Settlement Could Offer More Options For People With Mental IllnessFlorida's Department of Children and Families settled a lawsuit between Disability Rights Florida, in part by providing more options for people with mental illness like having them live in communities as opposed to state hospitals.
Departed DCF Boss Still Troubled By Bell KillingsAfter his resignation from the Florida Department of Children and Families, David Abramowitz is still troubled by the killing of six children and their mother in the tiny Gilchrist County town of Bell.
Planned Parenthood Seeks Injunction After Abortion AllegationsPlanned Parenthood is asking a judge for an emergency ruling after allegations three of their Florida clinics were performing second- trimester abortions without proper licensing.
Chairman Of FAMU Trustees Seeks Tighter Control Of PresidentFlorida A&M University President Elmira Mangum is facing criticism from some of the university's trustees as they evaluated her performance.
Study Prompts Call To Expand Juvenile Diversion ProgramsA newly released study has bolstered a call to expand diversion programs for juvenile offenders in Florida.
Judge Considers Challenge To Abortion Waiting PeriodA Leon County circuit judge is considering a challenge to a law that would require women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion. All this just days before the law is set to take effect.
Scott, Georgia Governor Meet To Discuss Water DisputeFlorida Governor Rick Scott and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal met to discuss a longstanding water dispute that has been taken all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
24-Hour Wait For Abortions Poised For House FloorA bill that would make women wait 24-hours before having an abortion is set to be heard on the House floor.
Panel Passes 'Common Sense' Tweak To School Gun Policies A bill backed by the National Rifle Association that lawmakers said would add "common sense" to zero-tolerance policies for guns in public schools sailed through a House education panel on Wednesday.