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December 13, 2014:  Jose Pepe Diaz dresses as Santa Claus to surprise children at park.  (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Leader Brings Holiday Cheer By Helicopter

South Florida Comissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz brought some holiday cheer by helicopter to the city of Sweetwater on Saturday.

12/13/2014

Turkey (Source: CBS4)

Thanksgiving Giveway Helps Families In Need

More than a thousand needy families got Thanksgiving turkeys Tuesday thanks to the Miami-Dade League of Cities and the City of Sweetwater.

11/18/2014

Romina Fernandez  (Source: CBS4)

Memorial & Fundraiser Held For Teen Found Burned In Sweetwater

Family and friends gathered Sunday for the memorial of a teen found burned in a Sweetwater mall earlier this month

10/26/2014

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Exclusive: Ikea Workers Try Rum Trick To Remove Bothersome Birds

Ikea recently had to go to great heights to get a couple of bothersome birds out of the new Sweetwater store that is under construction.

07/25/2014

(Source: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweetwater Detective Gets 9 Years For Credit Fraud

A former Sweetwater detective is facing more than nine years behind bars for identity theft and credit card fraud.

07/23/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Ikea Completes Solar Installation Over Miami-Dade Store

Ikea has completed what it says is South Florida’s largest solar installation over its future Miami-Dade store.

06/03/2014

Sweetwater Sign (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater Mayor Shuts Down City’s Finance Department

The mayor of Sweetwater is expected to announce Wednesday that he will shut down the city’s finance department.

CBS Miami–05/28/2014

Sweetwater City Hall (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater Pink Slips Dept. Head As Part Of Project “Clean House”

Several Sweetwater department heads who had ties to former Mayor Manny Maroño have been fired as part of Mayor Jose Diaz’s “Clean House” project.

05/20/2014

(AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Sweetwater Mayor Issues Statement On Nicaraguan Earthquake

At least 23 people were injured in a town about 30 miles northwest of the capital city of Managua.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi arrives at federal court in Miami on Oct. 25, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Former Mayor Michael Pizzi Holds Party While Out On Bond

Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi who was removed as mayor after he was indicted by the feds in a corruption sting held a barbecue on Saturday.

02/01/2014

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