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File photo of pills and capsules. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

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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Hearing Set For Remaining FAMU Hazing Defendants

The 10 remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of former FAMU drum major Robert Champion are set to have a status hearing on their cases.

08/02/2013

George Zimmerman sits in court during his trial in Seminole circuit court, on July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

At Court, Groups Gather To Await Zimmerman Verdict

As jurors deliberated for a second day in George Zimmerman’s murder trial, there was little understanding between two small camps assembled outside the Seminole County Courthouse to await a verdict.

CBS Tampa–07/13/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom at the end of the day during his trial in Seminole circuit court July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Final Arguments Wrap Up In Zimmerman Trial

George Zimmerman’s lawyers made one last attempt Friday to convince a jury the neighborhood watch volunteer shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in self-defense, saying the prosecution’s case for murder is built on “could’ve beens” and “maybes.”

CBS Tampa–07/12/2013

George Zimmerman listens as his defense counsel Mark O'Mara questions potential jurors for his trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla., on June 20, 2013. (credit: Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Pool)

Prosecutors Can Say ‘Profiled’ At Zimmerman Trial

Prosecutors in Florida can argue in opening statements that George Zimmerman profiled Trayvon Martin based on factors such as age or clothing before he shot the unarmed black teenager, but they cannot say he was profiled based on race, a judge ruled Friday.

06/22/2013

George Zimmerman arrives in Seminole circuit court on the second day of his trial in Seminole circuit court on June 11, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank - Pool/Getty Images)

Jurors Reflect On Complexities Of Zimmerman Case

Prosecutors and defense attorneys personally interviewed 58 potential jurors over seven days about their media exposure to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman last year in Sanford, Fla. They have asked 40 jury candidates to return for the next round of questioning and dismissed scores of others.

06/19/2013

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