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Task force attempts to close law loopholes for halfway houses

WEST PALM BEACH -- Loopholes in current laws regarding "sober homes" has prompted a task force to consider introducing stronger regulations.

Hamann: SFWMD delivered 'cheap shot' after lawyer requests email list

WEST PALM BEACH – When Lisa Interlandi, a lawyer with the nonprofit Everglades Law Center, requested the email list of the South Florida Water Management District, the latter alerted its customers to the fact, using an email subject of “Your Privacy.”

Jury's one-hour decision surprises tobacco industry researcher

DELAND – Jurors spent less than an hour to rule in favor of R.J. Reynolds, a tobacco company recently blamed for the death of a former Florida health department worker.