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Same-Sex Couple Asking To Wed Ask State’s Supreme Court To Hear Case

The Key West same-sex couple who filed a lawsuit in Monroe County to be allowed to marry is asking the Third District Court of Appeal to fast track their case to Florida’s Supreme Court.

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Florida Spiny Lobster (Source: CBS4)

What You Need To Know Before Hitting The Water For Lobster Mini-Season

Dust off your nets and tickle sticks, South Florida, the 2014 mini-season is around the corner.

07/23/2014

Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, embrace during a celebration Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Hunstman and about 100 other people marked a  Florida Keys judge's ruling overturning Florida's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge. But an appeal by the Florida Attorney General's office changed the couple's plans to get married.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fight For Marriage Equality Holding Strong As Activists Rally In Key West

Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones planned on marrying Tuesday in Key West after a judge ruled in their favor—overturning Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage—but that won’t happen just yet as the motion was denied Monday.

07/22/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down In The Keys

A Monroe County judge, on Thursday, overturned Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage after a legal challenge by gay couples said the ban effectively made them second-class citizens.

07/17/2014

Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, embrace during a celebration Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Hunstman and about 100 other people marked a  Florida Keys judge's ruling overturning Florida's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge. But an appeal by the Florida Attorney General's office changed the couple's plans to get married.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Florida Keys Residents Celebrate Gay Marriage Ruling

Nearly 100 people gathered in a Key West nightclub Thursday night to celebrate as a Florida Keys judge legalized same-sex marriage in Monroe County. The county encompasses the entire island chain.

07/17/2014

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Bondi Seeks To Extend Defense Of Gay-Marriage Ban

The state’s attorney general, on Tuesday, filed motions on two cases to defend the state’s ban on gay marriage.

06/24/2014

Anthea Thomas found $80 as part of the hidden cash hunt on June 5, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Local Dash For Cash Continues In South Florida

Locals are dashing for cash hidden throughout South Florida and on Thursday afternoon, the chosen spot is Brickell.

06/05/2014

Dunkin' Donuts coffee and a donut bag sit on a counter.  (Source: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Dunkin’ Donuts Offering Free Coffee After Heat Win

If you’re looking for a free cup of joe, try Dunkin’ Donuts after a Miami Heat win.

05/25/2014

May 17, 2014:  A brush fire forced officials to close U.S. 1. (Source: Lt. Al Ramirez, MCSO)

Fire Leads To Temporary Closure Of U.S. 1 Near Florida City

A brush fire near Florida City created a traffic detour for drivers traveling to or from Monroe County on U.S. 1 on Saturday, May 17th.

CBS Miami–05/17/2014

Antonio Motes-Diaz, 53, (L) and Christopher Stevens, 26, (R) were arrested after an alleged dispute over crack cocaine which ended with Motes grabbing a machete. (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Crack Quarrel Between Neighbors Ends With Machete Attack

An alleged dispute, between neighbors, over crack ended with two arrests in Key Largo on Wednesday after one of the neighbors allegedly started swinging his machete.

04/24/2014

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