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Race Matters: ACLU, NAACP, State Rep. React

Citing a recent CBS4 News investigation, the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP is asking the county commission to form a task force to improve the way citizens can file complaints against the Miami-Dade police officers.

05/18/2015

(Source: BSO)

So. Florida Latin Kings Gang Members Facing Racketeering Charges

A total of 29 people have been charged, including 23 known members and associates of the gang Latin Kings, after a multi-agency law enforcement operation, set out to tackle violent crime, drug trafficking, firearm offenses, and gang activity in Broward.

05/12/2015

(Source: AP)

Court Forces Prisons To Go Kosher

After more than a decade of legal wrangling, a federal judge has ordered the Florida Department of Corrections to provide kosher meals to inmates, rejecting the state’s argument that the religious diet is prohibitively expensive.

05/01/2015

Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Review Requested In Case Of Fmr. Officers Accused Of Racist Behavior

The city of Fort Lauderdale is requesting the U.S. Department of Justice review it’s handling of an internal affairs case involving four former police officers accused of racist behavior.

04/21/2015

Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Commissioner Calls For Review of Ft. Lauderdale Police In Wake Of Racist Video,Texts

Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, who is the city’s former police chief, is calling for an outside agency to review the department’s policies and procedures.

04/07/2015

Mikhail Gorbachev George Williams (Source: BSO)

Man Sentenced In Connection With International Fraud Scheme

A 26-year-old Fort Lauderdale man has been sentenced to almost six years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in a fraudulent international lottery scheme.

04/06/2015

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess in his trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel)

Zimmerman: A Person In His Circumstances Can’t Feel Guilty

In a new video released by his lawyer, George Zimmerman says a person in his circumstances can’t feel guilty over surviving a confrontation like the one he had with Trayvon Martin.

03/23/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Trayvon Martin’s Parents React To DOJ Decision

A day after it was announced that George Zimmerman would not face federal charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Martin’s mother said she still believes he got away with murder.

02/25/2015

Source: CBS4

Miami PD To Hand Over Police-Involved Shooting Info To FDLE

The city of Miami is set to hand over future investigations into police-involved shootings and in-custody deaths to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

01/08/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Police Receive Grant To Cut Crime In Northside District

The Miami-Dade Police Department has received a federal grant to help them clean up their crime ridden Northside District.

11/06/2014

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