| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Following a lawsuit challenging a Florida law that lets politicians shield their investments from the public, Gov. Rick Scott and his main Democratic challenger both released financial records Monday detailing their investments and net...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:43 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In an unusual move, a full panel of appeals judges has overruled a previous decision allowing a Republican political consultant to shield records related to a high-stakes redistricting lawsuit from public disclosure.
The unusual 5-4...
| Jul 6, 2014
"If the Supreme Court will not protect women's access to health care, then Democrats will. ... It's time that five men on the Supreme Court stop deciding what happens to women."
— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Such over-the-top rhetoric will...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:24 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics.
Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The primary election for one Broward County Commission seat will likely be moved to November, so that voters from all parties can have a say in choosing their next commissioner.
Elections supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes revealed the plan Wednesday in court,...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Two same-sex marriage lawsuits currently winding their way through the Third District Court of Appeals may soon be combined into one.
Circuit court judges in both Miami-Dade and Monroe counties have struck down Florida's same-sex marriage ban, but...
| May 10, 2014
A Fort Lauderdale man who admitted that he had sex with a 15-year-old runaway girl and then pimped her at local motels after advertising her on his "escort service" website was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Friday.
David Tier, 45, pleaded...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Fired Broward Sheriff's Office Lt. David Benjamin pleaded guilty to his role in the Scott Rothstein case on Tuesday, admitting that he abused his official power and accepted cash payments and other perks in return.
Benjamin, 48, of Boca Raton, pleaded...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Federal prosecutors filed a wire fraud conspiracy charge Monday against a Broward County man who they say fed more than $20 million from investors and lenders to Scott Rothstein's massive Ponzi scheme in the four months before it collapsed.