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WASHINGTON, :  A US Secret Service officer leads his bomb-sniffing dog around the Northwest gate house, while others point out the area where a man jumped the fence onto The White House grounds 31 October, 2000.  (Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

Court to Hear Case of Franky the Drug Dog

MIAMI (AP) — In a case closely watched by law enforcement nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether a Florida police dog’s sniff outside the front door of a house with a marijuana growing operation is an illegal search.

CBS Tampa–01/06/2012

Courthouse Museum (Photo credit: Getty Images)

Court won’t affect push for Fla. drug law change

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After state Supreme Court oral arguments Tuesday, sponsors of legislation to change Florida’s drug law said they will push the measure regardless of how a constitutional challenge turns out.

CBS Tampa–12/06/2011

File photo of police conducting a sobriety test at a DUI checkpoint. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Teacher Accused Of DUI After Crashing In School Parking Lot

A teacher was brought into custody after causing a car crash in the parking lot of her own school, while reportedly under the influence of alcohol.

CBS Tampa–11/08/2011

The Coast Guard seized 7 tons of cocaine, worth $180 million, from a "drug sub." (credit: Seventh Coast Guard District)

Coast Guard Seizes 7 Tons of Cocaine From Sunken ‘Drug Sub’ Off Florida

Nearly a month after sinking and locating a self-propelled semi-submersible carrying $180 million worth of drugs, the U.S. Coast Guard has seized and unloaded 7 tons of cocaine.

CBS Tampa–10/28/2011

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