Miami Commissioners Find Money To Fund Contaminated ParksIt took Miami officials nearly a year to find the millions needed to clean up parks tainted with arsenic and lead from an old West Grove incinerator but it has finally happened.
Poisonous Purses Turn Into A Dangerous AccessoryColorful accessories are in style this summer, but some have a dangerous side. Two years after accessory makers agreed to strict limits on the amount of lead in their products, the highly toxic metal is still turning up in purses and wallets. CBS4's Marybel Rodriguez explains.
Symposium Encouraging Students To ChangeGetting students motivated to do anything is often one of the toughest jobs parents and teachers face. But a youth symposium being held in South Florida hopes to encourage students to be a catalyst for change.
CBP Shows Off Dangerous Toys Illegally Imported Into S. Fla.Federal border agents in Miami have been busy this holiday season. Thursday morning, Customs and Border Protection officials showed off hundreds of items that look like fun but are actually dangerous for your kids.
County Offers Free Testing To Kids Who Played In Toxic Miami ParkA hidden danger under a Miami park had parents and community leaders expressing outrage at a neighborhood meeting held Thursday night.
OSHA: Miami Business Failed To Protect Employees From Lead ExposureThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued citations to a Miami business alleging that the company knowingly neglected to protect employees from lead exposure.
Fla. Newspaper Finds Lead In Reusable Grocery BagsThe Publix supermaket chain is asking suppliers to find ways to make reusable grocery bags with less lead after a newspaper investigation found elevated levels in some Florida bags. The Tampa Tribune tested more than a dozen bags from major grocers and found certain bags sold in Winn-Dixie and Publix stores had lead levels that concerned health officials.