Attorney General Eric Holder

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nelson Seeks Federal Probe Of Shuttered Reform School

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida is asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the now closed Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.

02/25/2015

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

Adnan G. El Shukrijumah, a Saudi native who once lived in Florida. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge announced on May 26, 2004 that El Shukrijumah is being pursued by the FBI for questioning about possible contacts with al-Qaida. (Photo by FBI via Getty Images)

Al-Qaida Operative With S. Florida Connection Killed

A top al-Qaida operative who was indicted in the U.S. for his alleged involvement in a plot to bomb New York’s subway system and who has ties to South Florida was reportedly been killed by Pakistani soldiers.

12/06/2014

(Source: AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

Local Health Officials Arrested As Part Of Nationwide Medicare Fraud Takedown

A new round of Medicare fraud arrests has netted 90 people in six cities—and more than half of the busts were in South Florida.

05/13/2014

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sharpton Urges Supporters To Stand Up To “Stand Your Ground”

The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton are scheduled to address the NAACP conference in Orlando on Wednesday.

CBS4–07/17/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Attorney General Critical Of Stand Your Ground Laws

United States Attorney General Eric Holder will speak at the NAACP’s annual convention in Orlando Tuesday and could address the Trayvon Martin shooting along with gun violence in general.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

Medicare Fraud

Feds Round Up 30 In Miami During Medicare Fraud Crackdown

More than 30 South Florida healthcare professionals were rounded up and charged with submitting $200 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare.

CBS4–10/04/2012

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy Obama

Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.

06/21/2012

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Ros-Lehtinen Supports Contempt Vote For Attorney General

The partisan divide in Washington is showing no signs of letting up. Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has indicated she backs Republican efforts to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.

CBS4–06/13/2012

Eric Holder (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

AG Holder Promises Thorough Review Of Trayvon Martin Shooting

If it finds evidence that a federal criminal civil rights crime has been committed in the death of Trayvon Martin, Attorney General Eric Holder has vowed that the Justice Department will take action.

CBS4–04/11/2012

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