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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

(Photo credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Home Safe Home… From A Smartphone

Whether a person is at work, running errands or on vacation, what is going on back at their home is likely always on their mind.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

Arnald Thomas-Darrah  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Patrons Urge Boycott Of Fort Lauderdale Bar Over Brawl

Fort Lauderdale police have arrested one of the bouncers who is seen in a viral video beating up a customer outside the Dirty Blondes bar.

CBS4–08/05/2013

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