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House Passes Bill To Make Killing Fetuses A Crime

The Florida House passed a bill Friday that would make killing or injuring a fetus, at any stage of development, a crime.

04/11/2014

Mario Careaga (Source: CBS4)

Jury In Case Of DUI Manslaughter Death Of Heat Dancer To Continue Deliberations

A Broward County jury started deliberating Tuesday in the case of a man accused of DUI manslaughter for the death of Miami Heat dancer Nancy Lopez-Ruiz.

CBS Miami–03/25/2014

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Judge Dismisses Manslaughter Charge In Child’s Hot Car Death

A Miami-Dade judge has dismissed a manslaughter charge against a father whose daughter died after he left her in a sweltering car for hours.

11/10/2013

Carlos Bertonatti (Source: CBS4)

Judge Gives Driver Who Killed Cyclist 12 Years In Prison

A Miami-Dade County judge sentenced Carlos Bertonatti to 12 years in prison for his DUI manslaughter conviction in the death of cyclist Christophe LeCanne in 2010.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

Carlos Bertonatti (Source: WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Brother Of Man Who Killed Cyclist Breaks Down And Refuses To Testify At Sentencing Hearing

The brother of Carlos Bertonatti broke down in tears inside a Miami courtroom as he refused to give testimony that could help lessen Carlos’s sentence for DUI manslaughter.

09/11/2013

Trayvon Martin's parents Sybrina Fulton, left, and Tracy Martin during the George Zimmerman trial.(Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman, Martin Families React On Twitter

The families of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin are reacting on Twitter after the former neighborhood watch volunteer was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen.

07/13/2013

Trayvon Martin Peace Rally

South Florida Calm After Zimmerman Verdict

The streets of South Florida remain calm in the wake of George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

CBS Miami–07/13/2013

ZIMMERMAN NOT GUILTY

Jurors Find Zimmerman Not Guilty

After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 15 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.

CBS Miami–07/13/2013

George Zimmerman prepares to exit court for the day in his trial in Seminole circuit court June 27, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberations To Resume Saturday In Zimmerman Trial

Jurors in the trial of George Zimmerman adjourned Friday night and will deliberating first thing Saturday morning. Judge Debra Nelson announced the decision of the jurors at 6 p.m. They will be back in the jury room at 9 a.m. Saturday.

CBS Miami–07/12/2013

Trayvon Martin's parents Sybrina Fulton, left, and Tracy Martin during the George Zimmerman trial.(Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Miami Gardens Churchgoers Pray Trayvon Martin’s Mom

More than one hundred people gathered Friday night at a Miami Gardens church to pray for one of their fellow members as she awaits the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.

07/12/2013

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