The clock maybe ticking on a countdown to close the ninth floor of the Miami-Dade Jail, which is home to inmates with mental illness and the subject of seven years of CBS4 news reports.
A federal judge will hear arguments Sept. 13 about whether a dispute involving disabled children being placed in nursing homes should become a class-action lawsuit.
Former Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito asked the U.S. Senate to open an investigation into the recently completed Justice Department investigation of the Miami Police Department during a series of police-involved shootings between 2008 and 2011.
The chairwoman of a Senate committee says she will hold a hearing about the state’s record of placing children with disabilities in nursing homes when the Legislature resumes committee meetings in September.
Police in central Florida say the U.S. Department of Justice has placed a hold on all evidence related to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Miami teen Trayvon Martin by former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman.
It’s been two days since George Zimmerman’s trial ended but already civil rights leaders are demanding a new trial.
The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly reviewing evidence to determine whether criminal civil rights charges are warranted against George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
Within hours of the release of a damning report from the Department of Justice about Miami Police’s use of deadly force in shootings, politicians, Miami Police, and the Fraternal Order of Police have started to weigh in.
The United States Justice Department released the results of a lengthy investigation into the Miami Police Department and the results are anything but what Miami officials wanted to see.
Bal Harbour, best-known for its designer stores, fancy cars, boats and expensive hotels, is drawing focus of a different sort now.