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FBI: Miami Cop Known As 'The Milk Man' Ran Drugs, Plotted Murders

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 04.15.2014 | Crime

MIAMI (AP) — In 22 years at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata broke up major gangs, supervised an airport canine unit that sniffed ou...

Multiple Cops Injured In Shootings

WSVN | Posted 02.09.2014 | Miami

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A Miami-Dade police officer has been hospitalized after reportedly being shot by a subject accused of stealing a ...

Wounded Cop Kills Suspect After Being Stabbed At Gas Station

Posted 12.30.2013 | Miami

A veteran police officer was stabbed before fatally shooting a man during a violent confrontation Tuesday evening near Miami International Airport. ...

4 Shot, 2 Dead At Cockfight Near Miami

Posted 12.21.2013 | Miami

Two bodies have been removed from a remote property near Miami where gunshots rang out Sunday night at a cockfight. Miami-Dade Police said a crowd...

Slain Teen's Body Falls Out Of Truck

Posted 11.23.2013 | Miami

Passersby in South Miami-Dade County got the shock of a lifetime Saturday morning when they saw a woman's body fall out the passenger side of a moving...

Grandma Accidentally Shot By Grandson

Posted 11.09.2013 | Miami

An 83-year-old grandmother was accidentally shot by her grandson in SW Miami-Dade on Sunday. Police say brothers Robert Hall and Kenneth Smith, Jr...

Missing 18-Year-Old's Body Found In Everglades Canal

Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.05.2013 | Miami

The search for a missing Miami-Dade teen has ended in a remote canal and a homicide investigation. Miami-Dade Police confirmed Thursday that a b...

Naked Man Dies After Being Tasered By Police

Posted 11.04.2013 | Miami

Another Miami-area man has died after being stunned by police with a Taser. Norman Oosterbroek, 43, died shortly after he was discovered naked in ...

MDPD Reduces Public Corruption Bureau

Miami Herald | DAVID OVALLE AND PATRICIA MAZZEI | Posted 09.30.2013 | Miami

The Miami-Dade police public corruption bureau is being scaled back as the department beefs up its cooperation with federal authorities, the county's ...

14-Year-Old Choked By Cops Over 'Dehumanizing Stares'

Posted 05.31.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade Police says officers were forced to throw a beach-going 14-year-old to the ground and forcibly restrain him because of clenched fists and "...

WATCH: Was This Necessary?

CBS Miami | Peter D’Oench | Posted 07.29.2013 | Miami

DORAL(CBS4) - Dramatic new cell phone video showed a Miami-Dade Police Officer restraining a teenager on Haulover Beach on Memorial Day; and that 14-y...

MDPD Shoots, Kills Suspicious Man In The Hammocks

Posted 03.13.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade Police say they were forced to shoot and kill a man in Soutwest Miami-Dade Tuesday night after he scrambled into a police cruiser and tried...

Man Kills Wife With 'Unloaded' Gun

Posted 03.02.2013 | Miami

A South Miami-Dade man is in lockup after killing his wife with what he thought was an unloaded gun while home with their two young sons. Miami-Dad...

Huge Scandal Rocks Miami-Dade Police Department

Posted 04.07.2013 | Miami

An entire Miami-Dade Police squad in Kendall has been disciplined -- several of the officers, fired -- after what CBS Miami reports is one of the wors...

Woman, Passenger Dead After Police Fire On Suspect Car

NBC6 | Posted 03.07.2013 | Miami

A police-involved shooting in Miami-Dade County on Friday has left two suspects dead, a police spokesman said. The events began Friday afternoon wh...

Gunfire At Strip Club

Posted 12.12.2012 | Miami

Two people including a dancer were injured when shots rang out at a Northeast Miami-Dade strip club Wednesday morning. The incident occurred just e...

WATCH: Off-Duty Miami-Dade Officer Robbed, Shot

NBC6 | Posted 09.22.2012 | Miami

Authorities were searching for three men who robbed and shot an off-duty Miami-Dade Police officer on Saturday evening in northwest Miami-Dade, police...

WATCH: Cop Arrested For Super Creepy Stops

Posted 11.06.2012 | Miami

A Miami-Dade police officer has been arrested for unlawfully detaining female drivers during his midnight shift last summer in order to have "sexually...

WATCH: 3 Arrested After Gunfire-Filled Boat Chase In Canal

Posted 10.30.2012 | Miami

The ultimate Miami police pursuit apparently happened early Thursday morning, and we slept right through it. Authorities say three men are in cust...

WATCH: High-Speed Police Chase Ends In Crash, Shooting

Posted 10.24.2012 | Miami

A roughly 22-mile high-speed chase up the Palmetto Expressway ended Friday afternoon with two passengers shot by police after the driver crashed into ...

Woah! Loftus Retiring Early

Miami Herald | DAVID OVALLE | Posted 10.16.2012 | Miami

Miami-Dade Police Director Jim Loftus, a popular leader among the ranks of the department, is retiring early, the department confirmed Thursday. Th...

UPDATED: Woman Killed By Police During Kidnapping Rescue

Posted 10.09.2012 | Miami

A woman armed with a gun was shot and killed by police Thursday when officers confronted alleged kidnappers in a Homestead trailer park. Miami-Dad...

Officer Shot Outside Possible Grow House

NBC6 | Posted 10.01.2012 | Miami

One officer from the Miami-Dade Narcotics Unit was shot in southwest Miami-Dade and police returned fire and killed the shooter Tuesday, police said. ...

Too Quick To Pull The Trigger?

Miami New Times | Michael E. Miller | Posted 07.22.2012 | Miami

Roger Gonzalez Jr. guides the car full of thieves through the Redland, past the groves of mango trees glowing blood red against the evening sky, towar...

WATCH: Police Under Investigation For Killing Dog

Posted 05.16.2012 | Miami

Family pets are in danger of being killed by South Florida police, regardless of whether the canines are guarding a suspect's home, on a victim's prop...