Weather @ Your Desk 7-23-21 NoonIt's another summer scorcher with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105.
Family Of Miami's Eddy Alvarez Watch Proudly As He Carries American Flag At Olympics Opening CeremonyThe summer Olympic games are officially underway in Tokyo, but here in South Florida, proud family and friends of Eddy Alvarez gathered in Doral to watch the Miami native and baseball player carry the American flag for Team U.S.A.
COVID Concerns RIse Along With The Number Of CasesPfizer announced Friday that the Biden administration has purchased 200 million more doses of its COVID-19 vaccine. It comes amid growing concern over the impact of vaccine hesitancy; in 16 states less than half the population has received one dose. Skyler Henry reports from the White House.
Late Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Laid To Rest FridayHaiti laid its late president Jovenel Moïse to rest on Friday amid protests from angry supporters of the slain leader in his hometown.
Small Fotilla Leaves Miami To Show Support For Cuban PeopleA small group of Cuban Americans launched boats from Miami to their homeland to show support for people experiencing hardships on the island. Six boats left the Bayside marina just before 8 a.m. Friday. More:
Locally Based FEMA Task Force Teams Demobilizing After Month-Long Deployment At Surfside Condo Collapse SiteHighly-trained Urban Search and Rescue Teams, deployed to the scene of the Surfside condo collapse four weeks ago, are being demobilized on Friday and heading home.
Structural Engineer Warns Collins Avenue Not Safe To Reopen Following Surfside CollapseAn engineer hired to help figure out why Surfside's Champlain Towers South collapsed, killing at least 97 people, is now warning officials that it still might not be safe enough to reopen Collins Avenue, where it runs next to the site of the collapsed condo. Katie Johnston reports.
WEB EXTRA: Sunrise in Tokyo Ahead of Olympics Opening CeremonyTIMELAPSE: Take a look at the sunrise in Tokyo ahead of the Olympics opening ceremony on Friday (7/23). The 2020 Summer Olympics were postponed a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
WEB EXTRA: CDC Director On Mask Guidelines For Fully Vaccinated PeopleCDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky was asked if the CDC is considering changing its mask guidance for vaccinated people as cases of the Delta variant increase. Thursday (7/22), Dr. Walensky said: "We are always looking at the data as the data come in." She added: "You may choose to add an extra layer of protection by putting on your mask, and that’s a very individual choice."
WEB EXTRA: CDC Director Says Delta Variant 'is One Of The Most Infectious Respiratory Viruses We Know Of'CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says the Delta variant “is one of the most infectious respiratory viruses we know of and that I have seen in my 20-year career.” Thursday (7/22), Dr. Walensky urged people to get vaccinated and said, "take precautions until you do."
Your CBS4 Forecast For Friday 7/23/21Another summer scorcher with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105.
Flavorful and Healthy Dishes Served At Carrot Express In Taste of The TownThe Miami-based health-conscious restaurant chain, Carrot Express, is always busy at its ten locations. The healthy, but fast casual restaurant, was founded in 1993 by Mario Laufer.
Florida and Texas Threaten Sanctions Against Ben & Jerry's Over Israel BoycottFlorida and Texas have both threatened sanctions against the ice cream brand Ben & Jerry's following the brand's announcement of an upcoming boycott that will end sales of its product within Israel's occupied Palestinian territories.
Florida Task Force 2 Demobilizing Friday After Working Surfside Condo CollapseFlorida Task Force 2 is demobilizing on Friday after working for weeks at the site of the Surfside condo collapse.
Rolling Loud Will Continue Despite Massive LED Screen CollapseThe Rolling Loud music festival will begin and on time despite a massive LED Screen collapse during setup on Thursday.
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CBS4 This Morning Headlines 7/23Get a quick look at the news making headlines this morning.
Watch Party For Miami's Eddy Alvarez, Serving As U.S. Flag Bearer At Tokyo OlympicsOpening ceremonies are taking place Friday morning for the Tokyo Olympics and Miami's Eddy Alvarez was chosen as one of two Team USA flag bearers
Traffic Alert: Officer Involved Accident In Little HavanaA Miami police officer involved in a crash in Little Havana on Friday morning Weather @ Your Desk 7-23-21 6AMAnother summer scorcher. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105.
Low Turnout For Planned Flotilla To CubaIt appears South Floridians may be heeding a U.S. Department of Homeland Security warning regarding a planned flotilla to Cuba on Friday morning.
Biden Administration Appoints Special Envoy To HaitiThe Biden administration announced Thursday the appointment of a special envoy to Haiti to help bring stability after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise.
Cuban Experts Sound Off On What Biden Sanctions May Mean For People On The IslandCuban experts talked about what the Biden administration's sanctions will mean for the people on the island.
Rolling Loud Projector Screen CollapsesA video wall that is going to be used for the Rolling Loud concert stage collapsed Thursday morning.

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