Sweetwater

An image from a red light camera in Sweetwater shows a Sweetwater police officer being struck by a pickup truck on February 17th. (Source: American Traffic Solutions)

CBS4 Exclusive: Video Contradicts Report Of Sweetwater Officer-Involved Crash

In Sweetwater, even police officers are supposed to stop at red lights. However, video exclusively obtained by CBS4 appears to show that didn’t happen in a crash where the driver, who struck the officer, was cited.

07/27/2015

Miami-Dade Police said Luis Armando Quintero, 23, forced the girl to have sex with him when she was 11-years old and then again when she was 12-years old.  (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

New Details Emerge About Miami Man Accused Of Having Sex With Child

New details have emerged about the Miami man accused of forcing an 11-year-old girl to have sex with him in her bedroom.

07/17/2015

Miami-Dade Police said Luis Armando Quintero, 23, forced the girl to have sex with him when she was 11-years old and then again when she was 12-years old.  (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

Sweetwater Man Accused Of Sex With Child Appears Before Judge

A Sweetwater man accused of forcing a young girl to have sex with him after friending him on social media is expected to appear in court Wednesday.

07/15/2015

Miami-Dade Police said Luis Armando Quintero, 23, forced the girl to have sex with him when she was 11-years old and then again when she was 12-years old.  (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Police)

Sweetwater Man Accused Of Having Sex With Child

A Sweetwater man is under arrest, accused of forcing a young girl to have sex with him, after befriending her on social media.

07/14/2015

Sweetwater City Hall (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater Calls For FDLE Audit

The City of Sweetwater is being audited, but not by who you may think.

06/02/2015

Armando Botell  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Man Formally Charged In Death Of Teen Found Near Dumpster

A 66-year old man has been formally charged in the death of a teen who was found, on fire, next to a dumpster in the city of Sweetwater.

05/28/2015

Armando Botell  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Arrest Made In Death Of Sweetwater Teen

Her murder shocked the Sweetwater community – now police have made an arrest. In October 2014, the body of 17-year old old Romina Fernandez was found on fire next to a dumpster behind a strip mall just few blocks from her home.

05/08/2015

Sweetwater Mayor Jose Diaz (Source: CBS4)

Mayoral Melee In Sweetwater

Sweetwater Mayor Jose Diaz arrived to cheering supporters at a news conference Thursday as he battles to stay on the ballot in the May 12th election.

04/23/2015

South Florida malls calm amid terror threats (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Malls Mellow Amid Terror “Threat”

At shopping malls across South Florida security was visible, but typical, two days after a Somali terror group issued a call for attacks on shopping malls in the U.S., Canada and Britain. There was no evidence of panic in the parking lots here.

02/23/2015

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

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