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.


Marco Rubio (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Targeting Regulations That Hamper Technological Growth

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is once again targeting government regulations, this time targeting both federal and state rules that he believes impede new technologies.

CBS Miami–03/24/2014

Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio Reiterates Vow To Submarine Gun Regulations

Senator Marco Rubio reiterated his pledge to prevent any meaningful gun control regulations from even getting a vote in an op/ed column on Thursday. But, Rubio’s position, which is supported by fellow Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, is becoming increasingly tenuous amid strong public opinion.

CBS Miami–04/04/2013


Rudy Giuliani Speaks Out On Gun Control During Miami Stop

One week after a gunman’s rampage inside a Colorado movie theater, controversy over gun control is heating up in South Florida.


(Source: Getty Images/FOTOPRESS/Phil Walter)

Committee OKs Internet Café Regulations But Not Ban

A Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would regulate Internet cafés, and rebuffed a proposed ban on the hundreds of businesses that critics compare to “storefront casinos.”



Stone Crab Season Begins Saturday

A South Florida staple which unofficially indicates the start of fall has nothing to do with changing leaves, but rather black tinted claws and mustard curry sauce.


Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. House Passes Environmental Deregulation Bill

The Florida House has voted to scale back environmental regulations to make it easier for developers and business to get permits for new projects.


fishing pole

Florida Fishing Licenses

Before you head out into any part of Florida, you need to know the regulations and a license to fish. CBSMiami has all the information you need to know about how to get your license to fish.



Personal Watercraft Regulations

If you’re looking to operate a jet ski or other personal watercraft on the water, there are several regulations you must follow.