Chris Smith

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Senators Clash Over Exemptions From Child-Care Licensing

A bill that would make clear national groups like the Boys and Girls Clubs are exempt from Florida licensing requirements is stalled in a legislative committee, sparking a clash between two state senators.

03/09/2015

(Source: bgca.org/)

Senators Clash Over Exemptions From Child-Care Licensing

A bill that would make clear national groups like the Boys and Girls Clubs are exempt from Florida licensing requirements is stalled in a legislative committee, sparking a clash between two state senators.

03/09/2015

Paul Posluszny #51 of the Jacksonville Jaguars leaves the field during the second half of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Source: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dolphins Next Opponent Loses Leading Tackler To Injury

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without leading tackler Paul Posluszny for the rest of the season.

10/20/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Legislature Passes Redrawn Congressional Map

Lawmakers passed new congressional districts on nearly party-line votes in the House and the Senate on Monday, sending the map back to the courts as early voting opened in some counties.

08/12/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Legislative Session Ends With Bipartisan Spirit

The Florida Legislature wrapped up it’s 2014 session on Friday ending with a bipartisan spirit.

05/03/2014

(Source: CBS)

Lawmakers Back Allowing Concealed Guns During Evacuations

Senators continued moving forward Tuesday with a National Rifle Association-backed measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons without licenses during evacuations ordered by the governor.

04/08/2014

We Are Men

New On CBS Primetime: A Beginner’s Guide To ‘We Are Men’

Four single men in various stages of divorce and broken relationships live in the same apartment complex and bond over questionable relationship advice.

09/09/2013

Senator Chris Smith

State Senator Requests Special Panel On “Stand Your Ground” Law

Less than 24 hours after it was announced that the Florida House planned to hold a subcommittee hearing later this year to address the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law, the state’s Senate is moving towards doing the same.

CBS4–08/06/2013

Community Reaction (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Remains Calm After Zimmerman Verdict

Less than 24 hours after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin, many protests broke out around the country.

07/14/2013

Community Reaction (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Zimmerman Verdict – Community Reaction

After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 165 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.

07/14/2013

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