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Woman Claims Police Forced Her To Poop In Yard

A Florida woman claims in a lawsuit that police officers forced her to poop in her yard while they were searching her home for meth.

CBS Tampa–03/25/2014

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Passengers In Court Over Disabled Carnival Triumph Cruise Ship

About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems.

03/05/2014

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Lawsuit: Woman Spends Night In Jail After Cop Said It Was ‘Felony’ To Record Traffic Stop Conversation

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office is facing a lawsuit after a woman says she was forced to spend a night in jail after she recorded a conversation between herself and a police officer.

02/19/2014

George Zimmerman November appearance on charges he assaulted his girlfriend. (Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

AP Says Zimmerman Painting Is Copy Of AP Photo

The news association is demanding a court block the sale of the painting.

01/25/2014

26-year-old Kaelyn Marie Partenza started the fire after a fight with her ex-boyfriend, say police. (Getty Images)

$100M Lawsuit Over Bahamas Chopper Crash

A $100 million lawsuit has been refiled against a Florida billionaire over a 2012 helicopter crash in the Bahamas that killed a prominent tax attorney.

CBS Tampa–01/11/2014

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ACLU Sues School District Over Gay-Straight Club

The ACLU is suing a Florida school district for the second time this year, claiming it is once again refusing to approve a gay-straight alliance club at a middle school.

12/19/2013

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Family Of Navy Yard Shooting Victim Files Lawsuit

The Florida family of a woman slain during the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard is the first to file a lawsuit against the government and defense contractors, alleging that officials ignored red flags about the killer’s deteriorating mental health.

CBS Tampa–12/04/2013

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Woman Sues BET Over ‘The Game’ Facebook Page

A South Florida woman is suing the Black Entertainment Television network in a dispute over a Facebook page she developed to promote the show “The Game.”

CBS Tampa–11/20/2013

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Hearing Held For Disabled Kids in Nursing Home

Attorneys asked a federal judge Friday to grant class-action status to a lawsuit that says the state is unnecessarily institutionalizing about 200 disabled children in nursing homes and cutting services that would allow them to receive care at home.

09/13/2013

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Fed Court Dismisses Fla. Voter Purge Lawsuit

Florida’s efforts to screen and remove non-U.S. citizens from the voter rolls will soon be revived.

07/24/2013

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