| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:56 PM
The family of former UCF football player Ereck Plancher may still be able to collect millions in damages directly from the school's athletic department.
The Florida Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to consider arguments in the ongoing litigation between...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE – The two-week trial over Florida's new rules of the road for drawing political boundaries concluded Wednesday with the fate of the first-of-their-kind “non-political” congressional maps in the hands of a Tallahassee judge....
| May 28, 2014
| 10:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Former House Speaker Dean Cannon says he sanctioned a secret meeting between legislative employees and Republican operatives because he wanted the 2012 re-drawing of political boundaries to be above reproach.
Cannon, a Winter Park...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Facebook has already gotten one Seminole County judge in hot water. Now it's at the center of another dispute, this time with a different Sanford judge, one just fined $25,000 for unethical behavior.
Seminole County Judge Debra Krause last week urged...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:45 AM
TALLAHASSEE – A high-stakes trial over the fate of Florida’s congressional redistricting plans was closed to the public Thursday as top Republican operatives testified about their insider roles in trying to influence the final maps.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 10:24 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- On the eve of a hearing in which a judge is set to decide whether to allow congressional elections with unconstitutional maps to go forward this year, the groups that sued to block the plan are asking him to re-draw the maps and push back...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:07 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, and U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, are marking June as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender pride month.
From Wasserman Schultz:
This June, we...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:52 AM
We're back in court in the ongoing saga of whether the Broward County District 2 County Commission race will be open to voters of all parties, or just Democrats.
I'm live-blogging this morning's emergency hearing, filing in reverse chronological order....
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Florida's ban on same-sex marriage is under attack in multiple courtrooms, a fight that's spilling out onto the 2014 campaign trail.
Advocates of same-sex marriage are convinced it's a matter of when — not if — gay marriage becomes legal...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:25 PM
After repeatedly saying she “cannot” talk about her pending DUI charge, Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal eventually conceded to the Sun Sentinel’s editorial board Tuesday that she “won’t speak” about it.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Broward County Commission candidate Mark Bogen said it in absolute terms: "I have no absolutely no intention of getting my loans paid back.''
The rumor mill has been buzzing that Bogen wants his District 2 race decided in a closed August primary, so...