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‘We Don't Anticipate Any Curfews’: Spring Break Scene Very Different In Fort LauderdaleWhile South Beach has seen chaos, the spring break scene in Fort Lauderdale has been very different.
Miami-Dade Community Relations Board Hears From Miami Beach Residents On Spring Break 2021The South Beach chaos that’s come during this year’s spring break period prompted an 8 p.m. weekend curfew and causeway closures and for many who live here, they are sick and tired of the bad behavior.
Facing South Florida: Chaos On South BeachOn this Sunday’s edition of Facing South Florida, Jim DeFede delved into the concerns being raised over the ongoing spring break situation, including the racial overtones associated with that.
Chaos On South Beach: Miami Beach Residents Hold Protest Demanding ChangesAbout 100 Miami Beach residents came together Saturday to hold a peaceful protest to send a message to city government to prevent future unruly crowds during future spring breaks.
Vigil Held For Christine Englehardt, Woman Drugged, Raped And Found Dead In Miami Beach Hotel RoomA vigil for Christine Englehardt, the woman who was found dead inside a South Beach hotel room was held Friday afternoon.
Miami Beach On High Alert As Another Long Spring Break Weekend StartsAnother long spring break weekend began Thursday and Miami Beach is on alert.
'Don't Come Here To Do Bad Things': Residents Concerned Over Chaos On South BeachMany South Beach residents are concerned about the chaos on South Beach, but not everyone.
Former Miami Beach Commissioner Kristen Rosen-Gonzalez Calling For End To Party-Like AtmosphereSouth Beach was once again relatively calm Thursday as the city implemented another state of emergency. Residents CBS4’s Bobeth Yates spoke to said they want it to stay that way.
'I Don't Think There's Any Long Term Damage': Tourism Chief Bill Talbert On South Beach ChaosOne man who knows a thing or two about Miami Beach and its brand is Bill Talbert, the President and CEO of The Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. He spoke with CBS4’s Marybel Rodriguez about the chaos on South Beach and its possible long term effects.
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber On Spring Break, 'The Hard Party Is Over'CBS4 spoke to Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber on Spring Break 2021. He was asked about the police response to crowds, the image Miami Beach is projecting to the world and whether he accepted responsibility for what was happening.
'If You Don't Plan, It's Going To Be Catastrophic': Luther Campbell Warned Miami Beach Officials Ahead Of ChaosWell-known rapper and local football coach Luther Campbell faults Miami Beach officials for not planning on how to handle the large crowd of people coming for Spring Break.
Miami Beach Police Chief Richard Clements On His Department's Efforts To Control Spring Break CrowdsMiami Beach Police Chief Richard Clements joined CBS4 on Thursday to talk about his department's efforts to control crowds during this year's spring break.
South Beach’s Image Taking A Beating From Unruly Spring Break CrowdsSome people say no publicity is bad publicity, but there are exceptions to that.
'Images Are Challenging To Watch': Former State Sen. Dwight Bullard Concerned About Chaos On South BeachRowdy spring breakers and pandemic-weary tourists are being drawn to South Beach by the thousands.  There have been fights, crime, and several dangerous stampedes. Former State Senator Dwight Bullard said he is concerned by the images coming from Miami Beach.
Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Aileen Marty On Spring Break Mass Gatherings: 'You Have People Completely Behaving As If COVID Didn't Exist'Florida International University Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Aileen Marty spoke to CBS4 about mass gatherings during spring break in Miami Beach.

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Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber Call For Wholesale Changes To Entertainment District In South BeachFacing South Florida host Jim DeFede spoke with Gelber following the spring break chaos.
Miami-Dade Community Relations Board Hears From Miami Beach Residents On Spring Break 2021CBS4's Ted Scouten has more from the meeting.
Tourism Chief Bill Talbert Touches On South Beach ChaosCBS4's Marybel Rodriguez spoke with Talbert about any potential long term effects.
Miami Beach Residents Hold Rally Demanding An End To Unruly Spring Break GatheringsCBS4's Bobeth Yates has more on Saturday's rally.
Vigil Held For Christine Englehardt, Woman Drugged, Raped And Found Dead In Miami Beach Hotel RoomCandles and flowers now sit in front of the Albion Hotel in Miami Beach, in memory of Pennsylvania tourist Christine Englehardt.
Vigil Held For Christine Englehardt, Woman Drugged, Raped And Found Dead In Miami Beach Hotel RoomA vigil for Christine Englehardt, the woman who was found dead inside a South Beach hotel room was held Friday afternoon.
Vigil Held For Christine Englehardt, Woman Drugged, Raped And Found Dead In Miami Beach Hotel RoomA vigil for Christine Englehardt, the woman who was found dead inside a South Beach hotel room was held Friday afternoon.
Unruly Miami Beach Spring Break Crowds Have Residents Fed UpBrooke Shafer reports the chaos and unruly crowds during the Spring Break holiday forced Miami Beach officials to call it a State of Emergency.
Former Miami Beach Commissioner Calling For End To Party-Like AtmosphereCBS4’s Bobeth Yates spoke with Kristen Rosen-Gonzalez, who is organizing a community protest to stop the spring break chaos.
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber On Spring Break 2021Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber spoke to CBS4 on the unruly crowds and police efforts during Spring Break 2021.
Luther Campbell Warned Miami Beach Officials Ahead Of Chaos“It's government using the same handbook,” he said. “And basically that handbook consists of creating a police state, having no organized events, you know, just allowing a complete free for all.” Read more: https://cbsloc.al/2PsMBnw
Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Aileen Marty On Mass Gatherings During Spring BreakFlorida International University Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Aileen Marty spoke to CBS4 about mass gatherings during spring break in Miami Beach.
CBS4 Journalists Share Their Perspective On South Beach Spring Break ChaosAs Jim Berry highlighted, that's 131 years of combined South Florida coverage... we'll let you figure out how that's divvied up.
Rowdy Spring Break Crowds Hammering Miami Beach's ImageCBS4's Keith Jones shares how there are exceptions to the saying "no publicity is bad publicity." Read more: https://cbsloc.al/3lSyDHF
Miami Beach Police Chief Richard Clements On Spring Break Crowd ControlMiami Beach Police Chief Richard Clements joined CBS4 on Thursday to talk about his department's efforts to control crowds during this year's spring break.