Catch up on the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting's journalism in 2012, including stories about Rick Scott, Cuban spies, education privatization, Trayvon Martin and more.
Howard Goodman: Just weeks after the Trayvon Martin shooting touched off a nationwide outrage, Florida is again the subject of a controversy involving a heated confrontation, a fired gun and an outcome for the shooter that seems beyond all common sense.
Howard Goodman: The release of 911 recordings makes many things clearer about the killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford.
The emails illustrate the gun lobby’s enormous influence within the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Another bill expanding the use of guns for self-defense in Florida is now headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for his signature.
As the Florida Legislature considers tweaks to the state’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law, legislators have added a provision that would stop journalists from gaining access to court records in cases involving self-defense.