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.
Study: Florida Motor Vehicle Laws Among Least Safe In U.S.The Florida Highway Patrol kicked off their annual appeal to drivers to renew their awareness of the state's ‘Move Over’ law.
Few New Laws Come In With New YearSome children could travel with more protection in 2015 as a new law about child car seats takes effect Thursday.
“Move Over Law” Expands To Include Sanitation Trucks Sunshine State drivers take note, as of earlier this month, going the posted speed limit by a sanitation truck may result in a ticket.
Florida GI Bill, E-Cigarette Ban, Among New Laws July 1stWith the start of a new month comes 157 new laws ranging from the "Florida GI Bill" to a law banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Six-Year Olds May Have To Strap Up In Car SeatsIf you are a parent of a first grader, you should start preparing a speech on why they have to sit in a car seat.
Taxes, Speed Limits & Beer Growlers Top Legislature's TopicsTax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session.
Fl. Supreme Court Argues Red-Light CamerasIn a legal battle that could have implications for other communities, the Florida Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday about whether Orlando and Aventura violated state law in approving red-light camera programs.
Texting While Driving Bill Closer To Law, New Strings AttachedA bill banning texting while driving was approved in its first committee Wednesday, but with exceptions.
Florida Cracks Down On Child Protection LawsA host of new laws aimed at protecting Florida's children are officially on the books as of Monday.
Synthetic Marijuana: How Dangerous Is It?On the shelves of several convenience stores in South Florida, CBS 4 News found a drug that law enforcement, legislators and drug experts describe as "dangerous" and even deadly, and despite efforts to ban the drug, the makers are able to keep it legal and for sale.
CBS4 Investigates: Jobless Need Not ApplyConventional wisdom dictates that it is easier to find a job when you already have a job. Now there is increasing proof that companies are openly telling the jobless that they need not apply.
CBS4 Investigates: Undetectable Fake ID's Using a fake ID to get into bars and nightclubs has always been a rite of passage for underage students. But CBS4 Investigator Stephen Stock says Homeland Security officials are so concerned about the fake IDs being made in China today, that they now consider them a national security threat.
It's The Law: Host Of New Florida Laws Take EffectIt's October 1, and once again, South Florida and taxpayers across the state get to start living the results of the Florida Legislature's busy spring season. From gun control to abortion, the law of the land has changed.