Local Governments, State Square Off On Florida Gun LawsA Leon County circuit judge Friday heard arguments in a challenge by 33 cities and counties to a state law that imposes strict penalties if local officials regulate firearms.
Florida Judge Weighs Fight Over Local Gun RestrictionsIn a case filed in the aftermath of last year’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a circuit judge is poised to hear arguments about the constitutionality of a state law that imposes tough penalties on local officials if they approve gun regulations.
Police Identify Off-Duty Miami Cop Who Fired Gun In Publix StorePolice have identified the off-duty police officer who accidentally fired his gun inside a West Kendall Publix and wounded a woman in the process.
Off Duty Miami Police Officer Accidentally Fires Gun Inside Publix StorePolice are investigating an accidental gun discharge Wednesday afternoon at a Publix store in Southwest Miami-Dade.
'Gunshine' State? Florida Nears 2 Million Concealed Weapons PermitsFlorida is nearing a new threshold: granting authority to 2 million civilians who can lawfully carry guns tucked in waistbands, under jackets or inside purses into restaurants, shopping malls, and other public places.
Dick's Sporting Goods To Stop Selling Guns, Ammo From 125 StoresDick's Sporting Goods announced it will stop selling guns and ammunition at all of its 125 stores.
Florida House Committee Passes Bill Allowing Guns Inside Cars At SchoolsIn Tallahassee on Tuesday the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee considered House Bill 6005.
Armed Paramedics? Proposal Moving Forward In Florida LegislatureArmed paramedics would be able to accompany law-enforcement officers during “high-risk” operations, under a proposal that started moving forward Monday in the Senate.
Incoming Florida House Speaker Jose Oliva On Guns, Arming TeachersDespite the laws passed in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, incoming Florida House Speaker Jose Oliva said he does not believe “we are significantly more safe than we were last year.”
Gun Law, Hurricanes Added To State Courts’ WorkloadThe state’s new gun law is keeping courts busy, and the state Supreme Court also says lawsuits over hurricane disputes could be on the rise.
Judge Orders Home Detention For Two Brothers In Gun-To-School CaseA spokeswoman for the Miami-Dade school system says this story serves as an important reminder about the need to speak up and report suspicious activity.
Facing South Florida: State Senator Rene Garcia On The Gun DebateCBS4's Jim DeFede sits down with Republican State Senator Rene Garcia to discuss the gun debate.
Facing South Florida: The Gun DebateWe turn to a major issue shaping this year's election - the mass shootings that have become all too common in Florida.
Auditors Review Office That OKs Weapon Permits In FloridaAuditors are reviewing the operations of Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam's agency, including the office responsible for issuing permits for concealed weapons.
Teacher Who Fired Gun In Classroom Gets 2 Years Behind BarsA teacher who fired a gun inside a classroom in Georgia has been sentenced to two years behind bars.