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HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 15: Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Roger Penske Warns NASCAR Team Not To Manipulate Tires

Roger Penske has warned his NASCAR team to stay out of any controversy regarding the possible manipulation of tires used during races.

9 hours ago

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Emergency Gun Bill To Get Second Shot In Senate

After a similar measure died on the Senate floor nearly a year ago, the odds continued to improve Thursday for an NRA-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.

03/12/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Police: Florida Mom Forces Boy To Jump From 2nd Floor Window

A 7-year old Florida boy was forced to jump from a 2nd floor window by his own mother, according to police.

CBS Miami–03/05/2015

Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

Thieves Steal Thousands In Lingerie From Fla. Victoria’s Secret

St. Petersburg police are looking for lingerie looters, who made off with thousands of dollars worth of unmentionables from Victoria’s Secret.

02/14/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey Ouster

Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.

02/04/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: No Plans To Investigate Complaint Over Ouster

A Tallahassee prosecutor said he will not investigate whether Florida Governor Rick Scott along with cabinet members violated the state’s law on open meetings.

01/30/2015

(Source: Thinkstock)

2nd Evaluation Ordered For Man Accused Of Killing Daughter

A man accused of killing his 5-year-old daughter by throwing her off a bridge near the Sunshine Skyway will receive an additional mental health evaluation.

01/29/2015

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

(Source: Jonchuck family)

Funeral Services Held For Girl Dropped Over Bridge

Phoebe Jonchuck, the 5-year-old who lost her life when she was tossed from a bridge, will be laid to rest Wednesday afternoon.

01/14/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Fla. Could Become Deep South’s Prime Gay Wedding Destination

Now that gay marriage is legal in Florida, the Sunshine State could become a hotspot for same-sex weddings – especially for those in the Deep South where it’s still banned.

01/06/2015

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