01, Mar 2015 - Ocala, FL Judge denies Bobby G's motion to toss lawsuit
A federal judge in South Florida has denied a motion by Bobby Genovese to dismiss a class-action suit alleging Genovese and others bilked investors through a "pump-and-dump" scheme.
17, Feb 2015 - Florida Supreme Court blocks execution of Orlando killer Jerry Correll
The Florida Supreme Court today stayed the execution of a death-row inmate who killed four people in Orlando in 1985.
09, Feb 2015 - Panama City, FL Teenager suspected in string of crimes agrees to return to home state of Kentucky
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — The drama surrounding two teenage sweethearts on the run from the law ended quietly and unceremoniously in a Florida beach town.
22, Dec 2014 - Equality Florida urges clerks to issue gay-marriage licenses
TALLAHASSEE — With the U.S. Supreme Court clearing the way for same-sex marriages to start Jan. 6 in Florida, gay-rights groups Monday vowed continuing legal fights if county clerks do not issue marriage licenses.
29, Oct 2014 - Plantation, FL Is medical marijuana already legal in Florida? Two lawyers argue that it is.
By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Jacksonville law firm has created a firestorm in the already heated debate about whether Floridians should allow doctors to order medical marijuana for sick patients. Lawyer Ian Christensen and his colleague Christopher Ralph contend that a constitutional change isn’t necessary because current state law allows severely ill patients to grow and consume ...
28, Oct 2014 - Broward, FL Dead Man Walking's Sister Helen Prejean to Lead Anti-Death Penalty Event in Fort Lauderdale, No
An all-star lineup of local and national death penalty activists will convene at 6 pm, Saturday, November 8th at The Sanctuary Church in Fort Lauderdale to demand a repeal of Florida’s capital punishment law. Speakers include “Dead Man Walking” author Sister Helen Prejean, Broward Public Defender Howard Finkelstein, Florida death row survivor Herman Lindsey, and many more. (PRWeb October 28 ...
15, Oct 2014 - Judge rejects Libertarian candidate plea in governor debate
A South Florida federal judge has rejected a lawsuit filed by Libertarian Party candidate Adrian Wyllie seeking to force his way into the next gubernatorial debate.
12, Oct 2014 - Miami, FL Florida Gays Anticipate Trip To Altar
Gay rights activists in Florida believe the United States Supreme Court on Monday sealed the deal for same sex marriage in the state.
12, Oct 2014 - Monroe, FL Florida man convicted of murder in retrial
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12, Oct 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Report: Scott's top inspector told about cover-up
A widening scandal focusing on the treatment of Florida prison inmates includes new allegations that Gov. Rick Scott 's own top watchdog was warned about the possible cover-up of two suspicious prison deaths but did not do anything.
12, Oct 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Sex trafficker faces life in prison
A South Florida man is facing up to life in federal prison after a jury found him guilty of sex-trafficking and firearm offenses Thursday.
12, Oct 2014 - No settlement in Winston case
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — There were discussions of a settlement earlier this year between representatives for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and the woman who said he sexually assaulted her.Attorneys for both sides strongly disagree, however, on the details of the talks and who initiated them.
12, Oct 2014 - Brevard, FL Jury finds woman guilty in Brevard County love triangle murder trial
A jury has found a woman guilty of killing her estranged husband's lover in a love triangle murder trial in Brevard County. Shelia Graham-Trott was convicted of first-degree murder in the killing Kelly Brennan, the lover of Graham-Trott's estranged husband. The jury deliberated for nearly three hours. A judge sentenced Trott to life in prison, Florida Today reported. After presenting a witness ...
12, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court To Weigh Florida Case On Judicial Fundraising
U.S. Supreme court officials announced they will take up a Florida campaign on whether judicial candidates should be allowed to personally solicit campaign contributions.
12, Oct 2014 - Orange, FL Florida man imprisoned for killing sickly elderly mom
A 62-year-old Palm Coast man who told detectives his 88-year-old mother asked him to kill her was sentenced Monday to two years in prison in her death after emotional testimony from his family pleading for leniency, according to the State Attorney's Office.