Dade Commissioners Approve Worldcenter Special DistrictMiami-Dade County Commissioners voted 12-to-zero in favor of a special taxing district for the $1.7 billion Miami Worldcenter project.
Dream Defenders Protest At Ft. Lauderdale Commission MeetingFor the Dream Defenders, it's about keeping issues of police misconduct and inequality in the public eye.
Marchers Show Support For Baltimore, March Through Downtown Fort LauderdaleDozens of marchers gathered at Fort Lauderdale's Stranahan Park Friday evening, made signs, meditated for a moment and then left on a nearly two-and-a-half mile march through the city's upscale food and shopping district.
Fired Cops Meet With Police Chief, Argue Punishment Too SevereThe three former Fort Lauderdale Police Officers fired after being caught sending racist text messages met with the agency's chief on Wednesday to try and fight to get their jobs back.
Community Demands Answers In Deadly Officer Involved ShootingDozens of citizens demanded answers from the city of Miami Gardens about a deadly-officer involved shooting which ended with the death of a 25-year old mentally ill man.
Eight Arrested In Miami During Walk For Missouri Teen Police arrested eight people who had gathered along with dozens of others in Downtown Miami to protest the death of a black teen shot by police in Missouri.
Young Adults Learn To Surf Florida's Changing Political Tides Getting bills passed is an art and a science, the reason people pay lobbyists millions of dollars. But for some young Floridians, the 2014 session was a breakthrough in succeeding in the legislative arena.
Dream Defenders Petition Demands Education Equality The civil rights group Dream Defenders is asking Gov. Rick Scott to end education discrimination in Florida's school system.
Dream Defenders End Month-Long Protest At State CapitolA group of protesters upset over the not guilty verdict outcome of the George Zimmerman trial has ended a 31-day long protest at the Florida Capitol.
Protesters Plan Vote Drive, But Stay Put In CapitolThe “People’s Session,” a mock legislative session put-on by the protesters still upset with the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, is over but the protesters still don’t plan on leaving the hallway near Scott’s office—and they have also established a new goal.
Florida House Will Hold Hearing On "Stand Your Ground" Law Even though the chairman clearly stated he doesn’t intent to support any changes to “stand your ground” law, the Florida House has planned to hold a subcommittee hearing later this year to address the state's controversial law.
Zimmerman Verdict Protesters Hold 'People's Session' At State CapitolMore than two weeks after George Zimmerman was acquitted charges for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, a group of protesters continue to stand their ground in the hallway near Governor Scott’s office in Tallahassee.
Florida's DJJ Secretary Meets With Protesters In Capitol About a week after student protesters have situated themselves in a hallway at the state Capitol, Governor Scott, after listening to the protesters last Thursday, asked Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters to meet with the activists Monday.
Dream Defenders Standoff At Fla. Capitol Shows No Sign Of EndingGov. Rick Scott reiterates that he will not call a special legislative session to address the controversial "stand your ground" law but sends his Department of Juvenile Justice secretary to speak with protesters who have been camped out in the Capitol for six days.
Dream Defenders: Day 5 And Not BudgingDay five and they're not budging or backing down from their cause.