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Dogfighting Thrives In Years Since Vick Case

In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout.

20 hours ago

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Jury Could Begin Deliberations In Hazing Trial

Attorneys are set to give closing arguments in the case of a former Florida A&M University band member charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a drum major who was beaten on a band bus during a hazing ritual.

CBS Tampa–10/31/2014

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Guilty Plea Planned In $7.5M Ex-Heat Player Fraud

A man previously convicted of real estate fraud has agreed to plead guilty to a multi-million dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.

09/24/2014

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$100M Lawsuit Over Bahamas Helicopter Crash Dismissed

A $100 million lawsuit against a Florida billionaire over a fatal 2012 helicopter crash in the Bahamas has been dismissed.

09/01/2014

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Mother Charged With Killing Her Kids Believed She Was Saving Them From Depression

In the trial of a Florida mother charged with killing her two teenagers, a crime scene technician says the woman wrote in her journal that she believed she was saving her children from the pain of depression and mental illness.

CBS Tampa–05/06/2014

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2 Doctors Sent To Prison In Pill Mill Case

Two doctors have been sentenced to prison time for money laundering in one of the largest South Florida cases involving “pill mill” clinics that illegally dispensed vast amounts of prescription painkillers.

CBS Tampa–04/07/2014

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FDLE Believes Agency Chemist Stole Drug Evidence

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating 2,600 cases handled by an agency chemist after learning prescription pain pills in a drug case were swapped out with over-the-counter pills.

02/01/2014

Man Arrested For Neglecting Hogs

Polk County deputies searching for suspects in an unrelated case reported finding several hogs that were living in deplorable conditions and feeding on dead hog carcasses.

CBS Tampa–12/20/2013

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FAMU Hazing Defendants In Court For Status Hearing

Eight defendants who remain charged in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major are set to appear in court for a status hearing on their cases.

10/04/2013

Volusia and Seminole County associate medical examiner Shiping Bao MD stands while testifying during the George Zimmerman trial in Seminole circuit court, July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner In Zimmerman Case Fired

The medical examiner that performed Trayvon Martin’s autopsy and offered conflicting testimony at George Zimmerman’s murder trial has been relieved of his position.

09/10/2013

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