Crime

File photo of a prison cell. (photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Attorneys Ask Feds To Investigate Prison Death

The attorneys who represented Travon Martin’s family are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of inmate Latandra Ellington.

CBS Tampa–10/07/2014

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Florida Man Wears ‘F*** The Police’ Shirt To Court Hearing, Wins Case

A Florida man who wore a “F— the police” shirt to his court hearing against state troopers was able to win his case.

10/07/2014

The four men are accused of using a banned chemical that is harmful to marine life in the paint they mixed for several Tampa area businesses that paint boats. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Four Tampa Men Plead Guilty To Selling Banned Chemicals

EPA claims the men continued to produce boat paint with a banned chemical that is harmful to marine life.

CBS Tampa–10/06/2014

A Florida couple was arrested after they were found having sex on a street, which the man explained was because they simply had nowhere else to go.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Florida Couple Found Having Sex On The Street, Said There Was Nowhere Else To Go

A Florida couple was arrested after they were found having sex on a street, which the man explained was because they simply had nowhere else to go.

CBS Tampa–10/02/2014

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Man Convicted Of Murder In Killing Over Loud Music

Florida man convicted of 1st-degree murder for killing teenager after argument over loud music.

CBS Tampa–10/01/2014

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Police: 80-Year-Old Man Punched In Face At Applebee’s After Telling Suspect To Stop Cursing

An 80-year-old man was allegedly punched at a restaurant bar after asking a man to stop cursing and talking about women’s bodies.

CBS Tampa–10/01/2014

File photo of a taser. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Florida Officer On Leave After Using Stun Gun On 62-Year-Old Woman

A Florida police officer is on administrative leave after he fired a stun gun into a 62-year-old woman’ back during an arrest.

CBS Tampa–10/01/2014

File photo of an empty classroom. (Photo by KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

8 Florida Schools Evacuated After Bomb Threats

Seminole County Public Schools received multiple calls warning of bombs Friday afternoon, promoting officials to evacuate 8 elementary schools.

CBS Tampa–09/26/2014

(Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Speed Trap Town May Lose Its Police Force

A tiny north Florida town known as a speed trap may lose its police department.

09/26/2014

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Police: Uber Driver Arrested After Groping Woman

An Orlando driver for the Uber ride-sharing service is facing a battery charge after a woman says he placed his hand inside her shirt.

CBS Tampa–09/26/2014

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