22, Sep 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Homestead Mayor Batemanâ€™s Corruption Trial Winding Down
Closing arguments have wrapped in corruption trial of former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman. Bateman is accused of improperly accepting money to act as a consultant for Community Health of South Florida (CHI) which had projects in several cities, including Homestead.
22, Sep 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Lawsuit alleges prison system ignored inmates abuse for years
The Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews, and Wexford Health Systems ignored the widespread torture and abuse that mentally ill inmates have suffered for years at Dade Correctional Institution, a civil lawsuit alleges.
21, Sep 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Poor schools, more student incarcerations
have been in the Florida school system all my life. Although my public education worked to my advantage, that is not always the case for minority students like myself. A major problem in the American education system today is the school-to-prison pipeline.
21, Sep 2014 - Miami, FL Florida court won't delay same-sex marriage appeals
A Miami-based appeals court has rejected Attorney General Pam Bondi's request that two gay marriage cases be delayed until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the issue nationally. The Third District Court of Appeal ruled Thursday that the cases from Miami-Dade and Monroe counties will move forward. Bondi's office appealed rulings from judges in the two counties that declared Florida's ban on same ...
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.