100+ New Laws Go Into Effect July 1stBeginning Wednesday, 130 new laws produced by the Legislature, and signed by Governor Rick Scott, will go into effect.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Islamic State Group Cited As Need For Records ExemptionA Florida state representative, who wants to make it harder for people to find information, like addresses and phone numbers, of military service members and their immediate family, is using the threat of the Islamic State to advance the bill.
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
First Female Four-Star General Honored By Florida InstituteThe first female four-star general is being honored by a Florida institute this weekend.
Gold Star Mother's Day Sunset SailA group of Army moms will gather Sunday to celebrate the lives of their loved ones and reassure that although they are gone, they will never be forgotten.
Florida Schools Get Major Fire Power Through Controversial Military Surplus ProgramSchool police departments across the country, including those in Florida, have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.
CBS4 Investigates: Military Gear Handed Over To S. Florida Police The images out of Ferguson, Missouri were alarming as officers resembling soldiers were going head-to-head with protesters. CBS4 has learned the military gear being used by police in Ferguson is being used by police in South Florida.
Southern Command Intelligence Specialist ChargedAn intelligence specialist at Southern Command is in trouble for allegedly accepting bribes and helping steal drug proceeds.
Officials: Malaysian Flight "Ended" In S. Indian OceanSeventeen days after Malaysian Flight 370 went missing with 239 people on board, Malaysia's Prime Minister announced new data confirming the plane's last known location.
Taxes, Speed Limits & Beer Growlers Top Legislature's TopicsTax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session.
Purple Heart Recipients Could Be Granted Free Tolls, AdmissionsA new proposal would allow free tolls and park admissions for Purple Heart recipients living in Florida.