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Surfside mayor explains why he decided not to let the pride flag fly

SURFSIDE – Incredibly, just a week after the one-year remembrance of the Champlain Towers building collapse, Mayor Shlomo Danzinger reveals there were no plans in place, at all, for the memorial ceremony just three months ago, when he took office."It accomplished what it needed to for the family members and the victims," he said.Relieved with what the town put together in the 11th hour."It was very rewarding to get that feedback back from them," he said.The mayor also feeling a weight lifted, for some, after news of a $1 billion settlement for the victims and their families"When I heard about...
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Police to step up patrols after shooting at popular South Beach hotel

MIAMI - Miami Beach Police said there will be stepped-up patrols over the holiday weekend following a fatal shooting at a popular South Beach hotel.Miami Beach police said just after midnight they received a call about shots fired at the Clevelander South Beach Hotel. They arrested Brandon Burris, 29, who has been charged with second-degree murder following the shooting.  When officers arrived, they found a man, 50-year-old Dion Moore, who had been shot multiple times and bullet casings on the floor of the lobby. Moore, who worked the front desk, was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center where...
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The age of your at-home COVID test is key to its accuracy

MIAMI – Home COVID tests can provide a quick and usually accurate result. But one key component to an accurate result is the age of the test kit.Dr. Aileen Marty, an infectious disease expert, explains when it's time to toss a kit in the can and grab a newer one."The FDA forces them to keep up, but that doesn't mean the one on your shelf kept up," said Dr. Marty.She mentions a signal to swap out for a new kit, besides time, when there's a new variant circulating that could 'overcome immunity.'"It's very likely to overcome the detectors in your...
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South Florida Ex-Firefighter Facing 30 Charges Following DUI Crash

A high-speed crash that severely injured six people has landed a former Jacksonville firefighter in the Broward County Jail. Ladarius Antonio Lane-Berry, 32, of Miami Gardens, was arrested Thursday on 30 charges that include DUI, child neglect, evidence tampering and reckless driving, court records show. According to the arrest records...

Miami-Dade mayor's hosts housing summit on helping residents unable to pay rent

MIAMI – Jessy is facing what many in South Florida are experiencing – a rental affordability crisis. "I'm in the predicament. Am I able, is it feasible, or am I going to have to move or am I going to have to leave the country?" she wondered.Jessy found herself paying more rent after leaving her former apartment, which she called uninhabitable."How much were you paying for rent then?" asked CBS4's Ted Scouten. "Then, at that place, $1,100," Jessy said.  "And what are you playing now?" Scouten asked. "Almost $1,400," she replied.It's real life stories like Jessy's that have local leaders...

Woman fatally struck by bus in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE - A woman was fatally struck by a bus Thursday morning in Fort Lauderdale. Police said the woman, described as being in her 50s, was walking along NW 1st Avenue and 1st Street, near the Broward bus terminal, when she was hit by a county transit bus. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said the woman died on the scene. Broward sheriff's traffic homicide investigators are now looking into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

‘Teen’ on bike in Miramar grabbing women, police say

MIRAMAR, Fla. – Miramar police have put out a flyer hoping someone might be able to identify possibly a teen who they say has been groping women and then riding away. Police say they have received two reports of incidents: one on Monday, June 27 at 3 p.m. and the other on Tuesday, June 28 at 5 p.m.

3 dressed like construction workers rob Wells Fargo bank in Hialeah

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - Federal authorities seek the public’s help in their search for three people who, they said, robbed a bank in Hialeah. The FBI on Thursday released pictures of the subjects who, they said, entered the Wells Fargo branch in the area of West 68th Street and 11th Avenue, just before 9:40 a.m., Thursday.

Frustrated traveler has "nowhere to go" after American Airlines cancels her flight out of MIA

MIAMI – CBS4 visited Miami International Airport on Wednesday to see how passengers cope with flight cancellations.Looking at the flight information board displaying late afternoon and evening flights, we noticed more than 20 cancellations between arrivals and departures among various airlines. It left many passengers we spoke with frustrated and stranded."My app just said a canceled status, and that's how I knew the flight was canceled," shared American Airlines passenger Stacy Sammy. She's upset, trying to travel home to Spain, waiting in long lines at the airport to rebook."Nobody is saying anything," Sammy said. "We've been standing in this line...

Report: 3 in custody following police-involved shooting in NW Miami

MIAMI - One person required hospitalization Thursday morning following reports of a police-involved shooting in a neighborhood in NW Miami.Initial reports indicated a carjacking led to a police pursuit, which also involved gunfire exchange between 3 people taken into custody and Hialeah police officers.It is not clear if one of the suspects had been shot by police. This all ended in the area of NW 127 St and 15th Avenue. Images from Chopper 4 showed a man being loaded into an ambulance. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will be investigating the shooting. No additional information was immediately available. 

Man killed in Miami Beach shooting

MIAMI - One man is dead after an early morning shooting on Miami Beach. Police said they received a call about the shooting at 14th Street and Collins Avenue around 3 a.m. Arriving officers found a man with gunshot wounds inside a car. He was taken to the Ryder Trauma Center where he died. Investigators believe this was a targeted attack. Police are looking for a suspect they say fled the scene in a dark colored four-door vehicle. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).

Detectives investigate fatal shootings in same Lauderhill area

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Clayton McFarlane died after he was shot on Tuesday in an area of Lauderhill that has been plagued by fatal shootings. According to the Lauderhill Police Department, witnesses told officers they heard arguing before a loud bang. McFarlane was shot shortly before 10 p.m., near the intersection of Northwest 52nd Avenue and 25th Street, police said.