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House Seeks ‘More Eyes’ On Prison System

Saying that reform must happen, a Florida House panel on Tuesday pushed forward a plan aimed at increasing oversight of the state’s troubled prison system but stopped short of endorsing an independent commission included in the Senate’s corrections overhaul.

04/07/2015

Taken on March 20, 2007, a two-week-old boy finds his feet in his new world. Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt announced, April 3, 2007 that for the first time, mothers-to-be will have a guarantee that the NHS will provide them with a full range of birthing choices - including home births - and a midwife they know and trust to care for them.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Mother Arrested After 2-Year-Old Son Dies Of Morphine OD

Authorities in North Florida arrested a mother in connection to the death of her 2-year old son who overdosed on morphine.

03/05/2015

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North Florida Knocks Off FGCU 80-64

Dallas Moore scored 27 points and North Florida made 12 3-pointers in defeating Florida Gulf Coast 80-64 on Wednesday night.

01/14/2015

Don Spirit (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Florida Investigated Man Who Killed 6 Grandkids

A Florida man who fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren was investigated by the state.

09/22/2014

Don Spirit (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Sheriff: Grandfather Killed Grandchildren, Daughter, Himself

A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in the small town of Bell.

09/18/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Florida Legislators Propose Changes To 7 Districts

Florida Legislators kicked off a special session Thursday byproposing tweaks to seven of the 27 congressional districts to comply with a judge’s ruling.

08/07/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Poll Shows Crist And Scott In Dead Heat

A new poll finds Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in a dead heat and, with more than 10 percent of voters undecided, sets the stage for an already-brutal campaign expected to get uglier over the next seven months.

04/24/2014

HOMESTEAD, FL - Icicles hang from a bush as a farmer uses water in an effort to keep his crops from being damaged by freezing temperatures on December 15, 2010 in Homestead, Florida. In 2010, South Florida endured a weather system that pushed the temperature into the 30s Fahrenheit. (Photo by: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Record Lows Expected In N. Florida

Farmers are preparing for a drastic drop in temperatures Monday night and Tuesday morning. Some locations will feel the coldest air of the winter season.

01/06/2014

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North Florida Works Past Bethune-Cookman 68-64

Beau Beech and Dallas Moore scored 15 each as North Florida survived a scare from Bethune-Cookman winning 68-64 on Saturday night.

12/22/2013

Tropical Storm Debby Causes Coastal Flooding On Florida's Gulf Coast

Feds Pay Over $15 Mil In Aid To Debby Victims

More than 10 thousand people have asked about federal aid for losses from Tropical Storm Debby, with over $15 million paid out by the feds to date.

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