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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

US center Anthony Davis (L) scores beside US forward Kenneth Faried (C) and New Zealand's forward Isaac Fotu (R) during the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships group C match vs New Zealand at the Bizkaia Arena in Bilbao, Spain on September 2, 2014. (Source: RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Davis Leads Unbeaten U.S. Past New Zealand 98-71

Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.

09/02/2014

Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski and guard Derrick Rose # 6 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team converse during a game against the Finland National Basketball Team at the FIBA 2014 World Cup Tournament at the Bilbao Exhibition Center on August 30, 2014 in Bilbao, Spain. (Source: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

U.S. Dominates Finland 114-55 In Basketball World Cup

As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland’s players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.

08/31/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Garcia: Block Venezuela’s Sale Of Citgo

A local leader along with Venezuelan opposition leaders in South Florida do not want Venezuela to sell their U.S.-based Citgo Petroleum Corp.

08/27/2014

Ana Alliegro

Former Rep. Rivera’s Campaign Associate Pleads Guilty

A woman tied to former Congressman David Rivera has taken a plea deal in federal court. During a hearing Tuesday, Ana Alliegro pleaded guilty to campaign finance charges.

08/19/2014

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Unaccompanied Minors In Miami Take English Classes On 1st Day Of School

The crisis of thousands of unaccompanied minors crossing the Mexican border is being felt across the United States and in South Florida as well.

08/18/2014

Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

FIU Expert Joins Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University who was asked to join an international team of experts working to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa left Miami on Thursday for Nigeria to work with a World Health Organization outbreak alert and response team.

08/16/2014

Nora Sandigo (Source: CBS4)

Immigration Activist A “Guardian Angel” To More Than 800 Kids

Nora Sandigo is a mother of two, if you don’t count the 817 children for whom she considers herself to be a guardian.

08/07/2014

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NOAA Releases New “Below-Normal” Hurricane Season Prediction

Forecasters are now saying the Atlantic Hurricane Season is likely to be a “below-normal” season.

08/07/2014

Dr. Aileen Marty (Source: CBS4)

FIU Expert To Join Ebola War In Africa

An infectious disease expert from Florida International University has been summoned to join the battle against the Ebola epidemic in Africa. Dr. Aileen Marty was officially called to action Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is expected she will be flying overseas within the next few days to join in the effort to contain the outbreak that has killed upwards of 1,000 people, including scores of health care providers.

08/06/2014

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