Jul 17, 2014 — The case applies only in Monroe County, which includes Key West, and will almost certainly be appealed. But a similar case is pending in Miami.
Jul 11, 2014 — What makes the judge's opinion such fun reading for students of politics is the highlighting of how political operatives tried to avoid leaving fingerprints on the maps.
Jul 1, 2014 — Abuse of narcotic painkillers is a national problem. But it turns out that where you live can make a big difference in how likely you are to get a prescription for the medicines.
Jun 16, 2014 — Polls show that Sunshine State voters are likely to approve a measure legalizing medical marijuana in November. Businesses are already flocking to the state, eager to set up shop.
Jun 5, 2014 — The suspect flashed a red and blue light to signal a sheriff's detective to the side of the road. He was promptly arrested.
May 27, 2014 — In a reversal of a state court, the justices say Florida's rule ignores norms in the psychiatric profession. The opinion also cites the Eighth Amendment barring cruel and unusual punishment.
May 1, 2014 — The record rainfall in some areas comes close on the heels of dozens of tornadoes that killed dozens of people across a swath of the country earlier this week.
May 1, 2014 — Local authorities were describing the incident at the Pensacola jail as a possible gas explosion. It's not yet clear whether the extensive flooding that has hit the region may have played a role.
Mar 6, 2014 — Florida has resisted the Affordable Care Act from the get-go, so one of the state's large insurers and Spanish-language media have done most of the outreach to Latinos.
Feb 7, 2014 — Communication breakdowns can be fatal for firefighters, but are all too easy when crews are shrouded in smoke and a blaze is moving fast. Florida, with its millions of acres of forest and grassland, has rolled out a new system that can pinpoint crews without relying on voice communication.