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The 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. (Source: CBS4)

Fla. Couples Sue To Force State To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed In Other States

The 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.

CBS Miami–03/13/2014

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Group Demands Justice For Israel Hernandez

Friends and family representatives of an 18-year-old Miami Beach street artist who died after being stunned by a police Taser last August are calling for action after new developments in the case.

03/10/2014

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Miami Homeless Federal Case Settled

A long-standing federal court case over the treatment of homeless people in Miami has finally come to an end with a settlement.

CBS Miami–12/13/2013

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Rainout For Cuban Baseball Players’ Big Game

The Fort Lauderdale game between former Cuban baseball players was rained out Saturday.

08/31/2013

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Officer On Administrative Leave After Teen Taser Death

Miami Beach Police Officer Jorge Mercado has been placed on paid administrative leave after allegedly deploying a Taser on Israel Hernandez.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

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Tighter Security Coming For Prescription Database

In an effort to protect patient information, state health officials announced an increase in security of its statewide prescription drug datatbase.

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

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South Miami Pushing Back Against Panhandling

Panhandling and trespassing are the targets of possible new ordinances by the South Miami City Commission, Tuesday.

06/17/2013

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Fmr. Death Row Inmates Want Gov. Scott To Veto “Timely Justice Act”

In the final days of the legislative session, the Florida legislature passed a bill which limits the appeals and speeds up the execution process of those on death row.

CBS4–05/15/2013

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Report: Florida Is 23rd Most Free State In U.S.

When it comes to freedom, Florida isn’t exactly dragging a ball-and-chain, but it’s not soaring high either.

CBS4–03/30/2013

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Drone Bill Moving Quickly Through Legislature

Could drones soon be patrolling the skies over the Sunshine State. A bill that would allow law enforcement to use the unmanned aircraft under narrow guidelines is moving quickly through the Florida House on Thursday.

CBS Miami–03/07/2013

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