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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.

7 hours ago

(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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5 Fantasy 5 Players Hit The Jackpot

Five “Fantasy 5″ players hit the jackpot.

12/13/2014

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Florida Police Chief Sent Fake Check By Would-Be Scammers

A St. Petersburg police chief said someone tried to scam him by sending a fake check.

12/04/2014

Ramona Braswell, 30, is accused of shocking her 3-year-old nephew with a stun gun. (Source: St. Petersburg Police Department)

Florida Woman Accused Of Using Stun Gun On Child

Police said a woman shocked her 3-year-old nephew with a stun gun over the weekend. She now faces a felony child abuse charge.

12/01/2014

Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat shoots over Al Jefferson #25 of the Charlotte Hornets during a game  at American Airlines Arena on November 23, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Heat Ready For Battle Against Streaking Warriors

The Miami Heat will face a tough test when they hit the American Airlines Arena court on Tuesday.

11/25/2014

Gay rights supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

4 Florida Cities Get Perfect Scores From Group 

The LGBT community needs to look no further than Florida when it comes to the promotion of equality. A human rights campaign not only marked Florida above the national average, four cities got perfect scores.

11/13/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Scott, Crist Push Turnout In Key Areas

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist spent Friday scrambling to persuade voters besieged by negative ads to head to the polls as the final full week of campaigning came to a close.

10/31/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Woman Awakens From Coma, Gives Birth In St. Pete

A Florida woman gave birth to a baby girl after being in a coma for several weeks when she was hit by a truck in St. Petersburg.

10/31/2014

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