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South Florida Officer Gets Bail In Cocaine Case

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida police lieutenant charged in a New Jersey cocaine conspiracy will be released on $500,000 bail before his trial. Miami-Dade police Lt. Ralph Mata’s attorney said Monday an agreement on […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

File photo of cocaine in a baggie. (photo: EITAN ABRAMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Arrested On Drug Charges Said Cocaine Is Legal In Florida

46-year-old man tried to hide evidence in a flower pot.

CBS Tampa–03/01/2014

File photo of a person being arrested. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Crime Lab Analyst Arrested On Drug Charges

A former Florida crime lab analyst was arrested Tuesday and charged with stealing and selling painkillers and other drugs that he was supposed to be testing as evidence in criminal cases, the state law enforcement agency said.

CBS Tampa–02/04/2014

Infielder Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees sets for play against the New York Mets in a spring training game April 4, 2012 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Arbitrator Cuts A-Rod Suspension To 162 Games

Alex Rodriguez’s drug suspension was cut to 162 games from 211 by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, a decision the New York Yankees third baseman vowed to fight in federal court.

01/11/2014

Congressman Henry "Trey" Radel (photo: US House of Representatives)

Florida Congressman Henry Radel Charged With Cocaine Possession

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida congressman has been charged with misdemeanor cocaine possession in Washington. District of Columbia Superior Court records show charges against Congressman Henry “Trey” Radel were filed Tuesday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office […]

CBS Tampa–11/19/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexican Cartel ‘Queen’ Gets 70 Months In Plea Deal

An accused Mexican drug trafficker known as the “Queen of the Pacific” has been sentenced to 70 months in prison in federal court in Miami.

07/25/2013

File photo of a person being arrested. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Four People Arrested For Selling Synthetic Marijuana

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco say four people have been arrested on charges of selling synthetic marijuana — also called “spice” — at three businesses.

CBS Tampa–05/15/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Limping Man Tells Cops He ‘May Have Some Needles Between His Cheeks’

A local man was taken to jail after informing police that he “may have some needles between his cheeks,” and that he “believed” he also had pills hidden in his anus.

05/06/2013

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Arrested After Calling 911 To Ask For Kool-Aid, Drugs

A local man is in hot water after calling 911 to request a delivery of Kool-Aid.

05/01/2013

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