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8-Year Old Hit & Run Victim Dies Amid Search For Driver

miami.cbslocal.com — DANIA BEACH (CBSMiami) - Amid the search for the driver who ran over two young brothers, one of the victim's died just days before Christmas. On December 8th, the two brothers, Apollo Brown, Jr., 8, and Kelvron Florence, 14, were hit while walking home from a basketball game.
Dec 20, 2014

More on little boy's death after hit-and-run. BSO still searching for driver. miami.cbslocal.com/2014/12/20/8-y…

Rising Star: SMU Guard Nic Moore

miami.cbslocal.com — When Nic Moore's coach at Illinois State, Tim Jankovich, left the school after the 2012 season, Moore weighed his options. Plenty of schools were interested in the Missouri Valley All-Freshman Team guard, but when Jankovich joined Larry Brown's staff at Southern Methodist, Moore researched the school.

Supreme Court Won’t Stop Gay Marriages In Florida

miami.cbslocal.com — MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) - Same-sex weddings could begin as soon as January 6, 2015 after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida. It was the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex weddings. In a one-paragraph order, the court decided not to step into the Florida case.

Last Minute Holiday Help Needed For 25 S. Fla Families

miami.cbslocal.com — MIAMI (CBSMiami) - In the spirit of giving, for over 20 years, Neighbors 4 Neighbors has worked to match needy families through their Adopt-A-Family program-but a last minute change may leave more than 20 families without anything this holiday.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @CBSMiami: .@N4Neighbors is looking for someone to adopt 25 families for the #holidays! Can you help? Call 305-597-4404! cbsloc.al/1JrNRdV

Dec 20, 2014

Meet one family who needs "adopting" this holiday season after group pulled out at last minute. miami.cbslocal.com/2014/12/19/353…

Dec 20, 2014

RT @CBSMiami: .@N4Neighbors is looking for someone to adopt 25 families for the #holidays! Can you help? Call 305-597-4404! cbsloc.al/1JrNRdV

Friday Flix: Annie

Dec 19, 2014

Its a whole new Annie and I had a blast with the stars! Latest Videos « CBS Miami cbsloc.al/1wVljmw

Obama’s Cuba Switch Forces Exile Groups To Adapt

miami.cbslocal.com — Hours before President Barack Obama announced an end to a half-century of U.S. efforts to isolate Cuba's communist government, the Cuban American National Foundation opened the doors to its inviting new headquarters, with a modern glass and concrete lobby in the heart of Miami's Cuban exile community.

Chrysler Gives In To Gov’t, Expands Air Bag Recall

miami.cbslocal.com — DETROIT (CBSMiami/AP) - Chrysler has given into government demands to expand a recall of driver's side air bag inflators. The company had resisted for several weeks, but the recall will now include the entire nation. The company said in a statement Friday that it will recall nearly 2.9 million older cars and trucks across the U.S., as demanded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Florida’s Jobless Rate Drops In November

miami.cbslocal.com — TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) - Florida's unemployment rate has dropped again and is now right in line with national rate. New jobless numbers released Friday showed that the state's unemployment rate for November is 5.8 percent. That's a drop of 0.2 percent from October. Florida's drop was aided by the addition of nearly 42,000 jobs last month.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @CBSMiami: Florida's unemployment rate has dropped again and is now right in line with national rate. cbsloc.al/1v0vdPx

Sentencing Day For Ex-Homestead Mayor Bateman

miami.cbslocal.com — MIAMI (CBSMiami) - It's sentencing day for Steven Bateman, the former mayor of Homestead. On September 22nd, a jury convicted Bateman on two felony counts of illegal compensation and a misdemeanor count of illegal lobbying. The charges against Bateman came after a CBS4 News Investigation by Jim Defede showed Bateman was on the payroll of Community Health of South Florida but did not disclose it.
Dec 20, 2014

Former Mayor convicted of public corruption will be home for holidays despite 2 year prison sentence. miami.cbslocal.com/2014/12/19/sen…

Cuba Policy Change Will Have Impact On Travel & Money

miami.cbslocal.com — MaryAnn Martinez MaryAnn Martinez worked in television newsrooms across the country for... MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Wednesday's historic announcement on U.S. and Cuba relations opened the door to more than just diplomacy. It could mean very real changes in the day-to-day lives of Cuban-Americans in South Florida.

Enjoy A Casual, Cozy Feel At Taste Of The Town’s Cleo

miami.cbslocal.com — Lisa Petrillo As Entertainment Reporter for CBS4, Lisa Petrillo makes it... MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) - It's all about the small plates at Cleo, a new Mediterranean restaurant at the Redbury Miami Beach. Chef Danny Elmaleh, who opened up Katsuya at the SLS Hotel, is a partner at Cleo-a charming spot on 17 th and Collins Avenue.

Jeb Bush To Step Down From Banking Advisory Position

miami.cbslocal.com — TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) - Jeb Bush recently announced he is actively exploring the idea of running for president. Now, the former Florida governor is stepping down from an advisory role with British banking giant Barclays. Is this a sign he prepping up for a presidential bid?

Policy Change Splits Cubans, No Treaty At Café Versailles

miami.cbslocal.com — Natalia Zea Natalia Zea's passion is telling stories that take the viewer ... LITTLE HAVANA (CBSMiami) - A day following President Barack Obama's Cuba policy change, people from around the world-of different opinions-gathered again at Café Versailles in Little Havana.