Florida

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Florida House Wants School Districts To Require Uniforms

The Florida House wants school districts to require students to wear uniforms—a move they say could help improve school safety.

03/27/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House, Senate On Different Gambling Tracks

House and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts gaming measure Thursday even as the Senate pursues negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

03/26/2015

Constitution #4 (far right), riden by Javier Castellano, leads Wildcat Red #1, riden by John Velazquez and General a Rod, riden by Joel Rosarioout of the fourth turn in The Besilu Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park on March 29, 2014 in Hallandale, Florida.  (Source: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

My Point Exactly Takes An Unusual Path To The Florida Derby

My Point Exactly has taken a most unconventional path to the Florida Derby.

03/26/2015

Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina looks on against Vasek Pospisil of Canada during day 4 of the Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2015 in Key Biscayne, Florida.  (Source: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Del Potro Loses 1st-Round Match At Miami Open

Juan Martin del Potro’s latest comeback from an injury is off to a slow start.

03/26/2015

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Seeks To Strip Gun-Control Authority From DC Officials

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida introduced a new bill that would ban local elected officials from enacting gun-control laws.

03/26/2015

NEW YORK - 1958:  In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.  Measles outbreaks have been reported throughout the U.S., with the latest reported February 5, 2015 at a daycare in suburban Chicago where as many as five children under the age of one have been infected. (Photo by CDC via Getty Images)

Health Officials: International Traveler Had Measles While In South Florida

The Florida Department of Health has confirmed that an international traveler, who attended a conference in Central Florida and spent time in South Florida, had the measles.

03/26/2015

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland returns the ball to Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia during day 4 of the Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2015 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Source: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Former Champion Radwanska Wins Opening Match At Miami Open

The matches are coming fast and furious as the Miami Open continues to get going.

03/26/2015

Hollywood Police have issued a reward for information leading to the arrest of these men.  (Courtesy: Hollywood Police Dept.)

Police Offer 5K Reward For Robbery Suspects

Hollywood Police are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two men involved in several robberies.

03/26/2015

A Miami Dolphins fan demonstrates in the stands as the Dolphins met the Baltimore Ravens during a game at Sun Life Stadium on December 7, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Source: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Top Reasons Why South Florida Is A Great Sports Region

South Florida is one of the best places to live in the United States.

03/26/2015

A car slammed into a Fort Lauderdale wine business on March 25, 2015, leaving a hole in the store. (Source: Twitter)

Car Slams Into Ft. Lauderdale Wine Business

A car slammed into a wine business in Fort Lauderdale, leaving a gaping hole in the store.

03/26/2015

more

previous