'Stand Your Ground' Change Could Sail Through SenateA controversial measure that would shift the burden of proof in "stand your ground" self-defense cases cleared its first stop Tuesday.
Senate Panel To Take Up 'Stand Your Ground' BillA proposal that would shift the legal burden of proof in "stand your ground" self-defense cases is expected to go before a panel next week.
Suspended BSO Deputy Claiming “Stand Your Ground” In Off-Duty ShootingA judge is deciding whether a suspended Broward deputy who is charged with shooting a man can use Florida's “Stand Your Ground” law as a defense.
'Stand Your Ground' Change Stalls In HouseThe House did not take a second shot at a proposal to change the burden of proof in "stand your ground" self-defense cases.
South Florida Remembers Trayvon Martin At Weekend EventThe Trayvon Martin Foundation hosted it's 4th annual Remembrance Weekend featuring music, entertainment and a memorial Peace Walk and dinner.
Open Carry, Stand Your Ground Measures Headed For House VoteThree gun-related measures --- including an open-carry proposal and another that would change the burden of proof in the state's "stand your ground" law --- are headed to the House floor for a full vote.
Man's Mental Health An Issue In Deputy-Involved Shooting DeathThe lawyer for a Florida deputy accused of shooting and killing a man carrying an air rifle wants access to his mental health records.
Deputy Charged With Manslaughter Files "Stand Your Ground" ArgumentThe Broward Sheriff's deputy accused of manslaughter in the death of a computer engineer wants the case dismissed before it gets to court.
'Stand Your Ground' Bill Heads To Senate FloorA proposal that would shift the burden of proof to the state in cases involving Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law is poised to go to the full Senate after stalling in the House.
'Stand Your Ground' Bill Still Moving In SenateA proposal that would change the burden of proof in "stand your ground" self-defense cases is holding on for dear life after nearly dissipating in the House. The bill is now slated to go to the Senate Rules Committee.
Senate Advancing Bill To Change 'Stand Your Ground' LawDespite a similar House proposal that was previously killed, a bill to significantly change Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law is advancing in the Senate.
Bill To Change "Stand Your Ground" Law Shot DownA measure that would have changed the state's contentious "stand your ground" law may has been shot down by the House Criminal Justice subcommittee.
Hearing Begins In Fatal SW Dade Strip Club Shooting CaseA two-day hearing has begun for a woman who claimed she was standing her ground in a fatal Southwest Dade strip-club shooting.
Police: Homeowner Shoots, Kills Attempted Burglary SuspectAn attempted burglary suspect is dead after deputies say he was shot and killed by a homeowner trying to protect his family.
Bush: Borders Less Secure If Congress Cuts Off DHS DollarsFormer Florida Governor Jeb Bush spoke against cutting off the Department of Homeland Security's budget saying it would make U.S. borders less secure.