Emergency room doctors and nurses are often the only contact victims of human trafficking have with the outside world, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said Friday while launching an initiative aimed to train emergency workers how to identify signs of trafficking.
Agreeing with another judge in the Keys who made a similar ruling last week, a Miami judge overturned Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County Friday.
Thousands of signed petitions were delivered to the Florida Attorney General’s Office Thursday morning asking her to drop the state’s legal challenges holding up gay marriage in the state.
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.
A Miami radio personality was arrested for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme in South Florida.
Miami State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle has been appointed to the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking.
There are four statewide offices on November’s ballot, and the Florida Democratic Party is essentially conceding two of them.
The state’s attorney general, on Tuesday, filed motions on two cases to defend the state’s ban on gay marriage.
The Florida Police Benevolent Association will back all three Republican Cabinet incumbents in the November elections, but will support Democrat Charlie Crist in the race for governor, the organization announced Monday.
Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist are now officially on the 2014 ballot.