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County voters get to choose 2 new judges

Indian River County voters will have the opportunity to choose new judicial officials in August as t

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Judge denies “Stand Your Ground’ defense in brother killing

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A Circuit Court judge has denied immunity to a Vero Beach man accused of sho

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Undocumented workers found at John’s Island face deportation

INDIAN RIVER SHORES — Six undocumented Central American immigrants ran into problems last month wh

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Woman settles island trip-and-fall lawsuit with the county

Leslie McGuirk claims she was out for a walk when a car came barreling down Seagrape Drive in Oceana

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Cox delays ruling on ‘Stand Your Ground’ defense

Extensive expert testimony at a hearing last week did not lead to a ruling about whether Mark Deffen

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Shores officers save life of John’s Island Alzheimer’s patient

A middle-of-the-night decision by two Indian River Shores Police Officers to go back to the shorelin

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Escrow agent convicted in Heaton hotel case

A federal jury last week found the lawyer who performed escrow work a decade ago for luxury condomin

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Attorney on trial for conspiracy in Heaton hotel case

Vero Beach lawyer Eric Granitur went on trial Monday at the federal courthouse in West Palm Beach, c

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‘Marsy’s Law’ may become part of Florida constitution

A victims’ rights constitutional amendment Floridians will vote on this fall that sounds like a go

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Kentucky man gets probation after taking battery plea in Disney incident

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A lack of DNA evidence and the prospect of questionable witness testimony he

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All Aboard Florida gets time to sell bonds for Orlando stretch

All Aboard Florida got another break from an indulgent federal government last week when the U.S. De

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Judge Cox to rule whether Stand Your Ground can be applied retroactively

A circuit court judge is likely to weigh in on whether Florida’s evolving Stand Your Ground statut