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Crime

File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Detention Officer Pulls Out Handgun During Alleged Road Rage Altercation

An off-duty detention officer for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon during a traffic altercation in Seffner.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

Authorities say 67-year-old Martha White is a suspect in the stabbing death of her grandson, 7-year-old Mason Rinehart. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Grandmother In Custody After Grandson Dies

Tallahassee-area woman will be charged in stabbing death of 7-year-old boy.

CBS Tampa–08/05/2014

A south Florida man pulled off a successful burglary and escape from the home before realizing he’d left his cellphone on the victim’s bed. And according to police, when the burglar called the phone back to retrieve it, investigators in the home answered the phone and their questions.   (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Burglar Leaves Phone On Victim’s Bed, Investigators Answer When He Calls It Back

A south Florida man pulled off a successful burglary and escape from the home before realizing he’d left his cellphone on the victim’s bed. And according to police, when the burglar called the phone back to retrieve it, investigators in the home answered the phone and their questions.

CBS Tampa–08/04/2014

A Florida man allegedly went postal on a postal worker because he received no mail.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police: Florida Man Goes Postal On Mailman For Bringing Him No Mail

A Florida man allegedly went postal on a postal worker because he received no mail.

CBS Tampa–08/01/2014

Richard McTear was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping, battery and aggravated child abuse charges. (Getty Images)

Man Guilty Of Throwing Baby From Car Window

Richard McTear was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping, battery and aggravated child abuse charges.

07/31/2014

Mother was taking her 9-year-old to the hospital when she forgot about her 2-month-old infant in the locked car for about an hour. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Baby Left In Van Outside Pediatrician’s Office

Mom left 2-month-old in car because it was sleeping, took son into doctor’s office and forgot about the infant for an hour.

CBS Tampa–07/30/2014

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Police: Man Punches Pregnant Cousin Because She Wouldn’t Share Toothpaste

A man allegedly punched his pregnant cousin after she wouldn’t share her toothpaste with him.

CBS Tampa–07/28/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Fla. Man Convicted In Case Of Terror Group Travel

A South Florida man has been sentenced to federal prison for lying to FBI agents about his attempts to travel to Africa to join a violent terrorist organization.

CBS Tampa–07/27/2014

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Fla Man Accused Of Predatory Towing At Gay Fest

Authorities have arrested a man they say illegally towed cars during Orlando’s 2014 Gay Days celebration.

CBS Tampa–07/26/2014

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Teens Arrested After Posting Video Of Lighting Gopher Tortoise On Fire, Stomping It To Death

Northeast Florida authorities say they’ve arrested two teenage girls seen in videos posted online lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2014

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