FIVE QUESTIONS

The state’s top health care professional, Dr. Celeste Philip, speaks about the Zika virus, how the state tracks HIV/AIDS, and children’s medical care in...

Leaders inducted into Civil Rights Hall of Fame

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Two civil rights leaders and Florida’s first Black Cabinet member since Reconstruction were inducted Wednesday into the Florida Civil Rights...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Lake Okeechobee and maltreatment of Haitian immigrants Ten years ago, the Florida Courier warned about lack of maintenance that increases the possibility of Lake Okeechobee...

Big Green Money

Marijuana industry holds trade show BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA KISSIMMEE –There wasn’t a tie-dyed shirt to be found this week at a gathering...

Voucher opponents ask to reinstate lawsuit

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Lawyers for opponents of the state’s de facto school-voucher program asked an appeals court Tuesday to...

Miami judge: State’s death penalty is unconstitutional

BY DAVID OVALLE MIAMI HERALD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE MIAMI — A Miami-Dade judge has ruled that Florida’s death penalty is unconstitutional because jurors are not required...

Fullwood trial delayed; another opponent emerges

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A federal judge Monday agreed to push back the start of state Rep. Reggie Fullwood’s trial on wire-fraud and tax charges,...

WMU-Cooley Law School grads sworn into Florida Bar

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School (WMU Law School) graduates from Florida’s Second District were sworn into...

PEDRO PORTAL/EL NUEVO HERALD/MCT

A ‘godfather’ dies, and the state plays games Four years ago, the Florida Courier noted the death of Chuck Brown, the “Godfather” of the Washington,...

‘We can’t handle it’

Foster kids in legal trouble left adrift BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE–Thousands of youths in Florida’s child-welfare system have gotten in trouble with...

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