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Crime

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Man Stabs Cousin, Then Self In Pinellas Park

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — Police are investigating a stabbing that left two men injured in Pinellas Park. According to police, a woman called 911 Sunday night saying that her 37-year-old son had stabbed her […]

CBS Tampa–06/30/2014

A Florida man is facing child abuse charges after he threw an 11-month-old baby across a room, exclaiming: “I’ll give you something to cry about,” authorities said.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

3rd Woman Dead After Hit-and-Run

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A third woman is dead following a Tampa Bay area hit-and-run crash. Authorities say 25-year-old Grace Lashawn Collier died at a Tampa hospital Friday afternoon. St. Petersburg police say a […]

CBS Tampa–06/28/2014

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Florida Lawmaker Accepts Deal After DUI Arrest

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A member of the Florida Legislature arrested on a drunken driving charge was sentenced to six months of probation and subjected to alcohol tests under a plea deal agreed upon Thursday. […]

CBS Tampa–06/27/2014

A Walmart manager who was taken on a wild 15-mile, 90 mph ride in the back of a pickup truck of stolen beer has been fired for his actions.  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Walmart Electronics Scheme Broken Up

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A 24-year-old Walmart employee is accused of a scheme to steal electronics from the store he worked for in Pinellas Park. Kevin Rious and his 26-year-old accomplice James Lall were […]

CBS Tampa–06/27/2014

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Cops: 2 Girls Used In Burglary, Father Arrested

ANNA MARIA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 29-year-old Florida man is charged with child neglect after bringing his young children along while stealing from a construction site. The man was arrested Thursday in Manatee […]

06/27/2014

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2 Women Killed, 1 In Critical After Hit-and-Run

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two women are dead and a third is critically injured following a Tampa Bay area hit-and-run crash. St. Petersburg police say a four-dour Chrysler 200 was driving the […]

CBS Tampa–06/26/2014

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Police: 12-Year-Old Boy Takes School Bus On Joyride To Wal-Mart

A 12-year-old boy was arrested after authorities say he took a school bus on a joyride .

06/26/2014

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Police: Thief Arrested After Leaving Shoe Behind

It wasn’t your typical Cinderella story. But in the end the shoe fit and 29-year-old Tyrell Copper found himself in jail.

CBS Tampa–06/25/2014

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Police: Teen Killed Grandmother, Drove Body Around

Police are accusing a Florida teenager of killing his grandmother inside her home at a nudist community and driving around with the body for nearly five hours.

CBS Tampa–06/24/2014

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WATCH: ‘Black Widow’ Caught On Video Arranging Murders

Janeene Jones was convicted of attempting to hire a hitman last week, and now undercover video has been made public of the so-called ‘Black Widow’ shopping around for someone to kill her husband and a second man.

CBS Tampa–06/23/2014