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Judicial Branch To Hold Hearings Across Florida

Judicial branch officials are set to hold a series of meetings within the next two months to develop a long-range strategic plan for the court systems.


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Major Plantation Foreclosure Lawyer Will Accept Disbarment

The Plantation lawyer whose firm was handling tens of thousands of foreclosure cases at the height of the financial crisis is ending his fight to hold onto his law license.


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Justices Take Fl. Death Penalty Case On Mentally Disabled

In a case stemming from the 1978 murder of a woman after she left a Leesburg grocery store, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to Florida’s standards for determining whether Death Row inmates should be shielded from execution because they are mentally disabled.

CBS Miami–10/21/2013

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Sentencing Day For Hialeah Man Convicted Of Hate Crime

A Hialeah man who was convicted of two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon made a tearful plea before a judge.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

Prosecutors release a picture of Karlie Tomica, charged with the deadly hit and run crash of South Beach chef Stefano Riccioletti. (Source: Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office)

EXCLUSIVE: Prosecutors Release Pictures Of Deadly South Beach Hit-And-Run

New pictures released Friday of the 20-year-old woman accused of driving drunk when she allegedly struck and killed a Miami Beach chef show her distraught with apparent bruising to her face.


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Private School Molester Mira Admits Guilt

Former private school PE director Paul Mira, charged with sexual abuse of two students including a 12-year-old girl, has accepted a plea deal that makes him a sex offender for life, bans him from teaching, but keeps him from prison. The parents of the girls accepted the deal to keep their kids from having to testify.


Paul Mira (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Ex-Athletic Director Accused Of Molestation Wants Bond Lowered

Paul Mira, the former PE director at a Miami-Dade private school accused of molesting two students, sat in the prisoner box of a Miami courtroom Thursday as his attorney attempted to address his $75,000 bond.


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More Sex Related Charges Filed Against Fmr. Athletic Director

A former athletic director at a Miami-Dade private school already in trouble was rearrested early Friday after a 17-year-old student told authorities that he also had a sexual relationship with her.


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Fmr. Coral Springs Cop Enters Not Guilty Plea In Fatal DUI Crash

Peter Munoz, the former Coral Springs police officer accused of DUI manslaughter in the death of a 23-year-old woman, has entered a not guilty plea.


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Courts Want Gov. Scott To Plug Their Budget Hole

Florida’s courts have asked Gov. Rick Scott for an emergency cash infusion of $45.6 million to help offset a budget shortfall.