12, Dec 2013 - Miami, FL RealtyTrac: South Florida foreclosure auctions increase
More existing foreclosure cases are moving through the court system, a sign that the lengthy crisis is slowly winding down, analysts say.
12, Dec 2013 - Bradford, FL Fla. Supreme Court orders hearing over new execution drug
The Florida Supreme Court is delaying the execution of a man who killed a prison guard while on deat
12, Dec 2013 - Florida Supreme Court justices question marijuana ballot language
At issue during the sometimes testy hearing was the scope of a proposed amendment.
12, Dec 2013 - Orange, FL Florida, Texas set to execute convicted killers
By Bill Cotterell and Jon Herskovitz TALLAHASSEE, Fla./ AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Two U.S. death row inmates face execution on Tuesday, including a Florida man convicted of a 1991 sexual assault and murder who will be put to death using a new lethal injection procedure that has drawn legal challenges. The executions of Darius Kimbrough in Florida and Jamie McCoskey in Texas would be the 33rd and ...
12, Dec 2013 - Bradford, FL 5 things to know in Florida for Nov. 27
EX-COAST GUARDSMAN GUILTY IN KEYS MURDER PLOT A former Coast Guard officer in the Florida Keys has pleaded guilty to a murder for hire plot involving an attempt on a local businessman. Federal court records show that 52-year-old Dennis Zecca entered the plea Monday in Key West federal court. Zecca faces up to 10 years in prison at sentencing in March. Zecca formerly served at the Coast Guard's ...
12, Dec 2013 - Fla. woman sues BET over 'The Game' Facebook page
A South Florida woman is suing the Black Entertainment Television network in a dispute over a Facebook page she developed to promote the show "The Game." Attorneys for Stacey Mattocks, who lives ...
12, Dec 2013 - Bradford, FL Supreme Court delays execution amid questions about new drug
In a 5-2 decision, the Florida Supreme Court on Monday ordered that Thomas Knight's scheduled execution be delayed so he can argue that a new drug used to sedate a prisoner at the start of the lethal injection process could subject him to "serious harm." Knight, also known as Askari Abdullah Muhammad, had been scheduled to die at Florida State …
12, Dec 2013 - Orange, FL Florida executes Darius Kimbrough, who spent 19 years on death row
STARKE, Fla., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Florida executed convicted killer Darius Kimbrough Tuesday with relatives of his victim among the witnesses.
12, Dec 2013 - Charlotte, FL Florida State QB Jameis Winston won't be charged with sexual assault
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged with sexual assault after an investigation by state attorney Willie Meggs
12, Dec 2013 - State high court sounds doubtful on medical marijuana
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Supreme Court justices expressed doubt Thursday about the validity of the title and ballot summary for a constitutional amendment allowing medical marijuana.
12, Dec 2013 - Bradford, FL Fla. Supreme Court delays execution over new drug
The Florida Supreme Court is delaying the execution of Askari Abdullah Muhammad who killed a prison guard while on death row for two other murders.
12, Dec 2013 - Bradford, FL Fla. Judge Upholds Use Of New Execution Drug
A Florida judge Monday ruled in favor of a new drug the state is using in its executions.
12, Dec 2013 - EquuSearch drops complaint against Casey Anthony for $75,000
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A Florida bankruptcy judge has approved Casey Anthony's settlement with Texas EquuSearch, the group that searched Central Florida for her 2-year-old daughter.
12, Dec 2013 - Holiday, FL Marissa Alexander is free but not yet in the clear
A Florida judge finally released Marissa Alexander from prison last week just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.
12, Dec 2013 - Charlotte, FL Newlywed man shot in head during break-in was supposed to be at Florida prison with church choir
The Cleveland man who was shot in the back of the head was supposed to have left Wednesday with his wife and church choir to sing and preach at a Florida prison.