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A Haitian migrant boat capsized on 11/26/13 killing at least 10 people off the coast of the Bahamas. (Source: U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Warns Haitians Against Dangerous Sea Voyages

Don’t risk your lives trying to escape Haiti. That’s the message from the U.S. Coast Guard which is urging Haitians not to attempt risky sea voyages to escape their Caribbean homeland.

CBS Miami–12/12/2013

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Record Number Of Puerto Ricans Fleeing To Florida

Fleeing their homeland’s economic crisis, a record number of Puerto Ricans are coming to Florida. Their presence on the mainland is drawing newfound attention to the age-old question of whether Puerto Rico should become the 51st state.



FSU Beats Northeastern In Dramatic Fashion 62-60

Devon Bookert hit a 10-foot fade away jumper off a missed layup with 0.5 seconds to give Florida State a dramatic 62-60 win over Northeastern in the third place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Sunday.


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AA Flight Heading To MIA Delayed Due To Alleged Unfit Crew Member

An American Airlines flight headed to Miami from Sao Paolo on Sunday was delayed due to an allegation that a member of the flight crew was “unfit for duty”, according to a statement released by American Airlines.

CBS Miami–11/17/2013

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New Treatment Helps Those With Dry Eye

A breakthrough for an eye condition which affects tens of million of Americans is right here in South Florida. It’ not only treats the symptoms, but the problem.


(Source: U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Seizes $34 Million Worth Of Cocaine

The U.S. Coast Guard seized nearly $34 million dollars worth of cocaine off the coast of St. Croix on Friday.


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New Miss America To Be Crowned Sunday Night

The finale of the Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City on Sunday night, with plenty of drama to augment the glamour.

CBS Miami–09/15/2013

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Puerto Rico Murder Suspect Caught In N Bay Village

An anonymous tip to North Bay Village police led them to a man reportedly wanted for murder in Puerto Rico.


Denise Bidot is a plus-size model from Miami that travels the world flaunting her curves. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Native Flaunts Curves For The Camera

A make-up artist turned model from Miami, Denise Bidot is making waves with her curves. She’s a plus-size beauty posing for magazines all over the world and now she’s a TV star.


Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Hethcoat, with the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered, guards a pallet of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., July 20, 2013. Crew members aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Legare interdicted $35 million approximate wholesale value of cocaine. (Source: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney)

Coast Guard Offloads $35 Million In Cocaine

Many would agree that $35 million is a lot of money—and that amount is the Coast Guard’s estimate of cocaine, in wholesale value, that crew members offloaded a boat in Miami Saturday morning.