| May 20, 2014
| 12:52 PM
TALLAHASSEE – House Speaker Will Weatherford testified Tuesday that Republican political consultants had "sullen faces" when he and other lawmakers told them flatly they could not have a hand in re-drawing new congressional maps.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:03 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court ruled Friday that state lawmakers can be forced to testify and turn over documents related to whether they intentionally redrew political maps for partisan gain last year.
The fight between voting-rights groups...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:14 AM
The attorney for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault asked Friday for Florida's attorney general to examine the rape investigation and the Tallahassee Police Dept.
Patricia Carroll said that detectives failed...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:48 PM
A veteran Broward circuit judge found herself at the other end of the judicial system Wednesday — carted off to jail following her DUI arrest.
After Judge Cynthia Imperato spent Tuesday evening at a social legal function, she was seen weaving on...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Florida lawmakers on Tuesday took the first steps to stop repeat sex offenders by proposing wide-ranging changes, including flagging potential predators when first arrested and keeping closer tabs on them once released.
"Children are dead, lives have...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Former FAMU drum major Rikki Wills, who insists that he tried to shield his college roommate Robert Champion from a brutal hazing in Orlando in 2011, pleaded no contest today to felony hazing resulting in death.
Wills, 25, will not be sentenced until...
| Dec 30, 2012
In a dozen years, Florida will celebrate the bicentennial of its capital city, Tallahassee -- diminutively known as “Tally.”
Spain ceded what Ralph Waldo Emerson later called “a grotesque place of land speculators and...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:20 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- The coalition of voting-rights groups suing the Florida Legislature over last year's redistricting maps are asking the Florida Supreme Court to decide whether to force lawmakers to go under oath in the lingering legal battle.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Two unions filed a lawsuit Thursday objecting to the state's attempt to side-step an agreement from 2009 to use federally certified union signal workers in the signal construction of the $1.6 billion SunRail commuter line.
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The Florida Education Association plans tomorrow to file a new legal challenge to Florida's new teacher evaluation system, a teacher union spokesman said.
Mark Pudlow, the spokesman, said he could provide no other details until tomorrow.
| May 31, 2013
| 3:17 PM
KISSIMMEE – On the home page of Osceola County Clerk of Court Armando Ramirez's redesigned website, a tab titled "High Profile Cases" led to a gallery of accused criminals — and former Clerk Malcom Thompson.
Thompson's the only one...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:31 AM
In case our School Zone readers missed it, a Leon County judge earlier this week turned down a request to reconsider his decision to toss a lawsuit about Florida's teacher merit-pay law. You can read more from our colleague at Political Pulse.