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

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Florida Speed Trap Town May Lose Its Police Force

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


File photo of Uber app. (Credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

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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Mother Allegedly Drives With Baby In Trunk To Avoid Being Cited For Not Having Car Seat

A mother is being accused of driving around with her 5-month-old baby in the trunk of a car to avoid being ticket by police for not having a car seat.

CBS Tampa–09/24/2014

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2 Injured In Mall Shooting, 2 Dead In Car Crash

Police say two people were injured in a shooting at central Florida mall and two men believed to be suspects were killed when their car crashed as they fled.


Police say a man who had just robbed a TD Bank in Palm Springs was running away from the scene. He fired at a policeman before being shot by an officer.(Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Suspect Shot As He Flees Bank Robbery

Man fleeing a bank robbery was shot after firing at an officer, say Palm Spring police.

CBS Tampa–09/23/2014

Donald Spirit. (credit: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Florida Man Admits To Killing Family In 911 Call

With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself.

CBS Tampa–09/23/2014

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Police Chief Indicted For Bribery

A retired Longwood police chief accused of appointing a convicted felon to serve as a police officer has been indicted on federal conspiracy and bribery charges.

CBS Tampa–09/23/2014

File photo of a person firing a gun. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Family: Deputy Fired 6 Shots To Kill Deaf Man Sitting In Vehicle With Licensed Weapon

A plain clothes Florida sheriff’s deputy fired six shots and killed a deaf man while he was sitting inside a vehicle at a tow yard, the man’s son alleges.


Booking photo of Michael Scott Fitzwater. (credit: Seiminole County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Teacher Had Sexual Contact With 16-Year-Old

A teacher from Hagerty High School has been arrested and charged with having sexual contact with a 16-year-old.

CBS Tampa–09/22/2014


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