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New York Duo Arrested In Florida On Theft Charges

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Two New Yorkers are being held in a Florida jail after officials said they flew to the Sunshine State solely to commit widespread fraud. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said 22-year-old […]

08/08/2013

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Enterprise Florida Board To Vote On CEO’s Bonus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The board of the public-private organization charged with luring businesses to Florida is set to vote on whether to award a $70,000 bonus to its top official. The board of Enterprise […]

CBS Tampa–08/08/2013

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Official: Nothing Criminal In Propane Explosion

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal and state investigators trying to determine what caused a series of explosions at a central Florida propane plant said Wednesday they’ve uncovered nothing that indicates a crime was committed. Investigators […]

07/31/2013

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton and NAACP President Benjamin Jealous march with Trayvon Martin supporters through the historically African American community of Goldsboro on their way to an NAACP rally in front of the Sanford Police Department on March 31, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson To Fla. Gov: No Apology For Comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson isn’t backing down from comments he made comparing Florida’s struggle with the Trayvon Martin case to the civil rights clashes with police during the 1960s in […]

07/31/2013

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Standoff At Fla. Capitol Shows No Sign Of Ending

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The protest gripping the Florida Capitol is showing no signs of ending. Protesters upset at the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial have remained at the Capitol since July 16. And […]

07/25/2013

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Man Indicted On Selling Counterfeit Viagra

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Pensacola man is being charged by federal authorities with selling counterfeit Viagra. The U.S. Attorney’s office announced Tuesday that 53-year-old Robert Galea was indicted earlier this year by a federal […]

CBS Tampa–07/24/2013

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US Air Force Member Indicted On Child Pornography Charges

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A member of the U.S. Air Force is being charged with multiple child pornography charges. The office of the U.S. Attorney announced Monday that a grand jury last week indicted […]

07/23/2013

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Teen Indicted On Terrorism Charges

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 19-year-old accused of traveling to the Middle East to train with terrorists raised the suspicions of people at a Florida mosque when he started talking to other teens about violence. […]

CBS Tampa–07/19/2013

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AP Sources: Ex-Miami Coaches Know Of Allegations

Two people familiar with the situation say two Miami assistant coaches have been told they will be charged with “unethical conduct” when the NCAA presents the Hurricanes’ athletic department with its notice of allegations.

01/21/2013

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Court: Cops Can’t Stop Cars Because Of New Paint Job

A Florida appellate court says police cannot pull over a motorist just because the car has been repainted a different color.

CBS Tampa–12/22/2012

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