28, Jan 2015 - Miami judge approves early start to Florida's same-sex weddings
A Florida judge said Miami-Dade County can immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, meaning Florida's first gay weddings may begin shortly.
28, Jan 2015 - After state ban is lifted, gays marry across Florida
Todd, left, and Jeff Delmay, celebrate as they leave the courthouse after having attended a hearing in which a Miami-Dade Circuit Judge cleared the way for gay and lesbian couples to marry.
28, Jan 2015 - Same-sex marriages start in Miami, hours before rest of Florida
By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida's first same-sex weddings took place in Miami on Monday, shortly before gay and lesbian couples were to begin tying the knot elsewhere in the 36th U.S. state to legalize gay marriage. Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel paved the way for some couples in Miami-Dade County to get a jump-start on their weddings when she lifted a stay on her earlier decision ...
27, Jan 2015 - Fort Myers, FL Fla. could become Deep South's prime gay wedding destination
Edgard Perez, left, 40, and his spouse Charles Windham, right, 53, pose for a photo after they were married at the marriage license bureau, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 in Miami. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel presided over Florida's first legally recognized same-sex marriages Monday afternoon.
26, Jan 2015 - Jacksonville, FL Miami judge approves early start to Florida's gay weddings
MIAMI — A judge ruled Monday that same-sex couples can immediately start getting marriage licenses in Miami-Dade County, getting a jump-start on Florida's entry as the 36th state where gay marriages are legal statewide. Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel lifted a stay on her July ruling that Florida's same-sex marriage ban violates equal protections under the U.S. Constitution.
26, Jan 2015 - MIAMI, FL Fla. Same-Sex Marriages Begin After Miami Judge's Order
Florida's first same-sex marriages took place Monday afternoon in Miami-Dade County, after a judge lifted her stay on a ruling finding the state's gay marriage ban unconstitutional.
25, Jan 2015 - Judge Approves Early Start To Florida's Gay Weddings
Florida's first same-sex weddings are taking place today, after a judge said Miami-Dade County could start issuing licenses immediately.
25, Jan 2015 - Judge: Same-sex marriages can begin today in Miami-Dade County Florida
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida judge said Miami-Dade County can immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, meaning Florida’s first gay weddings may begin shortly. Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel on Monday lifted a stay on her July ruling that Florida’s same-sex marriage ban violates equal protections under the U.S. Constitution. Miami-Dade County Clerk Harvey Ruvin […]
25, Jan 2015 - A ruling by Miami-Dade judge allows same-sex marriages to begin in Florida
Miami-Dade County will become the first place in Florida to allow same-sex couples to marry on Monday, 10 hours before a gay-marriage ban that has been ruled unconstitutional is lifted… Click to Continue »
12, Oct 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Jimmy Sabatino orchestrates final con from behind bars
A career con man, who has spent much of his adult life behind bars for running scams from Miami to London, has been sentenced to five years in state prison, but not before orchestrating one final swindle. Jimmy Sabatino was sentenced Wednesday in a Miami-Dade County courtroom for scamming hotels throughout South Florida, racking up thousands of dollars in bills that he never paid. Not anymore. A ...
11, Oct 2014 - Gay marriage ruling puts pressure on Fla. Attorney General Pam Bondi
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is being asked to drop her appeals in several ongoing lawsuits challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. The request was made Monday by groups opposed to the ban after the U.S. Supreme Court turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. Judges in four Florida counties -- Palm Beach, Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward and a U.S ...
10, Oct 2014 - FYI Miami: September 25, 2014
NUCLEAR PROJECT ‘FEASIBLE’ : Despite skepticism from attorneys for consumer and business groups, Florida Power & Light’s long-term plan to build two nuclear reactors in Miami-Dade remains feasible, staff of the state Public Service Commission said in a recommendation this week that will go to the commission Oct. 2 for approval.
10, Oct 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Man accused in $270,000 Medicaid fraud
A 60-year-old man is accused of defrauding Medicaid of more than $270,000 in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, according to Florida's Attorney General.
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.
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.