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.
Officials Approve Plan To Cool Scorching Temperatures At Turkey PointState officials approved an emergency request for more water to control the temperatures in the cooling canals at Turkey Point on Thursday.
Security Beefed Up At Local Airports On Sept. 11 AnniversaryAt South Florida’s major airports Thursday, passengers should expect delays. As America pauses to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, airports have beefed up security and added additional security checkpoints.
Cava & Monestime Win Miami-Dade Commission SeatsTensions are high on election day for four Miami-Dade County Commission seats up for grabs. Two of the races are generating the most heat.
Back To School Backpack Giveaway To Take Place In MiamiMiami-Dade County Commission Vice Chair Lynda Bell will host her 4th Annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway on Sunday, August 3rd from 1 to 5 p.m. at the South Dade YMCA Family Center, 9355 SW 134th Street, Miami, FL 33176.
Local Leaders Break Ground For New Community Center Local leaders broke ground Friday for a new community building in Miami's West End Park.
Herald: Commissioners Give Early OK To Legalize Ride-For-Hire Companies There may be some hope for ride-for-hire companies, like Lyft and UberX, in South Florida.
Miami Seaquarium Being Sold To CA CompanyThe Miami Seaquarium is being sold to a California-based company that is a subsidiary of Spanish theme park operator Parques Reunidos.
Miami-Dade Commissioners "Throw Budget Into Disarray"With a warning from Mayor Carlos Gimenez that it would "throw our budget into disarray," Miami-Dade Commissioners Tuesday overrode his veto of their earlier vote to re-instate five percent pay cuts that had been imposed on county employees.
Commission Hits Stalemate Over Union Health ContributionsThe only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.
Facing South Florida: Taxi Cab Controversy Just about anyone who's been inside a cab in South Florida has a complaint of one form or another. In Miami-Dade there have been repeated attempts over the years to reform the industry and make it more consumer friendly. County commissioners just gave approval to a plan that would require cab drivers to accept credit cards, upgrade dress codes and the purchasse of new cars. But is that really the answer?
County Raids Rainy-Day Fund To Keep Libraries OpenThe Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Miami-Dade Votes OK On No-Kill Animal ShelterMiami-Dade County Commissioners, on Tuesday, voted to approve The Pets’ Trust, a popular citizen initiative that could save the lives of thousands of unwanted pets.
Miami-Dade Expected To Approve No-Kill Animal ShelterHowls and meows of agreement may be heard from the Miami-Dade animal control shelter Tuesday, after County Commissioners give expected approval to a plan to improve the life expectancy of dogs and cats taken there.
Sun Life Vote May Leave No Time For A Plan BThe Miami Dolphins have relented on their pitch for renovations to Sun Life Stadium and will send the issue to the voters to decide whether any public money will be used. But ahead of a planned Monday press conference, time will be short to get the issue on a ballot.