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Police: Cellphone Stops Bullet Fired By Robber

Police say a cellphone saved a Florida gas station clerk from a robber’s bullet.

10/29/2013

3 Floridians are charged in the death of a 3-year-old boy. (Getty Images)

3 SW Floridians Accused In Child’s Death

Three people in southwest Florida are accused in the death of a 3-year-old boy.

CBS Tampa–10/23/2013

Deputies say a South Florida woman stabbed her boyfriend after his dog ate her stash of marijuana. (Sion Touhig / Getty Images)

Report: Woman Stabs Boyfriend After His Dog Eats Her Marijuana

A South Florida woman allegedly attacked her boyfriend with a knife after his dog ate her marijuana.

CBS Tampa–10/22/2013

Two escaped prisoners registered as felons, which all legitimately released inmates must do under Florida law. (Getty Images)

2 Killers Registered As Felons After Their Escape

Within days of strolling out of prison without a hitch, two convicted killers freed by bogus paperwork went to a jail about 300 miles away and registered as felons, records showed.

10/19/2013

At least six inmates in Florida have used forged documents in attempts to escape from prison, including two killers who were mistakenly freed because of the paperwork, authorities said Tuesday. (Getty Images)

2 Men Convicted On Murder Charges Mistakenly Released From Prison With Forged Documents

Two inmates have been mistakenly freed from a Florida prison.

10/17/2013

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Pregnant Woman Shot In Head, Baby Survives

A man is accused of shooting his pregnant girlfriend in the head in their Tampa apartment. Tampa media outlets report the woman’s baby was delivered by cesarean section and was in stable condition late Wednesday.

10/03/2013

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Gun Group Offering Free Shotguns To Residents To Protect Themselves

A gun group is offering free shotguns to residents in Florida, billing it as a way for people to protect themselves against crime.

CBS Tampa–09/25/2013

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Talking Parrot Stolen During Burglary

Call it the case of the purloined parrot.

CBS Tampa–08/30/2013

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Owner Of Coffee Shop Busted For Brewing More Than Coffee

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – More than just a pot of coffee was brewing at the Christopher Bean coffee shop in Port Orange.  The owner, Christopher Brown, was arrested and charged with growing marijuana […]

07/19/2013

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Florida Cop Accused Of Having Travon Martin Shooting Targets

Port Canaveral Police Sgt. Ron King who is accused of bringing targets resembling Trayvon Martin to a gun range has been fired.

CBS Tampa–04/14/2013

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