Violence

Billy Corben

Exclusive: Movie Director Billy Corben Makes PSA About Teen Violence

A South Florida movie director known nationwide for films including “Cocaine Cowboys,” “Broke” and “The U” is making a Public Service Announcement aimed at curbing teen violence.

CBS4–03/14/2013

Alcee Hastings

Hastings, Other Lawmakers Rally Congress To Combat Homeless Violence

The Causeway Cannibal case has ignited Florida lawmakers to rally Congress to help end the trend of violence against the homeless.

CBS Miami–07/11/2012

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Study: Florida 4th Least Peaceful State In The Country

While Florida is known as the Sunshine State, the Institute for Economics & Peace said Florida is also one of the most violent states in the country.

CBS4–04/24/2012

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Gang Violence Growing In North Miami-Dade

Gang Violence is growing in Miami-Dade, especially in the northern part of he county, raising concern over the growing number os senseless shootings.

04/01/2012

(Source: CBS4) The family of Terry Brown made a tearful plea for information about his killer

Family Begs Help After Shooting Of Man In Wheelchair

Terry Brown lived his last minutes confined in a wheelchair, the victim of violence. Earlier this week, violence came again, and instead of crippling him, it took his life. Thursday afternoon, Brown’s family made a tearful plea to find his killer.

CBS4–12/01/2011

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Man In Dunkin Donuts Shooting Spree Gets 9 Life Terms

A Lauderhill man convicted in July of a shooting spree at a Palm Beach County Dunkin Donuts store will die in prison, after he was sentenced Friday to 9 life terms for the crimes involved in the spree, 5 of which will run consecutively. His response was to laugh at one of his victims.

CBS4–08/26/2011

(Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Lauderdale Man Charged With Shooting Boy Will Stay Behind Bars

An elderly Ft. Lauderdale man accused of shooting a young boy following a bit of horse-play with a football will have to stay behind bars, at least for now.

CBS4–08/08/2011

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Football Horseplay Leads To Shooting Of 12-Year-Old

An elderly man was questioned by police Sunday night after a 12 year old boy was shot following a football game in a Ft. Lauderdale neighborhood. The boy is recovering after surgery, and police are trying to decide if they will bring charges in the shooting.

CBS4–08/07/2011

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S. Fla. Psychologist Explains Violence Against Parents

The crimes stunned South Florida. In two separate cases in two days, two sons were arrested for murdering their parents.

CBS4–07/21/2011

Rapper Luther Campbell performs onstage at the 2010 Vh1 Hip Hop Honors at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 3, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Uncle Luke, Co-Founder Of Urban Beach Week, No Longer Attends Event

Although he was one of the early pioneers of Miami Beach’s Memorial Day hip hop extravaganza, even Luther Campbell says he no longer makes his way to South Beach during that weekend because it’s become too rowdy.

CBS4–06/02/2011

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