Dade Commissioners Approve Pot Possession Penalty ReductionShould possessing a small amount of pot land a person in jail? Miami-Dade Commissioners said no on Tuesday.
Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Pot Laws Part IIEarlier this week, MDC Commissioner Sally Heyman’s proposal moved forward on a proposal to issue $100 citations for marijuana possessions.
Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Pot Laws Part IEarlier this week, MDC Commissioner Sally Heyman’s proposal moved forward on a proposal to issue $100 citations for marijuana possessions.
Race Matters: Town Hall Meeting On Policing In South DadeAs a result of our Race Matters Series, State Representative Kionne L. Mcghee from District 117 hosted a solution-driven discussion on policing in South Dade on Friday, May 29, 2015.
Hundreds Strut Their Stuff For 8th Annual Miami Lighthouse Dog WalkOver 400 people showed up to the eighth annual Walk, Waggle and Stroll Dog Walk to raise awareness for service animals on Sunday.
Focus On South Florida: Miami Lighthouse for the BlindThe Miami Lighthouse for the Blind has been around for 84 years.
Hope For Mentally Disturbed Inmates: 'Forgotten Floor' May Become A MemoryFor nearly a decade CBS4 News has been telling viewers of Miami-Dade County jail’s “Forgotten Floor.” It’s a facility where the mentally ill inmates are warehoused on steel beds, concrete floors, cowering naked in their cells.
Miami-Dade Development Committee Passes Pool Safety Ordinance A Miami-Dade County Committee will review a law Thursday being proposed to mandate all new pools must have low voltage lights.
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.
CBS4 Investigation Leads To Miami-Dade Unanimously Passing New LawThe Miami-Dade commission introduced an Tuesday ordinance intended to reduce the number pool deaths by electrocution.
MDPD May Soon Switch Back To Old Radio SystemThe Miami Dade Police Department will switch back to its old radio system if the persistent problems with their new radios are not resolved in the next couple of days, Deputy Director Juan Perez said Wednesday.
Facing South Florida: Commissioner Sally HeymanMiami-Dade fire boats that used to answer emergency calls on the water, are idled and in dry dock for lack of money.
Miami-Dade Getting The Word Out During Breast Cancer Awareness Month For the month of October, Miami-Dade wants its residents to ‘think pink’ in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Focus on South Florida: Miami-Dade JailsFocus and CBS4 News continue to shine the spotlight on Miami-Dade jails, questioning the treatment of the mentally ill, and working conditions for Department of Correction employees. Michele goes one-on-one with Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman who is pushing for change.
Revisiting The Forgotten Floor"Getting arrested for a misdemeanor with a severe mental illness should not result in a death sentence. And that's what happened here." So says Miami Dade Judge Steve Leifman, expressing outrage as he looks into the housing and treatment of inmates with mental illness housed at the Miami Dade Detention Center.