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GULF OF MEXICO - APRIL 21:  In this handout image provided be the U.S. Coast Guard, fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010 near New Orleans, Louisiana.  An estimated leak of 1,000 barrels of oil a day are still leaking into the gulf. Multiple Coast Guard helicopters, planes and cutters responded to rescue the Deepwater Horizon's 126 person crew. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Judge: BP’s Reckless Conduct Caused Gulf Oil Spill

BP bears the majority of responsibility among the companies involved in the nation’s worst offshore oil spill, a federal judge ruled Thursday, citing the energy giant’s reckless conduct in a ruling that exposes the company to billions of dollars in penalties.

CBS Tampa–09/04/2014

File photo of a police car.  (Credit: Comstock/Thinkstock)

Deputy Facing Charges After Taking Drugs From Fatal Crash

A South Florida deputy is facing charges after authorities say he took drugs from the scene of a fatal crash.

CBS Tampa–09/03/2014

Man reached into the drive-thru window and grabbed a female employee's buttocks, says Manatee County Sheriff's Office. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Arrested For Groping Taco Bell Employee Though Drive-Thru Window

The man allegedly exited his vehicle and grabbed the woman’s butt cheek.

CBS Tampa–09/02/2014

File photo of a speed limit sign. (credit: Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

Florida Speed Trap Town Being Investigated Over Tickets

The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it’s no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph.

CBS Tampa–09/02/2014

A Florida man on the run from police entered a woman’s Boca Raton home and began playing with her cats on the living room floor before being tipped off and captured by authorities, according to Delray Beach authorities. Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Police: Florida Man Stopped To Play With Cats During Car Chase

A Florida man on the run from police entered a woman’s Boca Raton home and began playing with her cats on the living room floor before being tipped off and captured by authorities, according to Delray Beach authorities.

CBS Tampa–09/02/2014

File photo of a strip club. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cops: Stripper Mom Of Missing Girl Hangs Up On Deputy Because She Had To ‘Get On Stage’

A stripper is accused of hanging up on authorities because she had to “get on stage” as a deputy was trying to find the woman’s missing daughter.

09/01/2014

File photo of water pouring from a faucet. (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Police: Boy’s Mother Arrested After Telling Teachers He Didn’t Remember His Last Bath

A Florida 10-year-old showing up late to school wearing foul-smelling clothes told teachers he didn’t know the last time he’d had a bath, prompting deputies to search and later arrest the boy’s mother at their “deplorable” home.

CBS Tampa–08/31/2014

File photo of a police car.  (Credit: Comstock/Thinkstock)

Man Jailed After Threatening To Blow Up Federal Offices

A Panama City man was jailed after authorities say he threatened to blow up federal offices located in the Panhandle city.

CBS Tampa–08/30/2014

Deputy opened fire when a man holding a sword over his head rushed him, says sheriff. (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Deputy Fatally Shoots Sword-Wielding Man

Deputies were responding to domestic disturbance call when a man charged them with a sword raised over his head, says sheriff.

CBS Tampa–08/28/2014

File photo of a jury box.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Ex-Expressway Board Member Guilty Of Bribery

A former Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority board member has been found guilty of offering a multi-million dollar agency contract to a consultant on the condition that his friends were also hired.

CBS Tampa–08/27/2014

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