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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

South Pointe Elementary School on Miami Beach (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach School In Potential Life-Saving Competition

At South Pointe Elementary School on Miami Beach a steel fence surrounds the playground. There is a security camera over the front door. A sign orders visitors to check in at the office. But the school is very much in the running for a much more extensive and pricey safety upgrade.

CBS4–12/02/2013

Alexander Coelho spoke exclusively to CBS4 News on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 about being beaten by a bouncer outside Dirty Blondes bar. Video of the beating went viral. (Source: CBS4)

Victim Beat By Club Bouncer Speaks Out

One of the victims of a brutal beating caught on camera outside a Fort Lauderdale bar spoke first to CBS4 News Wednesday about his horrific ordeal.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Homes Hacked Through Wireless Devices

The ability for people to control door locks, lights and home appliances from their smartphones is growing in popularity.

CBS Miami–08/21/2013

(CBS4)

The Big Biometric Boom

The futuristic high-tech security devices that only appeared in secret agent movies are now being rolled out for consumer use in everyday life.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

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