American Civil Liberties Union

A Brickell Key woman says she was breastfeeding her child when she saw a drone in front of her window.  (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Brickell Key Woman Says Drone Spied On Her As She Breastfed

Imagine you’re in the privacy of your own home — possibly in a compromising position — and you turn around and see a drone just a few feet from you. A Brickell Key woman says that’s what happened to her while she was breastfeeding her child earlier this week inside the family’s 12th floor condo.

05/20/2015

Florida Legislature Abortion

House Panel Backs Abortion Waiting Period

A 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.

03/12/2015

A body camera on a police officer. (Source: CBS4)

ACLU Says Police Body Camera Videos Should Be Open To Public

The American Civil Liberties Union and a group of civil rights organizations are opposing a police body camera bill in the Florida Legislature, saying it too often shields the videos from public view.

03/08/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Drops Appeals In Scott Welfare Drug Testing Case

Florida Governor Rick Scott dropped appeals meant to push for a law that would have required welfare applicants to submit to mandatory drug testing.

03/04/2015

Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

High Court To Hear Gay Marriage Cases In April

Supreme Court justices said they will decide if same-sex couples around the nation will have the right to marry under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

Security cameras in Miami (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Cameras Become New Form Of Policing

A new virtual policing system is in place in Miami. It includes cameras catching your every move and it’s just the beginning.

01/14/2015

Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Dozens of Same-Sex Couples Renew Vows In Miami Beach

Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach Tuesday night.

01/06/2015

Florida Money

Taxpayer Tab Mounts In Welfare Drug-Test Legal Fight

Taxpayers are on the hook for at least $307,000 — and perhaps much more — to cover legal expenses in Gov. Rick Scott’s repeated failed efforts to convince courts that a onetime campaign pledge to drug-test welfare recipients is constitutional.

12/08/2014

File photo of a person at a same-sex marriage rally. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Denies To Stop Florida Same Sex Marriages

Same sex marriage is one step closer to becoming reality in Florida.

12/03/2014

Gay-Marriage

Florida Asks Court To Keep Marriage Ban In Place

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking a federal judge to keep the state’s ban on gay marriage in place despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

10/24/2014

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