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Video: Watch How Florida Prosecutes Children as Adults

Human Rights Watch | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Human Rights Watch

The US Supreme Court, in a series of four recent cases, has underscored what every parent knows -- that children are developmentally less mature, and more capable of rehabilitation.

Why Rick Scott Has A Hispanic Problem -- And Why It's Not Going Away

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

TAMPA -- Worried about his standing among Florida's Hispanic voters in the wake of turmoil over a major Hispanic fundraiser, Gov. Rick Scott is workin...

LOOK: A Massive Look Inside Ultra Music Fest

Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment

If you thought the main stage at Ultra Music Festival looked big last year, in 2014 it was major. Hundreds of thousands of people even tuned in to the...

LOOK: The Stadium Beckham Wants To Build In Miami

Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports

David Beckham is gunning for a prime piece of Miami real estate on which to build a soccer stadium for his MLS expansion team -- and to help smooth th...

Why Working At Burger King Is 'Pure Hell' For This Florida Man

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business

Fifty-year-old Glenn Johnson is paid about $14,000 a year working at a Miami-area Burger King, just minutes away from the fast food company's corporat...

Rick Scott's Campaign Could Be Fined $82 Million

Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's (R) reelection campaign could be fined as much as $82 million if found guilty of an accusation of campaign finance violation...

Miami Development Plans Stopped By Outcry Over Manatees

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green

By Ashley Powers MIAMI, March 15 (Reuters) - The riverbank that hugs this city's downtown has in recent years sprouted flashy rows of ...

Medical Examiner: Police Taser Killed Miami Beach Teen

Posted 03.09.2014 | Crime

A medical examiner has confirmed what killed a teenage artist who did not survive a controversial encounter with Miami Beach police: as first reported...

Will Carnival's Passengers Triumph in Court?

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 03.06.2014 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

Dozens of the passengers who were aboard Carnival Cruise Line's Triumph last year when a fire left the ship disabled and adrift in the Gulf of Mexico ...

State GOP Lawmaker Wants To Drug Test Florida's Elected Officials

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

A Florida lawmaker has filed a bill that would require the state's public officials and judges to submit to drug testing -- or resign their positions,...

On Top of Old Smokey: A Miami Middle School's Community Awareness Campaign

J. Patrick Redmond | Posted 02.28.2014 | Miami
J. Patrick Redmond

G.W. Carver Middle School is one of 15 national finalists in Samsung's "Solve for Tomorrow" education contest which gives schools across the United States the opportunity to win more than $2 million in technology. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit with Ms. Vazquez and talk about her students' accomplishment.

Teacher Arrested For Forcing Boy To Clean Out Urinal With His Bare Hands

Posted 02.20.2014 | Crime

A South Florida teacher is in hot -- yet presumably clean -- water over allegations she forced a student to unclog a pee-filled urinal with his bare h...

NOW Rick Scott Likes Trains!

Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Now he likes trains. Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) announced plans to spend some $215 million in state funds to build a railroad hub at Orlando ...

Art Wynwood Launches Third Edition, Brings Cash, Cans and Candy From Vienna

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

Street art, the crux of the international underground art movement, now has a place in the commercial market of the mainstream art world.

WATCH: Gabrielle Union Talks Getting A Prenup

Posted 02.18.2014 | Black Voices

Just a few weeks into Gabrielle Union's engagement to Dwyane Wade, the 41-year-old actress has opened up about how she's approaching her second marria...

GOP Lawmaker Using Bad Estimates -- Again (UPDATED)

Posted 02.06.2014 | Miami

A kerfluffle last January over the use of inaccurate estimates apparently hasn't stopped Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) from doing it again. A st...

Chrissy Teigen Is Steaming up the South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Joshua Estrin | Posted 04.08.2014 | Taste
Joshua Estrin

Lee Schrager and his team have done it again with the likes of Teigen and other celebrity guests making this what many have come to know and love as a socially acceptable "foodgasm."

Evidence Of Ancient Village Found Under Parking Lot

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 03.04.2014 | Science

In the shadow of downtown Miami's towering waterfront office buildings, a vacant lot slated to become a hotel and movie theater has revealed a stunnin...

Beckham Makes It Official!

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — David Beckham hopped onto the stage, his back to sun-splashed Biscayne Bay, and a pack of photographers jostled for position as admirer...

This Gaffe Has Florida Republicans FURIOUS

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 02.02.2014 | Miami

It won't be Miami's worst news blooper, but the Sunshine State GOP is hopping mad at a local NBC station for labeling them the "Reprehensive Party of ...

Officer Under Investigation Over Justin Bieber Incident

AP | Posted 04.02.2014 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida officer is under investigation for attempting to take a photograph of Justin Bieber while he was in custody on DUI and ...

Photos Reportedly Show Miami Beach 911 Dispatchers Sleeping At Work

Posted 01.31.2014 | Miami

They reportedly handle 170,000 incidents a year for police and fire fighters, but Miami Beach emergency dispatch supervisors have allegedly been sleep...

Ex-'Sabado Gigante' Star Makes Strange Request At Child Porn Trial

Sun Sentinel | Marc Freeman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Miami

Adonis Losada once made people laugh whenever he wore a gray wig and granny glasses for his acting role on the popular Spanish-language TV variety sho...

WATCH: Where Was Help For Teacher During Class Fight?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.30.2014 | Miami

A fight in class at a Florida high school is generating safety concerns for teachers there, ABC Action News reported in the segment above. Caught o...

Florida Colleges To Allow Guns On Campus

Sun Sentinel | Scott Travis | Posted 03.30.2014 | Miami

Florida's colleges and universities are pulling the trigger on zero tolerance for guns on campus. Broward College on Tuesday became the latest school...