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Man Accused In Islamic State Plot In Florida Court

ACKSONVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) — A man arrested in Jacksonville, accused of plotting to help the Islamic State group wage war against the U.S., is expected to appear in court for a detention hearing. Abror Habibov was […]

03/03/2015

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Steven Sotloff Honored At BattleFrog Obstacle Race

Friends and family honored slain journalist Steven Sotloff during an obstacle race in Hialeah over the weekend.

03/01/2015

Volunteer Shiite fighters who support the Iraqi government forces in the combat against the Islamic State (IS) group, hold a black Islamist flag allegedly belonging to IS militants in the village of Fadhiliyah,  Baghdad, on February 24, 2015.  (Photo credit AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Arrested In NY, Florida In Plot To Join Islamic State

One of three men, accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and wage war against the United States was arrested in Florida Wednesday on terrorism charges.

02/25/2015

Family and friends of slain journalist Steven Sotloff gathered on Decmber 16, 2014 to celebrate Hanukkah and commemorate Sotloff. (Source: CBS4)

Parents Of Slain American Journalist Light Menorah Candle

As South Floridans celebrate the start of Hanukkah, the family of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff were set to honor him on Tuesday.

12/16/2014

Islamic Society of North America executive Hazem Bata speaks during a vigil for aid worker Peter Kassig at Butler University October 8, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Kassig has been held by ISIS since being captured in Syria in October of 2013. (Source: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

ISIS Video Claims Beheading Of U.S. Aid Worker

An Islamic State group video released Sunday purports to show extremists beheading a dozen Syrian soldiers and ends with a militant claiming to have killed U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig. The latest slaughter was proudly broadcast by the group on the Internet.

11/16/2014

US President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon arrival at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida on September 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Arrives In Tampa For Talks On ISIL

Air Force One landed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

09/16/2014

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Dade Commissioners Urge Congress To Revoke Citizenship Of ISIL Fighters

Miami-Dade Commissioners passed a resolution on Monday which urged the federal government to revoke the citizenship and passports of any United States citizen who fights for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

09/16/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks after visiting a classroom at Coral Reef High School in Miami, Florida on March 7, 2014.  (Source: ANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Tampa For ISIL Strategy Talks

President Barack Obama will be in the Sunshine State Wednesday to visit Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base.

09/15/2014

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Congressional Resolution Honors Slain South Florida Journalist

Members of the U.S. House from Florida and New Hampshire introduced a resolution honoring the lives of two American journalists, including one from South Florida, who were beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria.

09/11/2014

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Sotloff’s Rabbi Speaks Out About Family’s Struggle

The Rabbi of murdered South Florida journalist Steven Sotloff spoke out one day after the a video showing his execution was posted online.

09/03/2014

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