Investigations

 

Not in My House - Homeless Gay Youth. To the surprise and shock of much of the nation, Not in My House exposed a secret and heartbreaking crisis for 1000's of American gay youth. For months, Michele walked and filmed South Florida streets and met in the shadows with LGBTQ youth  whose nightmare of being thrown out of their homes because of their orientation. Falling through the cracks at younger ages than ever before, this report continues to spark powerful reaction and calls for change and help, locally and nationally.

  

 

Out of Stock. Drugs save lives. This Expose reveals how shocking drug shortages are putting lives at risk. CBS4's Chief Investigativor Michele Gillen digs for answers into what she finds is a national crisis and personalizes a nightmare that has mothers, fathers, and children fighting against time, the drug industry and U.S. Policy. 

 

 

  

 

Brain On Drugs. On a hot spring day, world attention was focused on Miami as a naked man attacked a homeless man and chewed off his face. As international headlines screamed  "cannibal attack"Michele pulled back the veil on this horrific act with one of the world's noted experts on the human brain and the potential impact of drugs on the brain. In a world exclusive Dr Debra Mash dissects the case and the potential reasons behind the attack and others across America.

 

 

 

Environmental Investigations


Sharks:Mirror of Mankind. At the heart of this investigation is a world exclusive interview with a scientist on the cusp of making global headlines with pioneering research linking the shark and toxins found in the human brain. CBS 4's Chief Investigator Michele Gillen reveals clues connecting   those toxins and chemicals found in the brains of humans suffering from dementia, alzheimer's, and Lou Gherigs Disease.

 

 

 

The Florida Ibis.  Michele tells the story behind  headlines that criss crossed the globe. They read "has the Florida Ibis gone gay?" In his his first ever TV interview, Michele goes one on one with the  scientist behind an experiment that may offer clues to the impact of chemicals on the environment, our bodes and the health of all living things.

 

 

 

  

 

Journey to the Sea with Fabien Cousteau. Journey to the waters edge and beyond with Fabien Cousteau. Meet the facincating ocean explorer on his home turf as Michele explores a largely invisible threat in the ocean that could be served up on your dinner plate.

 

 

 

 

  

International Investigations 

 

One on One with Gadhafi. Colonel Moammar Gadhafi, the man who  ruled Libya for more than three decades and was once labeled the most dangerous man in the world, agreed to a rare television interview with Michele  at his Tripoli compound, following his decision to give up weapons of mass destruction. Click here to see Michele's journey to Libya and investigation into a man the world knew little about.  Michele's other exclusive international  interviews include meeting with Haiti's deposed former President John Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier in France during his exile and Hamid Karszai of Afghanistan on a most historic day.