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Dade Gets $1.9M For Backlog Of Untested Rape KitsFlorida is getting grant money to eliminate or reduce the number of untested sexual assault kits in parts of the state.
Court Tries To Nail Down Meaning Of Kosher DietAfter ordering the Florida Department of Corrections to provide kosher meals to inmates, a federal judge is expected to hear arguments next week about what exactly that means.
Jeb Bush Has A Big Announcement On June 15thWill Jeb Bush run for president in 2016 or not? We'll know in about a week and a half.
Lumber Liquidators Halts Sales Of Chinese-Made FlooringLumber Liquidators is stopping the sale of all its Chinese laminate flooring, a week after disclosing that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the specialty retailer in an investigation over imported products.
Miami Federal Judge Rules On Prisons Serving Kosher MealsInmates of Florida's prisons who request kosher meals will now get them because it's the law.
US Seeks Criminal Charges Against Lumber LiquidatorsThe U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to file charges against Lumber Liquidator amid an investigation into imported products.
Zimmerman Will Not Face Federal Charges In Trayvon Martin's DeathGeorge Zimmerman will not face federal charges in the death of Trayvon Martin.
Terror-Related Suit Delayed Over Secret MaterialClassified material, which has been disputed, has delayed the trial of a Pakistani-American man's lawsuit accusing the U.S. of malicious prosecution in a terror financing case.
Jury Acquits Ex-UBS Exec In IRS ProbeA federal jury acquitted a former top Swiss banking executive of U.S. charges that he conspired with wealthy Americans to hide $20 billion in secret accounts from the Internal Revenue Service.
Feds To Monitor Florida Election Changes; Scott Pushes BackGov. Rick Scott's office and campaign are attacking as "blatantly political" a letter from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announcing that the Justice Department is monitoring changes to Florida's election laws.
Court Throws Out Chiquita Terror Payment Claims A divided federal appeals court on Thursday threw out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.
State Not Backing Down In Fight Over Kosher Meals Florida corrections officials and the federal government fired the latest salvos this week in a drawn-out battle over whether the state is required to serve kosher meals to inmates.