Leon County

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Planned Parenthood Seeks Injunction After Abortion Allegations

Planned Parenthood is asking a judge for an emergency ruling after allegations three of their Florida clinics were performing second- trimester abortions without proper licensing.

08/17/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

New Congressional Districts Taking Fire

Members of Congress along with some Florida lawmakers blasted the first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts.

08/11/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Sides Agree On September Court Date In Redistricting Fight

The Florida Legislature and a coalition have agreed to a schedule for a Leon County judge to determine whether lawmakers’ second attempt to draw a map complies with the state Constitution.

07/21/2015

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Senate Redistricting Battle Looms

As the battle over Florida’s political boundaries looms, the Florida Supreme Court is set to make a decision on the disputed congressional districts.

07/08/2015

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Judge Considers Challenge To Abortion Waiting Period

A Leon County circuit judge is considering a challenge to a law that would require women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion. All this just days before the law is set to take effect.

06/24/2015

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Amendment 1 Backers Sue Lawmakers Over Funding

Supporters of Amendment 1 filed a lawsuit Monday claiming state lawmakers in a newly approved budget misappropriated more than $300 million of the money voters wanted for environmental land management and acquisition.

06/22/2015

(Source: http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/)

State Must Pay $810,475 For Sansom’s Corruption Defense

Former House Speaker Ray Sansom, who beat his 2009 corruption charges, must now be awarded $810,475 by the state of Florida for his legal fees.

04/06/2015

Helenna Santos, Nicholas Brendon and Barry Levy attend the "Ms. In The Biz" book launch party co-hosted by FilmBreak and presented by Dog & Pony on February 9, 2015 in West Hollywood, California.  (Source: Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Ms. In The Biz)

‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Actor Arrested Again In Florida

Actor Nicholas Brendon faces new charges after a second disturbance at a Florida hotel.

03/15/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey Ouster

Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.

02/04/2015

Myron May was killed by police after he shot and injured three people at an FSU library Thursday morning. (Source: Facebook.com)

Officers Cleared In Killing Of FSU Gunman

A grand jury cleared five officers involved in the shooting death of the Florida State University gunman.

12/17/2014

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