30, Jul 2014 - Orlando, FL Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
MIAMI (AP) - A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.
28, Jul 2014 - Judge OKs gay marriage in Florida Keys - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
MIAMI (AP) - A judge ruled that gays can marry in Florida's most gay-friendly county, siding Thursday with same-sex couples in the Florida Keys who challenged a voter-approved ban as discriminatory. But an immediate state appeal quickly silenced their wedding bells.
27, Jul 2014 - Dade City, FL Ex-cop in movie theater shooting released on bail - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) - A former Florida police captain charged in a fatal movie theater shooting has been released from jail. Pasco County Judge Pat Siracusa set 71-year-old Curtis Reeves Jr.'s bail at $150,000 on Friday.
05, Apr 2014 - Killer who set 2 co-workers afire executed in Fla. - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
STARKE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has been executed for killing two female co-workers by beating them with a hammer and setting them on fire during a robbery at a fabric store where they worked. One witness to the lethal injection Thursday blurted out "Die!" as the inmate read his last statement.
04, Apr 2014 - Retrial set for Fla. man in loud music killing - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spo
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of attempted murder in a confrontation over loud music won't be sentenced until after his retrial on a murder charge.
02, Apr 2014 - Charges dropped against 1 defendant in FAMU case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An attorney for one of the remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major said Saturday that prosecutors will not pursue charges against his client.