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No parole for murderer of Polk tot Bradley McGee
Thomas Coe, 46, was given a life sentence for slamming his stepson's head into a toilet. The case sparked an overhaul of Florida's child protective system.
Published on 04/17/13
Pinellas murderer appeals execution to Supreme Court
Lawyers for Larry Mann, scheduled to be executed Wednesday for kidnapping and murdering a Palm Harbor girl 33 years ago, have filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court.
Published on 04/08/13
Execution appeal denied for Mann, convicted in Pinellas murder
The Florida Supreme Court has denied the latest appeal of Larry Eugene Mann, who was convicted for the 1980 murder of a Palm Harbor 10-year-old.
Published on 04/02/13
Florida bill to outlaw ‘bongs’ advances in Senate
— The Senate version of a House bill that would outlaw the sale of marijuana pipes known as “bongs” has cleared a key legislative panel.
Published on 04/01/13
Florida House ready to vote on Internet cafe ban
The Florida House is giving preliminary approval to a bill that would ban gambling establishments commonly known as Internet cafes.
Published on 03/21/13
Execution final act in 1992 Florida traffic stop
Published on 02/25/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Bill filed to repeal Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' law
The mother of Trayvon Martin and Democratic lawmakers are calling for the repeal of the so-called "stand your ground" law.
Published on 01/16/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Florida lawmakers discuss school safety costs
Bulletproof glass, more police in schools as well as additional guidance counselors and teacher training to help prevent trouble before it starts are some ideas that Florida lawmakers are talking about in response to last m...
Published on 01/16/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Florida finds no wrongdoing in several voting cases
Two months after the election, Florida law enforcement authorities are closing several voter fraud investigations after finding no evidence of wrongdoing.
Published on 01/10/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Pasco driver helps change state laws

A Land O' Lakes man fight his ticket and got a law passed that it is not illegal to flash your high beams to warn oncoming traffic about police presence.

Published on 12/31/12
Updated on 03/13/13
FDLE disputes USF gravesite study of Dozier school
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement on Wednesday defended its 2009 investigation of alleged abuse at the defunct Dozier School for Boys in response to conflicting information in a recent study by University of South F...
Published on 12/19/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Florida Supreme Court strikes down loud car stereo law

A state law making it illegal to blast loud music from a car stereo has been declared unconstitutional.

Published on 12/13/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Florida justices delay breath testing machine case
The Florida Supreme Court has delayed oral argument in a drunken driving appeal that could affect similar cases across the state.
Published on 12/04/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Florida panel: Miami congressman violated ethics laws
The Florida Ethics Commission on Wednesday found probable cause that Rep. David Rivera, who is in a tight re-election race, committed 11 violations of ethics laws while he was a state legislator.
Published on 10/24/12
Updated on 03/18/13