In what judges described as a first-of-its-kind case, an appeals court Wednesday upheld a Florida law that prevents people from openly carrying firearms, finding that the restriction does not violate constitutional rights to bear arms.
As the year wraps up and traveling is in full swing, airport officials want to remind travelers what to, and not to pack inside carry-ons.
When the state’s Legislature convenes on Tuesday there will be several gun legislation bills up for consideration. Florida’s gun-friendly laws drew national attention after several prominent shootings.
The U.S. Attorney for the southern District of Florida and the FBI announced the indictment of eight people for participating in a narcotics-trafficking conspiracy.
A Hialeah Officer along with his wife who was once a former police were both sentenced Thursday in connection with the sale of hundreds of firearms without a license.
In an effort to reduce gun violence, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department and the Broward Sheriff’s Office will host a gun buyback event on Saturday, September 7th.
A gun group has raised thousands of dollars to help pay for security for George Zimmerman, but the money could end up being used to pay for defense costs and fees.
Crime in Florida dropped 6.5-percent in 2012 from 2011, with violent crimes overall down 4.3 percent, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s annual Uniform Crime Report released Thursday.
The Florida Legislature is trying to clean up the mess left by Congress with a bill seeking to keep guns away from people with mental illnesses.
Mayor Tomas Regalado, City Commissioners, The Miami Police Department and the Rickia Issac Foundation will be hosting the city’s last gun buyback operation on Saturday.