South Florida firefighter gives father a second chance at life after donating kidney

A South Florida firefighter is used to risking his life to safely rescue others, but now his lifesaving donation is giving his neighbor a shotRead More

South Florida care initiative on mission to provide clean clothing to homeless and low-income families

Most of us probably think doing our laundry is a chore, but for others, it’s a luxury. Some families can no longer afford the priceRead More

‘There’s no judgment here’: Community Court, which helped homeless woman get an apartment, expanding in Broward 

A unique program is helping struggling South Floridians, including some who get into minor trouble with the law. But instead of locking them up, thisRead More

Miami Jiu Jitsu instructor runs special program catered for children with special needs

Children with special needs are flourishing in a martial arts class designed just for them. And they’re learning how to achieve success both on andRead More

Local teen painter works to educate, revitalize one of Broward’s oldest Black neighborhoods in a creative way

A South Florida teen is on a mission to teach history through art, and she’s doing it one neighborhood at a time. Reporter Karen HenselRead More

‘Just amazing how good they get’: Kids and teens learn the art of Japanese anime at workshops in Sunrise

It is art inspired from half a world away. And here in South Florida, a unique workshop is giving students the chance to showcase theirRead More

South Florida artist inspires community and serves his country as first rapper in US Army Field Band

He chased his dream and became a full-time rap artist, but where he’s doing it is making history. 7’s Karen Hensel has today’s 7 Spotlight.Read More

Miami Marlins president and GM, pro sports’ only all-female executive team, share mission to make baseball a sport for everyone

The playoff push continues for the Miami Marlins, and helping lead the charge are two South Florida women who are on a mission to makeRead More

Teen with spina bifida writes open letter to 2 airlines advocating for changes in handling of critical mobility devices for disabled travelers

A South Florida teen’s summer vacation took a troubling turn when her wheelchair went missing during an international trip. Now she hopes her efforts toRead More

South Florida firefighter’s coffee company supports first responders, creates brew honoring Miami-Dade firefighters

A cup of coffee is helping brew up some extra support for local first responders. Karen Hensel shows us how in today’s 7 Spotlight. WhetherRead More