Florida Law

(Source: AP)

Appeals Court: Welfare Drug Tests Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court again rejected a Florida law requiring welfare applicants to submit to drug tests before they can receive benefits.

12/03/2014

Gavel (Source: AP)

Supreme Court Ponders Life Sentences For Juveniles

Florida Supreme Court judges heard arguments on Thursday in the debate over sentencing juveniles who have been convicted of first-degree murder.

11/06/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Property Appraiser Manager Busted For Fraud

Jamie Martinez was second in command at the Miami-Dade Property Appraiser’s office. As of next week, he will be out of job because was busted for doing the very thing his office was trying to prevent; fraud.

10/24/2014

US-HEALTH-TOBACCO-E CIGARETTE

Bondi: FDA Going ‘Overbroad’ On Cigar Rules

Attorney General Pam Bondi sent a letter to the federal government addressing concerns over proposed regulations trying to link e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to rules meant for the cigarette industry.

08/13/2014

Andrew Rolle (Source: CBS4)

Fmr. Partner Of Slain Miami Officer In Trial Of Alleged Killer

Day two is underway in the trial of a man accused of killing a Miami Police officer.

06/25/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Fla. Legislators Trade Last-Minute Budget Offers

With a Tuesday deadline looming for a new state budget, Florida legislators are trading last-minute offers to come up with a final deal.

04/27/2014

Bicycle (Source:LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bicyclist Arrested For DUI After Hitting Car

A bicyclists was arrested after he allegedly hit a car and left a Boca Raton street while he was drunk.

03/22/2014

Car Seats

Six-Year Olds May Have To Strap Up In Car Seats

If you are a parent of a first grader, you should start preparing a speech on why they have to sit in a car seat.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

(Courtesy: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Accused Of Throwing Boiling Water On 14-Year Old

A woman in Stock Island was arrested after allegedly throwing boiling water on a 14-year old girl on Wednesday.

02/27/2014

Sybrina Fulton (Source: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Speaks Out Against Racial Profiling

After the shooting death of her 17-year old son, Trayvon Martin’s mother has spoken out against the practice of stop-and-frisk and racial profiling on Sunday.

CBS Miami–08/18/2013

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