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Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Commissioner Calls For Review of Ft. Lauderdale Police In Wake Of Racist Video,Texts

Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, who is the city’s former police chief, is calling for an outside agency to review the department’s policies and procedures.

04/07/2015

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Man Sentenced In Connection With International Fraud Scheme

A 26-year-old Fort Lauderdale man has been sentenced to almost six years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in a fraudulent international lottery scheme.

04/06/2015

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess in his trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel)

Zimmerman: A Person In His Circumstances Can’t Feel Guilty

In a new video released by his lawyer, George Zimmerman says a person in his circumstances can’t feel guilty over surviving a confrontation like the one he had with Trayvon Martin.

03/23/2015

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Trayvon Martin’s Parents React To DOJ Decision

A day after it was announced that George Zimmerman would not face federal charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Martin’s mother said she still believes he got away with murder.

02/25/2015

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Miami PD To Hand Over Police-Involved Shooting Info To FDLE

The city of Miami is set to hand over future investigations into police-involved shootings and in-custody deaths to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

01/08/2015

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Miami-Dade Police Receive Grant To Cut Crime In Northside District

The Miami-Dade Police Department has received a federal grant to help them clean up their crime ridden Northside District.

11/06/2014

Landon Peterson peeks out of the voting booth while his mother Meghan votes March 20, 2012 at Christian union Church in Metamora, Illinois. White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyed a big win in President Barack Obama's home state Tuesday as he sought to clinch the Republican nomination and focus on November's general election. Polls across Illinois opened for the state primary at 6:00 am (1100 GMT) with former Massachusetts governor Romney the odds-on favorite to win. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo By: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Three Million Voted Before Election Day

About $3 million voters cast their ballots in Florida before election day.

11/04/2014

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Election Day Running Smooth Across The State

Florida elections officials say everything is running smoothly for Election Day.

11/04/2014

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Federal Probe Sought In Florida Prison Death

Lawyers for an inmate who died at a Florida prison after telling her family that a prison guard had threatened her life are asking the U.S. Department of Justice for an investigation.

10/08/2014

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Federal Probe Sought Into Florida Prison Death

Lawyers for an inmate who died at a Florida prison after telling her family that a prison guard had threatened her life are asking the U.S. Department of Justice for an investigation.

10/07/2014

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