LEFT BEHIND

As the Florida Supreme Court wrestles with whether the state’s workers compensation law is constitutional, the Florida Courier begins a series of stories on...

CHRISTMAS 2015

The reason for the season St. Ruth Missionary Baptist Church in Dania Beach (Broward County) continued its “Hope for the Holidays” tradition this year. As...

Old SunPass transponders going bye-bye

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE –Time is running out for about 100,000 SunPass customers to convert, for free, to new transponders. Older,...

Leander J. Shaw Jr. dies

State’s first Black chief justice was 85 COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – When Leander J. Shaw Jr. took the Florida Bar exam in 1960, he...

CHICAGO HYPOCRISY

Mayor Rahm Emanuel apologizes for the police killing of a Black teen, even as his lawyers convince a judge to keep video of a...

PEARL HARBOR BOMBING / DEC. 7, 1941

Remembering the day of infamy+ Nelson Mitchell, the oldest living African-American Pearl Harbor survivor, reflected in the shrine room of the USS Arizona Memorial during...

Court could change Florida’s death penalty

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – With the lowest threshold in the nation for death sentences, Florida juries are sentencing prisoners to death faster than...

Is $3.1 billion enough?

Scott’s deal with Seminoles under review BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Far from a sure bet, Gov. Rick Scott’s $3.1 billion gambling...

DRAWING THE LINES

Florida’s updated congressional map may make the re-election campaigns of incumbent U.S. Representatives Corrine Brown and Frederica Wilson – and others – more challenging. BY...

NBA STAR KOBE BRYANT TO RETIRE

Kobe starts farewell tour Julius “Dr. J” Erving, left, and Gregg Downer, third from left, Kobe Bryant’s high school coach at Lower Merion High School,...

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