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Missing 18-year-old Brooksville Girl Found Dead

Authorities are investigating after an 18-year-old woman who has been missing for nearly more than weeks was found dead in southwest Florida.

CBS Tampa–01/21/2013

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Police: Man Calls Mom For Getaway Ride After Attempted Robbery

A local man who tried to rob a convenience store – then asked his mother for a getaway ride home – was arrested for his attempted crime.

01/05/2013

One of President Obama's nominees is Florida state judge Darrin Gayles, who would be the first openly gay black man to serve on the federal bench if confirmed by the Senate.  (credit: Thinkstock)

91 Year Old AL Mayor Stole $200,000

RIVER FALLS, Ala. (AP) — The south Alabama town of River Falls is trying to sort out the mess left by a 91-year-old mayor who pleaded guilty to stealing $200,000 from the city. Much of […]

CBS Tampa–11/23/2012

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Bears Fan Killed Before Jags Game

Jacksonville – 28 year old Matthew Hinson was booked and charged with murder following an altercation in a local bar according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Investigators say an Illinois man was in town to […]

CBS Tampa–10/08/2012

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Girl, 14, Charged With Killing Newborn Baby

Polk County Sheriff’s detectives have charged a 14-year-old girl with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse for allegedly choking her newborn baby to death.

09/28/2012

Autobot 'Bumblebee' is shown during the 'Transformers - Revenge of the Fallen' world premiere. (Photo by TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Man Arrested For DUI Claims To Be Son Of Transformer ‘Autobot’

A man arrested for driving under the influence told police that he was the son of an “Autobot,” the official term for the sentient robots occupying the imaginary world of the “Transformers” entertainment franchise.

08/21/2012

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Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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Tampa Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Teen

A Tampa man has been charged with second degree murder after authorities say he fatally stabbed a man who was on his way to a drug deal.

CBS Tampa–07/22/2012

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