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Man Accused In Hit & Run Of Skateboarder Released

The family and friends of a teen who was struck and killed by a hit and run driver Monday are grieving. The alleged driver, a Miami man, eventually turned himself in and has been charged in the deadly accident.


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Thief Skateboards Out Of Target With 32″ LCD TV

Target is just not having a very good start to 2014. The latest incident came in Clearwater when a skateboarding man grabbed a 32-inch TV from the Super Target, hopped on his skateboard and rolled out the door.

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Child On Skateboard Dead After Collision With Car

An 11 year old boy was killed after police say he rode his skateboard into the path on an oncoming car.


Source: Miami Police/CBS4) In this sequence of blurry surveillance video images, Rene Betancourt is seen skateboarding near a wall, and then hitting it. The final image shows him lying, unconscious, on the ground after hitting the wall.

Betancourt Injured By Skateboarding Fall, Not Beating

The story stunned South Florida for its brutality. Rene Betancourt, found in his car beaten so badly doctors were not sure he would live, taken to the hospital by his family who begged for help in finding his attackers. But as CBS4 learned on Friday, there were no attackers and there was no beating.


Rene Betancourt leaves JMH on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 after being nearly beaten to death on July 6. (CBS4)

Beaten Miami Man Released From Hospital

A young South Florida man brutally beaten and left for dead in downtown Miami was released from the hospital Tuesday morning.



Skateboarding Fundraiser Held For Beaten Miami Man

In the midst of Friday night foot traffic on Miami Beach, longboarders beat the pavement with purpose.


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The Best Skateboard Shops In Miami

Skateboarding enthusiasts have long considered Miami a prime destination for skating, and its skate shops make it even better because they’re run by boarders and boarding geniuses. When you’re looking for awesome skateboards, wheels or even apparel, check out the best in Miami.



Skateboarding Teen Struck, Killed In Tamarac

A skateboarding Sunrise teen was struck and killed by a car late Saturday night. Just before 10 p.m. Brandon Campbell, 14, was crossing Pine Island Road near McNab Road when he was struck by a Honda Accord.


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Teen Critically Hurt While Filming Segment For ‘Anderson’

Anderson Cooper’s new daytime talk show is dealing with the fallout of a skateboarding accident that injured a teenager about to appear in an episode on the science of the teenage brain.


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Miami 8th Grader Killed In Skateboard Crash

Friends and relatives grieved Monday for a 14 year-old boy, killed when he was struck by a car, then pinned against another as he skateboarded across a four-lane street in Miami.