02, Sep 2014 - Miami-dade, FL 5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 7
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. A Florida man convicted of killing a 3-month-old boy by tossing the infant out of a moving vehicle has been sentenced to life in prison.
01, Sep 2014 - Miami, FL Commentary: Florida court ruling may force closer look at workersâ€™ comp
On Aug. 13, a Miami-Dade County Circuit Court judge declared that the stateâ€™s workersâ€™ compensation system is unconstitutional and an inadequate alternative to allowing workers to take their employers to court for injuries and illnesses caused by employersâ€™ negligence or, as is too often the case, reckless indifference to health and safety (â€śWorkersâ€™ Compensation Act declared unconstitutional ...
01, Sep 2014 - South Miami, FL Kendall man found guilty in fatal robbery
A South Florida man faces a possible life sentence for fatally stabbing a Mexican migrant worker during a robbery. A Miami-Dade County jury found Tyler Darnell, 29, of Kendall, guilty Monday of second-degree murder with a deadly weapon, armed robbery and attempted murder. Authorities say Adan Castillo and a friend went out for a drink after their shifts at a south Miami-Dade County nursery in ...
31, Aug 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Prison reforms coming to Florida
State corrections officials are promising to make prisons safer by improving transparency and beefing up investigations following criticism for the agency's handling of inmate deaths. "We need to do a better job of anticipating problems and implementing a system-wide approach to correct issues before they become widespread," Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews said Wednesday. "We must ...
29, Aug 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Council aims to fight human trafficking
Human trafficking is a crime that reaches a broad spectrum of victims -- teenage runaways, the homeless, undocumented workers and even "kids who hang out at the mall every day,"Â Â Mike Carroll , interim secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families said Monday at the first meeting of the Statewide Council on Human â€¦
04, Apr 2014 - State Supreme Court Rules Man Can Be Held Liable For Tomahawk Chop
In a case that involved a man getting hit in the head with a tomahawk, a divided Florida Supreme Court has ruled that another man involved in an altercation outside a Miami-Dade County bar could be held liable.
03, Apr 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Mom Wants $25 Million For Sonâ€™s Alleged Sex Abuse
Opening statements got underway Thursday in the sexual abuse case of a child whose family has sued his former South Florida charter school where the alleged abuse took place by an older student.
01, Apr 2014 - Volusia, FL 5 Things to Know in Florida for March 20
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. The head of Miami-Dade County's Crime Stoppers program could get jail time for contempt of court over his refusal to divulge details about an anonymous tip.