Brevard County

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Senate Could Consider Tougher Texting Law

Right now you can’t be pulled over solely for texting while driving in Florida. But a Brevard County senator has filed a proposal Wednesday that would strengthen the law surrounding the controversial multitasking issue.

12/17/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hospital Loses Appeal In Contaminated Drug Case

A Brevard County hospital has had their request to dismiss a negligence lawsuit –involving a man who ended up a double amputee – denied by an appeals court on Friday.

12/12/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Gardiner, Crisafulli Tout Parenting Program

On their first day on the job, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner highlighted a parenting program they’re pushing for.

11/19/2014

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Supreme Court Ponders Life Sentences For Juveniles

Florida Supreme Court judges heard arguments on Thursday in the debate over sentencing juveniles who have been convicted of first-degree murder.

11/06/2014

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Judge Who Punched Attorney Returning To Bench

A Florida Judge accused of punching an assistant public defender is set to return to the bench.

06/28/2014

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3 Miami-Dade Residents Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak

Three cases of salmonella poisoning, linked to Foster Farms chicken, have been confirmed in Miami-Dade County—totaling four cases in the state.

10/10/2013

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Central Florida Health Officials Post Warning About Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A health warning has gone up in central Florida after a Flagler County man died last month after he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria.

10/06/2013

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Fla. Men To Be Charged For Manatee Cannonball Video

Two Florida men could face big legal problems after old video posted online shows one of them jumping on top of a manatee and her calf.

CBS Miami–05/22/2013

Michael Adler is recovering after a shark bit him on the ankle. (Source: CNN)

South Florida Teen Surfer Bitten By Shark

A South Florida teen is recovering after he was bitten by a shark over the weekend.

CBS4–05/06/2013

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Some Counties Planning On Even Fewer Hours Of Early Voting

More than 30 counties in the state of Florida will not hold the maximum amount of early voting hours, according to Secretary of State Kent Detzner. But, those counties not taking part in full voting hours will not include Broward, Palm Beach, or Miami-Dade.

CBS Miami–09/19/2012

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