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Brown bear cubs play with their mother, Mia, at a wildlife park on April 27, 2007, in Poing, Germany. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Animal Rights Group Plan Rallies Against Bear Hunt

Animal rights group in Florida are set to hold rallies Monday opposing the state’s plans to bring back an annual bear hunt.

06/20/2015

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Gator With Arrow In Side Euthanized

An alligator in Sunrise found with an arrow protruding from its side was euthanized.

06/17/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Signs Controversial Adoption Bill

Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed 48 bills, including a measure sure to earn him some political heartburn.

06/11/2015

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One Person Remains Hospitalized After Deadly Boating Accident

One person is dead and two others were rushed to the hospital after a boating accident late Saturday night, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said.

05/31/2015

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One Dead, Two Injured In Ft. Lauderdale Boating Accident

One person is dead and two others were rushed to the hospital after a boating accident late Saturday night, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said.

05/30/2015

Body found floating in water at Matheson Hammock Marina. (Source: CBS4)

Body Found Near Marina Is That Of Missing Boater

A body found floating in the water near Matheson Hammock’s Marina early Tuesday morning is that of a woman who disappeared off a go fast boat over the weekend.

05/26/2015

FWC makes video asking Florida boaters to wear their "PFD," or personal flotation device. (Source: FWC/YouTube)

Zero Tolerance For BUI & Safety Enforced Ahead Of Memorial

It’s the start of Memorial Day Weekend, a vastly popular boating weekend in South Florida.

05/22/2015

Florida Spiny Lobster (Source: CBS4)

FWC: 3 Lobster Poachers Arrested In Miami-Dade County

Three people were arrested Saturday for poaching lobsters in Miami-Dade County. Officials said they illegally had 87 wrung lobster tails, 66 of which were undersized.

05/13/2015

Manatee rescued from storm station (Source: Twitter/@FtLaudFire)

Crews Rescue Manatee Stuck In Storm Station

A one-and-a half year old manatee is resting and recovering after a complicated rescue from a Fort Lauderdale stormwater culvert.

05/12/2015

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Lawmakers Look To Curb Bear, Gator Feeding

As the state tries to reduce dangerous interactions between bears and humans, lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would change the penalties for feeding wildlife.

04/27/2015

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