Prosecuting Juveniles As Adults Draws Legislative DebateBills are moving in the House and Senate that would limit the ability of Florida prosecutors to charge juvenile offenders as adults, a legal practice known as "direct file."
Bill Takes Aim At Prosecuting Juveniles As AdultsA Florida House panel on Tuesday approved a measure that would limit the ability of prosecutors to charge juveniles as adults --- as supporters vowed to press for further reforms as the issue moves through the Legislature.
County Jails Nationwide At Risk In DisastersWhen record-breaking floodwaters inundated a Florida jail, sending clothes dryers floating and natural gas seeping into the building that was running on generator power, no outside agency had the authority to force county officials to move the 600 men and women locked inside.
Father Of Man Held Captive Thanks Community For SupportArthur Sotloff told CBS4’s Peter D’Oench that he and his wife, Shirley, wanted to thank everyone for their prayers and their well wishes.
Fidel Castro Hands Power To Brother 8 Years Ago TodayOn this day exactly eight years ago, Fidel Castro handed power of the communist island over to his brother Raul Castro.
Wednesday Marks 55 Years Of Castro's Rule In CubaWhile January 1 is a day of celebration for many, for exiled Cubans, it’s a somber anniversary of the communist revolution on the Caribbean island.
U.N. & Rights Groups Blast Haiti Judge On Duvalier CaseA Haitian judge’s recommendation concerning the trial of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier is drawing major criticism.