Chopper4 was over the scene of a death investigation on Friday just after 7 a.m. A body could be seen covered with a tarp.  There was a car nearby but it is unknown how it was related to the incident. (Source: CBS4)

Traffic Tie Ups Amid Death Investigation On Turnpike

Miami-Dade Police are investigating the death of a person near Florida’s Turnpike and US1.


Source: CBS4

Exclusive: FWC Officer Talks About Shooter’s Jail Sentence

A man who shot a police officer in a life and death struggle was sent off to a long prison stretch Friday.


One of two overturned dump trucks involved in a crash on U.S. 1 in Florida City on Monday, Jan. 7, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Southbound US1 Reopens After 3 Truck Crash In Florida City

After a seven hour cleanup, the southbound lanes of U.S. 1 at mile marker 120 heading into the Florida Keys has reopened in Florida City after a three vehicle crash.


(CBS4) Small plane crash lands in shallow water off U.S. 1 near Florida City.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In S. Dade

A small plane made an emergency landing south of Florida City Friday morning. Initial reports said the plane came down in shallow water near MM 119 on US1, and that those aboard are unhurt.


(Source: AP)

Brush Fire Near Card Sound Road Controlled

Continuing dry conditions helped the spread of a brush fire near Card Sound Road and US1 south of Florida City, but late Saturday afternoon, firefighters who worked all day on the blaze believed they had it mostly contained.


(Source: CBS4) Police investigate a shooting at a Homestead Chevron station

Police Shoot, Kill Suspect At Homestead Gas Station

An armed man was shot and killed late Thursday night at a Homestead Chevron station after police got into a confrontation with a man who employees said was acting suspicious. It’s still not certain why the officer opened fire.


(Photo Source: A full-size bush and a minibus using the South Miami-Dade Busway.

MDX Looks Into Converting Busway Into Commuter Express Lanes

The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority has launched a study looking into whether the S. Dixie Highway (US1) Busway should be used for express lane use by commuters.


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MetroRail Closed Briefly, Hit By Truck

A portion of MetroRail near the University of Miami was shut down Friday morning after a truck carrying waste bins smashed into one of the columns supporting the elevated tracks.