Ordinance Approved To Allow MIA Restaurants & Bars To Include Suggested Tips On Customer ChecksServers and bartenders at Miami International Airport are in for a bump in pay, after the Miami-Dade County Commission passed an ordinance Tuesday, allowing restaurants and bars at MIA to include suggested tips on customer checks.
Facing South Florida: New Miami-Dade County CommissionerEileen Higgins, a political newcomer, defeated Zoraida Barreiro to win the District 5 Miami-Dade County Commission seat in a runoff election last week.
Eileen Higgins Wins Miami-Dade Commission Seat Runoff ElectionSome Miami-Dade residents voted for a new county commissioner Tuesday.
Newcomer Finishes First In Miami-Dade Special Election, Advances To June RunoffMarketing executive Eileen Higgins took first place in Tuesday's election to replace Miami-Dade Commissioner Bruno Barreiro. She will now face former commissioner's wife, Republican Zoraida Barreiro, in a runoff election in June for the non-partisan seat.
Special Election Tuesday To Fill Empty Miami-Dade Commission SeatSome Miami-Dade residents are voting for a new county commissioner Tuesday.
Miami-Dade Commissioners Take Up Legislation To Condemn Recent Elections In VenezuelaIn a unanimous vote, Miami-Dade commissioners took up legislation to condemn the recent elections in Venezuela.
Miami Politicians Pushing To Prevent Cuban Consulate In City A group of local politicians are pushing hard to prevent Cuba from opening a consulate in Miami saying it would inflame passions among Cuban exiles, possibly posing a security risk.
Uber Threatens To Leave Miami-Dade Over Proposed LegislationRide-sharing service Uber sent out an email to its riders Thursday saying if legislation proposed by Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime is passed Uber would likely leave the county.
Race Matters, Day 3: “These Cases Have Very Serious Consequences” During its five-month investigation into the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Crime Suppression Team, CBS4 News reviewed every arrest the officers from the South District Station made in 2014.
Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Xavier SuarezJim goes one-on-one with Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez to discuss his future political plans. Will he run for mayor?
Miami-Dade Commission Takes Tilt To Left, Names First-Ever Haitian-American ChairDaniella Levine Cava formally joined the Miami-Dade County Commission Monday after defeating incumbent Linda Bell in the August primary.
Facing South Florida: Transgender Issues In early December, the Miami-Dade County Commission is set to vote on whether to include transgender protection in the Human Rights Ordinance. That ordinance currently makes it illegal to discriminate against an individual based on age, gender, race and sexual orientation. Jim discusses this with former Miami-Dade commissioner Katy Sorenson, who is the original sponsor of the ordinance, and Anthony Verdugo, who is the executive director of the Christian Family Coalition. First we air an expanded version of Jim's sit-down interview with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, her husband Dexter Lehtinen, and their transgender son Rodrigo.
Pay To Skip To The Front Of Security Line At MIAWould you be willing to pay to skip to the front at the airport for security screening?
Dade Commissioners Urge Congress To Revoke Citizenship Of ISIL FightersMiami-Dade Commissioners passed a resolution on Monday which urged the federal government to revoke the citizenship and passports of any United States citizen who fights for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Facing South Florida: Last Chance Boot CampThis special edition of Facing South Florida, “Last Chance Boot Camp” is the culmination of a 4-month CBS4 News investigation that follows one class of boot camp cadets – a collection of carjackers, burglars and armed robbers being given one last chance to turn their lives around. We take you inside the last remaining boot camp in Florida, and this facility may be short-lived as well. The Miami-Dade County Commission is poised to decide whether to shut it down. Not because it doesn’t work, but simply to save money.