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Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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Crime Rate Increases In Broward & Miami-Dade In 2011

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced Monday that Florida’s crime rate dropped nearly one percent in 2011 compared to 2010. Violent crimes statewide were down by 3.7 percent.

CBS4–04/30/2012

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Crime In Fla. Drops So Far In 2011

While Floridians aren’t getting back to work in the Great Recession, they also aren’t breaking the law more, according to new numbers from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

CBS4–10/21/2011

Calder Robbery

Officials: Calder Casino Brinks Shooting, Robbery Was Inside Job

The five suspects charged and arrested in connection with the murder of a Brinks guard Sunday during an ambush robbery outside of Calder Casino and Race Course in Miami Gardens appeared in court Tuesday.

CBS4–08/23/2011

Calder Robbery

Fifth Suspect Arrested In Brinks Guard Ambush At Calder Race Course

A fifth person has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Brinks guard Sunday during an ambush robbery outside of Calder Casino and Race Course in Miami Gardens.

CBS4–08/22/2011

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Brinks Guard Shot To Death In Calder Racetrack Robbery

An armored car guard was killed Sunday evening as he tried to make a cash pickup at Calder Race Track in Miami Gardens. Investigators say the guard was ambushed as he left a building at the track, and was shot in an exchange of gunfire with his attacker. The gunman is still at large.

CBS4–08/21/2011

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Violent Crime Down Across South Florida

Much of South Florida followed a national trend last year with a marked drop in violent crime.

CBS4–05/24/2011