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A crane stands on the beach at dawn on the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill on April 20, 2011 in Orange Beach, Alabama. Orange Beach on the Gulf Coast was impacted by oil in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion which killed eleven crew members. 206 million gallons of oil eventually spilled into the Gulf of Mexico until the BP well was finally sealed. April 20 marks the one-year anniversary of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf States Reach $18.7 B Settlement With BP Over Oil Spill

Oil company BP and five Gulf states, including Florida, announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday which resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the 2010 oil spill.

07/02/2015

PELLA, IA - JUNE 17: Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to a crowd of supporters June 17, 2014 in Pella, Iowa. Bush spoke about his record as well as his notable family, and answered questions from the audience. (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Religion & Politics: GOP Hopefuls’ New Insight On Faith

In their bid for the White House, Republican hopefuls are giving some insight into how faith will influence their decisions.

06/20/2015

Blue Bell Ice Cream  (Source: CBS4)

Blue Bell: Listeria Source Likely Identified

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter HOUSTON (CBSMiami/AP) — Blue Bell Creameries says they believe the listeria found in one of its facilities is likely linked to a non-sanitary room. Meantime, the company has not  pinpointed a single source for the contamination […]

06/10/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Judge To Set Chinese Drywall Damages For 2,700 Homeowners

A U.S. District Judge is expected to set damages in the Chinese drywall cases involving Florida homeowners.

06/09/2015

Rene Roberge, who reportedly who came to South Florida to have sex with a teenage boy, is being held without bail at the Broward County jail.  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Canadian Gets 10+ Years’ Prison In Florida Sex Tourism Case

Rene Roberge, a Canadian tourist who admitted to traveling to Florida to have sex with an underage boy but turned out to be an undercover detective, was sentenced to more than 10 years in U.S. prison.

06/04/2015

DALLAS, TEXAS- JUNE 4:  Former Texas Governor Rick Perry smiles after announcing that he will run for president in 2016 June 4, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. Perry, who also ran for president in 2012, is the tenth Republican to join the race for president in 2016.   (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Rick Perry Announces 2016 Bid, A Re-Do From 2012

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry opened his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday.

06/04/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas, Kansas To Back Florida Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is getting support from governors in Kansas and Texas in his fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don’t expand Medicaid.

05/04/2015

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert: Women In Country Have To Stick Together

Miranda Lambert is one of the few women nominated at the Academy of Country Music Awards this year, so she says the ladies of country music need to help one another.

04/18/2015

Four people were killed when a small plane crashed in a wooded section near Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport over the weekend.  (Source: CBS4)

Witnesses Describe Deadly Lauderdale Plane Crash

Four people were killed when a small plane crashed in a wooded section near Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport over the weekend.

04/13/2015

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Jeb’s Roots Gone Awry

No question Jeb Bush – a sure shot to run for president – is popular among Hispanics. They like his moderate view on immigration.

04/06/2015

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