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MDPD To Release More Records On Race And ArrestsFaced with criticism that a squad of officers may have been unfairly targeting blacks and charging them with minor offenses, Miami-Dade Police Director JD Patterson pledged to gather and release information on the racial and ethnic breakdown of the people his officer’s arrest across the county.
House Panel Backs Abortion Waiting PeriodA House panel Thursday plunged into the legislative session's first abortion debate, approving a measure that would require a 24-hour waiting period before women could terminate pregnancies.
Facing South Florida: State Prisons ScandalWhat's next for Florida's scandal-prone prison system? Jerry Cummings, the warden at the Dade Correctional Institution was recently fired. We focus on that, what led up to it, and the fallout yet to come with Howard Simon, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida.
Fla. Couples Sue To Force State To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed In Other StatesThe American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of eight same-sex couples that seeks to force the state of Florida to recognize the couples’ marriages performed in other states and recognized by the federal government.
Facing South Florida: Red Light CamerasRed light cameras are coming back to Miami, now that city commissioners have decided to handle appeals. That is creating controversy over what happens if you fight a ticket and lose.
Cops Seize Cell Phone Shooting Video After Police-Involved ShootingMiami-Dade Police shot and killed 47-year-old Alexis Suarez Tuesday night, but it's what detectives did after the shooting that has raised questions from the dead man's daughter and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Domestic Partner Benefits OK'd For Coral Gables' LGBT EmployeesLGBT employees working for the city of Coral Gables will now get the same benefits as straight employees.
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