Security

South Florida malls calm amid terror threats (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Malls Mellow Amid Terror “Threat”

At shopping malls across South Florida security was visible, but typical, two days after a Somali terror group issued a call for attacks on shopping malls in the U.S., Canada and Britain. There was no evidence of panic in the parking lots here.

02/23/2015

MIA (Source: CBS4)

Airport Security Boosted Following Paris Terrorist Attack

Its business as usual for travelers Tuesday at Miami International Airport—but a look behind the scenes paints a different picture.

01/13/2015

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Tips To Increase Your Holiday Cyber-Shopping Security

A few wrong computer clicks could land you in trouble this holiday shopping season.

12/15/2014

FLORENCE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 07:  Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney attend the Celebrity Fight Night In Italy Benefitting The Andrea Bocelli Foundation and The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Gala on September 7, 2014 in Florence, Italy.  (Photo by Andrew Goodman/Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night)

Guests At Clooney Wedding Given ‘Burner’ Phones

To keep wedding photos from hitting social media, one celebrity gave his guests temporary phones called “burner” phones.

09/30/2014

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Security Beefed Up Ahead Of Jewish High Holy Days

Following recent messages of hate targeting South Florida’s Jewish community, local authorities are planning to beef up security for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which is next week.

09/17/2014

One of several security checkpoints at Miami International Airport on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (Source: CBS4)

Security Beefed Up At Local Airports On Sept. 11 Anniversary

At South Florida’s major airports Thursday, passengers should expect delays. As America pauses to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, airports have beefed up security and added additional security checkpoints.

09/11/2014

Alarm Scam (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Exposes Alarm Company Scam

The CBS4 Investigative Unit has uncovered a scam going around South Florida involving alarm company salesmen—they are flat out lying to you to get your business.

07/14/2014

Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

Officer’s Gun Discharges While Taking Down Alleged Shoplifter

A Sweetwater officer’s gun went off while trying to apprehend shoplifting subjects at the Dolphin Mall Sunday.

06/29/2014

A credit card machine.  (Source: CBS4)

New ‘Tokenization’ System Could Put An End To Identity Theft

With so much talk of data breaching, hacking, and identity theft many people are concerned about their personal information.

06/18/2014

A security officer (Source: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

MLB Tightening Security At Games

Going to a baseball game will be a lot like going to the airport next year after Major League Baseball mandated to all 30 teams that security screening for fans must have either a hand-held metal detector or a walk-through metal detector.

CBS Miami–01/22/2014

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