High Court Honors Florida's First Black Chief JusticeFormer Chief Justice Leander Shaw, who died last week at age 85, lay in state Monday in the rotunda of the Florida Supreme Court as family, friends and colleagues paid their respects.
Florida's First Black Chief Justice Dies At 85When Leander Shaw took the Florida Bar exam in 1960, he was not allowed to stay or eat at the whites-only hotel in Miami where the exam was administered. Three decades later, Shaw became the first black chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court.
Pilot: Panicking Didn’t Cross My MindThe pilot of a plane that lost power off Miami Beach Saturday afternoon said he had just 20 seconds to prepare to land in the water.
Florida GI Bill, E-Cigarette Ban, Among New Laws July 1On Tuesday, the state's record-setting, $77 billion election-year budget goes into effect, along with 157 other bills approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Florida GI Bill, E-Cigarette Ban, Among New Laws July 1stWith the start of a new month comes 157 new laws ranging from the "Florida GI Bill" to a law banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Obama Awards Medal Of Honor To 24 Minority Veterans, Including 2 With So. Florida TiesPresident Obama bestowed the highest military honor in the nation to 24 Americans, including two with ties to South Florida at the White House Tuesday.
Dolphins Players Help A Hollywood Vet In NeedTaking time off from practice to help a veteran in need, several Miami Dolphins players spent their morning in his Hollywood home making some much needed repairs.
Coral Springs Veteran Receives Top HonorsJohn Siple is 82 years old and depends on a walker to get around, but the Coral Springs resident is officially a hero.