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South Miami Police have a warning for business owners about an alarming trend: the theft of expensive laser hair removal machines from spas and salons. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Warning About Thefts Of Laser Hair Removal Machines As Surveillance Tape Is Released

South Miami Police have a warning for business owners about an alarming trend: the theft of expensive laser hair removal machines from spas and salons.

04/07/2014

Emilio Estevez (left) and Shyam Zaveri (right) were charged with discharging a firearm in public.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Two Charged After Coral Gables Officer’s Patrol Car Hit By Gunfire

A Coral Gables police officer narrowly escaped injured after her patrol car was hit by gunfire early Sunday morning near Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.

03/16/2014

(Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Exclusive: Surveillance Video Of Marble Floor Cleaners Stealing Valuables

A South Miami homeowner says she feels “betrayed” after paying $700 to have her marble floors cleaned and then seeing those workers on surveillance tape stealing valuable items from her house.

02/05/2014

South Miami City Hall (Source: southmiamifl.gov)

South Miami Police Settle With Father Arrested During Quince Party

he city of South Miami has settled with a man who was taken away in handcuffs during his daughter’s 15th party. The city recently agreed to pay $90,000 to Julio Sanchez.

01/14/2014

(Source: Miami Dade Corrections Department)

Exclusive: South Miami Police Bust Serial Car Burglar

South Miami Police say they have busted a serial car burglar and a CBS4 crew was with detectives as the 32-year-old suspect was taken into custody.

01/10/2014

(Courtesy: South Miami Police Department)

CBS4 Exclusive: Teams Of Burglars Hitting South Miami

South Miami Police are warning the public about car burglars working in teams; and they are releasing new surveillance tape that shows what Interim Police Chief Rene Landa is calling a “nationwide problem.”

CBS Miami–12/02/2013

Derek Medina, accused of killing his wife and posting a picture of her body on Facebook, appeared in court on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Judge Denies Bond For Man Charged In Facebook Murder

A lawyer for the South Miami man accused of killing his wife and then posting pictures of her body on Facebook tried to convince a judge Tuesday to release his client on bail before the trial–but the judge denied his request.

10/15/2013

Derek Medina seen on video during his taped statement to police following the shooting death of his wife Jennifer Alfonso. (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Judge Releases Facebook Killer’s Recorded Statement To Police

A South Miami man who admitted to police that he shot his wife and then posted a picture of her body on Facebook said he did so in self-defense.

10/11/2013

Thieves steal medical supplies from a truck in the parking lot of a South Miami Chipotle. (Source: Miami Dade Police Department)

Exclusive: Cameras Capture Thieves Stealing $200k In Medical Equipment

South Miami Police are appealing for the public’s help to find two men who stole $200,000 worth of medical equipment from a victim’s truck. Police hope that new surveillance tape they are releasing will lead to the capture of the criminals.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

A gavel on a judge's desk in an empty courtroom (Source: Caspar Benson via Getty Images)

South Miami Chief Settles Ethics Violation Claims

South Miami Police Chief Orlando Martinez De Castro faced the music Thursday after being accused of steering city business to his wife’s companies.

07/11/2013

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