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Justices Give Victory To Rural County In Records Dispute

The Florida Supreme Court has declined to wade into a dispute about whether a rural North Florida county should have been required to pay attorney fees in a public-records fight that started with an anonymous records request.


Carlos Lesters allegedly helped Megan Everett runaway with her 3-year-old daughter, Lilly Abigail.
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Sunrise Police Make Second Arrest In Parental Kidnapping

Sunrise Police said they have made a second arrest in a parental kidnapping that had a 3-year-old girl separated from her father for more than a year.


Robert Baumann was reunited with his daughter Lilly after a 15-month separation. Lilly's mother is accused of 'parental abduction.'  (Source: CBS4)

Father Reunited With Kidnapped Daughter After 15-Month Separation

A three-year-old girl from Sunrise is back in her father’s arms after a 15-month separation.


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No Clear Roadmap Yet On Senate Districts

After reaching an agreement this week with voting-rights groups, Florida lawmakers face the chore of going into special session in October to redraw Senate districts.


HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - NOVEMBER 15:  Patrons test their luck with slot machines at the renovated Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino  November 15, 2006 in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The slot machines are the state of Florida's first Las Vegas-style slot machines.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Proposed Gambling Rules Headed For A Showdown?

At least two years in the making, proposed pari-mutuel regulations continue to leave industry operators divided, with some saying the rules don’t go far enough and others complaining that the plan will put them out of business.


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State Seeks Review Of Gretna Slots Decision

Calling it “a jaw-dropping gambling expansion,” state officials asked Friday for a full-court rehearing of an appellate decision that ordered gambling regulators to allow a North Florida horse track to have slot machines.


- A photo taken on January 23, 2014 shows a farmed European sturgeon in Saint-Seurin-sur-l'Isle, southwestern France. AFP PHOTO JEAN-PIERRE MULLER        (Photo credit JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sturgeon Leaps From River, Knocks Teen Unconscious

A Florida teen was knocked unconscious by a sturgeon while boating with family over the weekend.


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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.


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.


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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.