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Seven men were arrested in December 2014 on charges of sexual battery and supplying a controlled substance to a minor after a 16-year old girl was taken from school and allegedly forced into sex trafficking. (Courtesy: Miami-Dade Department Of Corrections)

Exclusive: Grandfather Of Teen Victim In Sex Trafficking Case Speaks Out

The maternal grandfather of a 16-year-old girl who prosecutors say was victimized in a sex trafficking case spoke out for the first time, saying the seven men arrested deserve stiff punishment if they are convicted.

12/16/2014

GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 15: Head coach Will Muschamp of the Florida Gators watches his team warm up before the game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 15, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Auburn Hires Muschamp As Defensive Coordinator

Auburn hired former Florida coach Will Muschamp as defensive coordinator Friday.

12/12/2014

Victor Chemerisov is accused of shipping sick dogs with falsified health certificates around the US. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

State Investigators: Hollywood Man Sold Sick Puppies Nationwide

The Florida Department of Agriculture is accusing a Hollywood man of selling sick bulldog puppies to more than a dozen people nationwide in a scheme that the state says netted the man more than $20,000.

12/11/2014

The airbag unit for the passenger seat of a Toyota Motor Corp. vehicle is seen at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Takata Corp. faces its biggest recall crisis in almost two decades after defective airbag inflators led Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. to call back more than 3 million vehicles. (Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Takata: Evidence Doesn’t Support National Recall

Even though their airbags have erupted – flinging shrapnel at drivers – Takata Corp. claims a nationwide air bag recall is unfounded.

12/03/2014

The airbag unit for the passenger seat of a Toyota Motor Corp. vehicle is seen at the company's showroom in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Takata Corp. faces its biggest recall crisis in almost two decades after defective airbag inflators led Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co. to call back more than 3 million vehicles. (Source: Koichi Kamoshida/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Automakers Expand Passenger Air Bag Recalls

Automakers are expanding recalls or adding them to fix potentially faulty passenger air bags in states with high-humidity.

12/02/2014

(Source: CBS4)

McClellan Leads Miami’s 84-49 Rout Of Howard

Sheldon McClellan scored 19 points as Miami routed Howard, 84-49, in the teams’ season opener Friday night.

11/14/2014

Congressman Allen West

Former U.S. Rep. From S. Fla To Take Over TX Think Tank

Former Representative Allen West said he is leaving Florida to take over a Texas think tank.

11/07/2014

NFL player Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings walks to a court appearance at the Montgomery County municipal building in Conroe, Texas. (Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Vikings’ Peterson Avoids Jail Time With Plea Deal

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail time on Tuesday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors to resolve his child abuse case.

11/04/2014

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

Owner Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys is on the field before the start of the game against the Denver Broncos at AT&T Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Source: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Assault Lawsuit Against Jerry Jones Dismissed

A judge threw out a sexual assault lawsuit filed against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Thursday, saying the claims were barred by Texas law limiting the time in which a case can be filed.

10/16/2014

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