The city of Miami’s new virtual crime fighting program came under fire at a peace rally held in a South Florida neighborhood that is notorious for deadly shootings. (CBS4)

Rally Held In Liberty Square In Hopes Of Curbing Violence

Elected officials and community leaders are working with residents to come up with plans to curb the violence that has plagued a Liberty City neighborhood.


(Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Couple’s Son Had His Hand On Gun In Fatal Shooting

After more than three years of investigating, the Broward State Attorney’s Office has cleared a South Florida man in the shooting death of his girlfriend. The case garnered headlines because it was the couple’s two-year-old son who had his hands on the gun at the time the fatal shot rang out in his mother’s Miramar apartment.


Local religious leaders ask the community to "Call A Pastor" instead of participating in violence. (CBS4)

Local Pastors Look To “C.A.P.” Gun Violence

The growing problem of gun violence in South Florida has local pastors taking notice and action. They hope to stop violent crime by coming together and using their influence to make a difference.


(Source: CBS4) New Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa

Exclusive: Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa Taking Steps To Curb Crime

Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa says he’s taking steps right now to curb crime after a violent week in the Miami area in which two 16-year-old boys have lost their lives to gunfire and two others have been hospitalized with gunshot wounds.


Lauderhill Police squad car. (CBS4)

Lauderhill Shootings Four Blocks Apart Put Two In Hospital

Two shootings took place within walking distance of each other Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.



World Does Not End, A Better World Ahead?

Friday, December 21st, 2012 rolled around on the round, ancient Mayan calendar and, despite dire predictions from some, the world did not come to an end. Whew.



Deaths Nearly Triple Since “Stand Your Ground” Enacted

As some state lawmakers are calling for a re-thinking of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, which allows people to defend themselves from danger without the need to first try to get away, an analysis of state data shows deaths due to self defense are up over 200 percent since the law took effect.


(CBS4) Murder suspect Eric Ellington in bond court on Friday, August 5, 2011.

Suspects Named In Miami Gardens Gas Station Murders

Authorities have released the identities of all the three teen-aged men suspected of shooting a couple to death at a Miami Gardens gas station nearly two months ago.


Former FBI chief Paul Philip has been hired to audit the Miami Police Department.

Former FBI Chief Finishes Miami Police Review

A retired FBI chief says he doesn’t consider a string of fatal shootings by Miami police officers to be a drastic increase from previous years.



Families Of Miami Police Shootings Protest

Members of four of the seven families whose loved ones have been killed by Miami Police protested outside Miami City Hall, saying they wanted to raise awareness about the cases and get answers.