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CBS4’s Walter Makaula does it all as a groundskeeper for the day at the Vizcaya estate.  (Source: CBS4)

Job Swap: Vizcaya Estate Groundskeeper

The Vizcaya Estate and Gardens is one of South Florida’s most iconic and spectacular properties. It is both grand and breathtaking, but maintaining it isn’t easy.


FBI Director James Comey spoke at the Miramar Cultural Center on Monday, July 7th.  (Source: CBS4)

FBI Director Stops By Miami Field Office

The head of the FBI is in South Florida this week talking about his concerns for securing the country in the future. On Monday, FBI Director James Comey spoke at the Miramar Cultural Center. While he wasn’t specific about the types of resources he’s beefing up here, he did say they were primarily “human resources.”


Qualecia James, 21, was killed during what police said was a drive-by shooting in Miami Gardens. She was 7-months pregnant at the time. (Source: Miami Gardens Police Department)

Police: Man In Custody Confesses To Shooting Pregnant Woman

A man allegedly confessed to the shooting death of a 21-year old pregnant woman in Miami Gardens and he was already in custody for unrelated charges, police said Wednesday.


(Source: CBS4)

73-Year Old Woman Jumps Off Plane For Charity

A 73-year old woman jumped off a plane Friday in order to raise money for charity and it was also her birthday.


Facebook Fit Miami (Source: CBS4)

Facebook Hosts Boot Camp Style Seminar For Small Businesses

Facebook gained a bunch of new “Likes” in Downtown Miami Thursday with a boot camp-style event set up with the goal of helping small businesses achieve success.


Paws 4 You (Source: Paws 4 You)

Job Swap: Paws 4 You

Working at a pet rescue center is a little more involved than just playing with puppies, and CBS 4 anchor Walter Makaula learned that first hand when he swapped jobs with Carol Caridad of Miami’s Paws 4 You rescue.


Walter Makuala learns what its like to be a master beer brewer in his series "Job Swap."
(Source: Walter Makaula)

Job Swap: Walter Makaula As A Master Beer Brewer

Most people have to wait until the weekend to crack open a few cans of their favorite beer, but how fun would it be to be surrounded by beer all day long?

CBS Miami–05/27/2014

Walter Makaula swapped jobs with Executive Housekeeper, Yasmeen Simmons. (Source: CBS4)

Walter Makaula Really Sweeps Up In This Week’s Job Swap

Ever wondered what the job duties are for a housekeeper at a hotel on South Beach?


(Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Attends Dedication Ceremony For PortMiami Tunnel

After decades of planning and four years of construction, the PortMiami Tunnel will officially open on Monday.


An underwater explorer believes he has found the Santa Maria -- the famous flagship from Christopher Columbus' first voyage across the Atlantic. (Source: Brandon Clifford)

Explorer Believes He’s Found Columbus’ Santa Maria Off Haiti

An underwater explorer claims he’s made the discovery of a lifetime.

CBS Miami–05/14/2014