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Florida Legislature Kicks Off 60-day Annual Session

Scott has asked for legislators to approve nearly $700 million in tax cuts including a cut in cellphones and cable television taxes.

03/03/2015

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Law Enforcement Warns Spring Breakers Not To Drive Drunk

The Florida Highway Patrol is warning spring break visitors to stay safe while they’re on vacation.

CBS Tampa–03/03/2015

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says the state had 124 reported hate crimes in 2013.  (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Florida Had 124 Hate Crimes In 2013

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says the state had 124 reported hate crimes in 2013.

12/31/2014

It's official: Florida has surpassed New York in population to become the third-most populous state in the union.(Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Census: Florida Surpasses NY In Population

It’s official: Florida has surpassed New York in population to become the third-most populous state in the union.

12/23/2014

File photo of Christmas cupcakes. (NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)

60 People Fall Ill After Holiday Office Party

Almost 60 people fell ill after a catered holiday party at an office building in Central Florida.

12/11/2014

File photo of calf. (Credit:  JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Tractor Trailer Carrying 130 Calves Overturns On Florida Turnpike

A tractor-trailer carrying 130 calves overturned along the Florida Turnpike, but police have traffic going once again.

12/10/2014

File photo of an ambulance.  (photo: Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

Homeless Man Drowns In Resort Swimming Pool

Sheriff’s deputies say a homeless man apparently drowned in the swimming pool at a Florida Keys resort.

12/10/2014

File photo of Florida State University. (Credit: Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

911 Calls Detail Frantic Moments After Gunman Started Shooting At FSU

Emergency calls detailed the frantic moments at Florida State University after a gunman started shooting last month.

12/04/2014

File photo of handcuffs. (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Army Recruiters Facing Criminal Charges For Having Sex With 17-Year-Old High School Students

Felony warrants have been issued for two male Army recruiters facing criminal charges they had sex with a 17-year-old female student they met while recruiting at her high school.

12/03/2014

Booking photo of Jason Puckett. (credit: Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged After Hiding Stolen Beef Tongue In Pants

Police in Florida say a Wal-Mart shopper denied slipping $35 worth of beef tongue into his pants, but the telltale tongue told a different story.

12/02/2014

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