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Barak Barfi gives a prepared statement outside the home of Steven Sotloff (Source: CBS4)

Murdered Local Journalist Described As “Gentle Soul”

A spokesman for the family of murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff described the South Florida native as a “gentle soul” in a prepared statement made just a day after video showing Sotloff being beheaded at the hands of an ISIS terrorist was released.

09/03/2014

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U.S.: Sotloff Beheading Video Authentic

President Barack Obama called the murder of Miami journalist Steven Sotloff “a horrific act of violence” and said the nation grieves with his loved ones.

09/03/2014

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A Deeper Look Into The Life Of Steven Sotloff

As a U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff’s reporting trips took him to Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Somalia, and Turkey but he vanished last August while on assignment in the country that’s considered the most dangerous for journalists — Syria.

09/03/2014

Steven Sotloff (Source: The Daily Caller)

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of Local Journalist

An internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist, and South Florida native, Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.

09/02/2014

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Guilty Plea Set In FBI Chat Room Terror Case

A man accused of supporting terrorism is set to plead guilty Friday at a change-of-plea hearing in Miami.

07/11/2014

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), Ranking Member of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Courtesy: Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen)

Local Leaders Meet With Israeli Prime Minister

Local leaders met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just days after three Israeli teens were found dead after being kidnapped while hitchhiking home from school in the West Bank.

07/03/2014

June 19, 2014: Senator Marco Rubio.  (Source: CBS4)

Sen. Rubio: President Shouldn’t Rule Out Need For Ground Troops In Iraq

Florida Senator Marco Rubio responded to the President’s plans for Iraq to CBS4 investigator Jim DeFede.

06/19/2014

Palestinian youths flash V-signs while they hold Syrian flags during a pro-Syrian demonstration November 18, 2005 in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Hundreds of Palestinians attended the protest demonstration against the American policy towards Syria organized by The Islamic Jihad Movement in Gaza City. (Source: Abid Katib/Getty Images)

Syria Suicide Bomber From Vero Beach

Investigators are learning more about the American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops.

05/31/2014

Palestinian youths flash V-signs while they hold Syrian flags during a pro-Syrian demonstration November 18, 2005 in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Hundreds of Palestinians attended the protest demonstration against the American policy towards Syria organized by The Islamic Jihad Movement in Gaza City. (Source: Abid Katib/Getty Images)

Alleged Syria Suicide Bomber Grew Up In South Florida

A suicide bombing carried out in Syria may have been pulled off by a man who grew up in South Florida, CBS News reports.

05/30/2014

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Local Lawmakers Call For Sanctions Against Venezuelan Regime

As the violence worsens in Venezuela, several South Florida lawmakers have come out asking for sanctions to be imposed against the country’s socialist regime led by President Nicolas Maduro.

02/20/2014

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