took over the Department of Corrections last year, said in a video message he is leaving because he’s approaching a mandatory retirement date.

CBS4–11/15/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Debate Finale Left Many Voters Wanting More

The final presidential debate is behind us and a lot was discussed during the three face-offs between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.

CBS4–10/23/2012

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Cops: Man Resealed Used Enema Kits, Returned Them To Store

Police say the unsanitary, and extremely unorthodox, actions of a Jacksonville man may have put several people’s health in danger.

CBS4–10/11/2012

Barret Robbins is released from the Dade Correctional Institute on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Ex-NFL Star Lashes Out After Being Released From S. Fla. Prison

The former NFL player who was sentenced to prison after a police-involved shooting on Miami Beach seven years ago is now out of jail.

CBS4–09/25/2012

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 8: Center Barret Robbins #63 of the Oakland Raiders walks on the field during the game against the Seattle Seahawks on September 8, 2002 at Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders won 31-17. (Photo By Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Miami Beach Det. Reveals Details About Run-In With Ex-NFL Star

For a while, Barret Robbins was well on his way to live a life full of fame and fortune. The 6’3″, 320-pound former NFL star was set to play in the Super Bowl in 2003. However, he never got on the field.

CBS4–09/24/2012

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Proposed ICE Detention Center In Southwest Ranches Killed By Agency

With support eroding for a new privately built and operated federal detention center in Southwest Ranches, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced late Friday that it was abandoning plans for the center, a victory for opponents and a blow to those who saw it as a source of tax revenue and jobs.

06/15/2012

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