U.S. charges 10 in steroid ring linked to Miami gym operator

MIAMI | Ten people have been charged with operating a $10 million steroid distribution ring allegedly overseen by a Miami man who co-owns a popular bodybuilding gym called Iron Addicts, federal authorities said Wednesday.

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Florida man gets 11-plus years prison for $4.8M gold truck heist

MIAMI — A Florida man was sentenced Monday to more than 11 years in prison for helping plot and carry out the sophisticated armed... Read more

Appeals court: Florida must provide prisoners kosher food

MIAMI — The state of Florida cannot use the vague threat of potential budget shortfalls to deny thousands of prisoners kosher meals they... Read more

Appeals court hears case over kosher food in Florida prisons

MIAMI — The state of Florida asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to allow it to discontinue a kosher meals program for thousands of... Read more

Still no deal in rich financier teen sex victims' lawsuit

WEST PALM BEACH — Despite two intense days of negotiations, a settlement remained elusive Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against the U.S.... Read more

Cuba players paid smugglers $15M, prosecutors say

MIAMI — Cuban baseball players paid a South Florida-based smuggling ring more than $15 million to leave the communist island in... Read more

Lawsuit challenges utilities' $2B nuclear cost fees

MIAMI — A federal lawsuit has been filed challenging $2 billion in fees charged by Florida’s two largest electric utilities for nuclear plant... Read more

Victim parents: middle school killer deserves life in prison

MIAMI — The parents of a 14-year-old boy slain in 2004 in a middle school bathroom by his best friend urged a judge Wednesday to keep the... Read more

Ex-banker pleads guilty in $1.2B Rothstein Ponzi scheme

MIAMI — A former executive at TD Bank pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal conspiracy charge for providing false assurances to investors who... Read more

Court: Acquitted Miami Lakes mayor should get old job back

MIAMI — Michael Pizzi should be restored as Miami Lakes mayor after his acquittal on federal corruption charges even though a replacement... Read more

A-Rod's cousin pleads guilty in steroids case

MIAMI — A cousin of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez who was the star’s longtime personal assistant pleaded guilty Friday to a federal... Read more

Virgin sued for $300 million in dispute over cruise line

MIAMI — The former chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line is suing British billionaire Richard Branson and his Virgin Group... Read more

Florida drops appeals in welfare drug testing case

MIAMI — Gov. Rick Scott has dropped further appeals aimed at reviving a law that would require welfare benefits applicants to submit to mandatory... Read more

18 months for chemist who supplied steroids in baseball drug case

MIAMI — A chemist working out of his suburban South Florida garage was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for supplying banned... Read more

$100M settlement for hundreds in Florida tobacco lawsuits

MIAMI — A $100 million settlement has been reached between three major tobacco companies and hundreds of people who sued them for smoking-... Read more

Exploding air bag lawsuits headed to federal court in Miami

MIAMI — Lawsuits filed around the U.S. seeking damages for allegedly defective auto air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp. have been consolidated... Read more

6th man pleads guilty in MLB performance-enhancing drugs investigation

MIAMI — The sixth man to plead guilty in the Major League Baseball performance-enhancing drugs scandal was described in court Friday as a... Read more

US judge won't lift stay in Florida gay marriage

MIAMI — A Florida federal judge refused on Wednesday to lift a stay of his ruling in a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on same-sex... Read more

Voters to decide which governor fills high court

MIAMI — The wording is a bit confusing, but the question for Florida voters on Amendment 3 is clear: Should the outgoing or incoming governor... Read more

American who hijacked jet to Cuba gets 20 years

MIAMI — An American who returned from Cuba decades after hijacking a jetliner to the communist island was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in U.... Read more

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