Race Matters: Town Hall Meeting On Policing In South DadeAs a result of our Race Matters Series, State Representative Kionne L. Mcghee from District 117 hosted a solution-driven discussion on policing in South Dade on Friday, May 29, 2015.
Race Matters: ACLU, NAACP, State Rep. ReactCiting a recent CBS4 News investigation, the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP is asking the county commission to form a task force to improve the way citizens can file complaints against the Miami-Dade police officers.
Race Matters, Day 3: “These Cases Have Very Serious Consequences” During its five-month investigation into the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Crime Suppression Team, CBS4 News reviewed every arrest the officers from the South District Station made in 2014.
House Panel Backs Abortion Waiting PeriodA House panel Thursday plunged into the legislative session's first abortion debate, approving a measure that would require a 24-hour waiting period before women could terminate pregnancies.
ACLU Says Police Body Camera Videos Should Be Open To PublicThe American Civil Liberties Union and a group of civil rights organizations are opposing a police body camera bill in the Florida Legislature, saying it too often shields the videos from public view.
Florida Drops Appeals In Scott Welfare Drug Testing CaseFlorida Governor Rick Scott dropped appeals meant to push for a law that would have required welfare applicants to submit to mandatory drug testing.
City To Investigate NMB Police Use Of Mug Shots As TargetsAfter public outrage over a South Florida sniper team using the mug shots of black men for target practice, the city of North Miami Beach is moving forward with an investigation into the police department.
Dozens of Same-Sex Couples Renew Vows In Miami BeachDozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach Tuesday night.
Scott, State Workers Still At Odds Over Drug TestingWith more than $650,000 in legal fees spent, Florida Governor Rick Scott will not stop pushing for required drug testing for state workers and welfare program applicants.
County Jails Nationwide At Risk In DisastersWhen record-breaking floodwaters inundated a Florida jail, sending clothes dryers floating and natural gas seeping into the building that was running on generator power, no outside agency had the authority to force county officials to move the 600 men and women locked inside.
Appeals Court Denies To Stop Florida Same Sex MarriagesSame sex marriage is one step closer to becoming reality in Florida.
Appeals Court: Welfare Drug Tests UnconstitutionalA federal appeals court again rejected a Florida law requiring welfare applicants to submit to drug tests before they can receive benefits.
Court Rules Cell Phones Can't Be Used For Tracking Without WarrantFlorida's highest court said Thursday police in Florida have no right to use a cell phone to track someone's movements without a warrant.
Florida OKs First Death Certificate For Gay CoupleThe state of Florida has issued a death certificate to a Florida woman which is the first document issued by the state which recognizes the marriage of a same-sex couple.
Are You Camera Ready? Police Body Cams Are Here Long before the events in Ferguson, Missouri created a drum beat for police officers to start wearing body cameras - a few dozen police departments around the country were already experimenting with them.