State Asks Court To Dismiss Seminoles' LawsuitIn the latest twist in dueling lawsuits over blackjack in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott's administration is asking a federal court in Tallahassee to dismiss a legal challenge filed last month by the Seminole Tribe.
Tribe Goes To Court Amid Gambling TalksThe Seminole Tribe of Florida sued the state Monday, setting in motion what could be a protracted legal fight over the tribe's exclusive rights to offer "banked" card games like blackjack at most of its casinos.
Proposed Gambling Rules Headed For A Showdown?At least two years in the making, proposed pari-mutuel regulations continue to leave industry operators divided, with some saying the rules don't go far enough and others complaining that the plan will put them out of business.
Court Backs Slot Machines At North Florida RacetrackIn what could be a game changer in Florida's gambling arena, an appeals court Friday ordered state regulators to allow slot machines at a Gadsden County racetrack.
Three Million Voted Before Election DayAbout $3 million voters cast their ballots in Florida before election day.
Counties, DJJ Renew Legal Fight About Detention CostsA decade into a dispute about how to divvy up the costs of detaining young offenders, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and more than two-dozen counties are digging in for more legal fighting.
Spike Lee Wants Federal Negligence Suit Dismissed Movie director Spike Lee is looking to get a federal negligence lawsuit against him thrown out. The lawsuit was filed by Elaine and David McClain who were forced to leave their home after the director tweeted their address and said it belonged to George Zimmerman.
Miami-Dade Expected To Approve No-Kill Animal ShelterHowls and meows of agreement may be heard from the Miami-Dade animal control shelter Tuesday, after County Commissioners give expected approval to a plan to improve the life expectancy of dogs and cats taken there.
Justice Department Subpoenas Counties Over Voter PurgeThe fight over Florida’s attempt to purge voter rolls just months before an election took another twist Thursday as the Department of Justice subpoenaed information that counties were going to use to remove non-citizens from the rolls, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Marlins Shutout Brewers 4-0It didn't take long for newly acquired first baseman Carlos Lee to make an impact for the Miami Marlins. Lee doubled and scored in his Marlins debut. Starting pitcher Mark Buehrle struck out eight over 7.2 innings as the Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Thursday to split the four-game series.
Marlins Acquire 1B Carlos Lee In TradeThe Miami Marlins had a desperate need for a first baseman worthy of playing in the Majors. The Marlins addressed the problem by adding aging first baseman Carlos Lee in a trade with the Houston Astros.
Thousands Turn Out For Sanford ProtestSanford Police Chief Bill Lee announced Friday that he will “temporarily step down” from his job due to the fallout from the Trayvon Martin case.