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Charges dropped against Miami-Dade judge

Michelle de Leon Dec. 4, 2016, 9:45pm

TALLAHASSEE -- The Miami-Dade judge set to face a criminal mischief trial for destroying a pickup truck using a metal pipe in June escaped prosecution after the charges were dropped.

Voters will decide if Florida should expand medical marijuana law

Joe Dyton Nov. 7, 2016, 11:33am

TALLAHASSEE -- On Nov. 8, Floridians can vote on a proposed revision to a state constitution amendment, Amendment 2, that would expand the law governing medical marijuana and its users.

Floridians advised to use state's price gouging hotline following the hurricane

Noell Wolfgram Evans Oct. 12, 2016, 11:31am

TALLAHASSEE - As Hurricane Matthew moved closer to Florida, residents were doing all that they could to prepare for the damage the storm was sure to bring. For Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, this meant activating the state’s price gouging hotline.

2 new judges appointed to Escambia County Court

Russell Boniface May 22, 2016, 5:44pm

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently appointed two new judges to the Escambia County Court.

Businesses, politicos await WC rating bureau’s impact analysis of Supreme Court ruling

W.J. Kennedy May 13, 2016, 1:54pm

Florida’s business and insurance leaders are predicting workers' compensation rates will jump at least 20 percent in light of a Supreme Court decision striking limits on attorney fees. 

Black Lives Matter Tampa lambasts new juvenile detention predisposition law

Carrie Bradon Apr. 5, 2016, 6:13pm

TALLAHASSEE – An appeals court recently issued a ruling that would have meant a number of Florida counties had to pay the state as much as $100 million in predisposition costs before underage offenders were sentenced, but recent legislation signed into law at the end of March by Gov. Rick Scott made the court case a moot point.