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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
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
Execution final act in 1992 Florida traffic stop
Published on 02/25/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Court: Police can't pull cars over because of new paint job
A Florida appellate court says police cannot pull over a motorist just because the car has been repainted a different color.
Published on 12/22/12
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
GOP opposing three state Supreme Court justices

The Republican Party of Florida is injecting itself into this year's state Supreme Court elections.

Published on 09/22/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Florida high court rejects appeal from trooper's killer
The Florida Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a man who shot and killed a highway patrol trooper more than five years ago.
Published on 09/06/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Florida budget panel restores court clerk funding
A panel of lawmakers agreed Thursday to let Florida's court clerks spend an additional $29.5 million to avoid layoffs and service reductions due to state budget cuts.
Published on 08/16/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Ex-state House speaker Sansom suing for legal costs
Former Florida House Speaker Ray Sansom is suing the state for more than $800,000 in legal expenses after beating corruption charges.
Published on 08/07/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Judge denies bond to FAMU hazing death suspect
A judge has denied bond to a former Florida A&M University band member charged in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion.
Published on 07/25/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Immigrant lawyer argues that Obama policy clears him for bar
An illegal immigrant says an Obama administration change to U.S. immigration policy means there are no grounds to deny him a Florida law license.
Published on 07/07/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Scott's task force to discuss 'stand your ground' law
Thousands of people across Florida and the nation are giving sharply divided opinions on the state's controversial self-defense laws.
Published on 06/11/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Florida Supreme Court hearing 3 immigration cases
The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral argument in appeals by immigrants facing deportation in three criminal cases.
Published on 05/08/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Florida Supreme Court says Legislature can OK slots
The Florida Supreme Court says that slot machines can be allowed anywhere in the state.
Published on 04/27/12
Updated on 03/19/13