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Crime

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Police: Woman Gives Birth In Shower, Places Newborn In Trash Bag

Police say that a woman left her baby to die after giving birth in the shower.

07/03/2014

Police say an Orange County barbershop owner converted his business into an illegal strip club. (Getty Images)

Barbershop Owner Accused Of Running Illegal Strip Club With Underage Dancer

Investigators say the barbershop-by-day turned into a liquor-selling strip club every Saturday night.

CBS Tampa–07/01/2014

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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