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Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Rarely Wielded Veto Pen In 2014

Gov. Scott signed the last bill left over from the spring legislative session on Wednesday, leaving unscathed an almost historically high amount of the legislation approved this year.

06/25/2014

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Two Women Killed In Alligator Alley Accident

Two women from South Florida were killed while trying to cross Alligator Alley. The Florida Highway Patrol said the accident happened Sunday night near mile marker 63.

06/23/2014

Dash camera video snap shot. (Source: FHP)

Exclusive: Motorcyclist Clocked At 150+ MPH On I-75 Speaks Out

A 19-year-old motorcyclist from Miami Beach who the Florida Highway Patrol clocked at more than 150 miles per hour on I-75 on Monday near Naples says he lost track of his speed during his “thrill ride” and never intended to elude the troopers who followed him.

06/13/2014

Samuel Silva (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Fugitive In Florida Trooper Crash Enters Plea

A man fled the country after he was involved in a crash which severely injured a Florida Highway Patrol trooper more than a decade ago appeared before a Miami-Dade judge on Thursday.

06/06/2014

May 27, 2014: A fire forced the closure of Alligator Alley.  (Source: CBS)

Alligator Alley Reopens After Brush Fire

A brush fire burning in the Everglades has forced the closure of Alligator Alley in Collier County.

05/27/2014

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Pedestrian Killed While Crossing Street In Sunrise

A man died after being struck by a car Monday while crossing NW 136th Avenue just after 5 p.m. said Florida Highway Patrol.

CBS Miami–04/28/2014

Kayla Mendoza, 21, is charged in the deaths of two women after a wrong-way crash on the Sawgrass Expressway. (Source: BSO)

Exclusive: New Details On Accused Wrong Way Drunk Driver

Just days after suspected wrong way drunk driver Kayla Mendoza was arrested and charged with DUI Manslaughter and several other charges in the deaths of Marisa Catronio and Kaitlyn Ferrante, CBS 4 News is learning new information about Mendoza’s actions the night before the crash.

04/10/2014

(Source: CBS4)

One Child Dead, 14 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Day Care

A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, authorities said.

04/09/2014

Kayla Mendoza, 21, is charged in the deaths of two women after a wrong-way crash on the Sawgrass Expressway. (Source: BSO)

Accused Wrong-Way Driver In Deadly Sawgrass Expressway Crash Arrested

The driver accused of crashing into another car on the Sawgrass Expressway while traveling the wrong direction has been arrested, months after the crash.

CBS Miami–04/07/2014

(Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Slams Idea Of Ticket-Quotas For FHP

Governor Rick Scott blasted the Florida Highway Patrol Friday after media reports raised questions about the possibility that bonuses for troopers were tied to how many tickets they write, according to the News Service of Florida.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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