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File photo of SWAT Team members. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Found Dead After SWAT Standoff In Fla.

A man is dead following a standoff at a house in Pinellas Park.

CBS Tampa–07/31/2013

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Woman Crushed By Homemade Elevator

A Tampa Bay area woman was crushed to death by a friend’s homemade elevator.

CBS Tampa–07/26/2013

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Man Faces Charges After Leaving Dogs In Hot Car

A central Florida man faces charges after police say he left two dogs in his car without the engine running, causing them to die.

06/15/2013

A Florida couple was arrested after they were found having sex on a street, which the man explained was because they simply had nowhere else to go.  (Photo Credit: Geno Knight/CBS Tampa)

Florida Mom, Deputy Charged After Baby Left In Car Dies

A Polk County sheriff’s detention deputy and a Highlands County mother have been charged after the woman’s child was left in a hot car and died.

06/07/2013

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Authorities Investigate Suspicious Crocodile Death After It Laid Eggs

Wildlife officials are investigating the suspicious death of a crocodile that laid its eggs in a Florida Keys yard.

05/16/2013

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Police: Teen Won’t Be Charged In Man’s Death With Gardening Shears

Police say a teenager will not be charged in the death of a 57-year-old man whose body was found on a central Fla. roadway.

04/14/2013

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In Skydive Video, Instructor Tries To Help Student

Footage from a helmet camera worn by a skydiving instructor during his fatal jump in Florida showed that he was trying to help another man just before they both died, officials said Tuesday.

03/26/2013

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Skydive Site Owner: Men Didn’t Deploy Parachutes

Two Icelandic skydivers who died during weekend jumps at a popular southwest Florida camp did not deploy their main parachutes, the co-owner of the facility said Sunday.

03/24/2013

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Lawyer: Man To Plead Guilty In FAMU Hazing Death

A man charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major is going to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors, his attorney said Friday.

03/08/2013

Police tape surrounds the house of Jeff Bush, who was consumed by a sinkhole while lying in his bed. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Most Of Fla. House Over Sinkhole Demolished

Crews with heavy equipment on Sunday began the demolition of a Florida home over a huge sinkhole where a man is presumed dead after being swallowed by the earth three days ago.

CBS Tampa–03/03/2013

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