Authorities said Thursday that a South Florida teenager tried to get $5,000 from a Florida Senator Lauren Book after threatening to release what he said were sexually explicit photos of her.
WEB EXTRA: FIU Board of Trustees Meet To Discuss Former President's Mark Rosenberg's SuccessorFlorida International President Mark Rosenberg sent a letter to faculty citing the health of his wife as the reason for his resignation.
CBSMiami.com Weather 1/21/2022 12PMPartly cloudy, a few storms may develop.
Case Of Missing Colorado Mother On All New CBS 48 HoursWatch it Saturday night at 10 p.m. on CBS4
Omicron Continues Its Rapid Spread Across AmericaMichael George reports it is especially impacting the unvaccinated in all age groups.
Fire At Pembroke Park WarehouseNo injuries were reported
Broward School Board Approves Teacher RaisesThe vote came after a deal was reached back in December between the school district and the teachers union.
Florida Man Accused Of Impersonating Corrections OfficerOn Thursday Erick Moore Jr., 18, went to Miami Palmetto Senior High wearing a jacket with the wording "Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department" and a state of Florida corrections department ID, according to his arrest report.
Partial Ceiling Collapse At Fort Lauderdale ApartmentDeborah Souverain reports our soggy weather across South Florida brought down part of a ceiling in a Fort Lauderdale apartment early Friday.
South Plantation High School On Code Red Lock DownSouth Plantation High School On Code Red Lock Down
WEB EXTRA: Baby Turtles Released Into Sea In Indonesia40 baby turtles returned to the sea in Indonesia on Thursday (1/20). The Bali Natural Resources Conservation Center rescued the olive ridley and hawksbill hatchlings from the beaches of Bali. They were released back into the wild as part of an educational activity for volunteers. Olive ridley turtles are considered vulnerable, while hawksbill turtles are classified as critically endangered by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
WEB EXTRA: Scientists Discover Pristine Coral Reef Off Tahiti CoastScientists have discovered a pristine coral reef deep in the ocean off the coast of Tahiti, and they say it's untouched by climate change. Take a look:
WEB EXTRA: Teen Pilot Zara Rutherford Becomes Youngest Female To Fly Solo Around The WorldTeen pilot Zara Rutherford spent five months flying around the world and now has a few Guinness World Records.
WEB EXTRA: Winter Wonderland View Along Road in GreeceTake a look at this stunning view along a road in Greece. A photographer posted the video on January 14 and called it "the magic of winter in Greece."
Sunrise Police Sergeant On Administrative Leave During Criminal InvestigationSunrise police Sgt. Christopher Pullease was recorded grabbing a colleague by the neck when she tried to deescalate a situation involving a suspect is under criminal investigation.
Taste Of The Town: Newly Revamped Michael’s Genuine Food & DrinkLisa Petrillo says James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Schwartz's popular eatery of 15 years, recently underwent a 4-month major remodel.
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Pembroke Park Warehouse FireHappened Friday morning at 2047 SW 31st Ave.
CBS4 Forecast For Friday 1/21/2022CBS4 meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez says expect partly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms arriving in the afternoon.
Broward Public School Teachers Could Soon Get RaisesDeborah Souverain reports the deal worked out with the teachers union includes a $2,000 one time stipend for all educational professional staff members.
CDC: One In Four COVID Tests Come Back PositiveBradley Blackburn reports while masks provide protection, they continue to spark controversy just about everywhere.
Man Accused Of Setting Things On Fire, Throwing Them Off BalconyHappened at an apartment building on N Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale
CBSMiami.com Weather 1/21/2022 6AMRain showers early with scattered thunderstorms arriving for the afternoon.
Partial Ceiling Collapse At Fort Lauderdale ApartmentBrooke Shafer reports the two people inside the apartment were not hurt.
CBSMiami.com Weather 1-20-22 11PMCBS4 Meteorologist Dave Warren has your Thursday night weather forecast.