Rep. Val Demings, an ex-police chief, calls Tire Nichols’ video “shocking and appalling”

Rep.  Val Demings, an ex-police chief, calls Tire Nichols’ video “shocking and appalling”

Rep. Val Demings, an ex-police chief, calls Tire Nichols’ video “shocking and appalling” – CBS News Watch CBS News Democratic Rep. Val Demings of Florida, who served in law enforcement for 27 years, including four years as the Orlando police chief, says she “could not believe what I was seeing” in the video of five … Read more

$310,000 Miami area fraud with 2.6 million Medicare IDs

0,000 Miami area fraud with 2.6 million Medicare IDs

A South Florida man used the Internet’s international reach and international contacts to add to the Miami metropolitan area’s status as the US’s Medicare fraud capital. When Charles McElwee posted an online advertisement promising “Medicare data for sale,” he told no lies. McElwee illegally acquired Medicare beneficiary identification numbers (BINs), formed a Fort Lauderdale company … Read more

Fire displaces more than 100 residents from Miami Gardens apartment building

Fire displaces more than 100 residents from Miami Gardens apartment building

Former Miami fire chief on building collapse Former Miami-Dade Fire Chief Dave Downey discusses partial building collapse, rescue efforts 05:32 A three-alarm fire displaced 105 residents from a Miami Gardens apartment building Saturday, authorities said. No injuries had been reported so far. “We had numerous occupants still in their apartment with a raging fire, coupled … Read more

25 Arrested Over Fake Nursing Diploma Scheme In Florida

25 Arrested Over Fake Nursing Diploma Scheme In Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities in Florida have charged 25 people with participating in a wire fraud scheme that created an illegal shortcut for aspiring nurses to get licensed and find employment. Recently unsealed federal grand jury indictments allege the defendants took part in a scam that sold more than 7,600 fraudulent nursing degree diplomas … Read more

Azealia Banks praises DeSanti’s leadership, says she feels ‘way safer’ in Florida than in Los Angeles

Azealia Banks praises DeSanti’s leadership, says she feels ‘way safer’ in Florida than in Los Angeles

Hip-hop artist Azealia Banks praised Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for his leadership, revealing that she feels “way safer” living in the Sunshine State than she did in California. During a wide-ranging interview with The Guardian released this week, the controversial “212” rapper, who recently relocated to Miami, chastised the media for demonizing DeSantis’ governing … Read more

Two Florida police officers charged with battery and armed kidnapping in beating of homeless man

Two Florida police officers charged with battery and armed kidnapping in beating of homeless man

Two police officers are among the three people charged in connection with the beating of a homeless man in Florida last year. Both officers were removed from active duty before being fired from the department, police chief George Fuente said. According to an affidavit, Hialeah Police Department officers Lorenzo Orfila and Rafael Otano were working … Read more

Jared Bridegan’s widow ‘not surprised’ by ex’s link to suspect

Jared Bridegan’s widow ‘not surprised’ by ex’s link to suspect

The widow of the Microsoft executive who was brutally murdered last year in Florida says she is “not surprised” by the link between the accused killer and her late husband’s ex-wife. Jared Bridegan, 33, was ambushed and shot multiple times in front of his toddler daughter in Jacksonville on Feb. 16, 2022. Police announced this … Read more

Meta announces it will reinstate Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts

Meta announces it will reinstate Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts

Meta announces it will reinstate Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts – CBS News Watch CBS News Social media giant Meta says it will reinstate former President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. And Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott announces that he will seek reelection, forgoing a 2024 presidential bid. CBS News political director Fin Gomez … Read more

Florida sees “alarming” rise in boatloads of migrants from Cuba and Haiti

Florida sees “alarming” rise in boatloads of migrants from Cuba and Haiti

Florida sees “alarming” rise in boatloads of migrants from Cuba and Haiti – CBS News Watch CBS News U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are seeing an increase in boats full of migrants from Cuba and Haiti attempting to reach Florida. CBS News national correspondent Manuel Bojorquez joins “CBS News Mornings” with new details. Be … Read more