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Florida-Based Tightrope Walker To Cross Gorge Near Grand Canyon

A Sarasota man continuing his family’s legacy of performing death-defying tricks will walk a tightrope, without a tether, near the Grand Canyon Sunday.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

The U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Netherlands Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 1,517 pounds of cocaine and detained Dominican Republic nationals Rene Peña-Almonte; José Antonio Toribio-Sánchez; and Raúl Rodríguez-Pascual, during an at-sea interdiction on June 11, 2013, in the Caribbean Sea, announced Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, alongside federal law enforcement partners during a press conference at Coast Guard Base San Juan, June 18, 2013. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad, Sector San Juan Public Affairs Officer)

Bales Of Cocaine Tossed During High-Speed Water Chase

A massive load of cocaine worth a wholesale value of $24 million was taken from three alleged Dominican smugglers aboard a go-fast boat in the Caribbean Sea.



Puerto Rico Knocks U.S. Out Of World Baseball Classic

Once again, the United States could only watch as an opposing pitcher celebrated at the World Baseball Classic.


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Nerve-Wracking Phone Scam Targets South Florida Residents

“We got your son, we got your son and we’re going to kill him,” a caller screamed to Elizabeth Manger while she was at work. This scam has been ringing South Florida phones for more than a year. INSIDE: How to identify the scammer.


Tropical Storm Rafael Forms In Eastern Caribbean Sea

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say the system over the eastern Caribbean Sea has formed into Tropical Storm Rafael.


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Dengue Epidemic Declared In Puerto Rico

The government of Puerto Rico has acknowledged and declared a dengue epidemic on the Caribbean island nation after more than 4,000 people have been infected by different strains of the disease.

CBS Miami–10/09/2012

Manny Nordelo hopes to wrestle at a national tournament in Puerto Rico. (CBS4)

S. Miami Wrestler Needs Funds For Tourney That Could Determine Future

Manny Nordelo is doing what he loves with every double leg, ankle pick and single leg sweep this South Miami High School freshmen hopes his wrestling moves will help him achieve his goals.


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Isaac Causes Flooding In Southern Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CBSMiami/AP) – As Tropical Storm Isaac slowed early Thursday, residents and tourists in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands readied for rain – lots of it. Thursday morning Isaac was about […]


Matt Malone takes a sample of his rum with his son William 6, from a large tank in his Wynwood distilery, Destilería Canéca.  (Source: CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Miami Distillery Brewing True ‘Spirit’ Of The City

Something very special is brewing in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood. Using molasses and sugarcane from Florida, Matt Malone is producing the first bottles of rum made in Miami’s Destileria Caneca LLC.


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South Florida Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Winners

Five of South Florida’s highest performing schools were given the title of 2011 National Blue Ribbon School by the Department of Education .