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  • Florida Legislature's Rocket Redistricting Plan

    Florida Legislature's Rocket Redistricting Plan
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature is preparing a quick-fix this week to remedy its gerrymandered congressional map which would shed the "finger-like appendages" from two Orlando-area districts that a judge found improperly favored Republicans.  And...
  • Broward judge overturns Florida's gay-marriage ban

    Broward judge overturns Florida's gay-marriage ban
    A state circuit judge in Broward County today made history, ordering the state of Florida to recognize gay marriages performed in another state. Circuit Judge Dale Cohen's ruling is the third in as many weeks by a Florida judge who has ruled that the...
  • Fed sentence: rehab for ex-lawmaker Dawson

    Fed sentence: rehab for ex-lawmaker Dawson
    Former state legislator Mandy Dawson was freed from federal detention to enter a residential drug treatment program Monday after pleading guilty to violating probation by using cocaine. Dawson, 58, has been in custody since her arrest in June...
  • Seminole judge makes Facebook post criticizing candidate running against her husband

    Seminole judge makes Facebook post criticizing candidate running against her husband
    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...
  • Florida Supreme Court to rule on Plancher, UCF Athletic Association appeal

    Florida Supreme Court to rule on Plancher, UCF Athletic Association appeal
    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...
  • Families of LifeLine residents plan to sue state

    Families of LifeLine residents plan to sue state
    Relatives of a 10-year-old disabled foster child who died at an Anne Arundel County group home last month and the guardian of another resident whose inadequate care there led to a serious illness have filed notice that they intend to sue the state for...
  • Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul

    Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's overhaul of Baltimore's police and fire pension system, but left open avenues for the unions to keep fighting. "I'm certainly pleased with the court's ruling," Rawlings-Blake...
  • Inspector general court fight moving forward

    Inspector general court fight moving forward
    Another delay may have been averted in resolving the three-year legal fight over how to pay for Palm Beach County’s government watchdog. A hearing is now scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday about the legal challenge brought by 14 cities objecting to the...
  • Couples were handpicked for gay marriage suit

    Couples were handpicked for gay marriage suit
    The meeting at the Miami-Dade courthouse had not happened by chance. Six gay and lesbian couples did not suddenly decide, at the same moment in early January, to get marriage licenses even though same-sex marriages are illegal in Florida. And, until the...
  • Convicted Boca Raton fraudster a fugitive, officials say

    Convicted Boca Raton fraudster a fugitive, officials say
    After getting nailed in an FBI sting, convicted fraudster Edward Laborio should've been in prison in February. But the Boca Raton man asked to delay his surrender in Miami so he could face separate fraud charges in Boston in May. A federal judge said...
  • Lantana man stole $100K from employer to pay for baseball, deputies say

    Lantana man stole $100K from employer to pay for baseball, deputies say
    When business owner Roger Mauermann met Robert Murphy at a youth baseball game, Mauermann decided to take a chance. Murphy — a recent east coast transplant looking for work — boasted a financial savvy and hard work ethic, which led Mauermann...