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Man Apologizes After Cursing At Judge

A South Florida man has apologized to a judge after he repeatedly cursed at him during a hearing last week.

CBS Tampa–06/21/2014

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Trial In FAMU Hazing Case Pushed Back To September

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A judge has pushed the trial of five remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major back three months to allow defense attorneys more time to prepare. […]

CBS Tampa–06/16/2014

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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

Prosecutors said 21-year-old Lenoy Rivera was driving at over 90 mph when he hit and killed a bicyclist. (Getty Images)

Florida House Moves Abortion Measure

The Florida House has passed a measure prohibiting abortions after the viability of a fetus has been determined, with limited exceptions.

CBS Tampa–04/11/2014

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2 Charged In $70M Fla. ‘Virtual Concierge’ Fraud

Two South Florida men are facing fraud charges in an alleged $70 million scheme using investments in so-called “virtual concierge” machines that operate in retail stores.

04/09/2014

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Senate Passes Ballot Measure On Court Appointments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This year’s gubernatorial race could have even greater implications if a proposed constitutional amendment on Supreme Court appointments is also approved. The Senate voted 26-14 on Thursday to place a question […]

04/03/2014

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Ex-FAMU Band Member Gets 1 Year In Hazing Death

A former Florida A&M band member could become the first to be sentenced to jail time for his role in the hazing death of a drum major.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

Fugitive Wanted For 18 Years Found In Key West

A woman wanted by federal authorities for 18 years has been found and arrested in Key West.

03/22/2014

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Man Charged In Ex-Reporter’s Killing On Trial

A man accused of killing a former newspaper reporter and stealing his valuable collection of gaming cards kept the body in a container surrounded by air freshener and potpourri for more than a week before burying the container in concrete, prosecutors said Tuesday.

CBS Tampa–02/11/2014

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Bail Hearing Continues In Movie Theater Shooting

More testimony in bond hearing for retired Tampa police officer accused of shooing a man who was texting during a movie.

CBS Tampa–02/07/2014

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