Carmel on the Case

Rape Kits Sit

Rape Kits Sit

Tonight, 7News has learned the Hollywood Police Department has uncovered nearly 100 rape kits that have gone untested for years. So what does this discovery mean for victims? Investigative...

Posted on 01/14/14
  • Food for Thought

    Food for Thought

    The holidays are over and the New Year is bringing a new push that could change how you decide where to go out for a meal. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero has our special assignment report Food for Thought.

    Posted on 01/09/14
  • Check Trouble Charge

    Check Trouble Charge

    Something that started as a bizarre coincidence has now become a criminal case. And tonight, investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.

    Posted on 01/07/14
  • COC 2013

    COC 2013

    From squatters using a little known law to move into abandoned homes, to an exclusive interview with the captain of controversy, it's been a busy year for reporter Carmel Cafiero. Here's a look back at her most memorable moments of 2013.

    Posted on 01/01/14
  • Mold Under The Mistletoe

    Mold Under The Mistletoe

    This Christmas, not everyone is enjoying traditional holiday smells. There's mold under the mistletoe at one South Florida apartment complex. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.

    Posted on 12/24/13
  • 'Tis the Scam Season

    We are in the home stretch of the holiday shopping season, but don't let the last minute rush come at the expense of common sense. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.

    Posted on 12/17/13
  • Realtor Blues

    Realtor Blues

    Legal troubles are getting worse for a Palmetto Bay woman. She's already facing felony charges after being accused of falsely claiming to be a realtor. Now she's accused of pretending to be sick. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is back On the Case.

    Posted on 12/10/13
  • Medical Misrepresentations?

    Medical Misrepresentations?

    When we buy medicine especially for our children, we expect it to make them feel better. But a lawsuit accuses a manufacturer of selling products for children that do not work. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.

    Posted on 12/03/13
  • Lawyer Without A License?

    Lawyer Without A License?

    After months of investigating, the Florida Bar has taken action against a Weston man accused by clients of acting as a lawyer without a license. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero first revealed the complaints and now is back On the Case.

    Posted on 11/27/13
  • Kennedy Killed - 50 Years Later: South Florida Remembers

    Kennedy Killed - 50 Years Later: South Florida Remembers

    Tomorrow marks 50 years since the day our nation's 35th president was assassinated. Tonight, we travel back to explore JFK's special ties to South Florida. Here's the nightteam's Carmel Cafiero.

    Posted on 11/21/13
  • Service Dog Disservice?

    Service Dog Disservice?

    For persons with disabilities, a service animal can make the difference between being able to go out and about or being stuck at home. And there are laws for how those folks are treated, both on the ground and in the air. Tonight, a disabled vet wants an investigation of how she was treated. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.

    Posted on 11/19/13
  • Canines in Court

    Canines in Court

    The benefits of therapy dogs for soldiers seniors and the sick have been well documented, but a new program in South Florida is aiming to help a different group, children caught in the court system. Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.

    Posted on 11/12/13
  • Free Ride

    Free Ride

    Tonight, a Miami-Dade man stands accused of taking taxpayers for a ride for more than $16,000. But 7News has found that months after his arrest a flaw in the county's transit system remains and so does the possibility of free rides. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is on the case.

    Posted on 11/05/13
  • Disabled Parking Discipline

    Disabled Parking Discipline

    It's been two months since a 7News Investigation caught Miami-Dade Corrections officers using disabled parking spaces without permits. Their bosses promised to take action. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is back on the case with how they've been punished.

    Posted on 10/29/13
  • Jerky Pet Treats Alert

    Jerky Pet Treats Alert

    Tonight, the Food and Drug Administration is asking the public for help in this case. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero, who first raised the alarm about the treats more than a year ago, has details.

    Posted on 10/23/13
  • Krokodil

    Krokodil

    A horrific drug that's run rampant in Russia may be in the U.S. It literally eats away at addicts, from the inside out. And now, for the first time, it's suspected in South Florida. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case, and we must warn you, some images in this story are very graphic.

    Posted on 10/22/13
  • Department of Health clears itself

    Department of Health clears itself

    When a former employee accused the Department of Health of ordering an investigator to not help with criminal cases, DOH began an investigation of itself. It's finished and investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case with the results.

    Posted on 10/15/13
  • Pipe Problems

    Pipe Problems

    A group of homeowners taking aim tonight at their insurance company. They say their claims are being denied over bad plumbing and big bills. 7s Carmel Cafiero has the story.

    Posted on 10/08/13
  • Message in a Bottle

    Message in a Bottle

    A story that began 30 years ago with an empty bottle of wine and a handwritten note ends with a unique connection between two families. 7's Carmel Cafiero has this special assignment report: "Message in a Bottle."

    Posted on 10/03/13
  • Short Yellow Light

    Short Yellow Light

    The City of Coral Springs has put the brakes on red light camera tickets at its busiest intersection. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.

    Posted on 10/01/13

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